Hopping on the Essential Oil Bandwagon

Hopping on the Essential Oil Bandwagon

Essential oils have really made a break into society. When they became really popular a few years ago, I wondered why. Here is my discovery.

Why Essential Oils?

After going to an oil party a few months ago (for Young Living), I fell in love! At the party, oil diffusers set the mood with relaxing lavender, lemon oil flavored the water (while detoxing), and the Thieves household cleaner actually works! I was given generous samples to try at home and absolutely loved the results!

With some previous knowledge of natural remedies, I knew I wanted to try some products with less side effects. Think about it, every medicine you take has possible side effects. Natural is just safe.

There are so many more benefits to using essential oils and I will share those with you along my personal journey.

I had never really thought about how many toxins are in my house, and how they may be affecting our overall health. But after that, I’m going to be much more mindful!

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Photo by Daiga Ellaby on Unsplash

Going for it

So, I just wanted to share that I am finally hopping on the essential oil bandwagon. And I am so excited! This has been on the top of my wish list for months! Thanks to a friend who got me started ;-)!

When I hear mindful living, this is what I think of. Taking out all the extra. All the bad. And transitioning to bringing the right things into our home. I know it will be a slow process to making the switch, but I know that we will be living a happy, healthier lifestyle.

Not to mention, we could all use a little mood-enhancing diffuser, sending quiet steam puffs of relaxation, all throughout our homes! (By the way, I went to that party with all three of my kids, and left there relaxed, so that’s why I’m this excited!)

My package will be here any day now and I cannot wait to share with you how awesome all of the Young Living products are!

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One of the samples I received from the oil party!

Did you know

They also carry natural products for:

  • kids
  • hygiene
  • makeup
  • detox
  • food
  • laundry
  • dishes
  • pets
  • more

Learn more about essential oils here!

Save on your next order by starting out with a starter kit using this link! 

For those of you who use them already, which is your favorite essential oil (and use)?

3 Simple Salads

3 Simple Salads

Recently, we talked how we can rejuvenate ourselves. It’s important to eat nutrient-rich food, but it’s so hard when you’re a busy parent!

Here are 3 easy salads that make a healthy lunch or dinner!

First you need a good lettuce blend. I like to chop up some iceberg lettuce and mix it with spinach or spring mix. I toss them into my salad spinner, rinse, spin, and drain. I leave my spinner (basket insert and all) in the fridge. Then each time I want something quick, I have a salad base.

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8 Ways to Lose Baby Weight Realistically!

8 Ways to Lose Baby Weight Realistically!

Do you still have some baby weight? Many moms struggle to lose their pregnancy weight. Doctors are telling us to gain 25-30 lbs (or more) while carrying. And it is not hard to do. Especially when you can stock your freezer full of ice cream and make daily stops to the carry out.

Then you birth a little miracle and you are left with this pouch, leaving strangers wondering if you are preggo again. Uh! Now you have to lose it!

And by the way, if you are still at kid one, the worst is when you are expecting shortly after getting your body back. NO….

So after having 3 little boys, and the weight loss getting harder, I came up with a good weight loss plan that lots of mommies can use. I lost 14 stubborn lbs doing this!

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