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Recipe for Simmering Potpourri (Crock Pot, Stove Top, or Instant Pot)

How to make a natural simmering potpourri.  This recipe for simmering potpourri can be used in a Crock Pot slow cooker, on the stove top, or in an Instant Pot.  It's a natural way to make your home smell like fall without using candles or a diffuser. We all want our homes to smell good, especially if we have company over.  I switched from candles and wax melts to natural air fresheners several years ago. Now I use an essential oil diffuser and homemade candles with essential oils in my home.  I also like making homemade fall potpourri to make my home smell good naturally. This recipe for simmering potpourri is easy to make, and you can make simmering potpourri recipe gift in a jar to give to friends if you use dried fruits.

Apple Pie Essential Oil Blend + Apple Pie Soap Recipe

How to make an apple pie essential oil blend plus an apple pie soap recipe.  Apple pie spice isn't as common as pumpkin spice, but it's a wonderful fall blend to use in fall soap recipes. Apple spice is the middle child of the fall scents.  Everyone goes nuts for pumpkin spice and all things pumpkin, and apple spice is just the afterthought. Maybe with Starbucks new apple drink that will change. While I like pumpkin and pumpkin spice, I also like apples and apple spice.  Give me an apple crisp over pumpkin any day. This was originally going to be an apple pie soap recipe, but I also wanted to share several different apple pie essential oil blend recipes that you can use. You can use one of these essential oil blends in a diffuser, perfume, or melt and pour soap recipes using essential oils.  

Banana Yogurt Face Mask DIY + Banana Face Mask Benefits

 Learn how to make a banana yogurt face mask DIY.  There are several banana face mask benefits, including brighter skin.  This is an easy face mask recipe, and it’s safe for most skin types. You could spend a small fortune on face masks at the store.  However, you can easily make your own masks at home with commonly used ingredients from your kitchen. This homemade banana face mask is easy to make with just three ingredients, but it packs a lot of nourishment and hydration for your skin.   This honey and banana face mask is good for most skin types, including sensitive skin.  It brightens your skin almost instantly, and you can use it once a week to keep your skin looking great.  

Pumpkin Spice Essential Oil Blend + Fall DIY Bath and Body Recipes

How to make pumpkin spice scent with essential oils.  I have several blends that you can make to get this wonderful fall scent in your home.  Use pumpkin spice essential oil blend in soap, for a diffuser blend, or for fall DIY bath and body ideas. Fall has been renamed Pumpkin Spice Season.  If you don't like pumpkin spice, I'm sorry, you'll just have to be patient until peppermint season. I happen to love pumpkin spice season.  Give me all the pumpkin spice things from food to coffee to DIY bath and body recipes. If you were here last year, then you know that I went a little pumpkin spice crazy.  I used it for so many different projects that I even got sick of pumpkin spice. The posts were all really popular, so I'm guessing that you all love a pumpkin pie spice essential oil blend.

How to Make Fall Candles With Leaf Candle Holder

How to make a leaf candle holder and how to make fall candles.  This is a homemade candle with essential oils that has a wonderful fall scent.  DIY fall candle holders are easy to make, and these would even be cute as centerpieces for a wedding or other event. I'm still clinging to every moment of summer, but my daughter is already begging to decorate for fall.  I did give in, and we made DIY fall candles. I got my September 2021 Simply Earth Essential Oil Recipe Box, and there's a homemade candle with essential oils. I also wanted to make a leaf candle holder because I had the leaves, so let's learn how to make fall candles.