Lemon Cookies (VIDEO)

Easy lemon cookies recipe with homemade lemon frosting. Soft and fluffy lemon crinkle cake mix cookies! Easy Lemon Cookies Recipe Not only are these Lemon Cookies the best ever, but perfect to get you in the mood for spring and summer! Enjoy these delicious soft and fluffy cake mix lemon cookies recipe. I love lemon! […]

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Halloween Poo Brew | Homemade Toilet Spray Printables

 Halloween Poo Brew is an easy DIY Homemade Toilet Spray Recipe with printable labels! A few sprays will magically cast a spell and get rid of any smell! By @livinglocurto

The Halloween season is for tricks and treats and today’s Homemade Toilet Spray is definitely both!

Get excited, because I made some Poo Brew for you! What is Poo Brew you ask??? It’s a fun candy corn smelling Halloween Homemade Toilet Spray with adorable Free Printable labels for gift giving. Just a few sprays in the toilet will magically cast a spell and get rid of any smell! Who wouldn’t want some Poo Brew? Ha!

Halloween Poo Brew is an easy DIY Homemade Toilet Spray Recipe with printable labels! A few sprays will magically cast a spell and get rid of any smell! By @livinglocurto

I’m always trying to come up with easy DIY ideas for my Essential Oils and this might be one of my favorites so far! I can’t wait to make more and give to friends. I think it will be a big hit.

When you spray this in the toilet, then do your business, the essential oils trap the odors in the bowl. That really is magic! Plus, it smells amazing and super easy to make. With my cute printable labels and gift tags, this is a hilarious and original idea for your bathroom.

Halloween Poo Brew is an easy DIY Homemade Toilet Spray Recipe with printable labels! A few sprays will magically cast a spell and get rid of any smell! By @livinglocurto

I’m happy that today, there is not only my DIY idea for essential oils, but a whole bunch of creative homemade ideas for fall from our talented essential oils team. Just scroll down to get links to them all, plus enter to win some of your own Essential Oils in today’s fun fall giveaway!

How to Make Halloween Poo Brew – A Homemade Toilet Spray DIY Gift Idea

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Essential Oils Diffuser Giveaway!

Essential Oils Diffuser Giveaway! Win a Pink USB Diffuser and Young Living Grapefruit Oil at LivingLocurto.com (ends July 29, 2015)

Today I’m headed to the happiest place on earth while in Anaheim for Vidcon, a conference for anyone who produces online video. My Youtube Channel is fairly new, so I can’t wait to learn more and also excited to meet some of my favorite Youtubers!

I’m also super excited to see what is going on for Disney’s 60th Anniversary. I’ll be sure to share what I learn when I get back!

I’m addicted to my Essential Oils Diffuser! Because I’m in a happy place today, I thought I would giveaway something that makes me super happy:-)

Who would love to have a pink USB Essential Oils Diffuser along with one of my favorite oils? I’m giving away a 5 ml bottle of the grapefruit essential oil, the one I use the most!

Use this fun little diffuser pretty much anywhere you have a usb slot. Take it in your car, enjoy relaxing scents at your desk for personal enjoyment. It won’t spill and perfect for when you’re on the go!

Essential Oils Giveaway! Win a USB Diffuser and Young Living Grapefruit Oil at LivingLocurto.com (ends July 29, 2015)

Rich in d-limonene, Grapefruit oil it is not only good for weight management, but is also nourishing to the skin.

Grapefruit Essential Oil is good for

  • cheering up your mood
  • easing stress and anxiety
  • cleansing and detoxing
  • glowing skin
  • satiety (feeling of fullness)
  • weight management
  • getting rid of bad odors
  • gaining energy / jet lag

You could make all kinds of my favorite recipes with your new grapefruit oil!

Do an easy cleanse with this recipe for Slim Down Detox Water.

Easy Slim Down Detox Water Recipe. A simple energizing drink that helps with weight management. LivingLocurto.com

Stay fit with Healthy Fruit Smoothie Popsicles that are not only good for you, but super tasty too!

Healthy Fruit Smoothie Popsicles Recipe. These frozen treats are not only good for you, but tasty too! LivingLocurto.com

Need a quick and easy no bake dessert for a party? Then this Dark Chocolate Citrus Candy made with grapefruit essential oil is for you!

Dark Chocolate Citrus Candy. This no-bake recipe only takes a few minutes and is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health! LivingLocurto.com

Enter the Essential Oils Giveaway!

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Easy Honey Avocado Face Mask

Nourish and brighten your skin with this easy DIY Honey Avocado Face Mask recipe. It leaves your face feeling soft and hydrated while diminishing pore size.

