Back to School Essentials for Kids

As many of our kids are slowly returning back to school in one way or another, I thought it would be a good time to talk about some Back to School Essentials for Kids! Here are some of my favorite doTERRA products to help prepare and support your kiddos during school year: doTERRA On Guard® Sanitizing Mist This is a must have for each backpack!  I also keep one on each side of my car doors so we keep the germs at bay! Did you know it meets all the FDA requirements for hand sanitizer without all the harmful and harsh chemicals others have??  It purifies your hands by eliminating 99.9% of bacteria and other germs on the skin through an extremely fine, quick-drying...

DIY Peppermint Foot Lotion

After a long day, what better way to recharge than to rub a refreshing peppermint foot lotion on your feet!   It is light and moisturizing and can help your tired dry feet after a long day! Ingredients: 1 teaspoon beeswax 2 tablespoons cocoa butter 4 tablespoons shea butter 1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil 2 tablespoons Fractionated Coconut Oil 5 drops ...

Delicious italian BREAD dip Appetizer Using Oils!

Are you looking for something different to serve your family or guests at your next dinner?  This is one of my favorite appetizers and it is super easy to make and a great way to use your amazing cooking oils! Italian Bread Dip Appetizer with Essential Oils   Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil 1-3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar to taste ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese (optional) 1–3 drops Oregano oil (start with a...

Kids and Aromatherapy Play Dough

If you are looking for something fun and creative to do with your kiddos, make aromatherapy play dough, it's super fun and easy!  It is also a great way for them to learn what aromatherapy is and more about essential oils. Some of my favorite oil suggestions are: Wild Orange , Peppermint , Lemon , Rosemary , Balance , Serenity , Citrus Bliss . Ingredients: 2 cups flour  2 cups colored water  1 cup salt  1 tablespoon olive oil  1 teaspoon cream of tartar  5 drops of essential oils   Instructions: Combine all ingredients, except for essential oils, in a large ...

TIPS FOR RESTFUL Sleep

A lot of people have trouble falling and staying asleep.  Experts say approximately 33% of Americans are not getting the recommended amount of sleep per night which can have a broad range of negative impacts on your health. Most of us live in a fast-paced and high stress society which can increase sleep related issues. While there are sleep aids available, many methods have unintended side effects. A HUGE benefit of using essential oils is that they can help you sleep in a natural, balanced way.     Essential oils rich in linalool and linalyl acetate, both compounds have well-known relaxing properties, incl...

DIY GLASS CLEANER

One of the things I love most about using doTERRA essential oils, is how versatile they are!  Take lemon for example... what a beautiful smelling oil.  I can use it for cooking, cleaning, diffusing for focus while cleansing the air, and so much more!   I never buy store bought cleaners anymore.  I either make my own or use doTERRA's On Guard Cleaner concentrate . Making your own cleaners is affordable, easy, eco-friendly, and doesn't include harsh chemicals like store-bought cleaners. I don't miss my throat hurting after cleaning or the smell of synthetic fragrances at ALL!  In fact, it's even hard for me to walk by those aisles in the stores now.   Here is an easy Glass Cleaner ...