DIY · Essential Oils

Patchouli Rose Massage Oil

Patchouli is an essential oil that you either love or hate. It's the rare person that can wear it solo on the body, and not smell like they lived on Shakedown Street at a Dead show. However, if diluted and paired with a sweeter scent, it makes a heady scented massage oil. This recipe is… Continue reading Patchouli Rose Massage Oil

Essential Oils

Essential Oils: Questionable Practices and Advice

Essential oils are more popular than ever, for good or ill. The internet has helped spread the gospel, and the amount of companies selling them has blossomed in the past 5 to 10 years. There is however a lot of sketchiness out there, and it can be hard to wade through the cesspool of it… Continue reading Essential Oils: Questionable Practices and Advice

DIY · Essential Oils · Homesteading · Urban Homesteading

Warming Oil For Winter

If you are like me, you probably have parts of your body that are never quite warm in winter, and often dry, from fabric rubbing against the skin constantly (sweater weather has some disadvantages). Fractionated coconut oil absorbs into the skin quickly and leaves your skin feeling great. Add in warming essential oils and you… Continue reading Warming Oil For Winter

DIY · Essential Oils · Homesteading

Natural Body Care

My latest book is now published: Natural Body Care: Recipes That Soothe The Skin It always feels real once the book is in your hands. This was a wonderful book to write and pull together. It sounds sappy, but this from my heart. It is what I loved doing and being able to share it… Continue reading Natural Body Care