The Soothing Effects of Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint

Sore throats. Itchy noses. Hives. If you have allergies, you know these symptoms well. Thankfully, the bounties of the Earth are here to help! While everyone reacts differently to essential oils, many have found relief with an equal parts blend of Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint. Alone, each component is helpful in their own right, and…

Oh The Yuck!!!

I've got to have a "REAL" moment with everyone for just a minute. This last week was AWFUL!!!!!! I don't think that I could actually capitalize that big enough!! Last week, the mom of the house got food poisoning. I say food poisoning instead of the flu or a stomach bug because it was mostly…

Diffuse Into Spring

How is it possible that it is April already?? I feel like we just got through the Holidays and now the kids are almost of school for summer. It blows my mind how quickly life happens and passes. I’m really trying to savor spring before the heat of summer hits, before my house doesn’t know…

Allergy Relief

Are you suffering from allergies as the seasons change? So many people around me are having such a a hard time right now. I hate taking (and giving to my kids) allergy drugs. I don't like the way it makes me feel, I don't like the side effects that come with it, and I really…

Spring Cleaning

My kids are on spring break this week. This usually means that my house will be a disaster and I will get nothing done. However, I changed my mindset and decided that I would take advantage of my kids being home and put them to work! I really don't like cleaning with my kids even…

Spring Spring Spring

Spring is one of my two favorite seasons. The warm air beginning to make it's appearance, the flowers beginning to bud, the the new beginnings of so many things! There is a certain crispness in the air when spring arrives. I was so looking forward to an amazing, beginning of spring weekend this weekend. That…

Spice it up!

Last weekend Spark Naturals took the oil world to a whole new level! I love cooking with my essential oils on a regular basis, but they have also come in mighty handy when I have forgotten to pick up an ingredient from the store. A few weeks ago I forgot to grab a lemon for…