DIY Bouncy Balls for the win

It's always an adventure at my house - Bouncy Balls included! When the grands come to visit, I'm always looking for fun projects to do together. Last night we did a DIY Bouncy Balls project that was quick, easy, and a lot of fun. And add essential oils to the mix -- smelled amazing too. The entire project took us probably 5 minutes to complete, and then we had SO MUCH fun just playing with the ball. One of my bounces accidentally landed the ball in B's juice, so ...

DIY Bubble Bars

Summer projects are fun -- like these DIY Bubble Bars Hanapoo and I had a not-so-great time a few weeks ago trying to make bubble bars. let's just say we ended up frustrated and sweaty and had a mess in the kitchen. But I don't like to be defeated, so we tweaked the recipe, tried doing a few things different, and ended up...

Summer DIY Adventures

It's HOT outside, the perfect time for indoor Summer DIY fun! The Summer Living Magazine from doTERRA is packed with tons of DIYs. I was particularly excited about the kid's projects since it's summer and we always have visits with the grands. The littlest crazy, Wessy, is visiting this week. Today for our Summer DIY Adventure, we picked Moon Sand. Moon sand is an incredibly easy Summer DIY project - common ingredients, no fuss (but maybe just a little mess, but that's what grandma's do, right??) Moon Sand What you need: 8 cups flour 1 cup vegetable oil 8-10 drops Lavender essential oil (we used a combo of Wild Orange & Peppermint instead) What you do: Combine all ingredie...

What essential oil are you?

Crazy quizzes are a lot of fun! What essential oil are YOU? Take a break from your busy life and do something silly and fun - answer the question, What essential oil are you? I've taken it a couple of times and come up with different answers depending on what my mood is on any given day. Today it was Oregano (yes I do like pizza - LOL!) Here's what it said about me: "You are bold and purposeful. You have an ability to move into action quickly to create practical, lasting results. You are not afraid of challenges, and you don’t let anything get in your way. You have a st...