Natural Tricks to Support Sleep

Sleep is an essential basic need.  Without it, our bodies don’t function properly. In our fast-paced culture we tend to go and go to try to fit in as much activity as we can.  The ...

3 Tools for the Adoptive Mom

At times the days seemed endless, and the struggles were always persistent.  Each morning I would wake up, hop in the shower, and want to stay there.  The shower became my prayer c...

Ever Wonder Why doTERRA Blends are SO Powerful?

Ever wonder why doTERRA’s blends are powerful? 🤔   doTERRA spends years, in some cases, studying and developing the perfect blend of oils and the perfect amount of each.   This po...

Summer Spa DIYs

End of school year business, beginning of summer fun, and all the things moms do to keep their kids happy, can leave the mom wishing for some much needed pampering.  Pamper yoursel...

Summertime Essential Oil DIYs

Summer is almost here!  Backyard BBQs, warm weather, and sitting by the pool! Wait don't forget the hot sunshine and the bugs!  Create your own non-toxic DIYs for the summer.  You ...

How to Diffuse Essential Oils Effectively

Do you love candles?  I have loved candles for many years. My favorite has always been the cinnamon roll candles, not only do they look yummy, but they smell absolutely delicious. ...

Understanding the Mind-Body Connection to Our Emotions

Did you know that every emotion you experience can be linked to a physical response in your body? 🤯 Mind-blowing, I know. The reasoning is found in the limbic system within your b...

Being Faithful to God's Calling Through Adoption

We walked through the doors of the orphanage to the sight of 20 or so toddlers going outside to play.   One little boy was looking a bit wary as the orphanage worker was telling hi...

A Few Things to Know Before Making Essential Oil Roller Bottles

A Few Things to Know Before Making Essential Oil Roller Bottles Recently, I was trimming ivy in my front yard and ended up with lots of mosquito bites. Not fun and super itchy.  Th...

Easing Back to School with FASD

Going back to school is always filled with the excitement of seeing friends, getting school supplies, new teachers, new clothes and a fun lunchbox.  It also, brings with it anxious...

Secrets to Mom Survival of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Living with and raising children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a wild ride!  It presents challenges that go beyond the typical scope of parenting.  I don’t know ab...

Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a holiday favorite!  They are fun to make and decorate.  One's creativity has no end with sugar cookies.   I have to admit they have not always been my favorite. ...

Words of Wisdom from Adoptive Parents

Words of Wisdom For Future Adoptive Parents Adoption is such an exciting and yet personal journey.  You share with everyone and yet there are those precious moments you share only ...

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

Fall is in the air and I am thinking pumpkins and spice!  Really, this recipe is great anytime of the year!  This is one of the first recipes I created when our family had to becom...

Fall Diffuser Recipes

Fall is in the air!  Pumpkins, spice, fall leaves!  What better way to bring fall into your home than with some amazing essential oil diffuser recipes?!  When I diffuse  CPTG essen...

Mom's Best Chocolate Cake

We all have those special occasions when you need an allergy friendly cake but aren't sure where to find one.  If you have food allergies in your family, you know what I'm talking ...

2 Simple Changes to Support Healthy Emotions

Out of control emotions, compromised immune system, digestive issues, physical discomfort, lack of sleep, food allergies. Sound familiar?   Several years ago, my husband and I adop...

Internal Use of Essential Oils in Your Daily Routine

You probably already know that there are 3 main ways to use your essential oils…   ●     Aromatic: When you inhale your oils from the bottle, diffuser jewelry, or use a cool mist ...

Stuffed Chicken Tomatoes

I LOVE using essential oils internally is in my cooking.  It is so easy to substitute oils for herbs and spices...AND...did you know that essential oils are 50-70 times more powerf...

DIY Skin Care

You probably already know that your skin is the largest organ in our body.  Taking care of it is super important to the aging process and helping us feel like we are staying young ...