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The blog is a good spot to get tips, tricks and tools to help you live a natural solutions lifestyle.  I've got educational posts to help you learn more about doTERRA essential oils - how to use them, what they're good for, DIY projects and lots of recipes too.  Plus the blog is where I share my personal life experiences and life-hacks.
 
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Back to School [AGAIN]

I haven't met one mom yet who doesn't agree that time flies. When your kids are infant to pre-school age they change on, almost, a daily basis in their physical appearance, mental ...

4 Tips for a Successful Road Trip

Like many of my blog posts, this one is inspired by events happening in my own world. My son, Talon, and I are taking a quick road trip together next week. Unfortunately, we don’t ...

Essential Oils for Pests

Most of us love spending more time outdoors when the weather is nice. I realize the bug types and populations can vary depending on where you live, however, one thing we all have i...

ICE

Ice. That’s right we’re talking about frozen water today. Hahaha! If you like ice, this post is for you! We'll go over 8 types of ice, ways to use ice as a natural solution remedy,...

Summer Diffuser Blends

Using essential oils as aroma therapy, specifically diffusing is one of the easiest ways to use and enjoy essential oils. Not only can diffusing essential oils quickly alter your m...

30 Roller Bottle Blends for Summer

Let me start off by sharing three reasons roller bottles are awesome.   1)  Empty roller bottles allow you to create custom blends of oils to address your particular needs. They ca...

Patriotic Recipes

Fourth of July has become much like Christmas in our fun traditions and extravagant celebrations. I'm all for it! However, take a moment and start off your day with a little reflec...

Refreshing Summer Treats

We tend to eat “lighter” foods in the summertime. Perhaps you eat more salads or you just don’t seem to have the same appetite in the summer. We even tend to want to have cooler fo...

doTERRA Travel Minis

Much like my self-care routine, I’m not willing to give up all the good habits I’ve developed when it comes to incorporating natural solutions into my routine for the sake of a vac...

Creating a Healthier Hotel Room

Essential oils and using natural solutions are an important part of my lifestyle. That includes me having a little control in my environmental circumstances too, especially in trav...

6 Oily Travel Tips

No matter the purpose for traveling or mode of transportation there’s no way I’m leaving home without my essential oils in tote! Today I'm sharing 6 oily travel tips that can help ...

Summer To-Do's

There are so many things we can do in the summer and yet we still seem to manage getting bored. Here's a short list of summer to-do's to help get your creative juices flowing. How ...

Busy to Intentional in 5 Steps

There can be fine line between living life and enjoying life. The line gets even thinner when you add being a caregiver and/or kids into the mix. If you know, you know. Many of us ...

Summertime DIYs

If you live in Colorado, like me, then you've experienced the crazy-weird weather we've had. I heard on the news that April was the windiness and most excessive wind we've ever exp...

Self-Care at Work

I left the corporate world in January 2020, so I don’t have much of a head start with the whole working from home routine, at least on a full-time basis. For about 10 years I was f...

Cold, Heat & Light Therapy

You’ve probably used a hot compress to soothe a cramp or a cold compress to decrease swelling and inflammation and we’ve all reaped the benefits of soaking up some sunshine. Today ...

Oral Hygiene

I recently went to the dentist for my 6-month check-up, and it got me thinking… Are you happy with your oral hygiene?   According to the American Dental Association (ADA) 95% of Am...

Lemon Essential Oil

It’s been a while since I did a post on a single essential oil. There are several reasons that I felt compelled to share about dōTERRA Lemon essential oil today. It’s one of the mo...

Increase Your Energy Level

Just about everything we do and think can have an impact on our energy levels – as a positive or negative. It’s human nature to gravitate towards the negative side of things, so I’...

Essential Oil Recipes for Animals

With a little common sense and the same care and attention you give yourself when using essential oils, your pets can also benefit from the power of natural solutions. In today's p...