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 with your spouse.  Looking back on our 20 year adoption journey, there are so many bits of information that would have been so helpful when we were first starting the process of ad...

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 essential oils in my home, I know that what I am putting in the air is healthy for my family and doesn’t contain harsh chemicals.  That is great in and of itself…BUT…the oils that I ch...

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 adopted two children.  We were newly married, ready to start our family, and a bit naive as to the adventure we were about to embark on.  Our adoption story is like so many others, a b...

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 diffuser ●     Topical: When you apply essential oils directly to your skin (usually diluted) ●     Internal: When you ingest approved essential oils for therapeutic benefits. Toda...

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 or at the very least aging gracefully. While there are many fabulous natural skincare products out there, they can be super expensive and not always a reasonable choice when trying...

Lavender and Dolphins

Recently, my girls and I had the opportunity to have a water experience with dolphins. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Both girls love dolphins but my oldest daughter has expressed a more serious interest. We traveled to Phoenix with much excitement and wonder. It was a beautiful day with lots of sunshine (not a surprise in Arizona). We spent about 15 minutes ...

Guide to Taking Care of Your Oil Diffusers

Diffusing essential oils is one of the easiest yet most effective ways for you to experience the aromatic benefits of your favorite essential oil. Over time, your diffuser will develop an oil buildup that potentially can prevent it from working properly, so it is important to understand how to use and take care of it. Here are a few tips that will help you h...

Reed Diffuser

If you are looking for a fun and decorative way to diffuse essential oils, then you will love this DIY reed diffuser. This easy diffuser is great to have at home, in the office, at school, or anywhere you would like the aroma and benefits of essential oils. Ingredients ¼ cup Fractionated Coconut Oil 15 drops favorite essential oils Reed diffuser sticks Note:...

Using the dōTERRA On Guard® Sanitizing Mist

The doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist is the perfect addition to the well-loved doTERRA On Guard collection. It is infused with the doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend you’ve grown to love. In addition, the active ingredient in doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist kills 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria. The doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist will help protect your ...

DIY Soap using Essential Oils

Dish Soap Everyone uses liquid dish soap so why not make your own? This super simple recipe is great for removing grease, adding shine, and waking up your senses.   Ingredients: 2 cups unscented castile soap 20 drops Lime essential oil 8 drops Lemon essential oil 6 drops doTERRA Citrus Bliss essential oil Directions: Fill a large, clean bottle with castle so...

Supporting Your Immune System During Seasonal Threats

Spring has sprung in our area!  The cottonwood in our backyard is leafed out and blowing in the wind today.  Soon cotton will be flying all over the neighborhood from our tree and the others in our area. Which only means one thing: seasonal threats abound.  Every where I go I see people with itchy eyes and sneezy noses. We used to have these threats invade o...