Month: May 2016

Thieves Surface Scrub

One of the things I love about my oils is that we have been able to replace so many toxic household items with oily awesomeness. So when my husband said he needed to run to the store for more comet to clean the shower I was like “Wait! What?! No you don’t! I can make something!” That’s when I got “the look”. You know the look. The look of skepticism when you mention something oily working just as well or better than it’s chemically laden counterpart. So I said the only thing I could – “Just give it a try. If it doesn’t work, you can go to the store and buy whatever you want.” He agreed. So I whipped up this Thieves Scrub! I used the scrub that was on the spoon I used to mix it all together to clean our white kitchen sink (seriously, who thought a white kitchen sink was a good idea?!) and… it became sparkling clean in under a minute. No joke. My husband looked at me and said “Well, …

Critter Be-Gone Spray!

Every summer tiny little critters try and invade my home. They come in, try and steal my food with their hundreds of tiny little friends and then never want to leave. It’s my least favorite part of the warm weather arriving. You know what I’m talking about right?! Ugh. So last year I made this spray! I used it 2-3 times and then… they were gone. And they didn’t come back! #saywhaaaa?! I was so excited! So today, when those tiny black critters decided to mount an invasion again, I quickly whipped up this spray! I spray this all over where those tiny black critters were invading and then I also sprayed down the door jams and entry ways as well. Yes, that is a lot of drops for a tiny spray bottle. You want it strong! That’s one of the reasons it works so well! I even sprayed everything down, whipped up a second round and sprayed everything again. I’ll keep an eye on those areas over the next few days and if they …