Holiday Gift Ideas - Diffuser Blends, Personal Inhalers, Lotions, Body Butter, Massage Oils, and Perfumes

The holidays are the perfect time for you to show off your blending skills by creating a signature blend for everyone on your gift list. You can do this by either making one unique signature blend for all your gifts or by creating a custom blend for each person on your list. This week we are going to focus on diffuser blends, personal inhalers,  lotion, body butters and massage oils using a s…

Holiday Gift Ideas - Lip Balms

Lip balms are a fun, easy project to make for your friends. With the proper adult supervision, kids can even make them for their friends. When selecting essential oils to use in lip balms, you need to consider the safety of the essential oils. You want to avoid oils that are phototoxic like lemon and grapefruit or skin irritating like cinnamon. Our basic lip balm recipe is below. The measurements…

Holiday Gift Ideas - Soaks & Scrubs

Soaks & scrubs are the perfect pampering gift for the holidays. Your friends will enjoy the thoughtfulness of a spa break complete with relaxing bath and exfoliating scrub. Add a cleansing pad  and a dry brush to make your spa kit complete. Always make sure you label your gifts with the ingredients and usage directions. SoaksAfter the hustle and bustle, it is nice to take some time to pam…

Holiday Gift Ideas

Gifts from the heart made with our own hands represent the true meaning of the holiday season. During October, we will be presenting easy to make gift ideas you can give to your family, friends, and coworkers. The last week of the month, we will show you some cute packaging ideas for all the gifts we made during the month. Next week we will be giving you recipes for easy scrubs and soaks. Scr…

Fall Blends

Fall is here and the leaves are changing here in the Northeast. During the fall season, we celebrate the harvest of all the wonderful produce, pumpkins, squash, gourds, apples, and pears. As the nights grow cooler, we enjoy sitting around a campfire making s’mores and enjoying the fellowship of the season and crisp, clean air. We have been getting a lot of requests for Fall blends so Carol an…

USDA Certification

Today we had our annual USDA Certification inspection. While preparing for the inspection, I put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions that we receive from our customers. The certification process requires a lot of record keeping and attention to detail when we pour oils. Our preliminary exit interview with our inspector was all positive so we are happy that all our hard work this year has…