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Spark Natural’s GiveAway!

It's giveaway time today!  Did you know my essential oil company of choice, Spark Naturals has launched a line of salves?   Like most of my salves, Spark uses a base of organic unrefined coconut oil, organic olive oil and vitamin E along with a bit of beeswax to thicken everything up. Needless to say, their salves are jam packed with skin loving yummies!  I have to say, these salves have the perfect consistency.  They have 5 different salves, 2 of which, I'm elbow deep in as we speak!  The … [Read more...]

The Mind & Scent Diffuser Review

Mind and Scent diffusers are a vaporless diffuser that plugs into your computer or USB port.  When Mind and Scent contacted me to see if they could send me their diffuser in exchange for a review I was a bit skeptical.  I'm pretty sold on the diffusers I have-2 from Spark Naturals and 1 from Young Living, but since it seemed like a different kind of diffuser, I agreed.  As I've said in past product review posts, I make it clear that if I don't like the free product, I won't share it on my blog, … [Read more...]

Fall Diffuser Potions…

Fall just might be my favorite season.  There's just something about it.  With the days getting shorter, grayer and colder, I just get giddy thinking about scary movies, smores and fires in the fireplace!  My all-time favorite fall candle is THIS and I still burn it-I won't lie.  I just can't let it go, but I'm very aware of the toxins and only burn it on special night or dreary days.  Daily I diffuse.  Since essential oils are antibacterial and antiviral they do the opposite of what most candle … [Read more...]

Pain Killer Headache Stick!

Headaches are such a bummer.  Unfortunately, I get them all the time-I can't wear a pony-tail without a head ache and I do all my blog posts via the sofa despite my new office space!  I had to find a way to relieve the pain without popping a pill all the time!  I searched and searched and found Dori's blend-Since she's a fellow Spark Naturals user and very essential oil savy-I knew she had the best essential oil blend.  Luckily I had all the oils, mixed it up and experienced immediate relief.  … [Read more...]

6 Essential Oils for Beautiful Skin…(that you might not have thought of!)

I tend to talk about the same handful of essential oils don't I?  I've made my love for geranium, lavender, cypress and carrot seed essential oil pretty apparent!  I thought today we would explore a few other oils that have wonderful effects on the skin and would be great additions to your DIY serums, creams and toners! Patchouli Essential Oil: Despite the hippie stigma attached to this oil, Patchouli is a wonderful oil for achieving beautiful skin. It is helpful when applied to slow healing … [Read more...]

Your MUST-HAVES for Back To School…

Today is the big day-Sofie's first day of 1st grade!  Wow.  She's just growing so fast.  My youngest, Heidi and I are surviving our first day in months without her but the clock crawls and the baby bawls.  This year, despite feeling sad to see her go for the majority of the day, I was looking forward to coming back into some sort of routine.  We've had the hardest and busiest summer of our lives.  A very close family member has been out of commission with health issues and of course, the never … [Read more...]

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