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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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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...

What is Grapefruit Oil used for?

Grapefruit oil is becoming one of the most popular essential oils on the market. The bright, energizing aroma and many benefits of Grapefruit essential oil make it a fan favorite in the world of essential oils. Many people ask, “What is Grapefruit oil used for?” It turns out that many enjoy using Grapefruit essential oil for much more than si...

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 ...

Essential Oil Hacks - Beauty Edition

I thought it would be kinda fun to share some unique ways to get additional uses out of some of the products that you might already have. Pretty nifty right? Stay tuned for future editions to this cool oil hacks guide. xo Danette

Vetiver

dōTERRA Vetiver has a unique, exotic aroma that’s sweet, woody, caramel, and smoky making it ideal for calming emotions. For a relaxing and stress free evening at home, use Vetiver as a massage oil for the body, diffuse with Lavender, dōTERRA Serenity®, or dōTERRA Balance® or rub on your feet before bedtime to promote a restful night’s sleep*. You can al...

The Classic Mutt!

If you follow me over on Instagram or Facebook you already know that I like to keep my posts on the shorter side. You may have also noticed that I do a getting to know me series on Wednesday's. I thought it might be cool to bring them into my blogs so I can go into a little more detail and have a little more fun. For Christmas last year, one of my co...

Essentials for Amputees

I had an online class last night - our topic was specifically for amputees. We covered the essential products an you can use to help navigate your health as an amputee. We want to share with you the holistic approaches we've taken to empower Steve, my hubby whose a BKA, with natural solutions that work. Here's the recording ...

Frankincense

Feeling stressed? dōTERRA Frankincense can help with that! The chemical components of Frankincense result in an extremely powerful aroma that can help to dispel negative feelings—like stress. If you are feeling like the pressures of life are weighing down your mood, apply Frankincense to the bottom of your feet. The soothing sensation and aroma will pr...

Cooking with Essential Oils

Essential oils have a wide variety of uses, each holding different advantages. You can integrate essential oils into nearly every part of your daily routine and incorporating essential oils in your family’s diet is easy and delicious! FLAVOR - Essential oils are super potent because they are highly concentrated and taken directly from the plan...

6 Reasons to Use Eucalyptus

6 Reasons to Use Eucalyptus Oil People often ask, “What are the benefits of Eucalyptus oil?” If you haven’t experienced the tranquil yet refreshing aroma of Eucalyptus, you’ll love what this cleansing, relaxing, and soothing essential oil can do for you. Need more reasons to use Eucalyptus oil? Keep reading to learn more about this uniqu...

Foundational Health

My belief is that we have the power within our choices to create the base for supporting our overall health and wellness. Much like what we learned in elementary school, the foundation of our health starts with US...OUR choices. I want to share with you the doTERRA Lifestyle Pyramid : Get your body moving – Exercise. I kno...

Cinnamon Bark

For me, in Colorado, I'm noticing that our day light has shortened and the night air is cooler and more crisp. It's what I refer to is layering weather because I need sleeves in the morning, but it's still in the high 80's by mid afternoon. Maybe your starting to notice the seasonal changes happening in your area too? Another thing I've noticed is that H...

Operation Underground Railroad

Today I want to share with you ONE reason I love doTERRA, aside from their amazing products. doTERRA has a HUGE heart! The doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation® partners with wonderful foundations who are on a mission to change the world. Operation Underground Railroad is one of those partnerships and this is the one I wanted to share ...

Lemon

dōTERRA’s Lemon essential oil is so versatile - cleansing, purifying, detoxing and invigorating! I use dōTERRA Lemon essential oil almost daily. Diffuser recipes, wiping off counters, taking stickers and sharpie off just about anything, in my water, you name it. Lemon is one of dōTERRA’s most practical oils and that is why it’s their bes...

13 NEW Products Released!

Wow...just wow! I just drove back into town from the 2019 doTERRA Global Convention in Salt Lake City, UT and it did not disappoint! I will be holding post-convention classes, so you can understand the best ways to incorporate these amazing new products into your routines, as well as why you would want to. But without further ado here are the 13 new pro...

Naturally Support Your Immunity

Germs are EVERYWHERE! But, we often don't think about supporting our immune systems until it's too late and we're already feeling under the weather. Supporting our immune systems can be very complex, so we have to look at our body as a whole. Exercising, eating healthy and getting quality sleep are super important and play a major role in having a healthy...

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 Sleep

I want you to know that I write this from a place of understanding. I struggled with sleep issues for over 2 decades. To start my night off, it took me F O R E V E R to fall asleep - like 45 minutes to a hour! I'd lay there exhausted, wanting nothing more than to drift off, but sadly my wheels just kept on spinning. Once I was finally asleep it did...