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DIY Natural Room Scents

DIY Natural Room Scents
Don't miss my follow-up post to this one withNATURAL ROOM SCENTS FOR DIY GIFTS & CENTERPIECESCLICK HERE This post was featured in the April 2013 issue of Woman's Day magazine. Here's the thing. I'm married to a man who hates artificial scents of any kind. That goes for air fresheners, candles, perfume, soaps and anything else that is scented. We buy unscented everything. Turns out that King-Man may just be ahead of his time. But, the air in my house gets stale sometimes. There is a simple, all natural, truly lovely solution. Keeping the supply list simple. How to Make Natural Room Scents Fragrant items for naturally scenting your home: citrus -- I've tried other fruits. view whole spices on Amazon: cinnamon sticks, anise stars, allspice, cloves, vanilla beans Five Natural Room Scent RecipesThese are all scents that my nose likes. General procedure: Combine the ingredients in a 2 cup (pint) jar or container, or in a pan on the stove top. view on Amazon: ♦pint jars ♦plastic lids for jars 1.

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Tiny Polaroid Magnets Hi there! It’s felt like forever since I’ve last blogged, and has felt like an eternity since I’ve done anything crafty and nifty. Since my morning sickness has gone into full speed (yes, we’re expecting our third this fall!) I haven’t felt like myself. But nothing like inspiration to wake one out of a reverie — or nightmare, in my constantly sick state. 25 little things you can do to make your partner love you even more 1. Write a short letter to them listing the reasons you love them and post it to them at work. 2. Throw a towel in the dryer while they’re in the shower and give it to them just as they get out. 3.

How To Make A Powerful Smoothie for Kidneys and a Detox Water For A Flat Stomach Every day, the kidneys filter 200litersof blood, all without a lunch break. 75% of the population in the entire world are chronically dehydrated, and that puts a great deal of strain on the kidneys. More and more people are having kidney and bladder issues as a result of this poor hydration. If you’re dehydrated, absolutely begin drinking at least 2liters of water every day. You may also want to try this smoothie: Miraculous Kidney Smoothie Making Your Own Natural Air Freshener and Oil Diffuser May 10, 2013 by EDITOR Making Your Own Natural Air Freshener and Oil Diffuser The number of home fragrance products available today is staggering. Neutralizing Natural Deodorants : "natural deodorant" Cassava starch, charcoal and magnesium are some of the powerful odor-neutralizing ingredients in PiperWai's natural deodorant. Alongside these are coconut oil, shea buter, cocoa butter and vitamin E oil, helping to soothe skin as well as deodorize. Rather than taking the form of a roll-on stick, this deodorant comes in cream form, to be applied with the hands. Although learning to apply this paste might take some getting used to for those making the switch to an all-natural deodorant, PiperWai promises benefits for your skin as well.

Garden art on the cheap DIY: Glass marbles in your fence Colorful marbles make a plain old fence sparkle. I had the pleasure of speaking at the Lake Owasso Garden Club this week. It was a full classroom of avid, fun-loving gardeners and the topic at hand was Art in the Garden. As I told the group, I think art and the garden go together like peas and carrots and as I prepped my talk, I was reminded of one of my favorite DIY project from my own garden, the Garden Drama test garden. Festooning a six foot privacy with marbles is addictive fun that really adds a pop and punch to the garden setting, especially when the sun hits it from the back. The process is pretty simple.

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