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Pantry Organization Ideas: How to Organize Your Pantry in 5 Simple Steps

In this post: An organized pantry makes everything else in the kitchen so much easier. Get these pantry organization ideas and learn how to organize your pantry in 5 simple steps.    *This post is sponsored by Valspar, which is exclusively available at Lowe’s Canada.  An organized pantry can make all your kitchen chores easier….
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The Ultimate Essential Oil Gifts Guide – 100+ Best EO Gift Ideas

In this post: No matter who’s on your shopping list this year, find the perfect essential oil gifts for everyone with this Ultimate Essential Oil Gift Guide! We are heading into “the most wonderful time of the year” and nothing quite brings out the holiday feels as much as the scents of the season. Essential…
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Make Your Own Homemade Laundry Soap – Natural Laundry Soap Recipe

In this post: Make your own homemade laundry soap with our natural laundry soap recipe that actually cleans! I’m not a crunchy granola mom. Yes, we homeschool. Yes, we use essential oils. But I’m not crunchy at all. Please don’t take that the wrong way, sometimes I actually wish I was. I’m sure it’s much…
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DIY Foaming Hand Soap – How to Make Foaming Hand Soap Essential Oils

In this post: Do you love foaming hand soap, but hate the cost of buying it? After all, it’s just a little soap and some water, right? Sort of. Use our DIY Foaming Hand Soap recipe and learn how to make foaming hand soap with essential oils! *Please note: this cleaner has not been lab-tested….
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How to Make Your Own Thieves Essential Oil – Plus Its Uses

In this post: Do you love the scent and potential germ-killing abilities of thieves essential oil? If you have a few oils on hand, you can easily make your own thieves type essential oil. *This recipe has not been scientifically tested, nor are we at Home Made Lovely qualified to speak to its effectiveness as…
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Ep 005: Getting Rid of Paper Clutter Once and For All

In this episode, I’m talking about how to get rid of paper clutter once and for all!  Listen on Amazon Music/Audible Listen on iTunes/Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify In this episode, Shannon discusses:  The one secret you need to know before you start to tackle any clutter, including paper clutter Tips for purging the paper…
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Quickly Declutter These 10 Clutter Hotspots in 15 Minutes or Less

In this post: I’m showing you how to declutter the top 10 clutter hotspots in your home in 15 minutes or less! There are just some areas in our homes that seem to gather clutter faster than others. I like to call these “clutter hotspots.”  Thankfully, they can be decluttered fairly quickly, with a little…
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Ep 002: Nightly Reset/Evening Routine

In this episode, I’m talking about our nightly reset/evening routine and how you can implement one in your home – so that you can start your mornings on the right foot in your home! Listen on Amazon Music/Audible Listen on iTunes/Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify In this episode, Shannon discusses:  How Nightly Resets/Evening Routines can…
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