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Why I Use dōTERRA Essential Oils

First, it is no secret that my family and I prefer dōTERRA essential oils. I do not conceal that I offer my readers a chance to build their own EO education in my community. I’m not hiding the fact that I DO own a business that provides an opportunity to become a Wellness Advocate with dōTERRA. I hate secrets. My loyal readers know that I am always offering up-front, in-your-face, sometimes-too-honest information for my readers. That’s who I am.

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Top 5 DIY Holiday Gifts Using Essential Oils

Black Friday’s in the rearview mirror and we are pedal-to-the-metal plowing into the last-minute shopping time of the year and the stressful joys of the Holiday Season that come along with it. Someone diffuse some Serenity, ‘cause you know we all need it by now!  While it may be easy to just do your shopping online, there’s something to be said for the care that people take when they make a gift for you.  And what I know is that essential oil gifts are not only amazingly special and supportive to overall self-care, but they are also incredibly cost-effective!  I’m so excited to share my favorite DIY Holiday Creations with you this year.

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Winter Scents & Emotional Health – Diffusing Essential Oils for the Holidays

As the weather chills down, that feeling of anticipation creeps in as the holiday season approaches.  While many of us miss the earthy autumn feel for stressing over the months to come, I urge you to take a pause this fall and make your house a home with fresh autumn scents.  Even better, you can do this with the oranges and deep reds of the season minus the toxic chemicals that dance on our TV screens and magazine pages promising the wonders of pumpkin spice in your home.

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Healthy Fall Recipes from the Farmer’s Market

Waking up to a crisp fall morning, the temperature slightly chilly – jacket weather – always reminds me of trips to my local farmer’s market to search for the season’s best-kept secrets!  While many may turn their nose up at some of these seasonal delicacies, it’s time for you to branch out and relish in the deliciousness of local, farm-grown produce.

Sure, it’s easy and convenient to pop in to the grocery store and easily get whatever you desire, but our bodies were built to eat seasonally, requiring the nutrients provided by these seasonal veggies to sustain us through the different seasons.

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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes with Essential Oils

It’s that time of year again!  The leaves have changed color, there’s a nip in the air, we’ve closed up our windows, and started a fire in the woodstove (okay…..maybe you just turned the furnace back on, but dream with me, okay?). 

Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner, and, as our thoughts turn to giving thanks, our noses and taste buds are ready for the warm and savory subtleties and aromas of Thanksgiving:  pumpkin pie, simmered greens, turkey and stuffing, roasted vegetables…  Just typing this makes me think about the weight I might gain.  Sigh.

There has to be another way.

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