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…

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…

Healthy Holiday gift ideas for the whole family!

dōTERRA has so many products that are perfect holiday gifts for your loved ones! Here are some recommendations for everyone from baby to Grandma! For Mom (or Aunt or Sister): Pamper her! She’s been working tirelessly and deserves a break! She will love any of the Emotional Aromatherapy touch rollers, they are perfect for carrying…

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…

Cleaner cleaning

Before I had kids, I greatly reduced the amount of toxic cleaning products that I used. After kids, it has become even more important to me to use natural cleaners. Those rugrats spend a lot of time rolling around on the floor, licking everything, and wearing numerous outfits daily! I definitely do not want my…

Cold relief for little people

I love winter! I love snow, cozy sweaters, skiing, snowshoeing, just to name a few… What I don’t love about winter is cold and flu season. I hate it when my poor babies get sick. We always try our best to keep our immune systems healthy by eating well, getting enough sleep and exercise, but…

What’s in my skincare products? Facial Serum Recipe (updated May 2018)

Seriously, what the heck is Methylisothiazolinone?!? In most commercial skin care products, you will find a number of ingredients that you can’t pronounce. Many of those ingredients are toxic, carcinogenic (petrolatum), hormone disruptors (parabens), or common allergens (fragrance/parfums). A survey by the David Suzuki Foundation showed that 80% of the products contained at least one…

Divorcing your anti-perspirant, without the stink

A couple of years ago I made the switch and stopped using anti-perspirant and drugstore deodorant. Do you know what’s in that stuff!?! Aluminum which blocks our sweat glands to prevent sweat from getting to the surface (yikes!), and other hormone disruptors that are potentially carcinogens. No thank you! My grandma battled breast cancer twice…