Natural Carpet Deodorizers

Do you have pets?  We do, and even if you don’t sometimes the carpet needs to be freshened up in between carpet cleanings.  Because of the dogs and the fact I like to sit on the floor I like to use a deodorizer that works without harmful health effects.

Eliminating Odors is simple and effective.


What you’ll need:

  • Glass jar with lid
  • 2 cups baking soda
  • Essential oils 10 to 20 drops (or dried herbs)

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Stretch your Thieves Dish Soap

True, I like the Thieves dish soap but with the number of dishes/pots/pans, I wash I wanted to make it last longer. In the past, I used the Sal Suds and it was okay.  So I had this idea to make my own blend.  I love it.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 bottle of Thieves Dish Soap
  • 2 cups of Sals Suds
  • 3 capfuls of Thieves Household Cleaner
  • Filtered water
  • 2 Additional 12 oz squeeze bottles

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Thieves Household Spray Cleaner

The one cleaner that does everything.  Yes I mean I use it for everything: the kitchen sink, counters, windows, bathroom tub, tile, toilet, sinks floors, and everything else.  Crazy good right.  The best part of this cleaner supports my health.  Natural plant-based cleaner, with only the good stuff but it takes care of all the yuck. That makes me smile.

The cost savings are huge.  One cleaner for the house.  Try adding up all your cleaners and checkout warning labels – that is a whole another topic.


What you’ll need:

  • Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 16 oz. glass spray bottle
  • Filtered water

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2x more Thieves Laundry Soap

I love using laundry soap that does not contain: SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate), petrochemicals, formaldehyde, phosphates, synthetic fragrances, and optical brighteners. Okay, really does anyone want these irritants (and I’m being nice) in there soap.  You wear your clothes all day and sleep with your sheets and blankets – there is gas off going around the clock.

A simple and affordable solution, Thieves Laundry Soap hack.   Why a hack?  The laundry soap is concentrated and can be diluted. In other words more bang for your buck.


What you’ll need:

  • A bottle of Thieves Laundry Soap
  • 9 to 12 cap fulls of Thieves Household Cleaner
  • Filtered water
  • 3 – 32 oz pump bottles
  • 5 drops per bottle Young Living essential oils – Optional – Lemon is a good choice

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DIY Natural Cleaning Wipes

Super simple and durable. You only need 4 items to make your All-Purpose Wipes.

The best part – No harsh chemicals,

Wait, the best part really is THEY WORK.

Clean without wearing rubber gloves, there is no need to.

What you’ll need:

  • Container (I used a wide mouth glass jar – don’t tell everyone but I save my glass, you never know when you will need it 🙂 )
  • 200 Coffee filters (unbleached if possible)
  • 4 cups of filtered water, maybe more
  • 2 to 4 tbsp. of Thieves household cleaner (I use 4)

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Holiday Room Sprays

Nothing brings in the holidays like the scents of the season.  Evergreens, baked goods all mixed with laughter and cheer.

Here are some super simple room sprays that support your health and doesn’t break the bank.

What you’ll need:

  • 2-ounce glass sprayer bottle
  • Filtered water
  • Young Living essential oils


  1. Fill the bottle with water to shoulder level
  2. Add essential oils
  3. Screw-on sprayer top
  4. Shake before using

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Natural Perfume

What you’ll need:

  • Glass spray bottle (2oz to 4oz)
  • Fill 2/3 filtered water
  • Fill 1/3 with 80 proof vodka or witch hazel (do not fill past the shoulder of the bottle)
  • 10 to 20 drops  of Young Living essential oil (depends on the size of the spray bottle)
  • Oils to consider using: Valor, Ylang-ylang, Joy, or Lavender
  • Be creative use a mix of essential oils to create your own scent

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