Toxin-Free Home Online Class

Lauren GaryDIY, Green LivingLeave a Comment


Dear Friends, I want to invite you, no matter where you live, to a very special evening I have planned.  You see, I am passionate about seeing people take charge of their health, from the food they eat to the products they use.  There are thousands of chemicals that we allow through the doors of our homes.  Every. Single. Day. … Read More

Facebook Class Tonight

Lauren GaryEssential OilLeave a Comment

Invite to all my oil friends!  Tonight, August 11th, at 8pm Central, I’ll be hosting a class on Facebook where I’ll be sharing how to create an all-natural lifestyle with Young Living products.  We’ll be covering a variety of essential oil blends, as well as non-toxic products, such as shampoo, toothpaste, supplements and more!  PLUS I’ll share with you how … Read More

Comfrey Salve

Lauren GaryDIY4 Comments

DIY Comfrey

Homemade Comfrey Salve provides so many benefits that it’s a must for the homemade first aid kit. My husband asked me over 10 years ago to make him a salve with comfrey.  I had no idea how to go about making it and was intimidated I guess.  Why did I wait so long?!  It’s the easiest thing to make and … Read More

5 Spring Cleaning DIY Non-Toxic Recipes

Lauren GaryDIY3 Comments


Perfect for a Make and Take event or for your own home, these 4 DIY non-toxic recipes will produce sparkling results. I’ve compilated some simple and quick cleaner recipes that will save you money in the long run and decrease chemicals in your home.  The best part about these recipes is that they are cost-effective and require minimal supplies.  We also … Read More

Dryer Balls with Essential Oils

Lauren GaryDIY, Essential Oil, Green Living15 Comments

dotted ends

An environmentally friendly alternative to dryer sheets is adding essential oils to wool dryer balls. The cons of dryer sheets, not to mention the smell, have always led me to not buy them.  (I DO NOT judge those who use dryer sheets. It’s just a personal preference.)  I have settled for clothes with static and wrinkles for years.  Through the … Read More

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Lauren GaryDIY8 Comments


I thought Moms that made their own laundry detergent were super heroes. The cat’s out of the bag.  Now I know how ridiculously easy it is to make your own detergent!  Just like the all-purpose cleaner, we’ve always used all-natural detergent.  I can’t stand fragrances that aren’t natural. In fact, I don’t like fragrances on my clothes at all.  This … Read More

DIY Carpet Freshener

Lauren GaryDIY, Green Living1 Comment

BEST (2)

An easy and fast DIY recipe for Carpet Freshener using 2 all-natural products Just when I think making my own all-natural recipes can’t get any easier, I discover something insanely easier!  Why is it that we buy products that cost more, have more toxic junk in them and in my opinion, smell horrible?  Sorry, don’t mean to judge, but I … Read More

No-Bake Chocolates with Essential Oils

Lauren GaryDIYLeave a Comment


These no-bake chocolates are easy and quick to make for Valentine’s Day. Chocolates are a universal gift in my book.  Who doesn’t love chocolate?!  This simple recipe, wrapped with a pretty bow, is a great gift for your kids in their Easter baskets or for your YL downline as a low-cost thank you gift.  It can also be a great … Read More

DIY Hand Soap

Lauren GaryImmunity2 Comments

Hand Soap

DIY hand soap is a very easy recipe to make in a jiffy. It only requires a few items that can be tucked away in your bathroom cabinet and pulled out to make soap once you run out.  We have several kids and a house full of visitors always, so hand soap is something we go through fast.  I reuse our … Read More

Carrier Oils

Lauren Garycarrier oils1 Comment

Smith & Sons (1)

There are so many carrier oils out there.  This post is not to cover every single one of those oils but to highlight the ones that I find are good for every essential oil user to have in stock.  The four that I mention here are varied enough to serve differently for your needs. A carrier oil is a vegetable … Read More