Essential Sangria

On cold winter nights when we have friends over I love to serve this warming Sangria. There is really nothing better than good friends and a fun spicy drink.   Spicy Red Sangria Ingredients 1/2 cup Fireball Whiskey 1/2 cup frozen lemonade concentrate 1/2 cup orange juice 1 (750 milliliter) bottle Cabernet or Merlot 1/2…

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Feathers On Dinosaurs?

Feathers on dinosaurs? Remember when we thought of them like lizards with skin/scales? If you can, take a moment to just sit, step from your life and be open to areas where something you ‘knew’ was fact might not have been fact. It might have been something that things you perceived as evidence seemed to add…

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Essential Fish

Fish is one of the quickest, easiest dinners you can make. Living on an island in Southeast Alaska means we are lucky enough to have abundant fish available to us. I’ve had some fun adapting some recipes to incorporate essential oils. Hope you enjoy them! Coriander Salmon Ingredients 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1/8 teaspoon Pepper Toothpick…

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Giving Comfort to a Loved One Who is Passing

When I think of the circle of life I always visualize the Lion King where Rafiki  holds up young Simba and the song is playing while people are cheering for the new prince. Birth and joy are what we think of but not death. It is something most avoid thinking about at all costs. The…

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DIY Bridal Perfume Recipes

Making perfume is actually very easy!  For a wedding you want everything perfect. A reflection of the bride and groom. Brides always want their wedding to be special and different. That includes the perfume. Wearing a scent that no one else has is a nice touch. Whether you are the bride or you want a…

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Diffuser Blends Inspired By Nature

Summer in Southeast Alaska is welcome after all of the long winter rains. I like nothing more than to be outside enjoying the great outdoors and nature. When I’m trapped inside I like to diffuse scents that make me feel like I’m not missing out. Here are some of my favorites: Ocean’s Caress Diffuser Blend…

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Is it Okay to Mix Blends with Blends?

One of the incredibly cool things about playing with essential oils is you can go on Google or Pinterest and find a recipe to blend for just about anything! It is also one of the most frustrating things about essential oils. Where do you begin? Which do you pick? How do you know they know…

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Are Freeze Dried Foods Good For You?

Are freeze dried foods good for you? I keep hearing ‘better than fresh’ or ‘better than natural’ when it comes to freeze dried foods. After spending time researching it, I can’t find any solid evidence that this is true. More convenient… possibly. I don’t think having to re-hydrate my food saves time unless I’m throwing…

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Are You Coachable? And what does that really mean?

IT SEEMS NO MATTER WHAT YOU ARE DOING THE WORD COACHABLE IS EVERYWHERE. Whether you are playing sports, working at your job, trying to further your education or just trying to learn just about anything the word coachable comes up. I have an essential oil business in addition to health coaching and in that industry…

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