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]

Oven-Baked Tostadas in 20 Minutes or Less!

Sometimes you just want a quick and easy dinner, am I right?  But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice health for convenience.  I love Mexican food, but that also doesn’t mean I have to sacrifice health for fried tostada goodness.  I figured out you can bake soft corn tortillas to crisp them up and then add whatever toppings you want.   I was able to have these delicious oven-baked tostadas in my belly in less than 25 minutes!  The coconut[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]

4 TIPS FOR A HEALTHY, STRESS-FREE THANKSGIVING + A RECIPE

  Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  I know the holidays can be stressful.  Essential oils can help keep everyone in your life this holiday season healthy and calm.  Wouldn’t it be great to have a stress-free, healthy family sitting around the Thanksgiving dinner table?  Click here to learn about my favorite essential oils for calming.  Plus, you can cook with them and forget about having to buy all those expensive fresh herbs! Here are 4 tips on how to use[Read more]

Arborvitae Essential Oil

Known as the “tree of life,” Arborvitae is majestic in size and abundant in therapeutic benefits. Arborvitae essential oil has a high content of tropolones, a group of chemical compounds that protect against environmental and seasonal threats, have powerful purifying properties, and promote healthy cell function. Hinokitiol, one of the tropolones in Arborvitae, protects the body from harmful elements while supporting normal cell activity. This compound also contributes to Arborvitae’s natural insect repellent properties. Thujic acid, another tropolone found in[Read more]

Keep Pets Safe Over 4th of July

We all love the 4th of July – cookouts, fireworks, and other festivities – but remember that while these events may be fun for us, they are potentially terrifying for our pets.  Unfortunately, each year, this is the #1 day pets go missing.  Because of the noise and commotion on the 4th of July, many dogs and cats panic and run off.  The good news is that this is preventable by taking a few precautions (outlined below) and you can[Read more]