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 eliminati...

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 Peppermint oil 5 drops Melaleuca oil Directions: In small glass container, combine all ingredients, except essential oils. Place in saucepan with 1–1 ½ inches of boiling water. Stir ingredients until combined (around 5–10 minutes).  Once melted, remove from heat and let rest 3 minutes. Add essential oils and stir. Let mixture come to a solid. To quicken process, place in refrigerator. Once...

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 toothpick and progress toward drops for desired flavor) Instructions: Gently mix together all ingredients in a bowl large enough to dip into. Dip favorite Italian style bread into bowl and enjoy. Servings: 4    ...

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  ...

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 s...

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 st...