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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Back to School--Ideas, Recipes & Supplies

"Whoa, whoa, I gotta go....back to school" (Grease 2 anyone?!? LOL) So, it's that time. In Phoenix my kids are in their 4th week already, so we've been thru the back to school shopping, haircuts, and the boo-hooing that I do. Right before I do the flying leaps across the living room... HAHAA!! I wept and I leapt, and here's a little collection of some essential oil essentials for back to school with links to buy goodies on Amazon.

My new favorite thing is making these rollerball recipes! I've been an oiler for a few years and I've been guilty of over oiling. My friend Terrie Martin is one of THE most knowledgeable people I know in this field and I learned from her, that we can actually set ourselves up to become sensitive to oils by using too much. And it's easy to do, Neat is fine for LOTS of oils LOTS of the time, but to decrease the risk of reaction dilution is a great idea. Not to mention that our oils go MUCH further when we dilute. Here are some goodies:

I thank Tracey Campbell of TLC One Drop At A Time for the many recipes and graphics she shares, including this Focus blend. I am truly blessed to be on her team! I love this recipe SO much and like to go heavy with extra citrus. Someone asked me about exact number of drops and I say, add what you like until it smells so good your eyes roll back in your head!

Another thing I want to share is that ANY roller recipe can be adjusted to a diffuser recipe and any diffyser recipe can be made into a roller. Remember that!!

These are my favorite roller bottles. leak proof and they have windows. :-) This company, Rivertree Life, is delightful to deal with.

3 for $15, but you will be able to make them permanent refillable bottles that travel well. They're aluminum covered.glass.

Click to buy: http://amzn.to/2bSEs3w  

I have learned to love these less expensive roller bottles too because of this idea. I get to beautify, personalize and protect!! Hmm, I mentioned shatterproofing, but I'm also protecting EO from light, too. Win! (Duct tape = insurance! LOL)

Click to buy: http://amzn.to/2bk3A4X
24 of these for $14 at the time of this post


16 oz organic fractionated coconut oil
Click to buy on Amazon: http://astore.amazon.com/anobyabb-20/detail/B00VS27RD2

Molivera Organics Fractionated Coconut Oil 16 oz. Premium Grade A, 100% Pure MCT Coconut Oil for Hair, Skin, Massage and Aromatherapy Carrier Oils - Great for DIY - UV Resistant BPA Free Bottle

One thing I am already missing...is THE SLEEP!! I do like myself better when I get up early and get things accomplished, though. A bedtime routine helps immensely. I'm taking away my own naughty night time habits one by one. LOL

If you need glass spray bottles, (12) 1 oz amber glass bottles are only $10
Click here: http://astore.amazon.com/anobyabb-20/detail/B00SS0GS64 

12 New, High Quality, 1 oz Amber Glass Bottles, with Black Fine Mist Sprayer

Oustanding deal (6) 4 oz. bottles with 3 free pipettes and 6 chalk labels
Click here: http://astore.amazon.com/anobyabb-20/detail/B01695MZ9S

(6) 4 Ounce 4 oz Empty Cobalt Blue Glass Bottles W/black Fine Mist Sprayer (6) 3ml Pipettes (6) Chalk Labels for Essential Oils, Cleaning Products, Aromatherapy

Enjoy a few awesome back to school diffuser recipe ideas. :-) Don't forget, you can adjust any of these for a roller as you see fit, too!

Isn't this a great idea? Big thanks to Bottle of Thyme! Be sure to visit & like her page. She's AWESOME!

'Such a great idea from a teacher.

She used the small/short, plastic spice containers that have the holes in the lid. They are a great size and it doesn't matter if they get dropped. She put drops of YL essential oils on a cotton ball and placed one in each container. She created a variety of them.

She had students who loved certain scents, but despised others. She would let them choose favorites to have at their desks. Some kids didn't want to have them ever. Others loved having the personalized oil at their desk as much as possible. So it was nice to have options for them. The favorites were lemon, peppermint, Joy and Thieves. The possibilities are endless.'

If the plastic jars are hard to come by, they're available on Amazon, here:

20 plastic spice jars - Link to buy: http://astore.amazon.com/anobyabb-20/detail/B00B9F79JA

If you know people new to EO, please share this info with them. This is SO easy, it's a sin not to share! I may or may not have had lemon infused vodka partway through the video: 😂 Link: sanitizer tutorial 

2 oz squeeze bottles 9 for $9.95 at time of post.
Click to buy  : http://amzn.to/2bKBeAR

For aloe vera gel-Click here:A-store hand soap & sanitizer page 1

Perfy for perky teachers! Have you heard of the Yeti? Here's a great price on a knock off (and I hear it works as good or better!) $12.99 is a great price! Especially if you don't have to leave the house. :-)
Stainless Tumbler link: http://amzn.to/2aZexLl

Fruity Coasters link $2.25 http://amzn.to/2ap9pKR  

My kids are in their 3rd week of school, and there is talk of a need for spray like this already...UGH!!

(4) 4 oz aluminum spray bottles for under 10$ at time of post. Click here: http://amzn.to/2bqcKPp 


For plastic and permanent soap pumps, castille soap, and aloe vera gel. Click here:A-store hand soap & sanitizer page 1 

And last but not least, stainless steel diffuser necklaces.
These were under 6$ at the time of posting: 

http://amzn.to/2atZTsZ for swirl design diffuser necklace
http://amzn.to/2aBybYj for Tree of Life necklace
http://amzn.to/2aQwzwD lotus flower necklace

HOUSWEETY Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace-Stainless Steel Locket Pendant,11 Refill Pads (Non-Engraving)

God bless us parents sending our wee ones out into the world!

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