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Loving this blend of Joy and Lemongrass in my diffuser today! This is one of my favorite times of the year and the fact that it’s almost time for our yearly tradition of get new fushias for our hanging baskets makes it that much better!

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Essential Oil Recipe’s That I Love!!

These recipe’s can be made into rollers for topical application, diffused for aromatic use or made into a specified product, for example hand soap. Please see specific instructions for the type of product you are making! To make a roll on recipe’s: EO’s dilution instructions are commonly a 1:4 ratios. However, some are different. (check the individual bottle) For general […]

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Vacation! (Without the baby!)

I searched my phone for the most recent selfie of my husband and I together. This was last fall. Wow. Togetherness fail. Did any of you know that parenting creates a gap between you and your partner that tends to be about the size of the human you are co-parenting? Oh, that’s right. Everyone knew that. Well, it’s still alarming […]

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Winter’s 100 miles

Well, I did it!! My husband wanted to finish our miles early, before we go on vacation next week so there was a bit of an additional rush and I’m just going to be honest, winters 100 miles were much more difficult than falls 100 miles. Ringing in 2018 with Gavin’s surgery, going back to work and then there is […]

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Dishwasher Soap

Switching from toxic dishwasher pods has been one of the hardest transitions to the natural side as far as household products go. I’ve tried a few recipes that didn’t work. After spending time and money on ingredients that ended up wasted, I still had dirty dishes. I gave up and returned to toxin filled pods (fragrance, triclosan and sodium hypochlorite […]

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Essential Oils & Kids Products Post #4

KIDSCENTS LINE!!   Remember how I told you that store bought soaps contain sodium laureth sulfate, a toxic chemical used to remove car grease off of garage floors!? And that both adult and kid shampoos contain phthalates, a toxic chemical that has been banned in children’s toys, but is still found in body cleansing products, and it is known to […]

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