Why I Gave Up on Natural Health (and What Brought Me Back to it)

So, I’m guessing you’re here because you’ve tried out natural health and quickly gave up because you didn’t have the time to research all the natural options out there and nothing seemed to work anyway. I’ve been there… …or maybe you’re just getting started down the natural health path. …or maybe you just clicked on this blog by accident. Whatever the reason, I’m glad you’re here because natural health CAN be simple when you pick the right tools. In today’s[Read more]

How to Plan Your Life So You Get Stuff Done (and Don’t Feel Crazy)

Maybe you’re a mom and you’ve had to make adjustments to your life to get things done, or maybe you just feel too restricted by over planning but still need help getting things done. If you’re like me, you might find too much scheduling to downright stifling. I almost certainly will rebel and do the exact opposite of what’s on the schedule, which is to do nothing productive at all. I once spent a few hours entering reoccurring things into[Read more]

Essential Oils and Cats

We love our pets.  They’re part of the family and we want them to be naturally healthy.   We try to take them to holistically inclined vets, but the bills can really take a chunk out of our bank accounts. It is empowering to know that we can use essential oils on our pets too!  We are so thankful to have the tools that we need to help our pets at home. Please note: if your animal has a serious medical[Read more]

This Summer, Become an Essential Oil Expert Before Back to School

This Summer, we want to help you learn about how you can support your family’s health with essential oils, so that you are prepared for when your kids go back to school to face all the germs and the homework. There IS no better time than the Summer, while the kids are out of school, to learn how to use essential oils. Because each individual’s body chemistry is different, it takes time to experiment with the oils.  And I promise,[Read more]

Relax with Bergamot

  Bergamot essential oil is highly favored for its lovely fragrance. With a sweet, refreshing aroma, Bergamot helps to calm and relieve stress. Tips for use:        Use Bergamot in your next aromatherapy bath. Just add 2-4 drops to your bath water and relax. Diffuse in air to help calm tension. Bergamot blends well with Cypress, Geranium, Lavender, and Lemon. Use Bergamot in your sugar scrub. Add 4 drops to a gallon of water and store in your[Read more]

DIY Cologne for Father’s Day

Shouldn’t everyday be father’s day?  If you’re feeling inspired to give dad a gift, instead of buying an expensive, toxic cologne, put a personal (and healthy) touch to it by making your own. Cologne and perfume making is easy and fun. These cologne recipes are about a 20% oil and 80% carrier oil based. If you want a stronger scent, you can make it up to a 30/70 ratio. The cologne recipes below are for a 1/3 oz. vial (10ml). You[Read more]