To Dilute or Not to Dilute: Using Oils Topically

To Dilute or Not to Dilute: Using Oils Topically

When I first started using essential oils, I was good about diluting them in a carrier oil before applying to my kids’ skin. It made sense to me to use a little more caution on their skin. I knew how potent essential oils are! But… I wasn’t so...
Healthy Eating Hack

Healthy Eating Hack

We all know we should eat more vegetables. And not just carrots or tomatoes …. we need more leafy greens! Are you getting a few cups of green vegetables in your diet every day? Spinach in your smoothie, kale salad for lunch, sautéed collard greens for dinner?...
3 Steps to Make Your New Year’s Goals Stick

3 Steps to Make Your New Year’s Goals Stick

Once and for all, we’re going to do this! Right?! New Year’s Goals or Resolutions or whatever you want to call them, have a bad reputation. Why is that? Because every year we set them, and every year we fail. Right? So what we have is a long track record...
The King of Oils

The King of Oils

The first time I smelled Frankincense, I thought… this is everyone’s favorite oil?  Let’s just say it definitely wasn’t my favorite scent!  But the more I learned about frankincense, the more I used it anyway, and the scent grew on me....
Easy Swaps for Healthier Holidays

Easy Swaps for Healthier Holidays

Celebrations involve food right? I can’t think of a culture where food isn’t at center stage at every party and celebration, especially during the holidays! But that doesn’t mean we need to go crazy and harm our health in the process of celebrating. I believe in...
Homemade Sugar Hand Scrub

Homemade Sugar Hand Scrub

I’m not much of a DIYer, but I love homemade gifts! I make this granola every year for teachers and neighbors, so I figured if I can handle that, I can handle Sugar Scrub! It’s simple to make, and so appreciated! We all get dry skin this time of year, and...