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The 5 Essential Oils You Should Never Be Without + an Exclusive Deal!

Navigating through all the information about essential oils can be overwhelming.  There are so many essential oils not to mention so many opinions on each one and how they should and shouldn't be used.  I must admit, there are only a handful of essential oils that I use on a regular basis.  Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint and Melaleuca are my go-to oils that I never want to be without.  Each of these oils serves a specific purpose and have many uses whether you use them together of … [Read more...]

DIY Acne Clearing Moisturizer

As I posted a few weeks ago, I had quite the shopping spree at Mountain Rose Herb, where I purchase about 90% of all my skin care ingredients.  I blindly chose a few oils that were affordable not really knowing what they were good for.  Turns out,  several of them are perfect for oilier skin types and known to not clog pores.  So, I formulated a super simple facial oil that is non-comedogenic, will help fade acne scaring and has been proven to reduce inflammation while killing bacteria.  While … [Read more...]

The Top 8 Most Useful Essential Oils

I've been wanting to do a post on the most popular essential oils that I use daily.  I think so often we can become so bombarded with information about essential oils that it's almost impossible to truly know where to start.  Especially since there are different schools of thought when it comes to essential oils.  I've taken much of the below information from the Spark Naturals blog.  I find it extremely helpful when I'm doing research.  So below is a little info. plus how I personally use these … [Read more...]

A Ringworm Remedy Among Other Things….

My girls and I got ringworm.  How's that for transparent?  Back in October we bought two kittens and they ended up giving us ringworm, or so I think.  Now, let's get one thing straight-ringworm is not actually caused by a worm.  It's a fungal rash very much like Athlete's foot and jock itch.  Awesome.  It's a round rash that is crazy hard to get rid of and very contagious.  First Heidi got a patch on her back.  Then I got a patch on my arm and next Sofie got one on her arm as well.  I knew it … [Read more...]

A Natural Protocol for Bites with Melaleuca

Spring is officially here for most of us and with that comes all kinds of creepy crawlers.  If you all keep up with my Facebook and Instagram page you might know not many days go by without me experiencing nature in a very intimate way.  For example, a couple of weeks ago I got bit by a mouse, a big one.  Yesterday I carried 2 baby snakes out of the house.  This spring we also have a resident tarantula living in a flower bed very close to the front door.  I realize I'm giving you the impression … [Read more...]

The Scary Fact About Your Lashes…

Ok, get ready for an alarming, eye opening post that's going to make you want to jump up and take action IMMEDIATELY!   I was scrolling through my Pinterest feed and found THIS article on adding 1 drop of lavender essential oil to your mascara each time you buy a new tube.  Why you may ask??  Brace yourself....  MITES.  Yes, 50% of us have mites burrowing in our eyelash hair follicles.  CRINGE.  As I write this my eye is itching.  So, let's dig right in and find out more. Mites can actually … [Read more...]

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