Clary Sage Essential Oil

Clary Sage (salvia sclarea) is a tall, flowering biennial herb from the Lamiaceae/Labiatae plant family. The flowering tops are steam distilled for their essential oil and have been used throughout the world for improving eye sight, general good health, womanly issues,  and to improve the flavor of cheap wine. Clary Sage is a great calming oil…

Cold & Flu Kit

This year the Flu is spreading like crazy! I'm pretty sure it's made the rounds through every work place and school across the nation in record numbers. Thank goodness for inexpensive/budget friendly NATURAL remedies, am I right? I can't tell you how many people I've recommended this kit to, but I love it! Not only…

Explore the 5 Love Languages with Essential Oils

Happy Valentine's, Galentine's, Palentine's Day!!! Everyone gives and receives love differently and today is the perfect day to explore those ways with our love of essential oils! Acts of Service Nothing says "I love you" like doing something to show you care. What better way than by cleaning the worst room in the house: the…

Kick the Cough

I don't know about you, but lately it seems like everyone is sick-the kids, the neighbors, school class, coworkers...everyone. It hits fast and hard and then lingers for weeks. The coughing, hacking, and sore throats seem endless. While the fever has gone away, and energy is returning, the hacking cough still remains. The kids can't…

Long Weekend? Spa Time!

We've discussed before our top 5 travel must-have oils. We've talked about the 5 Ways to Shield your family, the Flu Bomb, and using our Defense Salve to keep all the sickies away. But what if you're home for the long weekend?  Take time to relax and rejuvenate! When you're home by yourself or with the…

Holiday Season DIYs

This time of year can be stressful. As adults, we are able to realize and figure out ways to deal with it. This can be by eliminating things on our to do list, talking to loved ones, or other various ways to release that stress. But, this time of year is also stressful on kids.…

Shield Yourself: DIY Hand Sanitizer

Handrails. Doorknobs. Drinking fountains. Bathrooms. Refrigerator doors. Shopping carts. We touch things everyday that hold unseen germs, and this time of year when illness rates increase due to more indoor hours and tight quarters, we essentially need a Shieldto ward them off. Enter Shield Hand Sanitizer. Whether you like a liquidy spray or a gel-style…

School’s Out For Summer (Almost)

I don't know who I feel worse for, the teachers that have had my children all year long or the fact that school is almost over and I will have them home all day, all summer long. We really lucked out on the teacher department this year! They have been so wonderful! But now the…