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Oils & Spoils Expands on 4th Oiliversary

Anniversaries have a way of making me check for objects in the side view mirror before turning my focus to straight ahead. I'm a bit late in posting about my oiliversary which was March 16, the day I bought my... Continue Reading →

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Make and Break 9 – EO Body Wash & Lotion, Shower Steamers, & Inhalers

Every holiday season, I make a little something something for Bailey's veterinary staff and groomer, as well as my hairdresser and his coordinator. This year, my family benefited from some leftovers. While the holidays are over, these DIY recipes are... Continue Reading →

A Toast to Essential Oils 101

My sweet friend, Pam, inspired this post, as well as the speech I gave on Essential Oils 101 last week at my local Toastmasters club meeting. I had originally planned to write this post and then use it for notes... Continue Reading →

Make and Break 8 – Beard Oil and Luxurious Lavender Bath Salts

This Make and Break installment features a few stocking stuffers I made last month. I'd call these a Make: Beard Oil and Luxurious Lavender Bath Salts. The other goodie in the featured picture is Moisturizing Lavender Lemongrass Spray, the recipe... Continue Reading →

Make and Break 7 – Soothing Lip Balm

Necessity is indeed the mother of invention. Right after I made inhalers for my sweet friend Mary, I whipped up a batch of lip balm, hoping to provide some relief for my husband and myself. Disclosures and Disclaimers The wind... Continue Reading →

Make and Break 6 – Inhalers

My sweet friend Mary made my day twice when she asked if I could make her a couple of inhalers to help with alertness and sinus congestion. I love that she asked me and that she also gave me a... Continue Reading →

Oils On, Stress Off

I began using essential oils 2 1/2 years ago for seasonal support, but I┬ádiscovered early on that essential oils also help my reaction to stress, and there are certain essential oil blends I use every day, sometimes more than once... Continue Reading →

Happy Two-Year Anniversary to Oils & Spoils

Last week marked two years for Oils & Spoils, the blog. All thanks to readers like you, this labor of love has been a learning experience topped with much joy. The words from Pulling Out The Negativity on August 5,... Continue Reading →

Can I Get Your Monograph? Certifiable 4

I'm currently studying the monographs of 24 essential oils, as I work through Foundations of Aromatherapy, one of two courses needed for aromatherapy certification through The School for Aromatic Studies. In general, a monograph is a written account of single... Continue Reading →

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