#22: Dirty Talk pt. 2 (There’s Crap in Our Food)

Well friends, we're moving into the last phase of the 31 day series! We've covered personal care, home care and essential oils, and now we're moving on to a big one: food. This is the hardest part of going natural for me because, well, I love food. And it's everywhere. But luckily over the last few years I've come to love whole, natural foods … [Read more...]

#21: Where to Start with Essential Oils

Soooo remember how I said yesterday was the last day of 10 Days of Essential Oils? Well, I was WRONG! Should've looked at my own schedule! AND I'm so glad I caught it because I ALMOST missed telling you about one of the best parts: how to get started! We've talked all about how to use them for your personal care, home and wellness, so now let's … [Read more...]

#20: Essential Oils for the Home

Well friends, this is the last day of 10 Days of Essential Oils, and I think I might cry. I could do all 31 days on this stuff! But anyway, I'll suppress my sadness so we can dive in. Yesterday we talked essential oils and personal care, and today we're talking oils and home care! Here's a question for you: what does the cabinet underneath … [Read more...]

#19: Essential Oils for Personal Care

Good morning, hippie friends! Today we're talking personal care. I know what you're thinking: didn't we just spend like 10 days talking about personal care? Yes, yes we did (and if you missed it, you can catch up here). BUT today we're going further and talking about how you can use essential oils for your personal care! Instead of offering … [Read more...]

#18: Essential Oils Recipe Round-up

Happy Sunday! I hope you're having a sweet and restful day. I'm extra excited for today's essential oil recipe round-up because instead of sharing links to recipes I find on Pinterest, I'm sharing directly from my incredible oily community, Joy Drop Culture. Yesterday I shared how awesome this community is and what it offers, and today I'm … [Read more...]

#17: 10 Days of Essential Oils Natural Resources

Welcome back to Natural Resources, essential oils edition! My first resource for you is the piece that got me started down this whole oily path in the first place. Last week I shared that Christa Black really influenced my decision to embrace a more natural lifestyle. Well turns out, she's also the one that got me hooked on essential … [Read more...]

#16: Essential Oils for Health

Hey hippie friends! By now you know how to use essential oils, so how can they help your health? I like to go straight to the source, so here's what Young Living has to say about essential oils and physical wellness: "Modern lifestyles don’t always create optimal conditions for physical wellness. Poor diet, lack of exercise, and an … [Read more...]

#15: Using essential oils topically & internally

Welcome back and happy Thursday, hippie friends! Yesterday we talked about using essential oils aromatically, and today we're discussing the other two methods: topically and internally. Topically: Young Living essential oils can be safely applied straight to your skin - they are very quickly absorbed into the skin and dispersed throughout the … [Read more...]

#14: Using Essential Oils Aromatically

Today I'm briefly going to share about one of the three ways to use essential oils: aromatically. You can use essential oils aromatically by simply inhaling them, pouring a drop onto your cupped palm and lifting it your face, or the most popular way: diffusing them into your home. Diffusing is popular because with just a few drops of oils and … [Read more...]

#13: Why Young Living?

Happy Tuesday! Let's get oily. If you missed it, check out yesterday's post: What Are Essential Oils? Today I'm going to tell you why I only use Young Living Essential Oils. Young Living creates the purest products made from the finest ingredients. Did you know that 90% of essential oils on the marketplace are food or perfume grade? … [Read more...]