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3 In Essential Oils

Earn A FREE Essential Oil Starter Kit!

Interested? The Young Living Premium Starter Kit is a FAVORITE of many, with me included! As far as I’m concerned, it is the only way you should get started using essential oils. It is how I got started using my essential oils a few years ago. It is a tremendous savings….I couldn’t believe it when I started. I was initially only going to purchase a few oils…and those oils added up to the cost of the starter kit…which included a…

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15 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Personal Growth

5 Ways to Mindfully Improve Your Diet in 5 Minutes or Less

We’ve all been there- drawn in by the lure of the “next best” diet only to find ourselves overwhelmed by the time and resources required to make this big change. And, so we do nothing. What if there were some simple habits that you could complete in just a few minutes that would improve how you eat without a major overhaul? Below you will find 5 ways that you can mindfully improve your diet in 5 minutes or less. This…

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16 In Essential Oils

10 Amazing Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

We keep Lavender essential oil well stocked in our home. I go through more of this oil than any other and I love it. You might be surprised when you smell therapeutic grade lavender essential oil because of it’s potency and plant-like scent. It is amazing. Here are 10 Amazing Uses for Lavender Essential Oil 1. Lavender essential oil is commonly called the “Swiss Army knife” of essential oils because it can be used for just about anything. I keep a…

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34 In Healthy Living

How Much Sugar Should You Consume a Day?

I am a sugar addict! Seriously. Give me chocolate and I will love you forever. I really don’t care for chips, or breads or cheeses…but get me around brownies, cookies, chocolate…and I have a hard time containing myself. I seem to have it under control right now, and thankfully I have learned enough to reel it in when I need to. I thought I would share some information that I found to help you understand WHY and HOW you should…

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0 In Food/ Healthy Living

Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

CONFESSION: I have never been a fan of cauliflower. Ever. I have always liked broccoli, but couldn’t get into cauliflower. In the last year or so, I have found a few recipes that have changed my mind. Cauliflower pizza crust is one of them and I have an awesome roasted cauliflower recipe. THIS IS ONE OF THOSE RECIPES. It has even been approved by my Buffalo wing loving husband, so you know it’s good! If you are trying to eat…

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13 In Food/ Healthy Living

What is the Pegan Diet?

I have always had a passion for health and nutrition. I went to school for pre med and ended up switching to nutrition. After school, my interest only increased and I found myself fascinated by how our bodies were made to use food. We can do so much for our health just by changing what we put into our bodies. Our bodies were made to heal themselves! I won’t get on my soap box right now, but if you ever…

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11 In Essential Oils/ Motherhood

How I Use Essential Oils for Emotional Support

Hey there, sweet friends and welcome back! Today I have a special guest for you all and I am so excited! You likely know, or should know, that I am obsessed with my essential oils and believe everyone should have them in their home. When Carrie told me how she felt about using essential oils with her family, and offered to write about it, I was thrilled. I love seeing how other moms use essential oils. There is always so…

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16 In Essential Oils/ Healthy Living/ Motherhood

How I Naturally Support My Energy

Who else is excited that it’s Monday?! I know, I may be abnormal in that I look forward to the start of a new week. But, I have found that what I focus on expands. Isn’t that true? I know, I don’t have to go to work on Monday mornings. But I do have 6 children with boundless energy and we homeschool, so all that energy is with me all.day.long. I still find reasons to be happy at the start…

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51 In Essential Oils

Why and How to Use Essential Oils

Friends, if you haven’t heard about essential oils, you may be living in a cave. Am I right? Essential oils are getting a lot of attention lately…and for good reason. I started using essential oils about 2 years ago, when I was suffering from the worst sinus infection ever. I was pregnant with our sixth baby at the time, and didn’t want to use antibiotics, so I went on the hunt for something natural. And that started me and my…

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