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Trying to live life a little more naturally using Essential Oils for DIY home products, tips, and recipes.

DIY Scented Wood Slice Ornaments with Printable Stencils
Jocie | December 1, 2016
DIY Scented Wood Slice Ornaments with Printable Stencils

These cute little DIY Scented Wood Slice Ornaments will be the perfect + easy go-to holiday gift this year! They are inexpensive, trendy and beautiful! While they may appear difficult to make, I have all the tips and cheats to ensure you have a great outcome without a lot of trouble. This is also a great project for the kids, and can also be used as gift tags. How to Make DIY Scented Wood Slice Ornaments This is a very simple tutorial and the designs are endless! I’ve provided links for you... 

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Essential Oil Holiday Hostess Guide 2016
Jocie | November 2, 2016
Essential Oil Holiday Hostess Guide 2016

The holidays can be such a busy time, filled with parties, guests from out of town, gift-giving, and fun. So, I’ve teamed up with a group of Oily Bloggers to give you a one-stop-shop, amazing Essential Oil Holiday Hostess Guide, to help you love your hostess duties with a little help from your Essential Oils! One Project Closer | Unskinny Boppy | The DIY Show-Off The Turquoise Home | Making Lemonade | Shaken Together Practically Functional | Here Comes The Sun | Weeknight Dish | The Nested... 

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No Churn Cinnamon Ice Cream + BIG NEWS!
Jocie | October 25, 2016
No Churn Cinnamon Ice Cream + BIG NEWS!

Hello, friends! Today, I have so much more to share with you than just my new No Churn Cinnamon Ice Cream recipe. I’VE GOT BIG NEWS!!! Today is the day we’ve been waiting for – Lisa Leake’s new 100 Days of Real food: Fast and Fabulous Cookbook came out today. I’ve been a big fan of her’s for years. We love her pancakes, pizza dough, 5-minute brownies, and of course, all her amazing school lunch ideas! Lisa was sweet enough to include me as one of her Cookbook Ambassadors,... 

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No Churn Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream with Candied Pecans
Jocie | October 3, 2016
No Churn Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream with Candied Pecans

Ice Cream is no longer just for Summer Treats! I am not usually a Pumpkin Pie fan, but this is one decadent and perfectly Fall recipe that will leave your friends and house guests begging you for more Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream long after its gone. I mean begging. The flavors are balanced to be sweet and tasty without being over powering. Plus, this recipe presents beautifully without a lot of effort or prep time. I made this last week, and Ethan and the girls LOVED it. I wasn’t sure how the girls would like it, with... 

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Homemade Aromatherapy Playdough & The Teal Pumpkin Project!
Jocie | September 20, 2016
Homemade Aromatherapy Playdough & The Teal Pumpkin Project!

Thank you for loving this oldie but goodie on making your own Aromatherapy Play Dough  that I shared originally in October 2015.   We hope you stick around and check out more DIY and Essential Oil posts from One Project Closer! This is our second year participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project! Have you heard about this? Promoted by FARE, Food Allergy Research & Education, the idea is to paint a pumpkin teal and put it on your porch to signal Trick or Treaters that your home is providing non-food/candy... 

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No Churn Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream + Free Printable
Jocie | July 22, 2016
No Churn Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream + Free Printable

Prepare yourself because this is about to become a household favorite. Seriously, this No Churn Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream might just be my most amazing creation to date! I served it last night at a dinner party and it was a huge hit. My cousin said it was better than Blue Bell. Now, I don’t really know what Blue Bell Ice Cream is, or its significance, but my cousin assured me that it was a very high compliment. What I can tell you is that this is sweet, rich and creamy and only takes 5 minutes to make! Also,... 

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DIY Citronella Candles
Jocie | May 23, 2016
DIY Citronella Candles

I am so excited to share with you these beautiful and EASY DIY Citronella candles! When we started using Young Living Essential Oils a couple of years ago, we also cut out candles. It was super hard because I love the smell of candles, but they are filled with carcinogens. Did you know the toxins released from paraffin candles are the same as those found in diesel fuel fumes? No, thank you. In addition, being so much better for you, these DIY citronella candles are easy to make and can be so pretty! I had seen someone... 

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DIY Diffuser Bracelet
Jocie | April 6, 2016
DIY Diffuser Bracelet

I love my Young Living Oils and I love wearing them with style. This simple DIY diffuser bracelet is one of my favorite go-to bracelets. If you love this DIY,  be sure to check out my other DIY diffuser bracelet and DIY diffuser necklace. DIY Diffuser Bracelet As far as jewelry making goes, this is a pretty easy bracelet to make. I’ve been making them awhile now and they hold up well and look great layered with all your other favorite jewelry.If you aren’t interested... 

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MONTHLY SPECIALS FOR YOUNG LIVING ESSENTIAL OILS
Jocie | February 22, 2016

ESSENTIAL OIL DEALS FOR February 2016: If you don’t have your  Premium Starter Kit yet, this is an awesome deal and a great way to get started. But if you do, all you have to do is log in to your Young Living account and order some awesome oily products! Here’s all the details below. Better make it quick, though. This offer ends at midnight on February 29, 2016. Don’t miss out! How it works: As usual with Young Living, the more you order, the more freebies you’ll get. This month... 

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Handmade Holiday: DIY Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet
Jocie | December 9, 2015
Handmade Holiday: DIY Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet

This DIY Essential Oil Diffuser bracelet is the perfect Homemade Holiday gift for the oily girl in your life, or yourself! haha I know I have quite a collection going because they look so cute stacked, by themselves, fancy or everyday. Besides, i need one for every outfit, right? They might look hard to make but honestly, this novice jewelry maker can make one in under 10 minutes. Looking for more Handmade Holiday gift ideas for your family, friends, coworkers and teachers. Be sure to read to the end of the post for... 

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