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Showing posts from July, 2012

Mmmm! Lemons & lemon essential oil!!

One of my favorite things about summer is lemons and lemonade! There is nothing that means SUMMER more than sipping on ice cold water with slices of lemon. Mmmm! Just the other night I was at an event where they had one of those cool glass water pitchers filled with ice water, lemons, and shredded mint leaves.  It was really good! Different from the usual lemon/lime oil in our water, or lemon/peppermint water that we enjoy. Hmm. Very healthy & very refreshing for those hot summer days!

Speaking of lemon, just the other day I was able to take sharpie off my kitchen table. Thank you to my 2 year old Norah and thank you to my lemon essential oil to take it off!  We have also used the lemon oil to get stickers off of glass frames and windows, bunk beds...

One more quick lemon use.  Today I was out picking weeds without my gloves on. I don't know why I do that, but I do :) Actually I have the habit of pulling weeds while I am on the  phone.  Anyway, when I got off the phone my fing…

Happy 4th of JULY- Vacationing with Essential Oils a Must!!

Happy 4th of  July!! We had the wonderful opportunity of being with family for the last week in the beautiful Teton Valley & Yellowstone National Park.  What a beautiful country we live in.  On this day and everyday, I am so grateful for the freedoms that we enjoy and the men & women of the armed forces who fight for it everyday!! God bless America!!

During this wonderful vacation, I was so glad I had my oils!  We were able to use the Terrashield to keep the bugs & mosquitoes away, lavender for mosquito bites when we forgot to put Terrashield on & for sunburns :( digestZen for tummy aches (too much good food!!), lavender, lemon & peppermint for allergies, melaleuca for ear aches & lots of stuff, and citrus bliss for the stinky vacuum at the cabin, and peppermint to keep drivers awake!

I must say, though, that the thing I loved the most was watching my siblings and parents go to THEIR oils for their families!  I truly feel blessed to have these oils in my life an…