Healthy Living

four bottles of Young Living Essential Oils - Rosemary, Lavender, Peppermint, Tea Tree

Hair Detangler Spray

Eric recently asked me to make him some hair detangler spray. As his hair is getting longer (due to skipping haircuts thanks to Covid), he’s finding that he needed some form of a detangler. For this detangler, I added the following to a 4 oz spray bottle: The conditioner will add slip to your hair …

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feet in warm brown thick socks propped on a windowsill, mug of coffee, a stack of notebooks, and pinecones

Cozy Season

As the weather starts to change and get a little cooler (even in Texas), I start getting the urge to do a little nesting at home and make my home as cozy as possible. I pull out the quilts and a favorite wool throw, add some extra pillows on the couch, and pile up some …

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spooky woods with the full moon at night

Spooky Atmosphere

Spooky Season (which is all year for me, really) is the perfect time to switch up what’s in your diffuser and create some spooky atmosphere that smells deliciously decadent. Here are a few suggestions to try.

hand holding a bottle of Young Living Dream Catcher essential oil


Sleep is not something that comes easy to me, mostly due to not being able to turn my thoughts off. I’ve tried a number of different things over the years and some worked better than others – listening to audiobooks, cutting out caffeine, ASMR videos (this one is a favorite), limiting my screen time before …

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nine bottles of Young Living Vitality Oils on a counter with white subway tile on the wall behind them, citrus fruits and a cutting board

Summertime Smoothies

For years I used to start my day off with a smoothie.  It typically consisted of plain Greek yogurt, skim milk, a scoop of protein powder, and frozen fruit (typically blueberries).  I’ve since changed my breakfast routine, but still love having a smoothie as an afternoon pick me up or as a mid-morning snack when …

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three bottles of Young Living Essential Oils - Ylang Ylang, Rosemary, and Carrot Seed along with a spray bottle labeled Mermaid Hair

Summer Mixer Make and Take

Summer is the perfect time to pamper your skin and hair after a swim in the pool or margaritas on the patio.  I attended a fun Summer Mixer make & take last summer (oh how I wish this summer was full of friends, fun, and margaritas!) where we made some great DIY items using essential …

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