Family Health

Getting Through Allergy Season with Scotties

May 5, 2016

This post has been sponsored by Scotties Facial Tissues. All opinions expressed are my own.

For millions of people, including myself, the beautiful blooming flowers and warmer weather of spring also signifies the beginning of allergy season. Runny noses, sore throats, itchy/watery eyes are just a few of the symptoms seasonal allergy sufferers experience in the spring months. Fortunately there are several natural treatment methods that may prove to be effective before resorting to medication. Taking a spoonful of local honey each day, saline nasal spray, drinking a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar daily, and avoiding the outdoors during the highest exposure times (morning and mid-day) are just a few ways to decrease symptoms.

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One thing I can’t live without during allergy season is tissues. I love Scotties Facial Tissues because they are super soft and don’t irritate my nose or eyes. Scotties Facial Tissues are hypoallergenic and made without inks or dyes. Additionally, they are available in several options depending on your needs: 2 ply (everyday use), 3 ply (extra strength), and aloe (for sensitive noses).

One of my favorite things about Scotties is their commitment to being environmentally responsible. Scotties tissues are certified by the Sustainable Forest Initiative meaning they take special measures including protecting water quality, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, and species at risk in forests. Furthermore, for every tree they use to produce Scotties products, they will plant three more trees. When purchasing a box of Scotties this allergy season, you can be certain you are supporting a company that values sustainability.

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95 Comments

  • Reply Katrina B May 5, 2016 at 6:22 pm

    I take lots of allergy medicine during allergy season!

  • Reply Kim Henrichs May 5, 2016 at 6:33 pm

    This house has lots of allergy tabs and we have a good air purifier.

  • Reply jan May 5, 2016 at 7:07 pm

    We keep the windows closed on high pollen days and allergy meds

  • Reply Jackie May 5, 2016 at 9:05 pm

    We treat seasonal allergies by using over the counter allergy medicine and lots of tissues. I find leaving the windows closed also helps.

  • Reply brenda white May 5, 2016 at 9:42 pm

    try to keep the windows shut and take medicine as needed.

  • Reply Maryann D. May 5, 2016 at 10:25 pm

    I have to take allergy meds each day and I use saline nose spray and keep tissues handy around allergy season.

  • Reply Meghan Buchman May 5, 2016 at 11:39 pm

    I keep the windows closed & the ac on. My spring allergies are the worse!!

  • Reply Morrighan Crowe May 6, 2016 at 1:14 am

    Thankfully I do not suffer, If I did I would not use otc meds, instead I would diffuse eucalyptus oil.

  • Reply Heather Hayes Panjon May 6, 2016 at 1:28 am

    I Use A Air Purifier And Keep Lots Of Tissues In Stock!

  • Reply Amy C. May 6, 2016 at 2:32 am

    My seasonal allergies aren’t as bad as they used to be, but I do take an allergy pill from time to time.

  • Reply Cheryl Abdelnour May 6, 2016 at 4:38 am

    I keep the windows closed and take allergy meds.

  • Reply Cheryl May 6, 2016 at 8:57 am

    I use a prescription allergy spray.

  • Reply Carly Williams May 6, 2016 at 1:03 pm

    I take allergy pills and use a nasal spray.

  • Reply Francine Anchondo May 7, 2016 at 1:47 am

    I take medicine.

  • Reply Dawn Ganey May 7, 2016 at 6:18 pm

    I use zyrtec & nasacort nose spray.

  • Reply Jennifer W May 8, 2016 at 12:16 am

    I cope by having lots of tissues and allergy medicine.

  • Reply Lyndsey R. May 8, 2016 at 4:38 am

    Just depends. Usually just essential oils and sometimes garlic supplements. However, it can get bad sometimes and we buy otc allergy meds.

  • Reply Lois M. May 8, 2016 at 1:03 pm

    Just have my over the counter pills and lots of tissues. I apparently really like tissues, so it seems. LOL

  • Reply Julie Wood May 8, 2016 at 3:32 pm

    I wear a mask when pulling weeds or mowing the lawn and keep my windows closed to not let pollen in and if my allergies get really bad, I take medicine.

  • Reply Elena May 8, 2016 at 4:03 pm

    I use allergy spray. Follow you on Pinterest pinterest.com/elena8

  • Reply Jennifer Juenke May 8, 2016 at 9:21 pm

    I use flonase and alegra.

  • Reply Elizabeth J. May 8, 2016 at 11:39 pm

    I feel lucky that I don’t get allergies but I would probably have to take medicine and use lots of tissues!

