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  1. Jessica says:

    I just made your laundry soap, but it runs right out of the spot for liquid soap. Do you think it will work to put straight into the wash?

    • Amanda says:

      Hi Jessica! For our washer, we don’t have a compartment for soap, so I just put it right in with the clothes. I’m sure that’d work just perfect for yours, too! Let me know how it works out! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Amanda says:

      Hi Donna, that’s a great question! What would you like to print? Let me look into it and see what I can find! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for bringing it to my attention!

  2. Melissa says:

    HI, I am new to oils a few weeks ago. Thank you so much for all your sharing and I can’t wait to start using them. I can’t find the body butter one as we live in a dry place and need some body butter badly.
    thanks another mom

    • Amanda says:

      Hi Melissa! I’m so glad you’re a fellow oil user, and that you found some recipes to try! I don’t have a body butter recipe, although I’ll be on the lookout because we live in a super dry place, too! Hope you’re loving your oils! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Kate says:


    You had posted a DIY Sisal Rope Ottoman from a milk crate project. What a great idea! I was wondering if you would be able to tell me where you purchased the fabric from or the manufacturer’s name?

    Thank you.

    • Amanda says:

      Hi Kate! Thanks so much for your sweet compliment!! I purchased the fabric last year from Joann’s, but I’m not sure of the manufacturers name. I hope that helps a little! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for taking the time to check out the tutorial!

  4. Heather says:

    In reference to your sisal rope ottoman project, could you tell me more about the rope you used? I looked today at Lowe’s and the 3/8″ was $9 for a 50′ pack. That’s $27 just for rope! Could you tell me what width yours is and maybe what brand or where you purchased it?

    • Amanda says:

      Hi Heather! To be honest, I can’t remember how thick of rope I used! However, the thicker the better and you’ll use less. I believe I found my rope at Walmart, and it was a little less than $9. Still spendy though, I know! Hope that helps a little! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Rose Johnson says:

    I would like to purchase the Thieves essential oil only but I could not find any way to do that on the site. We are retired so our income is limited for such expenditures as $160. I have no “little ones” to be concerned about.

  6. Alyssa says:

    Great blog!!! Looking to redo my guest bathroom and I fell Inlove with yours, where did you guy your shower curtain for that?

    • Amanda says:

      Thanks Sommer!! I got it at Target, though I’ve looked again recently and don’t see it there anymore. I do remember seeing one similar at Bed Bath and Beyond, though! ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. T. J. Taylor says:

    Thanks for sharing the variety of different oils a person can use for the astringent. I appreciate you including older women too. Just mixed up a batch today. Keep up the good work.

  8. Doris says:

    I was wondering – you said to pour in glass jars – would it be ok to use a plastic laundry jug that has been emptied and rinsed out?

    • Amanda says:

      Hi Doris! Generally, whenever you use essential oils it’s recommended to use glass because the oils can break down the plastic. However, I will say I’ve reused plastic laundry jugs for this detergent too and I’ve never had a problem. ๐Ÿ™‚

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