DIY Lemon Peppermint Room Spray

I’m sure there are weird smells in your home. I bought a house with ancient carpet that needs to be replaced ASAP, so I feel your pain. I feel like I’m constantly cleaning, even though it’s not dirty. It’s completely irrational. So, one day, I tried room spray.  🙌 🙌 🙌

That changed everything! Ever since then I’ve been on a kick of trying different kinds. Many of you know that I’m not a fan of commercial cleaners and such, so obviously I would try to find a way to make my own. Read the whole post

DIY Lemon Lavender Yoga Mat Cleaner

yoga mat spray with lemon and lavender

Have you ever thought about the germs on your yoga mat? I think about it too much.

For the most part, mine stays in my house with the exception of my patio and a yoga studio now and then. But your mat can absorb a lot of grossness from all of these places, not to mention your sweaty body rolling all over it.

Answer this question honestly: how often do you clean your yoga mat?

If you sighed when you read that, let me give you some motivation. Read the whole post

DIY Swiffer Pads from Felt

diy swiffer pads felt

I spend a lot of time cleaning. Well, time and money. I complained a few weeks ago about the lack of eco-friendliness and the expense of products like disposable cleaning wipes and I have the same feelings about cleaning pads for Swiffers.

Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE my Swiffer, and it certainly makes my life easier, but the cleaning pads, dry and wet, are not great to be cleaning with. There are ingredients that concern me regarding toxicity, respiratory issues and much more. Read the whole post

DIY Reusable Cleaning Wipes

diy reusable cleaning wipes

Do you buy disposable cleaning wipes? I used to all the time, but then I started thinking better of it. Even the ones that are compostable aren’t the greatest. I’d rather have a product I can reuse.

Why Disposable Wipes Aren’t Ideal

Three reasons:

  • Not Environmentally-Friendly: paper products are thrown away so often. They can be replaced with a reusable alternative and we can keep our houses clean and put less in the landfills.
  • Harmful Side Effects: Many of the store-bought brands we’re familiar with contain toxic chemicals with harmful side effects.
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DIY Lemon Essential Oil Car Air Freshener

DIY lemon car air freshener

Over the last few years, I’ve made and tested a lot of air fresheners. Essential oil air fresheners are my favorite because I know I’m not breathing in crappy chemicals, they smell wonderful and the scent lingers for a long time. Today, I want to make an air freshener for my car.

To make one of your own, you’re going to need the following:


car air freshener supplies

Felt lemon air freshener supplies

  • felt
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • lemon oil
  • hot melt glue and gun (not pictured)
  • a lid with different sized top and opening*

*You don’t necessarily need a lid. Read the whole post

DIY Dryer Sheets with Essential Oils

diy dryer sheets with essential oils

Store bought dryer sheets are gross. They’re filled with chemicals that get into our clothes and onto our skin. I don’t know about you, but I’m not into that.

I started using dryer balls not too long ago and I like them a lot. However, they’re pretty loud thumping around the dryer. I was looking for an alternative and a friend (thanks, Kel) recommended that I make my own dryer sheets.

Now this method involves vinegar, which I HATE the smell of. Read the whole post

DIY Gym Bag Air Freshener

DIY gym bag air freshener

Do we have any gym go-ers here? I’ve been a regular for a long time, but the gym has always been so close to my house that I’ve never needed a gym bag for clothes. About two months ago I started going to gym closer to where I work, which means I need to carry a gym bag now. Which also means I don’t like the smell of my gym bag.

So, what do I do when when I have a problem? Read the whole post

DIY Peppermint Lemongrass Yoga Mat Cleaner

diy yoga mat cleaner lemongrass peppermint

Yoga has been such a great part of my life for the past, I don’t know, 7 years. One thing I struggled to find that I liked was a cleaner for my yoga mat. I’ve tried a bunch of store-bought variations, but they either don’t work or leave a strange smell on the mat. I’m not a big fan of that. It was time I tried to make my own and I’m pretty happy with the results. Read the whole post

DIY Essential Oils Air Freshener with Baking Soda

DIY homemade air freshener

I hate the air fresheners you buy in stores. Granted, some smell really good for for like a day, but really all you’re doing is breathing in things you shouldn’t. I’ve read a lot about it because I like candles or anything that keeps a room smelling fresh. I don’t know if that’s all true, and I’m certainly not trying to freak anyone out, but I’m not willing to take chances. That’s why I always make my own. Read the whole post

DIY Air Freshener

DIY air freshener

This DIY air freshener is potentially one of the easiest, effective crafts I have ever made for Make Something Mondays. It doesn’t look like much but, I promise, it works well.

DIY air freshener materialsThing You Will Need:
Baking Soda
Essential oils


DIY air freshener

Step 1:
Pour the Baking Soda into the jar until it fills up about 1/4 of the jar. Maybe a little less.


DIY air freshenerStep 2:
Add some drops of each of the essential oils of your choice. Read the whole post