Homemade Shampoo

Do you have any idea how many chemicals are introduced to your body even before you eat breakfast?  The average woman puts approximately 300 different chemicals on their body just getting ready for the day. Most of the chemicals come from products you think “clean” your body, and the makeup that you apply.  But if you take a look at most bath products, you will see a list a mile long of ingredients that are harmful to your health and the health and well-being of your family.  If you start switching out chemical laden products, even one at a time, you are bettering your healthRead More →

essential-oils-pets

Essential Oils and Pets: A Quick How-To You love to share essential oils with your family, so it makes sense that you want to share them with your pets as well! Before you begin using essential oils for pets, you need to know the answers to some important questions. Can you use essential oils on dogs, cats, and other pets the same way you use them on yourself? How much should you use? What is the best way to administer oils for topical and internal use? Check out our quick and easy how-to guide and get tips and info that will answer your questions aboutRead More →

Peppermint Brownies Recipe

These fudgy peppermint brownies may look and taste like the brownies you love, but they’re free of the things that your waistline doesn’t. We’ve taken out the flour, butter, and refined sugar and replaced them with wholesome ingredients such as coconut oil, honey, Peppermint Vitality™, and black beans. Yes—we said black beans! They may seem like a strange addition to a sweet recipe, but black beans provide a soft, gooey, fudgy texture and have almost no taste—allowing the bold flavors of the cocoa powder and Peppermint Vitality to shine through. But don’t take our word for it, give this flourless peppermint brownie recipe a try!Read More →

Thieves essential oil

Thieves is an amazing blend of essential oils, inspired by French Thieves during the time of the plague.  Legend has it that in the 15th-century, French authorities offered leniency to a group of thieves in exchange for their secret aromatic mixture. The Thieves protected themselves with the special blend because it was an immune booster.  Rosemary and Clove are two of the 5 essential oils used in this blend, and are known for their antimicrobial effects to fight off bacteria. Thieves® Vitality™ and Young Living’s Thieves products, with the powerful essential oils of Lemon, Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Radiata, and Rosemary, provide both wellness supportRead More →

Essential Oil infused Sauteed Snap Peas

Can you say yum?  What a great side dish to serve up this upcoming Easter, sauteed snap peas and radishes in lemon herb butter.  Something fresh and different than that old Green Bean Casserole.  This wonderful dish has me singing “Spring”.  I can’t wait until I am able to grow fresh herbs and garden vegetables again.  Snap peas will be on that list of veggies this year. INGREDIENTS: 2 Tbs or softened 2 Tbs very finely chopped herbs such as parsley, chives, dill, and cilantro 1/4 tsp fine sea salt 2 drops Lemon Vitality 1 drop Dill Vitality For the Sauteed Snap Peas 1 poundRead More →

Pregnancy Essential Oils

I have the wonderful opportunity to vendor at a Family Exposition event in my hometown, and that is what prompted me to write this blog post.  I prepared myself for questions I may be asked from new mothers and those expecting at the exposition.  I would like to share what I learned so you can have a good night’s sleep knowing you are using the right kinds of essential oils during your pregnancy, at each stage of your pregnancy, and when you are breast feeding. Essential oils can play an important role, emotionally and physically, during your pregnancy.  You still want to be able toRead More →

Amazing Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender! I can’t say enough about this Nature’s gift. First let me say that I have issues with most fragrances, especially floral, and Lavender flowers being a big one. But…not the oils that are steamed distilled from the flowers. You see, when you are allergic to scents and skin allergies, it’s certain parts of the plants you are allergic to, like pollen, but when you extract the oils from these plants, the allergen parts of the plant are not what you get.  You just get an amazing oil. What can Lavender essential oil do? Let’s just say if I could only have one oil withRead More →

Wolfberry Trail Mix

This sweet treat is sure to be a hit with the entire family.  Great for a quick on the go breakfast, or for a tasty snack later in the day.  Wolfberries, also known as Goji Berries, are Native to China, but are known to be grown in various other warmer regions such as North America, the Mediterranean, Australia and Southwest Asia. Wolfberries are a great source for bolstering your immune system, lower your cholesterol, anti-cancer properties, maintaining diabetes and even improves your eyesight. They are used as both food and medicine in China. Young Living’s Organic Dried Wolfberries are a sweet, organic snack from natureRead More →