Nourish and brighten your skin with this easy DIY Honey Avocado Face Mask recipe. LivingLocurto.com

How to Make an Avocado Face Mask

I’m enjoying making DIY face masks at home to help my skin look brighter and healthier. Enjoy this easy Honey Avocado Face Mask recipe! Last week, we shared 5 Simple Homemade Honey Face Masks and now I love adding avocados to my masks!

Avocados are a fantastic fruit. Some even refer to it as the “super food”. Avocados have huge health benefits due to being loaded with vitamins and other nutrients.

DIY Honey Avocado Face Mask Recipe - Easy skin care at home!

What Does Avocado Do to Your Face?

As great as they are to eat, they are also amazing for your skin. You can use them to make wonderful masks that will leave your face feeling soft and hydrated. Avocados are a great antioxidant and loaded with vitamins C and E which are great for your skin. The fatty acid in them make a great moisturizer. Avocados have also been known to reduce redness and irritation as well as damaged skin cells.

 

What Does Honey Do to Your Face?

Honey draws moisture into the skin and is a natural hydrating boost for dry skin. Honey also has natural antibacterial properties, making it good for acne-prone skin.

DIY Avocado Face Mask Recipe - Easy skin care routine you can make at home.

 

How Often Should You Use an Avocado Face Mask?

You can use this homemade mask recipe 1-3 times per week. Use on your face in the morning or night, either option is up to you and your schedule.

Avocado could clog pores, but is wonderful hydration for your skin. Avocado oil can diminish pore size and remove impurities from the skin.

So whip up a DIY mask using avocados the next time you really want to pamper yourself. You will not be disappointed!

Easy DIY Honey Avocado Face Mask recipe. It leaves your face feeling soft and hydrated while diminishing pore size.

What do You need to make This Face Mask?

All you need to make this easy face mask are a few ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.

What you’ll need:

  • honey
  • coconut oil
  • avocado
  • rose essential oil (This is Optional- I use these pure therapeutic essential oils here)

I also love using Frankincense essential oil which came with my Young Living Premium Starter Kit. It helps reduce dark age/sun spots on skin. Any reason I can find to get rid of those yucky sun spots… I’m doing it!

Print the directions below. Enjoy!

Originally Published on July 14, 2015

Honey Avocado Face Mask

Nourish and brighten your skin with this easy DIY Honey Avocado Face Mask recipe. It leaves your face feeling soft and hydrated while diminishing pore size.

  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 ripe avocado
  • 2 drops rose essential oil ((optional))
  1. In a bowl, mash the avocado then add all other ingredients and mix well.

  2. Smooth the mask over your face and neck.

  3. Leave on your face for 15 minutes, the wash off with warm water.

Want more ideas for which essential oils work best with your skin type? Click here for a list of best oils for your skin.

Easy DIY Honey Avocado Face Mask recipe - Homemade skin care. LivingLocurto.com

 

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5 Simple DIY Honey Face Masks. Look younger and get rid of blemishes with these easy homemade skin care recipes at LivingLocurto.com

 

*Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please confirm any information obtained from or through this web site with other sources, and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with your physician. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on this website.

 

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Lavender Hard Lemonade Cocktail

 Lavender Hard Lemonade and free printable labels. A cute drink to make by the jar for a party. Smelling the lavender as you sip is refreshing and relaxing.

I love the scent of Lavender and excited to share this new Lavender Hard Lemonade Cocktail Recipe that’s perfect for a party!

With free printable labels, this cocktail is super cute to make by the jar to serve at your next party or to make for your self and a few friends. Not only is it refreshing and tastes great, but smelling the lavender scent as you sip is relaxing and makes you feel like you are in a field of fresh lavender!

You want to use high grade oils for anything you might drink. When using pure therapeutic essential oils, this drink is also great for your well being!

Lavender Hard Lemonade and free printable labels. A cute drink to make by the jar for a party. Smelling the lavender as you sip is refreshing and relaxing.

Make a batch, pour into to jars, attach a free printable tag, twine and a straw for a festive one of a kind party presentation. Your guests will love it!

Omit the alcohol for a kid friendly or mocktail version.

Lavender Hard Lemonade and free printable labels. A cute drink to make by the jar for a party. Smelling the lavender as you sip is refreshing and relaxing.

