Groh Healthy Living, LLC

Mental Health Counseling: Whitefish Bay and On-line

By - Laurie Groh

Homemade Natural Carpet Shampoo/Cleaner For Carpet Cleaning Machines!

Ingredients 1½ quarts of hot (NOT boiling) water ¼ cup of 3% Hydrogen Peroxide (it’s the regular hydrogen peroxide that you can get at any store) 1½ Tablespoons of White Vinegar 1½ Tablespoons of Dish Soap (we use Seventh Generation and it worked great) About 5 drops of your favorite essential oil(s) – either just one or a combination. Lemon

By - Laurie Groh

Making a bracelet

This is one of my favorite ways to be creative…making jewelry.  The repetitive movement is soothing when you are feeling stressed.  When I make jewelry I become 100% focused on the task, so I remain present.  In fact, this activity could be considered meditative if you practice mindfulness while you are creating. As an added bonus you have a beautiful piece of

By - Laurie Groh

Essential Oil Dilution Table

Application Essential Oil Drops Amount of Carrier Compress 24 4oz water Body Mist 24 4oz water Massage 6 1oz oil Room Spray 48 4oz water Room Diffusion 12 1-2 water (candle lamp) To buy essential oils check out the Vita Cost site or Amazon for a starter set or a larger beginner set.

By - Laurie Groh

New All Purpose Cleaner

I was excited to try out a new cleaner.  I thought my previous ones were working but I felt I could still smell vinegar.  I’m not a fan of that smell.  This is coming from a lady that loves permanent marker and gasoline smells!  Anyway, I went to Health Nut and they actually told me that one of the ingredients that is

By - Laurie Groh

Foot Deodorizer

I attended a really informative Essential Oils class tonight.  This is one of the take home recipes that was shared.  It is pretty simple and I’m excited to use in on my husbands shoes.  My nephew Hudson might also get some for Christmas 🙂 1 cup Baking Soda 1 cup Cornstarch 16 drops of Peppermint essential oil Mix in a

By - Laurie Groh

» How to Print Your Own Children’s Books

How to Print Your Own Children’s Books Here’s a quick post having nothing to do with tech or startups, but if you have have infants or toddlers at home, you may be interested in this. My little one is starting to identify animals, cars and other things and is learning the words.  Picture books are great tools for vocabulary-building. To

By - Laurie Groh

Children’s Board Book

How to make a Children’s Board Book. Intro Children’s Board Book A simple board book made with common materials. It’s reasonably durable and, even if it gets torn to pieces, it’s easy to make a replacement.Materials 1/16″-thick pressed cardboard (Elmers or Bienfang illustration board) – 1 per leaf Full-sheet adhesive labels (Avery or similar) – 1 per leaf Card stock –

By - Laurie Groh

Natural Solutions

Laundry Powder Laundry Soap recipe Each batch yields approximately 32 ounces   1 bar of shaved bar soap (Fels-Naptha) 1 cup of borax 1 cup of washing soda Thoroughly stir together for 5 minutes and enjoy the results! Liquid Detergent 1 quart water (boiling) 2 cups bar soap (grated) 2 cups borax 2 cups washing soda 1. Add finely grated