How to get rid of fruit flies

Got fruit flies? I try to post things as they happen, almost on a moment-by-moment basis. What has social media done to us? Sometimes it’s an “OMG!” moment, and sometimes it’s a “why didn’t I think of that?” moment.   … Continue reading

I love my citrus oils!

There is not much that is fresher than the smell of an orange when you make that first break in the skin. Or a lemon as you slice it to put in a cool summer drink, so is it any … Continue reading

Fall Diffuser Blends: Chai

There’s never any mistaking you’re in a coffee shop. Especially your favorite local coffee shop, where they roast their own coffee beans. I just came from one of our local favorites, where I sat with my daughter for almost four … Continue reading

Essential oils for headaches – including migraines, tension and stress

Headaches – just the mention of the word can start conversations that potentially never end. I was prompted to write on this topic as we have had a lot of stormy weather recently, and I have a knack of being able to storms, … Continue reading

6 oils everyone should have in their first aid kit

It can be overwhelming, when faced with so many essential oils to choose from, to know where to start. I’ve put together a list of the oils that I think everyone should have in their first aid arsenal. Of course, … 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

Is your dog as scared of storms as mine is?

I know when there’s a storm coming. Every. Single. Time. And I bet a lot of dog owners can say the same thing! You can literally see the fear set in – her tail goes between her legs, the only place she … Continue reading

Of course you can make your own toothpaste!

Have you ever wondered if there was a natural alternative to the toothpaste you buy at your local grocery store? I did, once I read the warnings against swallowing commercial toothpaste, and the ingredient lists that included fluoride. My first … 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

Back to school with essential oils

  How germs impact education Nearly 22 million school days are lost annually due to the common cold. More than two-thirds (32 million) of school-aged children (aged 5–17 years) in the United States missed school in the past 12 months … Continue reading

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