  • Reply ken ohl May 9, 2016 at 10:05 am

    We use a lot of kleenex and allergy medication

  • Reply Natalie May 9, 2016 at 11:28 am

    I cope with seasonal allergies by staying inside during peak pollen time, closing the windows, and taking allergy meds.

  • Reply Sharon Rooney May 9, 2016 at 11:29 am

    I cope with seasonal allergies with allergy pills and lots of tissues. Without them I couldn’t get through the day.

  • Reply Crystal Sell May 9, 2016 at 1:09 pm

    I pay attention to how high the pollen count is, and I take my medication. I hate being all stuffed up!

  • Reply Debbie Yoder May 9, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    We use allergy medicines and have lots of tissues on hand!TY!

  • Reply Bridgett Wilbur May 9, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    I keep everything closed up in the spring and use meds. The older I get the worse it gets.

  • Reply shelly peterson May 10, 2016 at 1:31 am

    I try to keep the windows closed and take medication.

  • Reply Terri Irvin May 10, 2016 at 3:45 am

    I use a Neti pot and a saline solution daily. Also a humidifier.

  • Reply ashley crawford May 10, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    I take lots of allergy medicine!

  • Reply Lauren May 10, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    I take medication.

  • Reply MaryAnn May 10, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    I take allergy medication

  • Reply Cheryl B May 10, 2016 at 11:32 pm

    Air conditioner and a ton of meds.

  • Reply amy williams May 12, 2016 at 10:21 am

    I start sneezing the min. I wake up its horrible I keep tissues close and take medicine also our filters are supposed to help

  • Reply Steve Weber May 13, 2016 at 2:26 am

    I use a prescription allergy spray.

  • Reply Will G May 13, 2016 at 2:37 am

    I take meds when needed.

  • Reply Erika W. May 13, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    I’ve always had seasonal allergies so I mainly just try to ignore it. If it’s a really bad day, I will take some allergy meds. Either way, I always have a box of tissues on hand!

  • Reply Jenn H May 13, 2016 at 3:57 pm

    oh gosh i try and ignore it but a neti pot, rosemary oil, and bee propolis usually eases things

  • Reply Tammy Woodall May 13, 2016 at 8:56 pm

    On high pollen count days, I avoid going outside if at all possible.

  • Reply Chrissy May 13, 2016 at 10:26 pm

    I eat raw, local honey and I’ve found that has reduced and almost eliminated my seasonal allergies. I do keep some allergy medicine on hand for those rare occasions when they flare up though.

  • Reply Joy May 14, 2016 at 1:07 am

    This year my allergies were bad. I alternated allergy meds.

  • Reply Kristin Aquariann May 14, 2016 at 1:12 am

    This is the first year I have allergies, so I’m not dealing with it all the well! More tissues would help. :D

  • Reply Thomas Murphy May 14, 2016 at 2:58 am

    I don’t get allergies

  • Reply Dawn Monroe May 14, 2016 at 3:28 am

    My older kids have allergies. They use meds.

  • Reply Laurajj May 14, 2016 at 5:08 am

    Lots of tissues, and when it gets really bad we close up the windows and turn on the air conditioner.

  • Reply Harmony B May 14, 2016 at 11:57 am

    Lots of cleaning to keep the pollen away

  • Reply Rachel May 14, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    I cope with seasonal allergies by using saline eye drops and watching the pollen counts.

  • Reply marie yoon May 14, 2016 at 6:56 pm

    tissues and drinking water

  • Reply Alan Saxon May 14, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    I take allergy medications.

  • Reply Deb K May 14, 2016 at 9:42 pm

    We take allergy meds.

  • Reply Heather May 14, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    I’m the one that gets hit the hardest with allergies. I try to stay ahead and take meds on the days that I know it will be bad. I also use an air filter in the home.

  • Reply Serge B May 15, 2016 at 1:41 am

    I use OTC cetirizine

  • Reply Jen Reed May 15, 2016 at 2:10 am

    I currently use Claritin for allergies.

  • Reply Kimberley Meier May 15, 2016 at 5:01 am

    I don’t have seasonal allergies!

  • Reply Elizabeth Weiss May 15, 2016 at 5:20 am

    I cope with seasonal allergies by keeping small packs of tissues handy!

  • Reply Melissa Teears May 15, 2016 at 4:23 pm

    Taking a shower before bed to get any pollen out of hair

  • Reply Barbara May 15, 2016 at 5:45 pm

    I take a prescription allergy medication, I stay indoors when the pollen count is very high and on humid days I run my a/c to help me breathe easier. Bleh, I hate allergy season!

