Remove Toxins From Your Kitchen

Nicole/ September 19, 2018

In my last post I wrote a brief introduction about toxins in the home. Unless you have begun learning how to navigate ingredients lists (and the lack thereof), chances are there are toxins in your home that are preventing you from maximizing your wellness. Through this series, I’m hoping to make the

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Cleaning Without Chemicals

Nicole/ September 18, 2018

I’ve written a series about household toxins, and now have a 30-day Healthy Home, Happy Life Course available too that outlines some of the most common chemicals to watch out for and ways to replace the harmful chemicals with either purchased or DIY options. Items in your home that you trust to keep

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Is Your Home Toxic?

Nicole/ September 17, 2018

If you purchase your cleaning and personal care products from the local or chain department or drug store and don’t pay attention to the ingredients label and what each item is and what those individual and mixed items can do to your body, chances are, you have a toxic home. Although your

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DIY Fall Diffuser Essential Oil Blends

Nicole/ September 13, 2018

While it isn’t yet commonly known, it is no secret that candles can cause some serious health issues because of the toxic chemicals used to create them. If you haven’t looked through how candles can be toxic to your and your family’s health, please head over to my Before You Buy Another

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Are citrus oils harmful to your teeth?

Nicole/ September 11, 2018

You see it all over the internet.. crazy oil users talking about ingesting oils… brushing their teeth with oils… cooking with oils… all sorts of crazy things… The most popular: adding lemon essential oil to a glass of water each morning! I do cringe with that one because so few people dilute

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Supporting Your Child’s Sleep

Nicole/ September 10, 2018

** A guest post by Amber from Amber’s Intuition Do children ever stop? I mean… that time of night… every night… it starts. Finish dinner… relax as a family… brush teeth… potty… pajamas… and BAM “I don’t have to go sleep in my bed!!!” between sobs and massive tears streaming. Bedtime routine

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Supporting Your Strong-Willed Child’s Emotions

Nicole/ September 9, 2018

Do you have strong-willed child emotions running rampant in your home? The thought is often enough to make any mother cringe. I don’t know how your family is, but my boy is fantastic at displaying his wide array of intense emotions in what may often seems to be the most lawless way possible.

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DIY Body Butter

Nicole/ September 6, 2018

Today I made some body butter for my dry, cracked hands and feet, and had to take a moment to share with you how I made it. If you have never tried homemade lotions or body butters, you truly are missing out!! I’m one of those people who deals with seriously dry,

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Taking Yoga to the Next Level

Nicole/ September 5, 2018

Yoga… it all began in India thousands of years ago, and has now become a popular form of exercise and meditation for millions of people around the world. Yoga combines meditation, breathing exercises, stretching through various postures, and deep relaxation techniques that combine to provide a holistic approach to physical, mental, and

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How to quiet your mind and be fully present

Nicole/ September 2, 2018

Tired of feeling like you’re wasting your time with meditation, “being fully present,” and all that other “woo woo” stuff designed to help you be the best version of you? Do any of those crazy phrases that make you feel like a silly tree hugger even work? Are you wasting your time?

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Lime Essential Oil

Nicole/ August 31, 2018

Lime essential oil has historically been used in skin care, supports normal breathing, and strengthening the immune system. It is delicious to smell in the diffuser! Add 4-5 drops of lime to 2 drops of peppermint in a diffuser to make your room smell like a mojito. Add 2 drops of lime

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How to safely make “Thieves Tea”

Nicole/ August 25, 2018

Perhaps you can feel some scratchy sensations in your throat… or perhaps you’re here because you want something different for your tea this morning that will warm you and have you feeling great. It’s all over social media… people are dripping their oils in water of all temperatures. Whether it is lavender

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Before you buy another candle… Are candles safe?

Nicole/ August 24, 2018

It’s that time of year again. The air is becoming crisper with less humidity. The leaves on the trees are starting to change colors. It’s still warm enough to garden, but not hot enough to warrant running through a sprinkler or spending the day in the pool to keep cool. The days

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CBD Safety & Alternatives

Nicole/ August 3, 2018

Being an active advocate within the essential oil world, I’ve had numerous questions recently from my readers and friends asking for my thoughts on CBD, whether or not it is an essential oil, what my thoughts are about how it is made, what my thoughts are over the legal controversy polarizing the

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