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This time of year can be brutal for allergy sufferers. We have a few in our home so I wanted to share what I have learned and experience in seasonal allergy support using essential oils. Three specific oils to be exact. Catch it all over on KaraLayne.com for Wellness Wednesday!

Seasonal Allergy Support Using Essential Oils

This time of year is refreshing and renewing. Everything is blooming and the color is springing back into existence. But it can also mean awful symptoms and daily ailments with seasonal allergies in full bloom as well. We have a few in our home who deal with this so I wanted to share all about […]

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I'm sharing my favorite wellness tea recipe to make when I am feeling under the weather or down with something. It has totally helped in these instances. Thieves tea for under-the-weather days is on the KaraLayne.com for you!

Thieves Tea Recipe for Under the Weather Days

It has taken me a long time to change my habits when it comes to caring for my body when I am under the weather. If I am being completely honest, it used to be about how much over-the-counter stuff I can throwback in order to keep going without resting. I know, horrible. There is […]

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Mar

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Combatting winter blues and how I am using essential oils to help. Read more at KaraLayne.com

Combatting Winter Blues with Essential Oils

It was back in 2017 that I started to really experience what so many refer to as “winter blues”. Of course, in winter the days are darker longer and we spend more time indoors due to weather. Seasonal affective disorder is also something you might have heard and that absolutely comes with a heaviness at […]

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Jan

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It's that time of year and keeping my family feeling good and well is top of mind. I am sharing my favorite winter wellness must-haves over on the blog!

My Favorite Winter Wellness Must-Haves

As we have jumped more into cultivating a well life, learning about low-tox living, and seeing the benefits that come from it, there has been one huge shift I have seen in my mothering. I am far more proactive with our wellness instead of reactive than I ever have been before. Don’t get me wrong, […]

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Dec

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Sharing how I make my Christmas tree smell real. Just because you use a faux tree doesn't mean you can't get that amazing tree smell - without the synthetic fragrances. Catch the how to over on the blog!

How I Make My Artificial Christmas Tree Smell Real

Don’t get me wrong. I love my faux tree, but I also love that scent that only fresh tress and garland can bring. But it doesn’t mean that we can’t re-create it for ourselves! I wanted to share with you how I make my artificial Christmas tree smell real. You can easily find room sprays […]

seasonal

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Nov

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Casual Friday on the blog. We are chatting my favorite cozy blanket finds and fall ambiance at home. Catch it now at KaraLayne.com

Casual Friday: Cozy Blankets & Fall Ambiance

Today I have been working on finalizing the imagery for the DIY TV frame that will be coming to the blog early next week. I can’t wait to share it with you! In the meantime, let’s get down to Casual Friday: Cozy blankets and fall ambiance at home. Because this just in… fall has officially […]

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Oct

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Achieving bedtime routine success with a little festive and fun DIY monster spray. Perfect for littles to spray away the monsters before bedtime while also filling their space with favorite sleepy time essential oils that help to get them ready for a good night's sleep. I am sharing about how we made ours along with a free printable label over on KaraLayne.com!

Bedtime Routine Success and DIY Monster Spray

Turning four years old has brought on some hilarious yet rambunctious behavior in our little guy. And while he keeps us on the edge of our seats (as well as constantly laughing from his antics) in the best way, bedtime has become a little bit of, well… a headache. Suddenly we have the “sleepytime sillies” […]

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Oct

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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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Jul

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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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