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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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Wellness Made Simple pt.2

Welcome to Part 2 of a five-part series on living a natural solutions lifestyle - the goal being to keep things simple.  There are 6 primary areas on living a wellness lifestyle; E...

Wellness Made Simple pt.1

I hear it all the time, "Using natural solutions is overwhelming."  I agree in one regard, there are a TON of essential oils, supplements and companies claiming to be chemical and/...

New Year Planning Tips

What another whack-a-doo year 2021 has been, in spite of all the drama we made it! HAPPY NEW YEAR! Some of us a bit more scuffed than others, but we are here nonetheless. I could...

Top 3 Reasons to Declutter

As you may know by now, as a holistic health & lifestyle coach, I firmly believe in the power of self-care. But what does self-care have to do with clutter? Simply put, when you re...

Essential Oils for Water

When you stay hydrated it has a positive impact on your digestion, metabolism, skin and so much more! The easiest way to stay hydrated is to drink more water - duh! Yes, we hear th...

Boosting the Immune System

The immune system is responsible for protecting your body from environmental threats - helping the body stay healthy and protected against potential threats. To do so, the immune s...

Welcome abōde

As of late 2020, there are about 85,000 chemicals in personal care and cleaning products sold on the consumer market, and about 2,500 new chemicals are introduced every year!  Very...

Fall Wellness Guide

As the Autumn season starts to unfold, our bodies start to make adjustments of their own. Use this Fall Wellness Guide as a gentle form of encouragement towards little, yet powerfu...

Essential Oil Substitutions

I absolutely love the world of essential oils. To me they’re fun and easy to use. If you’re feeling at all overwhelmed with all the choices you have, you need to find someone like ...

Back to School - PRODUCTS

As a holistic health and lifestyle coach, I understand first hand just how overwhelming the world of essential oils and other natural solutions can be. But, that's where I come in!...

Back to School - SNACKS

Fueling our kids with powerful foods can help improve their learning behavior, aptitude, and attendance. There are plenty of studies out there correlating a kids nutrition with the...

Back to School - RECIPES

I believe now more than ever it's important to empower our youth with natural solutions. The level of toxicity in personal care products is unbelievable. The state of our world sin...

Essential Oils & Pets

If you’re an essential oil lover and you own a pet or two you’re probably hoping that you can use these precious gems on your fur babies. Good news, you can! However, it’s importan...

6 Solutions for Summertime Discomforts

Who doesn't love summer? The lush green trees and grass, the beautiful flowers, playing outside, swimming, going for walks and bike rides, traveling, exploring, camping, fishing, g...

Simple Tips to "Go Green" for College Students

Over the past eleven weeks we’ve been talking about how to make our homes healthier – how to reduce our toxic load (reducing toxins and chemicals), and ways to incorporate cleaning...

DIY Cleaning Recipes - Miscellaneous

Check this out, the average person spends about 1.5 years of their life cleaning! If you're going to spend that much time cleaning up think about how important it is to use product...

DIY Cleaning Recipes - Vehicle

While I know the majority of us probably prefer to take our vehicles to a carwash or get them professionally detailed we've probably all at some point in our lives hand-washed our ...

DIY Cleaning Recipes - Bedroom

According to the Good Housekeeping Institute you should wash your sheets at least once every two weeks, or once a week if you're a sweater. While the mattress doesn't need to be cl...

DIY Cleaning Recipes - Living Room

Dust particles are made of of 70-80% of our own dead skin cells, ewe! The other 20-30% is a mix of hair, fibers from clothing, dirt and soil particles, tiny specks of plastic, poll...

DIY Cleaning Recipes - Bathroom

 Although our bathrooms tend to be the smallest rooms in our home they have the most surface area to clean to ward off germs, bacteria, and mold to name a few. 52% of Americans say...