How to Make Lavender Hard Lemonade by the Pitcher

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Healthy Fruit Smoothie Popsicles Recipe

Healthy Fruit Smoothie Popsicles Recipe. These frozen treats are not only good for you, but tasty too! LivingLocurto.com

It’s officially summer and bathing suit season. Stay fit with these Healthy Fruit Smoothie Popsicles that are not only good for you, but super tasty too!

I’m so happy that Pamela Smerker Designs came up with this awesome recipe for us just in time for summer! I love that one of the ingredients includes grapefruit essential oil which is rich in d-limonene.

Limonene (d-limonene) is a powerful antioxidant that is contained in the peels of citrus fruits such as grapefruit, orange and lemon. Lemons and limes loosen toxins in your digestive tract and aid in digestion. Grapefruits are high in enzymes that burn fat.

When you add grapefruit essential oil to these blended frozen fruit pops, you could be helping to detox your body and enjoy a yummy treat. It’s a win win!

Healthy Grapefruit Essential Oil Fruit Smoothie Popsicles Recipe. These frozen treats are not only good for you, but tasty too! LivingLocurto.com

This is another fantastic way for me to us my oils. Yay! Healthy Fruit Smoothie Popsicles Recipe. These frozen treats are not only good for you, but tasty too! LivingLocurto.com

Grab one of these frozen pops for a quick healthy snack or to cool you down on those hot summer days.

How to make Healthy Fruit Smoothie Popsicles

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Dark Chocolate Citrus Candy | No-Bake Recipe

Dark Chocolate Citrus Candy. This no-bake recipe only takes a few minutes and is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health! LivingLocurto.com

Need a quick and easy no bake dessert for a party? Or maybe you need a last-minute gift idea to wrap up for chocolate lover? Then this Dark Chocolate Citrus Candy is for you!

This no-bake recipe only takes a few minutes and is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. You will have an amazing dessert that will be gobbled up by party guests in minutes!

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Slim Down Detox Water Recipe

Easy Slim Down Detox Water Recipe. A simple energizing drink that helps with weight management. LivingLocurto.com

I have two things I’m excited to share with you today. The first is my latest recipe for Slim Down Detox Water. It’s so easy and I’m happy to share what has happened to me since starting to drink this detox water recipe!

The second thing is that I’m checking off one of my dream bucket list goals. I’m super excited to tell you that after years of dreaming and talking about it, I’m finally DOING IT… and traveling to Greece this summer! I’ve always wanted to visit this country, but after seeing Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, I knew I HAD to go.

So in a few months, that will be me on a donkey in Santorini! Yay!!

Sisterhood of the traveling pants in Greece.

The only bad part is that Santorini is built on a the side of a mountain and is all stairs!

Stairs in Santorini. Greece

Stairs in Santorini photo by Marcel Germain

I’m going with a few friends for both fun and work. They are all in great shape and super skinny!! Me, not so much. ha! Working on your computer all day does nothing good for a big butt… which my daughter pointed out a few years ago on our Disneyland trip that I have the largest one in our family. Gotta love kids! LOL!!!

I’m working on getting in better shape and loosing some belly fat, so I can handle the twisting and turning stairs. Plus, I don’t want to look like a giant American cow on the beach. I mean… what if I were to run into Leonardo DiCaprio or Brad and Angelina?? I have to look presentable right? LOL!

I’m reeeeally trying to get to the gym, but that hasn’t happened yet. Argh! Life is crazy busy and I hate the gym.

But GOOD NEWS, I’ve already LOST 5 lbs in a few weeks!!!!

What’s my secret for losing 5 lbs and not doing much of anything else?

All I have done differently is…

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Homemade Lemon Sugar Scrub | Mother’s Day Free Printables

Easy DIY Gift Idea! Homemade Lemon Sugar Scrub and Mother's Day Free Printables. LivingLocurto.com

Mother’s Day is coming soon and that means it’s time to celebrate all of the fantastic mothers in your life! I’m excited to team up with a few friends to bring you some amazing DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas, along with a fun giveaway you’re going to love!!

Homemade Mother's Day Gift Ideas with Free Printables. LivingLocurto.com

A homemade gift is a perfect way to show someone how much you appreciate them. I love using essential oils around my home to help with various health issues, as well as enjoying a sweet smelling home, but I’m also addicted to making all kinds of goodies with my oils!

Lemon Sugar Scrub & Free Printables

Easy DIY Gift Idea! Homemade Lemon Sugar Scrub and Mother's Day Free Printables. LivingLocurto.com

I hope you enjoy our recipe for Lemon Sugar Scrub and Free Printable Mother’s Day Tags. This vibrantly scented sugar scrub is perfect to smooth, soften, cleanse and exfoliate skin.

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