Summer Survival

The kids are out of school. They are home all day. By this point in the summer, they might be driving each other, and you, a little crazy! The Serenity blend is a must have for mood management when everyone needs to take a chill pill! Diffuse or apply to temples or the back of your neck to calm emotions and tension, promote relaxation and a restful sleeping environment. You can also add a few drops to your bath to[Read more]

Lemon Essential Oil

I swear I go through a bottle of Lemon essential oil every month!  I use it for absolutely everything – from green cleaning and cooking, to flavoring my drinking water and purifying my laundry or odors throughout the house (or in my case, throughout the RV that I travel full-time in with my husband, dog, and cat).  Our Lemon essential oil comes from the rind of lemons that are grown on small family farms in Italy.  I absolutely L.O.V.E. the[Read more]

Wild Orange Essential Oil

Wild Orange is one of my absolute favorite essential oils due to its energizing aroma and multiple health benefits. High in monoterpenes, Wild Orange possesses stimulating and purifying qualities, making it ideal to enhance immunity when seasonal threats are high. As with many citrus peel oils, Wild Orange contains powerful antioxidants that help maintain overall health. It can be taken daily to cleanse the body or used on surfaces as a natural cleaner. Diffusing Wild Orange will energize and uplift[Read more]

CHAI TEA RECIPE with Essential Oils

I recently gave up coffee and I’ve been doing pretty well with the exception of my morning sweet tooth. I can do without the caffeine, but I do miss the creamy sweetness of a good cup of Joe. Over the last week, I’ve been drinking tea instead of coffee and at a local coffee shop here in Eureka, CA I ordered an earl grey tea latte today. It was delicious and a lightbulb went off. It took me back to[Read more]

3 WAYS TO GET MORE DONE IN YOUR DAY

Most days I wake up thinking about all the things I have to get done.  This is, simply put, the inevitable reality of busy adults.  There are bills to pay, dogs to walk, kids to raise, jobs in which to perform, and then cram in all the little errands required to keep a household going and you’ve got a recipe for stress and mental exhaustion. As adults, we have a responsibility to keep it together and get things done.  Busy thoughts are[Read more]

Top 7 Reasons to Use Essential Oils

I had been living with nervousness and digestive issues for so long that I truly believed that was how my life would always be.  One day my sister brought me an essential oil to try and I humored her because that’s what sisters are for.  I was surprised to feel the oil work almost instantly.  All the stress from the whole day melted away and I felt a wave of calm wash over me.  A little while later, I tried another[Read more]