5:35 AM

Fall Essential Oil Promotion

Earn a FREE 15mL of dōTERRA Balance®, dōTERRA Serenity®, and Citrus Bliss® by placing any single 200 PV order from October 1 through October 31, 2017.

Limit of four per account, per household.

All orders must be placed and processed by October 31, by 11:59 PM MT to receive the free product.
Orders placed outside the qualifying time period (October 1 – October 31, 2017) will not receive the free product.

Retail and Wholesale Customers can qualify for the promotion by ensuring their order is at least 200 PV.
Orders below the 200 PV requirement will not receive the free product.
PV is not equal to the cost of an order. Before completing an order, the individual ordering must verify that the order is at least 200 PV.

A single 200 PV order can only qualify for one promotional offer. If an individual would like to earn the offer up to four times, they must place four separate 200 PV orders.

Any orders or items returned that result in the order going below the 200 PV requirement will have to return the free product or the product will be charged on the members account.

CALL ME TODAY TO ORDER or click here!

This offer is valid October 1–31, 2017. If you feel you have qualified for the promotion and did not receive the products, please call into member services at (800) 411-8151, or send a short email to our Promotions Team at no later than November 15, 2017. Exceptions will not be made after this date.

5:17 AM

Hamburger Buns and Essential Oil?

What do hamburger buns and essential oil have in common?  Why am I comparing them?

Well,  both of them can be eaten (or used) every day.   Hamburger buns are eaten every day with no thought to the consequences.  Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) essential oils can be used every day so I thought it would make an interesting comparison.

For example, I Googled a McDonald's hamburger bun:  Ingredients: Enriched flour (bleached wheat flour, malted barley flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, high fructose corn syrup and/or sugar, yeast, soybean oil and/or canola oil, contains 2% or less of the following: salt, wheat gluten, calcium sulfate, calcium carbonate, ammonium sulfate, ammonium chloride, dough conditioners (may contain one or more of the following: sodium stearoyl lactylate, datem, ascorbic acid, azodicarbonamide, mono- and diglycerides, ethoxylated monoglycerides, monocalcium phosphate, enzymes, guar gum, calcium peroxide), sorbic acid, calcium propionate and/or sodium propionate (preservatives), soy lecithin.

Lets dive a little deeper into some of the ingredients above:

Ammonium chloride… sounds tasty right? Did you know it is also an ingredient in fireworks, safety matches and contact explosives? Bon apetit!

Ammonium sulfate is used most commonly as an artificial fertilizer for alkaline soils. It’s also in flame retardant materials. Ammonium sulfate activates yeast, so it helps to get industrially produced bread to rise.  Love that fluff!

The soybean and/or canola oil used here are most likely GMO. Unless it says its not GMO, it usually is modified.  I generally avoid GMO's for a number of reasons.  I'll save my thoughts for another day...

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) (as defined by Wikipedia) is a sweetener made from corn starch that has been processed by glucose isomerase to convert some of its glucose into fructose.  It's not natural.  Just say NO!

“Enriched” flour sounds harmless enough. But “enriched” just means that all the nutrition was taken out in the first place. Refined flours are also hard for your body to digest, even before the mess of chemicals are added to it.

A hamburger bun is bread.  Bread can also be made of flour, water and salt.  Just sayin'. 

How many McDonald's hamburger buns have you eaten?

I Googled, Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oil:  dōTERRA's, CPTG essential oils are 100% pure natural aromatic compounds carefully extracted from plants. They do not contain fillers or artificial ingredients that would dilute their active qualities and are free of contaminants such as pesticides or other chemical residues.

I use and recommend essential oils for aromatic, topical and dietary use.  They can be used every day and the positive healthful effects are boundless.

What essential oil are you going to use today?

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8:53 AM

Sugar Challenge!

Identify sugar's many disguises by checking 2 ingredient lists for words that end in "-ose."

Start by picking out two pre-packaged foods in your own refrigerator or pantry. Find the ingredients list and look for anything ending in "-ose" like glucose, saccharose, sucrose, dextrose, maltose, fructose (also called high fructose corn syrup), and xylose.

