A Beginner’s Guide to Essential Oils – Lemon, Lavender and Peppermint

Are you an oils newbie? The easiest place to start is getting to know Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint! Together and separate they have a ton of health benefits that will support your daily vitality. So maybe you’re wondering what an essential oil is? They are naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds which are found in the…

Feature Interview: A Canadian Olympian who inspires us to get Hooked on Plants!

Meet Julia Murray, Canadian ski-cross Olympian, vegan holistic nutritionist, chef, business owner (Jules Fuel), and founder of hookedonplants.ca (an awesome vegan food blog). She is also the daughter of two ski legends: Dave Murray (of Crazy Canuck fame) and Stephanie Sloan (a well-decorated freestyle skier). We were interested in learning more about plant-based eating due…

Essential Oils for Dancers

The love of dance flows deep through my veins… I have danced my entire life and I understand the ups and downs and in betweens. From the powerful emotions expressed through movement to the aches and pains of exertion, I’ve been through it. If only I had these amazing tools to use when I was…

The unexpected benefits of building a dōTERRA business

When this whole thing started just over a year ago, all I wanted to do was share my love for these beautiful oils because they had helped me (and my family) with pain relief, immunity boosting, and emotional support. Before oils, I was open to anything natural that could help my family and honestly hated…

Giving the gift of health… for the whole family

I’m pretty sure everyone in my family knows that they’ll be getting spOILed this Christmas! You can easily make your own oily gifts (bath salts, lip balms, linen sprays and more!). If you’re strapped for time (who isn’t?!), dōTERRA has so many products that are perfect holiday gifts for your loved ones! Here come some…

Top 10 Tips for Camping with Babies, Toddlers and Beyond…

My husband’s favourite thing in the summer is camping, and secretly it’s becoming mine as well! I grew up in a family that preferred to stay in nice hotels with pools for our summer road trips, so until I left home I’d never technically been camping/tenting. Over the past five years, my husband has shown…

Let’s Talk Sunscreen…

When I was a teenager, I developed an “allergy” to sunscreen. When I applied almost any brand, I would break out in a huge rash. I thought it was the sun for a while, then PABA, then Vitamin E, but I really couldn’t figure out the root cause of my rashes. It was painful and…

My heart beats green

Ever since I was a small child, sustainability messages resonated with me. I remember trying to put a “turn it off” sticker on every single light switch in the house, and telling my parents not to run the water while they brushed their teeth. I watched a show called “Captain Planet” because the key messages…

My Diaper Bag Essentials

Being responsible for two little humans is a tough job! Bumps, scrapes, and owies are daily occurrences (especially with my 3 year old boy). While diapers, wipes, and a change of clothes are definitely must-haves in my diaper bag, I have also added some other essentials to get us through the day: Lavender Essential Oil…