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Essential Oils & Kids: What We love in our home and how we are using them. From better sleep to support with feelings of anxiousness and overwhelm. Catch it all on KaraLayne.com!

Essential Oils & Kids: What We Love In Our Home

As we have continued in reducing our toxin load and bringing better options into our home, I have loved seeing the effect it has had on our kids. From experiencing changes to learning about options now available to them to support different areas of their wellness. And also, in seeing us as their parents turn […]

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Sharing 7 ways to use lemon essential oil

7 Ways to Use Lemon Essential Oil in the Home

It was easy for me to assume that oils would be great for diffusing and not much more. Heck, it’s why I waited so long to finally get some for myself. However, the more I watched others use them the more I learned. And once I got that starter bundle and brought them into our […]

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Jun

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This DIY insect repellent without harsh chemicals is our favorite for the summertime. Just a few essential oils, witch hazel, and some water and it keeps the bugs and ticks away for all of our outdoor adventures. Get the recipe and free label download now on KaraLayne.com

DIY Insect Repellent without the Harsh Chemicals

It’s summertime which means an infest of pesky bugs while we are outdoors trying to enjoy the sun. I loved finding a way to protect little ones from bug bites while also not dousing them in toxic ingredients. I wanted to share an easy and very effective DIY insect repellent without the harsh chemicals. There […]

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Jun

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How I am improving my skin naturally with clean products

How I Am Improving My Skin Naturally with Clean Products

I have shared about the shift my skin took since moving to the south two years ago. From the dry desert heat to the humid air of Tennessee, my skin hasn’t known what to do with itself. After arriving, I noticed my skin would have continual breakouts. The reason? Humidity opens your pores and allows […]

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May

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Sharing an all-natural DIY pink salt face and body scrub. So moisturizing, helps detoxify, and gives your skin a deep clean. Catch it now at KaraLayne.com!

All-Natural Homemade Salt Body Scrub

Nothing beats a good exfoliation… you know what I mean? Especially when it helps to sluff off the layers of winter and that dead and dry skin. It is so refreshing! I wanted to share with you my recipe for an all-natural homemade salt body scrub that you are going to love! Unlike sugar scrubs, […]

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Mar

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Sharing all about the harmful ingredients lurking in your toothpaste and what we can do about it! Catch Wellness Wednesday over on KaraLayne.com!

The Harmful Ingredients Lurking in Your Toothpaste

Another edition of Wellness Wednesday coming in hot! As we began our journey into improving our overall wellness and trying to take baby steps in ditching unhealthy ingredients, I never would have guessed how far-reaching it would be. Processed foods? Obviously. Chemicals in our cleaning products? A no-brainer. But even dental products? It’s surprising to […]

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Jan

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My all-natural laundry detergent and bleach recipes. Catch it all over at KaraLayne.com along with a printable download!

My All-Natural Laundry Detergent & Bleach Recipes

We have loved this simple switch in our home. Not to mention, the peace of mind that comes with knowing that the products we are using are plant-based and completely natural? There’s nothing better. I want to make sure our home is as safe as possible and that it is a place where we can […]

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Jan

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How I make our home smell like Anthropologie and more candle scents I use to love. Catch it all over on KaraLayne.com #EssentialOils #CleanLiving #NonToxicHome #Natural #Diffuser

How I Make Our Home Smell Like Anthropologie

If you have ever walked into an Anthropologie store, you know what I am talking about. Side note – did you actually know they pump their signature scents through the vents to enhance the customer experience inside their stores? Magic. But what is not magic is the chemicals and harmful ingredients that come in those […]

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Oct

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How to make pumpkin spice Thieves household cleaner. We love this cleaner and the changes it has brought to our home. And when September hits, I love transforming it into a pumpkin spice scented wonder. Catch the recipe and how-to over on KaraLayne.com! #ThievesCLeaner #YoungLiving #NonToxicCleaner #NonToxicHouseholdCleaner #PlantBasedCleaner #CleanLiving #NonToxicHome #DitchingAndSwitching #EssentialOils

How to Make Pumpkin Spice Thieves Household Cleaner

It might come as a surprise, but I actually don’t care for pumpkin spice to be added into everything I enjoy and digest during this time of year. I mean, it gets a bit out of control. Yesterday I think I passed pumpkin spice tortilla chips. Enough said. However, the scent of pumpkin spice in […]

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Oct

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DIY non toxic sports odor eliminator spray to keep those odors at bay for your athlete. Catch the recipe and how-to over on KaraLayne.com #DIYOdorEliminator #DIYSportsEquipmentSpray #NonToxicDeodorizer #EssentialOils #NonToxicCleaner

DIY Non-Toxic Sports Odor Eliminator Spray

If you are a mom of an athlete you know where I am going with this post. From cleats to pads, things can get kind of funky and goodness knows we need some tricks up our sleeves to combat it. I wanted to make sure and share with you what I found to really work […]

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Oct

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Why our family said goodbye to synthetic fragrances and the harm they cause. Find out more over on KaraLayne.com! #SyntheticFragrance #SyntheticFragranceDangers #ToxicProductsInHome #CleanLiving #CleanLivingLifestyle #EssentialOils

Why Our Family Said Goodbye to Synthetic Fragrances

Synthetic fragrance. Definition? “High-performance scents composed of synthetic materials”. Sounds like something to easily ignore right? I used to think so too until I really started digging and getting my learn on. And because of what I have learned I wanted to share with you why our family said goodbye to synthetic fragrances. Oh yes. […]

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Sep

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Chatting all about five benefits of charcoal for your skin along with ridding ourselves of toxic products. Catch it right here! #CharcoalForSkin #CharcoalForSkinBenefits #CleanBeauty #NonToxicBeauty #CharcoalSkincare #ActivatedCharcoalForSkinBenefits #YoungLiving #EssentialOils

Five Benefits of Charcoal for Your Skin

As our family has jumped into a cleaner lifestyle, I thought it would be fun to start a weekly series so I can share about the things we have learned and the changes we have experienced. Today I am sharing all about five benefits of charcoal for your skin, but in the coming weeks, I […]

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Aug

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