Homemade Hand Sanitizer

It is that time of year again when it seems like almost everyone you come into contact with is sick. I have way too many obligations, and things to do to be sick all the time, so I have been turning to hand sanitizer to help eliminate some of those nasty germs. The every day hand sanitizer that you can buy at your local department store is affordable, yet harmful to our bodies. I do not want to keep spending oodles of money at the health food store on natural sanitizers, so I thought maybe I could make my own. 🙂

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Essential Oils

I took a class earlier this summer about essential oils, and ever since I have been obsessed. There are different companies out there that sell essential oils, but with a price tag. I have slowly been buying oils from amazon, so I have a pretty good little collection now. I have been mixing the oils…
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Room Spray

Since I have boys I always need a good room spray, particularly in the bathroom. I can’t tell you how often I clean my bathroom. Yes, you read that right. Bathroom! Singular, meaning just one. 🙁 We make do, but it isn’t always easy. B and R tend to take the fire hose approach to…
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Deodorant Spray

A few months ago I tried my luck making homemade deodorant. See post here. I loved how it turned out, and I continue to use it daily. The only complaint I have with it is that if I wear a white shirt I notice a little staining from the beeswax. I intend to work on a new recipe…
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After Bite Balm

A couple weeks ago I made a fabulous batch of bug spray that works very well. See post here.  Even with the best bug sprays around those pesky bugs will bite from time to time. They just can’t resist sweet blood. 🙂 I was at my sister’s house the other day and my nephew got…
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Homemade Bug Spray

The bugs are out in full force right now. Ugh! They drive me nuts. Tick’s are my main concern as they carry horrendous diseases, and are EVERYWHERE.  The kids love playing outside, so we are constantly finding ticks crawling all over their clothes, and have even pulled are few out that were attached. I decided…
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