Come discover our 5 must haves for your essential oil starter kit (and learn how to use them)!- Scratch Mommy

5 Must Haves For Your Essential Oil Starter Kit

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. My first introduction with essential oils happened late at night on a university campus. A friend sat next to me on a park bench in the dark where I complained to him of constant headaches. He was quick to respond with a tiny bottle of a …

Solid Perfume Recipes with Essential Oils (with 2 DIY recipes for you to try)!- Scratch Mommy

Solid Perfume Recipes with Essential Oils

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. You want to make sure that people are able to smell you when you walk into a room. No, I’m not talking about the bad, *you stink* kind of smell. Everyone should have a signature scent, and with one of these solid perfume recipes …

Frankincense for acne? Yup, you betcha! Grab our anti-acne recipe here!- Scratch Mommy

Anti-Acne Oil Blend Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. I have struggled with acne all of my life. As a teenager I would stare disappointingly at my blotchy, uneven face in the mirror squeezing the angry red pustules…and pray for the day I would reach adulthood and have smooth, clear skin. Sadly, although I …

Lavender Herb Infused Sugar - Learn how to use lavender for the home, body, and as food- Scratch Mommy

How To Use Lavender Herb (for home, body, and food)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Lavender, the beautiful flower loved by gardeners, herbalists, and bees is a powerhouse botanical. This flowering beauty is another one of those multi-purpose herbs. Lavender herb is prized for it’s perfume and should be as that perfume and the rest of the plant can serve us, our homes, and …

Lavender Lemonade Recipe

Lavender Lemonade Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Every summer growing up, my family went through gallons of lemonade. Our freezer was well stocked with the little frozen cans of concentrated, lemony goodness. “Homemade” lemonade meant adding water, lots of sugar and giving it a good stir. As a Scratch Mommy, I’ve …

Feeling frustrated or stressed? Learn how to make essential oil blends for personal inhalers so you can inhale uplifting and calming oils using Rivertree Life's inhalers.

How to Make Essential Oil Blends for Personal Inhalers (plus a COUPON code!)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. We’ve all had those moments; The days when it seems like nothing goes right. You sleep through your alarm and start the day in a rush. You can only find left socks, of course no right ones, while getting the kids ready for school. …

If you're looking for an essential oil air freshener option that doesn't use electricity and looks nice, you can make a DIY essential oil reed diffuser.

DIY Essential Oil Reed Diffuser Air Fresheners

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. I love a home that smells amazing. I love to walk in, or through, the house and be either invigorated, energized, calmed or soothed by a wonderful scent. Before I started living a life from scratch I used to accomplish that with regular old …

Carrier oils are a necessity for making your own natural body and skincare products, but do you know how to use them? Check out this in-depth post on how to choose carrier oils.

How To Choose Carrier Oils

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Let’s talk carrier oils and why they are a necessity in a #LifeFromScratch skin and body care routine, as well as in homemade skin and body care items. Before I began my journey in earnest, I used pretty much any thing on my face, …