DIY Bug Spray

DIY Bug Spray

Would you love to cut down on chemicals in your bug spray?

Making your own bug spray with essential oils can be easy.  All you need is a few items and blend!

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • DIY Bug Spray


    • 10 drops of Cypress Essential Oil
    • 10 drops of Geranium Essential Oil
    • 10 drops of Bergamot Essential Oil
    • 10 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil
    • 10 drops of Cedarwood Essential Oil
    • 3 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil
    • 1 cup of 40-50% vodka. 


    1. Blend and store in a dark bottle. Shake before spraying.
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Directions for DIY Bug Spray

  • Mix 1 cup of 50% Vodka: It doesn’t have to be high quality.  You can also use witch hazel as an alternative.
  • Essential oils:
    Cypress E.O. (10 Drops)
    Geranium E.O. (10 Drops)
    Bergamot E.o. (10 Drops)
    Rosemary E.O, (10 Drops)
    Cedarwood E.O. (10 Drops)
    Peppermint Essential Oil (3 Drops)

Mix well and place in a dark bottle. Shake before use.

Other ways to use this blend

  • for bug bites
  • room spray
  • perfume

Please do not drink essential oils:)

Skinny Tea Recipe

Skinny Tea Recipe

It’s frustrating when your bloated and constipated.

What if there was an easy tea blend to decrease your bloating, constipation and PMS symptoms with one cup of tea?

Then this skinny tea is for you.

Who is skinny tea good for?

  • If you have constipation
  • You have PMS
  • You are experiencing bloating
  • You have Urinary discomfort
  • You’re eating chocolate:) Yes, it helps balance the sugar rush.

How do you make skinny tea?

Skinny Tea Recipe


  • Buy 2-4 ounces of each, except for rose hips purchase half the amount.
  • Dried stinging nettles
  • Dried dandelion leaf
  • Dried peppermint leaf
  • Rose hips {2 ounces}


  1. Step #1. Purchase your tea from high-quality sources like or
  2. Step #2. Blend the herbs together and place in a sealed container. When I suggest 1 part, you can use 1 cup and 1/2 part, use 1/2 cup etc.
  3. Step #3. Use 1 tbs. of dried herbs per 1 cup of boiling water. Cover and steep for 10 minutes. Add honey if desired.
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You can purchase your loose leaf tea from

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