Why it matters

Sugar has taken on many disguises nowadays. Learning to identify the different names for sugar can help you when browsing the grocery aisles or reaching for a mid-afternoon snack. We often underestimate how prevalent sugar is in the foods we eat, but high amounts of sugar can be found in canned fruit, breakfast cereals, condiments, spaghetti sauce, salad dressing, and bread. Foods high in sugar can contribute to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

What to do about it

Once you have identified all the products in your home that fall into the 'ose' category...List them here and everyone can participate in finding a healthier option!  It's all about choices...My choice was to throw them ALL away and start fresh...How about you?

SugarEffects .  Sugar1_copy

3:41 PM

Diffuser Deal of the Day!

Get this great diffuser for essential oil aromatherapy heaven as my recommended 'Deal of the Day!'

Regularly priced at $ can get it for $15.95 with FREE shipping if you are an Amazon Prime member!

URPOWER New Version: The URPOWER Ultrasonic Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser is an upgraded version. The 2nd generation produces more mist than old version. An ideal way to add moist, comfortable air to small bedrooms, hotel rooms, tabletops and even workplace cubicles.

Please use 100% pure essential oils with no corrosivity, Ultrasonic aroma essential oil diffuse is safe and does not harm the essential oil of any ingredients.

Outlet shouldn’t be inserted cord that exceeds the maximum voltage.Fight back against dry air. This stylish cool mist humidifier adds moisture to your air to eliminate dryness and help with your dry chapped skin, chapped lips and dry sinuses. Add a drop of your favorite essential oil to give your room a pleasant scent.

Features include 7 color changing lamps for your choice, nightlight, programmable on/off cycles and auto shut-off.once the water runs out,it wil be auto shut-off to protect the device

Working time: up to 6 hours,Adjustable two mist settings: continuously and intermittently,Whisper-quiet operation won't interfere with your sleep.

2:53 PM

Blueberry Lemon Bread (Paleo) YUM!

I LOVE, Love, love blueberries and lemon.  It's one of my favorite flavor combinations.  

I have modified this fabulous recipe to include using a drop or two of lemon essential oil!

Give it a whirl and let me know how it works for you!

8:27 AM

Dollar Shave Club Promotion

Tired of spending WAY TOO MUCH moolah on razors?  I have spent more money than I care to admit buying razors from Costco, online and various other places that I thought were the most economical.  I found this fabulous razor delivery service called Dollar Shave Club.  They have a dollar shave club promotion where you have nothing to lose and much to gain by trying it out for a month.  For $1, you get the handle, a full pack of cartridges and free shipping. After that, you receive replacement cartridges (from $3 to $9, your pick), every month as needed. They also have 'other' shave products to add on if you like.  You can pause or stop the shipments at any time! There is also a 100% satisfaction guarantee....What's not to love?  

9:29 AM

Food as Fuel!

I LOVE this book!  Get educated about how to heal your body with food as fuel!


Integrative Nutrition
10:44 AM

5 Health Conditions That Affect Women More Than Men

We all know that women’s bodies are different from men, but to what extent do we truly understand how women can take unique preventative measures to live a long and healthy life? Read More

8:52 AM

Curly Girl Update

Do you wish you had curly hair?  I was all over the map...curly one day, straight the next!  About 3 years ago, I came across the curly girl method.  I love the curly girl products and the fabulous results I have achieved.  My hair is healthier and happier than it has ever been...It sure beats the heck out of having to use a hair curler...Can you spell FREEDOM!  It's a quick study and if you don't like costs nothing to go back...give it a whirl!  I think you will be pleasantly surprised....

8:47 AM

Coconut Pancakes!

I love these little gems!

When you are trying to eat healthy with the healthiest diet, you can't go wrong with gluten free coconut flour!  Coconut flour pancakes have become one of my favorite recipes with coconut flour.  This pancake recipe is quick and easy!  I kick my pancakes up a notch by adding a drop or two of my favorite *essential oils.  Wild Orange essential oil or Cinnamon essential oil are two favorites!

*Please be sure to use essential oils intended for dietary use