These are some of the easiest and useful homemade essential oil recipes you can make. Your kids will have a blast helping out with these! Use the recipes below to relax, to sooth sore muscles, to nourish dry skin, or to make a fun and unique gift for a friend! And don’t forget to get creative…. Read more »

Play Time! The marriage bed is like a playground! It’s a place to make memories and have fun together. A place to sometimes get hot and sweaty and run through the sprinkler, but also a place to experience emotional release, sunshine, comfort…bliss! More than anything though, it’s a place to “become one.” The Brain: The Most Important Part… Read more »

Remember cinnamon tooth picks? We weren’t allowed to take them to school because someone might “hurt themselves,” which made them all the more precious. Soaked in fiery cinnamon, sucking on one of these toothpicks was kind of like eating red hots, without all the chemicals and nasty dyes. I decided, since I have pure, therapeutic-grade cinnamon… Read more »

12 drops Young Living Therapeutic Grade Lavender 6 drop Young Living Therapeutic Grade Frankincense 2 drops Young Living Therapeutic Grade Copaiba 2 oz. Quality Aloe Vera Juice (keep refrigerated) 2 oz. glass or stainless steel spray bottle. Shake together well and store in a dark glass spray bottle. I only trust Young Living Therapeutic Grade Essential… Read more »

This recipe is great for a hostess, teacher, or “just because” gift. Or include it in a winter-comfort gift basket, along with dried soup, a mug, cinnamon sticks, and an organza bag filled with Thieves lozenges! 1/2 C Honey (preferably raw, local honey)* 1/4 C. Brandy 10 Drops Young Living’s Lemon Essential Oil 6 Drops Young… Read more »

You need this. No really. I think I’m addicted. Pamper yourself and hydrate your skin at the same time! A hydrating beauty mist can keep your face looking dewy and fresh, without that powdery, caked-makeup look! And, with the addition of the right essential oils, your skin can look smoother, brighter, and alive! First, cleanse… Read more »

Bad hair days. We’ve all had them. As a result, hair care products represent a multi-billion dollar industry! Women (and men) purchase more and more products hoping to have silky, smooth, luxurious hair. But often, the result is, you guessed it, more bad hair days. Could it be that we are looking in the wrong… Read more »

My friend, Tonya Chapa from Peppermint Posh, has a yummy treat for you today! You probably shouldn’t eat it, but you could. And once you smell the aroma, you will be tempted (and I won’t tell if you take a bite)! So gather your ingredients and join Tonya in making a batch of this scrumptious scrub…you may even want to… Read more »

My friend, Tonya Chapa, of Peppermint Posh is the queen of Pinterest-worthy DIY gifts! She agreed to join us here at the Common Scents Mom to share some of her favorite essential oil-infused creations! My hands are thanking her for this one! The cold air outdoors and the warm atmosphere inside sure does take its toll… Read more »

I adore making gift baskets! Mostly because I think it’s more fun and interesting to open all sorts of unique little surprises within a big basket than to open one big gift all at once! I love to watch while someone takes their time exploring each homemade item! And, regardless, when a gift is homemade, it just seems… Read more »