  • Reply Rosie Areola (Heather) May 15, 2016 at 11:49 pm

    Keeping the windows closed, and taking medication when required.

  • Reply Jenny Scheldberg May 16, 2016 at 2:07 am

    I feel like I keep Flonase and Zyrtec in business with my seasonal allergies.

  • Reply sarah s May 16, 2016 at 2:28 am

    I keep tissues handy and if it’s really needed I’ll take some Benadryl

  • Reply Janice Cooper May 16, 2016 at 3:47 am

    I always carry lots of tissue and try and keep the windows and doors closed

  • Reply janetfaye May 16, 2016 at 4:46 am

    I take Benadryl for seasonal allergies.

  • Reply DeAnna Keller May 16, 2016 at 6:48 am

    I cope by taking allergy meds and using lots of tissues!

  • Reply Priscilla S. May 16, 2016 at 8:01 am

    I don’t suffer from seasonal allergies but if I did I would keep meds and tissues handy at all times.

  • Reply Sam Stamp May 16, 2016 at 4:40 pm

    I suffer from allergies in all seasons I take allergy meds everyday & try to always have tissues on hand! You never know when a sneezing fit might happen!

  • Reply Amanda P May 16, 2016 at 6:05 pm

    I have to take allergy medicine and carry a lot of tissues around with me!

  • Reply Laurie Nykaza May 17, 2016 at 1:18 am

    I use a rinse for my sinus and keep a lot of tissues on hand too.

  • Reply Birdiebee May 17, 2016 at 2:41 am

    I usually have to stay indoors and take allergy medication.

  • Reply Susan Christy May 17, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    Benadryl, tissues and now I even have to wear a mask when I mow – allergies, ugh!

  • Reply aleene brooks May 17, 2016 at 4:10 pm

    algeys suck

  • Reply Meegan May 17, 2016 at 9:21 pm

    I eat local honey on my oatmeal and peanutbutter toast to help my allergies!

  • Reply Tara May 18, 2016 at 12:08 am

    We don’t have seasonal allergies. Thank goodness!

  • Reply amanda whitley May 18, 2016 at 2:40 am

    i take allergy medicine on days i will be outside all day.

  • Reply Jen May 18, 2016 at 3:06 pm

    I don’t have too many allergies but when one does hit me I just get through it with some tea.

  • Reply Candace May 18, 2016 at 3:25 pm

    We use nose spray and Zyrtec.

  • Reply Tessa May 18, 2016 at 3:56 pm

    Lots of meds and tissues!

  • Reply LaTanya May 18, 2016 at 4:02 pm

    thankfully, I do not have allergy problems

  • Reply Sadie B. May 18, 2016 at 5:38 pm

    We cope by medication on the worst days and keeping the windows closed.

  • Reply Ashley C May 18, 2016 at 5:39 pm

    Lots of nose spray, water, allergy medicine, and tissues.

  • Reply tara pittman May 18, 2016 at 6:06 pm

    I use allergy medicines.

  • Reply Allison Swain May 18, 2016 at 7:10 pm

    Since eating healthier I haven’t had much issues with allergies, but i usually drink a lot of water.

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  • Reply Cindy May 18, 2016 at 7:39 pm

    I have allergies year long. Meds twice a day, lots of sniffing and tissue.

  • Reply Sarah Mayer May 18, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    I cope with seasonal allergies by keeping small packs of tissues nearby!

  • Reply Sonya Sanderson May 18, 2016 at 8:42 pm

    I take OTC medicine.

  • Reply Karrie Millheim May 18, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    I take allegra

  • Reply cyndi br May 18, 2016 at 10:21 pm

    I have to use nasal sprays and soft tissues

  • Reply Annamarie V May 18, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    My seasonal allergies have gotten worse in the past couple of years so I have started using Flonase.

  • Reply Tracie Cooper May 18, 2016 at 11:01 pm

    I take lots of showers and use a humidifier!

  • Reply Mary Cloud May 19, 2016 at 2:09 am

    Take medicine and tough it out the best I can

  • Reply liz lew May 19, 2016 at 2:21 am

    Zyrtec is our best friend

  • Reply Ellen Casper May 19, 2016 at 2:39 am

    Allergy medicine is my best friend in the spring,

  • Reply Wehaf May 19, 2016 at 2:43 am

    We have a HEPA filter on our vacuum cleaner and on our furnace/AC so help keep the air in our house clean.

  • Reply Ali C May 19, 2016 at 3:24 am

    Eye Drops, tissues, and windows shut!

  • Reply Sarah Oswald May 19, 2016 at 3:40 am

    I use prescription allergy spray and benadryl too.

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