Back to School with Young Living Essential Oils
Aug11

Back to School with Young Living Essential Oils

It’s that time of year again. Summer’s over and the school bells are ringing. The carefree days are gone. The hustle and bustle of homework and after school activities has begun. Snot nosed kids will start passing around lots of yucky stuff! I rely on essential oils to keep my family healthy and happy throughout the school year, what’s your plan? Are you ready to Go Back to School with...

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Diffuser Blends for Productivity and Clarity
Jan27

Diffuser Blends for Productivity and Clarity

Diffusing essential oil is a great way to create an upbeat emotional environment. Therapeutic grade essential oils are known to have a major impact on emotions. Not only can they boost your mood, but they can also help you concentrate and be productive. I quietly diffuse essential oils when my kids do homework and when I’m having a particularly rough day at work. It’s amazing how quickly you’ll notice a change...

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12 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Cold and Flu Season
Jan22

12 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Let’s face it: Kids are walking germ magnets. They touch things they shouldn’t, put things in their mouths, and sneeze on each other with reckless abandon. Keeping kids away from germs is an impossible task, but you can take comfort in knowing there are steps you can take to reduce their exposure to germs and boost their immune systems, which will make them (and in turn, you) less susceptible to illness. Here are 12 ways to help keep...

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How to Clean and Reuse Essential Oil Bottles
Jan18

How to Clean and Reuse Essential Oil Bottles

I don’t know about you, but I use essential oils all over my home. I diffuse them and make my own natural face and body products. I also use essential oils to clean my kitchen cutting board. Essential oil bottles are so beautiful and functional, I really hate throwing them away! I also find myself wishing I had an extra bottle of lavender and cedarwood by my bed, frankincense in my bathroom and lemon by my cutting...

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5 Ways to Play Inside With Your Kids This Winter
Jan07

5 Ways to Play Inside With Your Kids This Winter

Wintertime can be tough on a family. When young kids are stuck inside because the weather is cold, snowy or just plain dreary and wet, they’ll most likely end up with a case of cabin fever. You know it when you hear it — whining, bickering and letting loose the most dreaded sound of all: “I’m bored!” Fear not! I’m here to give you 5 Ways to Play Inside with your Kids this Winter.  Though you may have a million chores...

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5 Convincing Reasons to Start Eating Organic Whole Food NOW
Dec05

5 Convincing Reasons to Start Eating Organic Whole Food NOW

Organic, Non-GMO food is all the craze with health nuts these days, but why? Does it really matter? Believe it or not, choosing organic, whole food can have a major impact on your health and wellness. If you’re interested in learning more about this crazy organic food revolution, read on. I’ll give you 5 convincing reasons to start eating organic whole food NOW!   1. To Look Hot!  You heard me...

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3 Simple Ways to Green Your Home for Baby
Nov19

3 Simple Ways to Green Your Home for Baby

If you’re preparing to be a parent for the first or even third time, you probably have a million things on your “to-do” list. Becoming a parent makes you more aware of the possible toxins in your home. Nesting is the perfect time to create a safe, less toxic environment for your new baby. Let’s talk about 3 Simple Ways to Green Your Home for Baby.  1. Ditch Toxic Cleaning Products If you have a...

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5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home
Nov04

5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

Going green is more than just a fad. Making our homes Eco-friendly means improving efficiency while increasing value and savings. So, if you’re looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint and create the green home of your dreams, you might want to consider these 5 Eco-friendly ways to Increase the Value of Your Home.  1. Improve Heating and Cooling Efficiency Did you know “the average household spends more...

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Create an Eco-Friendly Home Office
Oct23

Create an Eco-Friendly Home Office

If you’re anything like me, you spend lots of time in your home office. Hello, I am a blogger! In fact, my entire family has an array of computers and devices. But as a green Mom, I started wondering if all this printing and device turn-over was harmful to the environment. The answer is YES! That’s when I got to thinking, “there must be a better way!” Together, let’s Create an Eco-Friendly...

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How to Have a Healthy Monthly Period
Jun19

How to Have a Healthy Monthly Period

As women, most of us have gotten as accustomed as possible to our menstrual cycles, but that sometimes means thinking there’s no choice but to deal with the bad aspects. Maybe you get doubled over with cramps or feel so bloated it seems like there’s no way your favorite skinny jeans will fit. Keep reading to learn some natural ways to make your period more pleasant. How to Have a Healthy Monthly Period As women, we don’t have a...

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Getting Started with Essential Oils
Jun08

Getting Started with Essential Oils

Using essential oils is a great way to support your overall health and wellness. Diffusing them in your home creates a positive, uplifting environment. It’s also great having oils to offer your children during times of everyday stress. Let’s talk about getting started with essential oils.  Ways to Use Essential Oil  There are 3 methods of using essen­tial oil. Remember, when I talk about essential oil and...

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5 Simple Tips to Get Healthy Now
May27

5 Simple Tips to Get Healthy Now

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to improve your health, whether it’s working out more or changing your diet. Staying on the right track can be tough, but living healthy doesn’t have to be time consuming. Follow these 5 Simple Tips to Get Healthy Now.  5 Simple Tips to Get Healthy Now 1. Add More Fruit and Veggies to Your Diet At Breakfast add a banana, a few cherries an orange or a...

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10 Diffuser Blends for Health and Happiness
May26

10 Diffuser Blends for Health and Happiness

Diffusing essential oil is an easy way to introduce them into your life. Just add a few drops to a cool mist diffuser with a small amount of water and let it run while you’re doing your day-to-day tasks. Start your day off right or boost your mood using these simple blends. All you need are a few high quality essential oils and a good diffuser. Learn more about Using Essential Oil.  10 Diffuser Blends for Health and...

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Halloween Zombie Punch
Oct31

Halloween Zombie Punch

I love Halloween! Dressing up in scary costumes and making fun “finger” food (pun intended!) and cocktails. Since Halloween falls on a Friday this year, it will make for an extra fun evening. I wanted to make a disgusting and delicious cocktail to enjoy while the kiddos knock on doors begging for a sugar rush. 😉 Hey, adults need a treat too!   I created a nasty looking, yet yummy Halloween Zombie Punch. If you know...

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Pumpkin Spice Bread with Pepitas
Oct07

Pumpkin Spice Bread with Pepitas

Nothing screams “Fall” quite like Pumpkin Spice. I’m addicted to anything pumpkin, from pumpkin spice lattes to donuts and pumpkin pie. So, I figured why not make my own pumpkin spice bread? I love putting a healthy spin on old fashioned recipes. I took a classic pumpkin spice bread recipe and eliminated the white sugar, butter and refined flour. This Pumpkin Spice Bread with Pepitas is slightly sweet. Made...

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