• How To Apply Essential Oils

    Not sure how to apply your oils? The best place to start is to just put a couple of drops right on your skin and rub it in. Don’t worry about being precise. Just get those oils on! Essential oils are rapidly absorbed by the skin. It takes less than a minute to get into the bloodstream, and it is metabolized in the body in 2.5 hours. Apply them to the area where you want to provide support. Some favorite places are wrists, behind the ears, neck, temples, stomach, or especially feet. Our pores on the soles of our feet are very big and have high absorption. (Keep that in…

  • Simple Ways To Use Vitality Essential Oils

    See the white Vitality label on that bottle in the picture? Young Living has made it super easy for us to know which oils work well internally. Just look for the Vitality label, and you’ll know it’s a great pick for your water, a capsule, or your favorite recipe! Some oils have both regular labels and Vitality labels. Regular solid color bottle labels explain how to use the oil topically and/or aromatically. Vitality labels explain how to use the oil internally. Same oil. Different label. We love to cook with our Vitality oils! Here are a few of my go-to recipes that use Vitality essential oils. Flavored Popcorn Air pop…

  • Premium Starter Kit Diffuser Blends

    Even though I have been using oils for over seven years, I am still using the oils in the starter kit daily! Diffuser blends don’t have to be hard! Have you ever tried diffusing a single oil? Choose an oil and add about 5-8 drops of one oil. Add water and enjoy it! Valor: Ease anxious feelings and calm busy children. Lemon: Knock out odors. Lavender: Help everyone (including our dogs!) calm down a few notches. Frankincense: Need to collect your thoughts? Diffuse Frankincense. Peace and Calming: Create a peaceful environment. Raven: Diffuse it before, during, or after a workout to help you stay motivated and energized. Stress Away: Need a…

  • How To Support Your Emotions With Essential Oils

    Who’s got emotions? All of us, right?? Did you know that essential oils can be a powerful tool in helping soothe them? Check out my video below about emotions… I share more in detail of the “how’s,” but I wanted to give you a quick reference list! For most of these, except peppermint because it’s strong, you can rub them along your brow and temples as well as on your palms. Joy: emotional traumas, painful memories, and heartaches. Lifts the spirit and reduces depression, anxiety, and grief Sandalwood: when a person is overly emotional, trapped in dependency issues, or has faith concerns Harmony: when someone feels trapped in their situation…

  • How to Have a Spa Day at Home

    Life can be stressful. We’re currently on our 52 day of covid-19 quarantine. While we’ve found a new routine, there are definitely stressful aspects! No matter your circumstances, it’s so important to take time for self-care.  While heading to the spa is fantastic, thankfully you can recreate some of the luxurious spa treatments right at home! Turn off all the noise, lower the shades, and spend some time for you! You are worth it! At-Home Spa Diffuser Blend Move your diffuser to your bathroom and get this blend started.  4 Eucalyptus + 2 Peppermint + 2 Valor Spa Water One of the best things about the spa is spa water!…

  • Support Your Sleep With Essential Oil Diffuser Blends

    Let’s talk about bedtime! It seems when we say bedtime in our house, it is a cue for the kids to run around and play! So, we developed a bedtime routine to help calm everyone. One of the first things we do is pray together! After everyone has had a turn to pray we start our declarations…. “I am fully loved! I am created in the image of God!” Each kiddo has a favorite oil they like to use at bedtime. Peace and Calming or Sleepyize are two of our favorites. After they are tucked in it is Momma’s turn relax! I love using this simple pillow spray to start…

  • DIY Body Scrub

    I just love how soft this DIY Body Scrub leaves my skin feeling! I’ve tried to find products that are clean and healthy, but they just don’t see to match what I can create myself at home with Young Living. Create yourself a custom Body Scrub that matches your mood, and leave your skin feeling soft & fresh with this simple DIY: 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar (or more depending on preferred texture) 1/2 cup Fractionated Coconut Oil 15 drops Young Living Essential Oil Directions: Place coconut oil in a bowl and stir in sugar. If you are doing a large batch, use a stand mixer to make this easier! Mix…

  • Top Ten Essential Oil Hacks

    One of the best things about essential oils is there so many ways to use them! Give my top ten oily hacks a try! Trash Can Hack Take the absorbent paper out of the box, add a couple of drops of oil and place in your trash cans, diaper pails, or any place you might need a little freshening! I even threw this in a pair of boots the other day! Reuse Labels Did you know you can reuse the labels from your empty oil bottles??? Be sure to pull off slowly!Be sure your hands are oil-free.Be sure the bottle you are placing it on is oil-free. I love using…

  • Chemical-Free Cleaning Products

    The Thieves Household Cleaner is one of my favorites because it’s an all-in-one cleaner concentrate. I add a capful of cleaner to a spray bottle, fill the rest with filtered water, and I’m ready to go. Even better, I can hand the bottle to my kids and put them to work! Nothing toxic there to harm their little bodies! This cleaner has replaced ALL the bottles I used to buy at the store! A one-stop-shop, Boom!! The cost of Thieves House Hold Cleaner is about $0.04 per ounce. On average, “green” cleaners are about $0.11 per ounce! Most of the time, I spray my regular Thieves All-Purpose Cleaner to clean…

  • Support Your Immune System Naturally with Essential Oils

    WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FALL BELOW THE WELLNESS LINE? Natural remedies are helpful to our bodies when we are sick, and they are powerful in helping us stay healthy in the first place! Here are some go-to ways I use essential oils to support my family’s immune system. Get that NingXia Red in daily! It’s very high in antioxidants! Get that diffuser going! Diffuse blends like Thieves or RC. Immune Support Diffuser Blend3 drops Thieves3 drops Lemon1 drop Frankincense Apply your essential oils early and often!TIP: Hot oils can be diluted with a carrier oil and apply to the feet. The pores are really big on the bottom of…