Author:Tonya Chapa

Spa in a Jar

Did you know that making spa treatments at home is both affordable and easy? I've been teaching a very popular Spa in a Jar class recently, and I thought I would share my recipes here with you!   The combination of Peppermint and Eucalyptus is soothing and...

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Quieting the mind with vetiver

{The following is a guest post by the Common Scents Mom} The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. – Shakespeare’s Sonnet 54 A few years ago, I started using therapeutic grade vetiver essential oil on one of my daughters who often...

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Soothing Throat Spray

I really love our Thieves Lozenges. They really work well to zap a sore throat with a soothing relief that I need when my throat starts to get that achy feeling. You know the one...

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Safe Cleaning

I have found a secret to enjoying cleaning. Okay,  maybe that is overstating it a bit! But, I no longer have fears of toxicity for our children or for me. And the scent is fantastic!   In our home, we use Young Living's Thieves Cleaner for nearly...

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Why Use Essential Oils?

Essential oils are a wonderful gift from the Lord to help us maintain our health. They are distilled from plants, and their complex qualities cannot be duplicated in a laboratory.   So, what is an essential oil? Essential oils are liquid, volatile (easily evaporate at room temperature),...

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