How to Capture the Essence of Summer

After several cloudy, rainy days, I thought summer was over and was settling in for our rainy season followed by our snowy season, but today I woke up to a gorgeous sunny warm day. The kind of day that makes my want to indulge in one of my guilty pleasures, laying in a sunbeam and…

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Essential Tips for Homework

Homework… a word that used to make me shudder. A couple of years ago I decided to pick up the degree I abandoned when I started a family. So not only did I have homework but my girls had homework too. Looking back at it, I remember homework in high school was a breeze. But…

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Essential Oils for Sports

I know I don’t look very athletic. Truthfully at 5’3” with a small frame and add to that winning the genetic lottery for knees that make my ortho doc grimace, it really limits my range for sports. As luck would have it I married a man who loves sports. Doesn’t matter what kind he’ll watch…

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Cravings

Cravings… we all have them. Sweets or carbs are the most common that I hear but the possibilities are endless and most are unhealthy. Yet there is a quick and easy tool you can have in your arsenal to help soothe cravings. It is tiny, inexpensive, not awkward to use and super easy to make. Any…

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Essential Oil Martinis & More

Pomegranate juice, essential oils and a bottle of Absolut Citron on a Saturday night… what is a girl to do? Well if you are me, you invite a bunch of friends over and get your apothecary on. Or is that your amateur bartender on? This all started when I spent a long weekend at the…

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It’s All About Long Hair

People comment on how long my hair is all the time. They’ll often say things like ‘You must have great hair genetics in your family’ or that I’m lucky or ask how I did it. It happens often enough that I thought I’d share my dirty little secret, because it is not genetics and it…

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Essential Oils and Drugs

Combining Essential Oils and Rx drugs… is it safe? One of the most common questions I get is can I take essential oils with my prescription drugs? The standard answer most people hear is “Ask your doctor” which is a great answer and is the best answer except for one small thing. They don’t teach…

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Fat Rats Are No Joke!

Fat Rats are No Joke and Neither is MSG! Rats? Really are we going to talk about rats today? What do rats have to do with health anyway? Whether we like to think about or not, rats have similar body processes to humans so by feeding them different foods and recording their responses it can…

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Keep the Fourth Fun

Keep the Fourth Fun Everything about the Fourth of July excites me! From the parade to the booths to the fireworks! Here are some tips to keep the Fourth fun!   Hot… can you say hot and outside all day? Peppermint is my friend. I mix one part Peppermint with three parts Fractionated Coconut Oil and…

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Salsa, Fajitas and more… oh my!

Salsa, Fajitas and more… oh my! When it is sizzling hot outside I start thinking of sizzling fajitas, salsa and my favorite Tangerine Dream cocktail. So today I thought I’d share some of my favorite recipes that are perfect for summer sizzle. Fajita Marinade Juice from 2 limes 8 T Olive Oil 2 T Worcestershire…

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