DIY Vitamin C Spray {Neutralize Summer Chlorine in Your Hair}

One of my favorite things about summer is going swimming at the lake down the road every time I get a chance. Living in North Dakota, swimming outside is not an option for the vast majority of the year. I have to seize the opportunity to dip into the water when I can – my kids definitely don’t mind! I’m …

6 Steps to a DIY At-Home Facial for when that "me time" pops up!

Six Steps to a DIY At-Home Facial

Most of us are moms here, so I am sure you can relate that “me time” is pretty slim pickings. Between changing diapers, cooking from scratch, work, and scrubbing counter tops I am left with about 1.5 minutes devoted entirely to myself….man how I sometimes wish I could just be a kid again. Somehow though, there are those rare days …

DIY Always Not Be Scared Spray (aka Monster Spray) - boost your child's confidence with essential oils

DIY Always Not Be Scared Spray (aka Monster Spray)

The boogeyman, ghosts, monsters, shadows, noises – all things that lead to nighttime fears in kids. This is one of the most common parenting issues: dealing with nighttime fears in children. Being afraid of the dark, believing in monsters, and having bad dreams. And the younger the child, the more irrational the fears tend to be (and the more difficult …

DIY Healing Hand Salve for Garden Hands

Confession time. I’m a #lifefromscratch kind of gal. I love to prepare nutritious, wholesome meals at home. I totally love all things DIY and I’ve experimented with making my own coconut flour and coconut milk, my own medicated lip balm and orange vanilla whipped body butter. But there is one area of #lifefromscratch that I have yet to tackle. That …

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!)

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. The toddler throws his oatmeal on your last clean shirt. You go to do laundry only …

My homemade Febreze® spray is just a few ingredients and it's totally effective at eliminating all kinds of odors

Homemade Febreze® Spray

Confession time: Before I began my #LifeFromScratch, you could come into my home at any given time and find a vast array of beautifully scented, chemical-filled candles, sprays, and cleaners. I was a complete sucker for all things filled with artificial fragrance. But the more I began to research, the more I realized that the term “fragrance” was just an …

These DIY essential oil diffuser locket necklaces are a great way to reap the benefits of the healing powers of essential oils AND look fashionable.

DIY Essential Oil Diffuser Locket Necklaces

More and more people are coming to learn about, understand and use the healing power of essential oils in their everyday lives. I am totally in l-o-v-e with essential oils. I use them every day, throughout the day in many different ways. From diffusing them in the air, using them in my homemade cleaning products, making blends to apply to my …