YL Skin Care!

Last summer I went to a YL Beauty School class with 2 girlfriends. It was a blast and we learned so much! Here are the highlights from our class: 

Here is what I have posted on my bathroom mirror so that I remember which products to use each day!

skin routine

If you want to make your own massage oil, use this guide to help you! Add a few drops to fractionated coconut or sunflower oil!

signature blend

 I have found a few ways to make my Young Living skin care products last longer! Check out here how I stretch out my Young Living Toner and Bath Gel!

Here is my little tri-fold I use when teaching my skin care classes!

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OOLA Life!


Do you want an OOLA life?! I do!! OOLA is a state of awesomeness! It is living a life that is balanced and growing in the 7 key areas of health and well-being. It’s unlocking the potential for greatness that lies within each of us!

The 7 F’s of OOLA: Fitness, Finance, Family, Fun, Field (career), Faith, and Friends!

I have the Young Living INFUSED 7 Kit that Gary Young created with essential oils that will help as you persue balance, take action toward your dreams, and pursue your OolaLife!

It is never too late to start the your best self! To identify the areas in your life that could use improvement, visit YoungLiving.com/Oola and complete the OolaWheel. Use this OOLA Worksheet to write down your specific goals and actions!

Specific blends and regimens for use will be recommended. Then head back here to become a Young Living member and order your OOLA oils!

I would love to help you on your journey to achieve your dreams and life your OolaLife! I have reference materials and private FB groups to help you too!

If you haven’t already, grab a copy of the OolaGuys’ international best selling book, OOLA: Find Balance in an Unbalanced World. This book, my reference materials, and oily team of helping friends are your perfect companion on your journey to finding your OolaLife.


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Young Living’s Luscious Lemon Bars

Are you hungry for a sweet treat? Try Young Living’s Luscious Lemon Bars! This recipe comes in their cookbook you get when you purchase their Einkorn flour! I am so excited about Einkorn flour — more on that later!

Check out our new family favorite!


lemon bars

Want to start on the path to health and wellness through essential oils?! I would love to help you on your oily journey! Check out how to become a member and join our oily family!

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Got Water?

Are you wondering if you’re drinking enough water? I was! So I made this little jar to help me. It is actually a little small, so I drink a water bottle of water when I wake up and again at 5:00.  An empty gallon jug works perfectly, but I wanted glass!

water jar challenge

I found the jar at Hobby Lobby for $3! What a steal! There are lots of sayings you can add to keep you motivated — here are a few that I saw on Pinterest.

11992635_10103887181928290_333280968_nGrab your permanent markers and make it pretty! I’m just “Kinda Krafty” so I’m sure you can dress it up a lot more!

My favorite oils to drink in water these days are Young Living Peppermint or Lemon Essential Oils. They are great for supporting our respiratory, digestive, and immune systems. Head over to this page to learn more about Young Living essential oils and why we love them in our home! We have enjoying using them on our journey to health and wellness and I would love to help you do the same!
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If you don’t have time now for a DIY water jar, head over to this site and print this awesome graphic to help you keep track of how much water you drink.





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DIY Chemical Free Shaving Cream

Are you on a quest to eliminate chemicals out of your home? You have found the perfect recipe for a chemical free shaving cream! It is easy to make, smells amazing, and works like a charm! 

DIY Shaving Cream Young Living kindakrunchy.net

Grab the following ingredients: 

1 foaming soap dispenser (I used a leftover one I cleaned out and repurposed)
½ cup liquid castile soap (I love the almond scent! You can find it at Sprouts or on Amazon)
¼ cup warm water
¼ cup pure aloe vera (gel or juice)
½ teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons vegetable glycerin
1 Tablespoon Vitamin E oil (or coconut oil)
5 drops YL Lavender essential Oil
5 drops YL Melrose Essential Oil

Dissolve the salt in the warm water, and then blend all of the remaining ingredients together. Put in a foaming dispenser, and voila! Easy peasy! Just give it a little shake before you pump!

I occasionally use this as my body wash too! 

New to Young Living? Want to learn more? Check out how to Become a Member and join my team and FB group of Kinda Krunchy Mamas! We would love to help you on your journey to health, wellness, and living a chemical free lifestyle through essential oils. 



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DIY Thieves Hand Purifier

In an effort to live a chemical free lifestyle, I am excited to have a Thieves Hand Purifier recipe!  It only uses Aloe Vera, Vitamin E oil (or liquid coconut oil), and my Young Living Thieves Essential Oil!  I have always enjoyed diffusing Thieves – even before I even knew it had amazing immune-boosting qualities!


