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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.  The blog is also where I share my personal life experiences.
 
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Simple-n-fun DIYs

Amidst the uncertainty, our stay at home orders and these super crazy times, I thought it would be fun to share some super simple, but fun Do It Yourself (DIY) recipes. Something to take your mind off what's going on right now. Something to help you use common household ingredients as well as a few upcycling ideas too. The first is a unique a...

Symphony of the Cells™

Wow, what a weird time this is! We've got a lot going on with the global pandemic, social distancing, loss of income, health concerns, death, all the while TRYING to live as normally as we can. I could go on and on about my personal feelings, but bottom line is we're ALL in this together. And by all, I mean everyone around the globe. ...

All You Need is Love & Oils!

I'm not saying that you can't have one without the other, but having love AND oils in your life at the same time is a HUGE bonus! There's lots of science and research out there that talks about how solid social connections, romantic relationships and intimacy have a positive and profound influence on our physical and emotional health. On the f...

Cedarwood Uses & Benefits

Did you know that many people use Cedar oil for skin due to its purifying abilities? You can easily incorporate Cedarwood oil into your daily facial routine by simply adding one to two drops of Cedarwood oil to your facial toner or moisturizer for added clarifying properties. The cleansing properties of Cedarwood oil can also help improve the appearance of s...

Date Night Essentials

Essential oils are so versatile - from helping with our immunity and digestive system to mental and emotional support. Let's not forget that they are 50 to 70 times more potent than herbs, so using them to enhance your cooking is yet another yummy use. Bottom line is that essential oils are a powerhouse for our health and wellness and can be used in ev...

Essential Valentine's DIY Gifts

Nothing says love (or friendship) like a homemade Valentine's Day gift. Whether you want a cute DIY project for a school Valentine or a crafty gift for friends, co-workers and loved ones, the ideas are limitless. Check out these 6 cute doTERRA oil bottle PRINTABLES : "I'll Oilways Be Your Friend" "Oil You Be Mine?" ...

Many Shades of Wild Orange - Uses

There are so many way to use doTERRA's delicious Wild Orange essential oil! It's one of doTERRA's most popular oils for a variety of reasons, but one of the main is because it's wonderfully sweet smell will automatically make you smile. Happiness in a bottle, so to speak. It's just as yummy to the taste buds too! Have you ever tried Wild Orange ...

Oregano Essential Oil Uses

Often times when we think of oregano our mouths start salivating as we think of that last yummy Italian dish we had. I mean after all, it is known as a common ingredient in Italian cuisine. dōTERRA Oregano essential oil is the perfect kitchen companion - it's spicy and herbaceous. Here are a couple delicious Italian treats that use dōTERRA Oregano essenti...

Essential Oil Guide for HIM

Guys need essential oil love too! Am I right? Click on the picture below and you’ll be transported into an essential oil presentation with recipes for dudes. Recipes and product spotlights include: Beard Oil Beard Balm Shaving Balm Aftershave Hand Degreaser Fresh Breath Inflammatory Support Cologne Energy & Daily Vitality Gas, Bloatin...

Peppermint Essential Oil

Need to stay alert? Try Peppermint essential oil! If you or someone you know has trouble staying awake during the day and would like a natural method to feel alert, Peppermint oil used topically or aromatically can help. Because of the invigorating and cooling effects that pure Peppermint oil produces when it comes in contact with skin, Peppermint is an idea...

Patchouli

What Is Patchouli Essential Oil Good For? Have you ever heard of Patchouli essential oil ? Have you tried it? While this may seem like an obscure oil to some, it’s a treasure in the world of essential oils. A member of the mint family, patchouli has a rich, musky-sweet fragrance that is known to instill feelings of balance. The b...

Lemongrass

Lemongrass essential oil comes from the fragrant leaves and fibrous stems of Cochin grass, also known as the lemongrass plant. doTERRA Lemongrass essential oil is distilled from fresh lemongrass grown on family farms in Southern India. Here, on mountainsides up to 8,000 feet above sea level, the high rainfall contributes to a lemongrass oil with a higher cit...

Essential Oil Hacks - OnGuard Edition

In case you don't know what dōTERRA On Guard® is let me fill you in. On Guard essential oil is also known as the Protective Blend or Immunity Boosting Blend is one of dōTERRA's most popular oils. It's a powerful proprietary blend that supports healthy immune function* and contains cleansing properties. doTERRA On Guard protects against environmental a...

Essential Oil Hacks - LIFE Edition

Similar to last weeks Oil Hacks - Beauty Edition, I thought it would be fun to share some unique ways to get additional uses out of some of the products that you might already have. These are pretty fun, aren't they? Do you have any cool oil hacks that you use? I think I've got at least one more Oil Hack edition coming, so stay tuned if...

Cypress

dōTERRA Cypress offers a clean, fresh aroma that promotes vitality and energy, while topical applications help to invigorate the senses. Here are three easy ways to use Cypress essential oil: 1. Fill your home with Citrus Woods by diffusing 5 drops of Cypress and 3 drops of Grapefruit. 2. Relax after a taxing day by adding dōTERRA Cypress ...

5 Ways to Use Rosemary Essential Oil

Some people think Rosemary is only useful for cooking, but this herbal, energizing oil has uses that extend far beyond the kitchen. Keep reading to discovery five simple ways to use Rosemary essential oil. Use Rosemary oil for hair. Cooking with Rosemary oil. Diffuse Rosemary oil for an ener...

3 Ways to Use Essential Oils

Back to the basics. Sometimes I forget that not everyone knows how to use essential oils or why they would want to for that matter. For me and my family it's a matter of feeling empowered with natural solutions we can turn to and/or try before running to the doctor, reaching for an over-the-counter med or suffering through an ailment. Using essential oils d...

Natural Solutions for Stress

It’s that time of year again. Or is it ALWAYS that time of year!?! Stress seems to creep in for me when I’m preparing to get my son, Talon, back to school (which was just yesterday, in case you’re interested). When I’m working on a big project, which by the way seems like that’s ALL the time. Hey a girls gotta dream right? ...

Rosemary

When you think of Rosemary, do you think of food? I use to immediately picture a lamb chop, but now when I think of Rosemary I think of so much more - like relaxation and concentration. Don't worry I'll give ya some recipes for food too (down below). Trying to relax? Let the renewing properties of Rosemary oil soothe your body and soul at the end of...

Essential Oils for Your Hair

I just got home from San Antonio and boy was it hot there! Not that the 92 degrees when we landed in Colorado was much more inviting. Hahaha! With the summer heat comes more playing at the pool and sweating, so that means I'm washing my hair more (sometimes multiple times a day). I don't want my hair to get dry and damaged with all the summer fun, so it's...