Stop the poison ivy itch – redux

A while back, I wrote a post on how to deal with the itchy rash that comes from contact with poison ivy. This is an update following another encounter with the poison ivy in my front yard. It’s out of … Continue reading

DIY: Quick and easy bath salts recipe

Our bath salts recipe could be just what you’re looking for if you need a mood enhancer in a hurry! In a Mason jar, mix 1/2 cup of Epsom salts and 1/2 cup of rock salt. Add 20 drops of … Continue reading

Oh no! Not the flu!

I wrote this post when I had the flu in March of 2014, but it never made it live! The information is still relevant today, and definitely worth sharing. Enjoy … I’ve been out of action for about a week … Continue reading

Give me the recipes! Cooking with essential oils.

If you’re participating in any New Year challenges – or even if you’re not – there are a number of ways that essential oils can help support a healthy weight release journey. Besides using a metabolic blend to help curb cravings, … Continue reading

Homemade inhaler

When I first saw this suggestion, I have to admit, I thought it was crazy! My mind was trying to find an answer to the question “If you’re going to make an inhaler like this, why not just carry the … Continue reading

11 essential oils to help with grounding (and bonus recipes!)

You know that feeling where you’re flying around everywhere, in a ball of confusion, and you just feel the need to stop, stand still, and let the swirl come to a halt? That’s when you need our grounding blend. Everyone experiences … Continue reading

Home made deodorant

Did you know that sweat doesn’t smell? So, why are sweaty pits the pits? When sweat is left on the skin for a few hours, bacteria do their decomposition thing and that’s what causes odor. Other factors contributing to body … Continue reading

4 tips to get you ready to take on the work week

Being a night owl, I have a hard time getting up and getting ready for the work day. My favorite thing to do that really shakes me awake, is to pop a drop of Peppermint essential oil on my tongue. That one drop … Continue reading

Oh my aching feet!

I’ve spent the past couple of days walking. I mean walking. I don’t think I’ve ever walked so far – and I’ve proved to myself that I’m no longer a walker. I’m sedentary, and perfectly happy with that! My girls and … Continue reading

Killer Spaghetti Bolognese

When I was growing up, the spaghetti bolognese we made was very different to the spaghetti bolognese we, as a family, eat now. I decided that I wanted to recreate the dish from my youth, and here’s the recipe if … Continue reading

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