DIY Thieves Hand Purifier 

2 1/2 T. Aloe Vera Gel
2 T. water
1/8 tsp. Vitamin E oil (or coconut oil)
5 drops Thieves Essential Oil

 Mix all ingredients together. Add more or less water to reach your desired consistency. I re-purposed a little spray bottle, but you can find them on Amazon or the travel section at most stores! 

Young Living also has their own purifier if DIY isn’t your thing! (Check out how to Become a Member to get the wholesale pricing!)

Hand Purifier Young Living kindakrunchy.net

Curious about reducing chemicals in your home? Wanting to join a team that will support you on your journey to health and wellness through the use of essential oils? Join my team of KindaKrunchy Mamas today! I will provide you with resources you need to get started and add you to my private FB groups! There are lots of KindaKrunchy Mamas who support each other on our oily journey and we would love to support you too!

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DIY Summer Lotion

I am so excited to have a Summer Lotion that keeps my red headed fair skinned babies safe during the summer — and even better — doesn’t cause hives on my babies like the store brands.  A friend shared her Summer Lotion with me one day at a playground and I got to test it out before making my own!! You may also want to test anything on yourself before putting it on your babies and sending them into the sun!

 DIY summer lotion


I ordered most of these ingredients from Amazon.com.

-1 ounce Sesame Oil
-1 ounce beeswax (adds waterproof properties)
-1 ounce mango butter (from Amazon.com!)
-1 teaspoon vitamin E oil
-0.36 ounces zinc oxide powder (also from Amazon!)
-30 drops Young Living Carrot Seed Essential Oil
- 15 drops Young Living Lavender Essential Oil


1. In a double boiler, over low heat, melt the oils, beeswax, and butter. (I don’t have a double boiler so I made my own! Be careful!)

2. Remove from the burner and add the vitamin E oil, zinc oxide powder, and essential oils. Note: Wear a mask when working with zinc oxide. (Although it has not been proven harmful when used topically, inhaling the substance can be dangerous.) Stir until mixed well.

3. Pour into a push-up dispenser (I repurposed a lip balm tube and poured the rest into a little container).  This recipe will be very thick – it is perfect or repurposing deodorant tubes too!

4. Allow to cool and harden then you’re ready to try it! When we are outside, I apply this every 30-40 minutes. But that is just me! It is great in the pool but I’d rather over-apply than regret not putting more on the kiddos!

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Oily Summer Sides & Snacks

Lemon Fruit Dip & Lime Salsa

Need an easy dessert or side for a summer party?! Try this Lemon Fruit Dip and Lime Salsa!! The two easiest snacks I’ve ever taken to a party! Also check out my Strawberry & Orange Moscato!

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Lemon Fruit Dip

You need:

8 oz vanilla yogurt

1 tsp vanilla

1 Tbsp honey

5 drops Young Living Lemon Essential Oil

Blend until creamy. Serve with fresh organic fruit!


Lime Salsa

You need:

1 jar of salsa

5 drops of Lime

Mix lime into salsa! Serve chilled with your favorite chips. YUM!

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Poo-Pourri? What?!?

This is my most embarrassing. post. ever. But — when you are excited and find something that works, how can you not share?!?

 poo pourri essential oils kindakrunchy.net

So have you heard about the new poo-pourri craze? I thought it was crazy, but then I made it, put it in the bathroom for testing, and I can’t believe it works!

Basically, you make a spray bottle of water and essential oils, spritz it in the toilet bowl before you….need it….and then just enjoy the scent of essential oils! Here is how it works:

 poo pourri

Here is what you need:

Empty spray bottle
30 drops of Young Living Essential Oil
1 tsp. rubbing alcohol
Pinch of Epsom Salt

First, I put the rubbing alcohol and a pinch of Epsom Salt in the bottom of the spray bottle. Then I add my essential oils.  Feel free to change it up and use different combinations together! Then I filled with water and put on the lid. To use it, just shake and spritz 4-5 times into the water and you’re ready!

It works so well that I will make one for each bathroom! And my newly potty trained toddler loves spritzing it and then washing his hands after going potty with our chemical free foaming hand soap!

New to essential oils? Learn how I became KindaKrunchy and my other chemical free recipes!

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Handmade Leather Diffuser Bracelets!

I have a new favorite way to enjoy my Young Living Essential Oils — by wearing them on my leather bracelet! I just drop a couple drops of my Stress Away or Joy essential oils into the inside of the bracelet and I get to enjoy the benefits of the oil for days!

KindaKrunchy.net leather diffuser bracelet

My long time (15+ years!!) family friend, Christina, and her husband, Mark, design and create these beautiful leather bracelets.

leather diffuser bracelets

Visit them at AshcraftCreative for more information about their handmade items!  They even have an Etsy shop on the way and take custom orders!

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