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Welcome to the blog!  Here are everyday uses for essential oils, some DIY inspiration, and how to live your healthiest life.  
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Turkey Peppermint Cupcakes

I am always looking for new dessert recipes to make for my family.  I need to be careful because of food allergies in my home.  I love adding peppermint essential oil to my dessert...

Here's a Fall diffuser blend just for you!

Fall is here and it seems like everyone is lighting up candles.  I used to love candles until I learned that most candles emit toxic chemicals that can harm our health. Instead of ...

Self-care for the busy working mom

Don’t feel guilty about taking time for yourself. Set aside some time, even if it’s a few minutes each day so you can re-charge and take that much needed break. Try meditating, tak...

Spinach Salad

This is one of my favorite salads because it is so easy to make with just a few ingredients.  It can be used as a main dish with a protein or as a side. Combine in a large bowl:  S...

Calming Essential Oil Roller

Looking for a little tranquility?  This blend is perfect for calming and reducing stress.  It's my absolute favorite! In a 10ml roller bottle, put in 10 drops Balance and 10 drops ...

All-Purpose Cleaner

Using essential oils to create your own cleaning spray is not only safe for the environment, but it is safe for your family as well. This spray is perfect for cleaning countertops,...

Yoga Mist Spray

Try this relaxing mist after your yoga practice or before you meditate. Mix in a 4 oz glass spray bottle, water, 10 drops lemon and 10 drops lemongrass.  Add a few drops of lavende...

Meditation Diffuser Blend

Try this combo of Balance and Lavender in your diffuser as you set your daily intention or while meditating to help quiet the mind. 

No bake Energy Bites

Want to try an easy no bake snack recipe?  Try these energy bites with a twist of natural peppermint flavor. Mix 2 cups rolled oats, 3 tablespoons cacao powder, 1/3 cup peanut butt...

DIY Disinfecting Wipes

If you are looking to make your own disinfecting wipes, try this easy homemade recipe.  This DIY recipe uses essential oils that have antiviral and antibacterial properties. Place ...

Honey Cough Syrup

This honey cough syrup is great to have on hand and ready to calm the cough during cold, flu and allergy season. You can also put a teaspoon in your tea to soothe your throat. Mix ...

DIY Fizzing Bath Bombs

Create these homemade bath bombs with this recipe using household ingredients and essential oils.  It's a fun activity for kids and I love knowing that the ingredients I am using a...

Homemade Aromatherapy Playdough

Try this fun DIY project with the kids.  It's a fun art activity that uses their math skills too!   1 cup water, 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup salt, 2 tsp cream of tartar, 2 TBSP vegetable ...

Sinus Steam Cup

Did you know that you can use essential oils to help open up your sinuses?  In a mug of hot water, put 2 drops each: lemon, peppermint, tea tree & oregano.  Drape a towel over your...

DIY Hand Sanitizer

Looking to make your own hand sanitizer?  Try this DIY recipe, it's non-toxic, chemical-free and it works with all of those viruses out there!

Using the dōTERRA On Guard® Sanitizing Mist

The doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist is the perfect addition to the well-loved doTERRA On Guard collection. It is infused with the doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend you’ve grown to...

DIY Body Scrub

Try this easy body scrub recipe.  It's a favorite because it's just 3 simple ingredients.  Mix and store in a 4 ounce jar: 1/2 cup epsom salt 10 pumps fractionated coconut oil 10 d...

dōTERRA On Guard® Pancakes

Submitted by: Carmella Papaleo, California Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 cup oatmeal 1 cup flour ¼ cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup plain greek yogur...

Essential Oil Diffuser Blend using Lime Essential Oil

Lime essential oil blends with doTERRA's Breathe blend for respiratory support to break up the muscus.  Diffuse 4 drops Breathe & 2 drops Lime to calm the cough!

Managing Digestive Issues

Overindulging this holiday season?  doTERRA's DigestZen blend is helpful for heartburn, acid reflux and tummy troubles.  Put a drop in your water to support your digestion.