Spreading Positivity & Love

Happy December! We have had quite the year. COVID-19, lockdowns, quarantine, anger, hate, fear, job loss, loneliness - all these things that are challenging our daily lives! Toilet paper hoarding! Maybe we have thrived, maybe we have survived, maybe we are barely making it through. Whatever path is yours, let it be that. I challenge all of you to join me in spreading some positivity during these uncertain times! Make someone smile, reach out to someone you haven’t talked to in a while. Book a Christmas party via zoom. Post inspirational quotes!  Even if you feel like crap - seriously!! Doing these things has made me feel better - it will make you feel better! I got really sick and tired of reading posts that were all about of...

Top 10 Ways to Cope During this Time

Ok friends we have hit some uncharted territory. Who ever thought borders would close or we would discontinue school and work and be forced to stay home. Who knew any of these things would occur in our lifetime. Sure we have seen movies and heard predictions that the end of the world is coming. Well who thought this was actually going to be in our reality.  I am so sorr...

How to Use doTERRA to Make Better Choices for Your Health (in all areas of your life!)

*WARNING - Soapbox rant* 😉 It’s long but read it. You’re using dōTERRA for a reason, right? My friends, you all have an account with dōTERRA because you want better choices for your health - so start making them! I think we can all agree that dōTERRA is a trusted company and ...

Top 10 Uses of Smart and Sassy

Welcome To January And Happy New Year! I am so excited for 2020. It is a new year a new decade and We all get to start over again. So let us dust off our runners and our work out gear and get back on track with clean eating and exercising. You know I have struggled with my weight for 30 years. In my early 20’s I found myself at over 200 pounds and I really had to check in to what I was doing. Mindless eating, lack of movement, minimal water, pack a day smoker, fast food, depression and 5 hours of soap operas seemed to be the problem. ...

CREAMY SCOURING SCRUB

CREAMY SCOURING SCRUB Our second go-to cleaner is a creamy scouring scrub that you can use on sinks, tubs, tiles, hard to scrub dishes and even your oven. All you need are three simple ingredients and away you go! We used Orange essential oil for this recipe because of its natural disinfectant properties and because it smells so fresh and energizing. Baking soda is another key component to this recipe because it neutralizes an...

ALL PURPOSE CLEANER

ALL PURPOSE CLEANER The first recipe is an all-purpose spray that is great for wiping down everyday surfaces like countertops, tables, furniture and anything else that needs a quick clean. This recipe is suitable for a variety of finishes including stainless steel, wood, tile and plastic. Avoid letting your mixture sit or scrubbing your surface abrasively, as this cleaner may wear down the finish. In this all-purpose cleaner, you'll find Lemon essential oil as it is a fantastic cleaning agent, especially when it comes to cutting grease or sticky substances. Lavender is antibacterial and...

IT'S TIME TO GET BACK INTO THE SPRING OF THINGS.

IT'S TIME TO GET BACK INTO THE SPRING OF THINGS. We don’t know about you but now that spring is finally in the air, we are actually feeling a little anxious to start cleaning. There is something that feels very therapeutic yet exciting about clearing away all of the things that you no longer have a need for and opening your windows to let in the fresh air after a long winter. To get you inspired, we have collected our top most useful DIY cleaning recipes for the home! They are easy to make and guaranteed to get the job done–naturally of course. Regular store-bought cle...

TOILET BOMB

TOILET BOMB If there’s one thing we all dread, it’s cleaning toilets. But have no fear, this fizzing bomb will leave your toilets smelling fresh and looking sparkly. Tea Tree (Melaleuca) essential oil has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties which fight bacteria, making it one of the best oils to use in household cleaners. Supplies: Silicone Mould 1 cup Baking Soda ¼ cup Citric Acid ¼-1 tablespoon Liquid Castile Soap (we prefer unsce...

dōTERRA On Guard® Pancakes

Submitted by: Carmella Papaleo, California Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 cup oatmeal 1 cup flour ¼ cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup plain greek yogurt ¾ cup milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 drop Cinnamon Bark essential oil ½ cup chopped walnuts, optional ¼ cup canola oil 2–4 drops of doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend (depending on how strong you like the taste of it) Directions:  Mash bananas in medium mixing bowl; mix in yogurt, eggs, milk, canola oil, vanilla, and doTERRA On Guard. In large mixing bowl add oatmeal, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and walnuts; mix well. Add banana mixture to dry ingredients and mix. Do not over mix. Spray griddle with non-stick spray, us...

Guide to Taking Care of Your Oil Diffusers

Diffusing essential oils is one of the easiest yet most effective ways for you to experience the aromatic benefits of your favorite essential oil. Over time, your diffuser will develop an oil buildup that potentially can prevent it from working properly, so it is important to understand how to use and take care of it. Here are a few tips that will help you have the best aromatic experience and extend the life of your doTERRA diffuser.   Filling Your Diffuser Use clean, room-temperature tap water. Make sure the water level does not exceed the water mark. Add 5–12 drops of doTERRA essential oils. You ...

Reed Diffuser

If you are looking for a fun and decorative way to diffuse essential oils, then you will love this DIY reed diffuser. This easy diffuser is great to have at home, in the office, at school, or anywhere you would like the aroma and benefits of essential oils. Ingredients ¼ cup Fractionated Coconut Oil 15 drops favorite essential oils Reed diffuser sticks Note: You can purchase reed diffuser sticks at most craft and candle stores. Instructions Put Fractionated Coconut Oil and essential oils into glass container. Add reed diffuser sticks. It may take up to a day for the essential oil blend to make it's way up the diffuser for you to smell. Tip: Flip each reed every two to three days for a stronger aroma.

Using the dōTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist

The doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist is the perfect addition to the well-loved doTERRA On Guard collection. It is infused with the doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend you’ve grown to love. In addition, the active ingredient in doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist kills 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria. The doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist will help protect your family and home against environmental threats.   Our Favorite Uses The convenient spray-bottle top packaging of the doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist is useful in a variety of situations:   If you're traveling anywhere, keep the doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist in your carry-on or roadtrip...