Lime Essential Oil in the Kitchen

Did you know that you can use essential oils to cook with, marinate, or enhance flavors in your daily diet? 

For example, lime essential oil is amazing to use in a marinade for your tacos.

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DIY Garbage Disposal Refresher

Does your garbage disposal need a little refreshing?

With everything that goes into the disposal, odds are that odors could be accumulating in there. Try this simple DIY recipe to make your own garbage disposal refreshers that will help freshen, clean, and deodorize your garbage disposal.

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The Flu: What is it?

Influenza, commonly known as ‘The Flu’, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. These infect the nose, throat, and lungs. The flu viruses are believed to be spread via airborne droplets produced when infected individuals cough, sneeze, or talk. The virus may also be transmitted through touching a surface that is contaminated with the virus, then touching one’s own mouth, nose, or possibly eyes. Influenza is a more serious illness than the common cold, and there is a potential that medical attention may be needed. Complications of the flu can include bacterial pneumonia, ear infection, sinus infection, and the worsening of chronic conditions such as heart failure, asthma, or diabetes.

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National Bubble Bath Day!

Did you know there was a National Bubble Bath Day? Me either!

Let’s dive right in and honor this day with my favorite essential oil infused bubble bath recipe!

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Get Yourself Focused with Essential Oils

Sometimes, getting yourself in the right mindset to tackle all the things that need to be done around your home can be a battle in itself.

Diffusing Essential Oils can help get you focused and motivated to grab your cape and utility belt and tackle the day; or they can help you decompress and relax after a long, stressful day.

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Beyond the Basics: Ginger Essential Oil

Ginger Essential Oil has remained one of the most popular herbs and spices for more than four thousand years! This oil comes from the root of the plant, and its scent is energizing and revitalizing.

Since it is a warming oil, it makes a great addition to massage blends. Make sure to dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil when using topically, since Ginger Essential Oil is a “hot” oil. (more…)

Beyond the Basics: Lime Essential Oil

With all the amazing citrus oils out there, sometimes Lime Essential Oil can get forgotten in the mix.

Which is a shame, because it smells amazing! The aroma of Lime is uplifting, energizing, and refreshing to the mood when diffused. It’s also a popular ingredient in smoothies, chicken or fish entrees, and many desserts. (more…)

Essential Oil Recipes for Grilling

There are few culinary pleasures in life to equal a good, grilled meal.

Steaks, chicken, barbecued pork, shrimp, vegetables—whatever your preference, it’s hard to beat the unique, wonderful flavor imparted to your favorites by fire and steel, cooked outdoors on your own patio, deck, or porch.

Whether your grilling adventures are seasonal or year-round, you want your efforts to be crowned with success. And so it‘s important to remember a few tips before you begin grilling. (more…)

Father’s Day DIY Recipes

fathers day diy recipesThink of the fathers in your life: husbands, sons, fathers, brothers, maybe friends.

How aware are they of the products they use every day, or of what those products might contain?

Do they take time to do a little something extra for themselves when it comes to their daily routines or even personal care? Or are they most likely to use whatever you buy for them or whatever they themselves grab off the store shelf because it’s a necessity, and it’s cheap, or they’re in a hurry and don’t have the time or patience to really look into the ingredients? (more…)

Mother’s Day DIY and Diffuser Recipes

mothers day diy and diffuser recipesYoung Living is spoiling us with a quick promo the next 3 days, Thursday, May 3 – Saturday, May 5, with 10% off 5 ml Frankincense, 15 ml Lavender, 15 ml Melrose, 5 ml Sacred Sandalwood, and 15 ml Cedarwood, just in time for Mother’s Day. You may recognize these female favorites as being great oils to aid in relaxing and maintaining healthy, youthful skin and hair. Many of these oils many reach for in their DIY projects. (more…)

Spring Breeze Room Spray

Spring Breeze Room Spray

Ready for Spring and Spring cleaning?  Give your home the scents of a blooming garden with this room spray made with Young Living Essential oils.   (more…)

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