Spring Cleaning the Natural Way!

Are you thinking about spring cleaning?  It’s that time of year again!  The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and it’s warm enough out to open your windows and let some fresh air in!  Maybe you’ve begun taking out your sponges, spray bottles, face masks and rubber gloves to get going with the scrubbing.  You may be looking into a spring cleaning detox or cleansing program, and, hopefully, you’re tossing out your more-than-six-months old personal care products.  Remember:  when you’re spring[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]

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]

Clean Living

It’s time to start thinking about where you can reduce exposure to toxins in your life.  I’m not just talking about chemicals in your household cleaning products.  I’m also referring to negative, toxic thought patterns, AND toxic things you may be putting on your skin. We live in an increasingly stressful society filled with constant negative influences.  Over the years I have incorporated ways to get rid of negative thinking.  I realized that all those toxic thoughts were taking up[Read more]

Eating & Living Well

My grandmother lived to be 100 years old.  No joke!  This lady was still playing tennis well in to her 90’s and she was still sharp as a tack at the end.   But she would have been the first one to tell you that her mental and physical health was due to a lifetime of consistent and positive daily actions. It’s easy for us youngsters to live in the now and forget about the role our current lifestyle and eating habits[Read more]

7 WAYS YOUR HOUSE COULD BE MAKING YOU SICK

When we think of air pollution we tend to think of the air outside.  Clean air campaigns often focus on reducing vehicle and industrial carbon emissions so our kids can breathe better when playing outside.  But what about the air you breathe inside? These days people are spending more and more time indoors, but indoor air pollution is a serious risk to your health.  Dust mites, mold, microbial activity, viruses, bacteria, and toxic chemicals may be lurking throughout your house and[Read more]