essential oils, Parenting

Teething blues

It's amazing how different each child is from the next. This is our second teething baby (toddler, at this point, but I'm in denial) and how different it is! Big Brother was fairly peaceful about it; a little Camilia and his amber necklace was generally all he needed.  Little Brother...well, he seems to have a few… Continue reading Teething blues

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Five years of “us”

This month marks our fifth wedding anniversary! 💕 I want to celebrate by offering a free 15 ml bottle of Orange to anyone who invests in their wellbeing with a premium starter kit this month, as well as free shipping! Just use the link on the "join me" page and you'll be on your way… Continue reading Five years of “us”

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Making my own sunshine

Happy first of May, everyone! I was feeling a little sluggish due to some cloudy weather and a "mostly cloudy, some rain" forecast for the week, so I'm making up for it with a can-do attitude and some cheerful essential oils in the diffuser. Nothing is getting me down this week! Here's what's on tap… Continue reading Making my own sunshine

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Essential oils for Disney trips

  No, the Bouchers are not doing Disney just yet - the boys are still too young to properly enjoy it (you can look forward to a post or three when we do finally get ourselves there). But if you love Disney and are planning a visit to the magic kingdom, I have some tips… Continue reading Essential oils for Disney trips

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Child’s play

Big Brother enjoys playing with swords. Soft of course, but swords (and light sabers) are a very big hit right now. As we were playing today, I got both of his legs in one go because he let his focus wander. "Oh no, I've chopped your legs off! Whatever will you do?!" I exclaim. "I… Continue reading Child’s play

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Seed to Seal: Farms

  As promised, I'm concluding this series with photos and some fun information about Young Living farms around the world! Read on for some facts about each one. The Mona, Utah, farm includes nearly 1,600 acres and is home to the largest privately owned essential oil distillery in the world. This farm has been serving the… Continue reading Seed to Seal: Farms

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Seed to Seal, part 5

Let's take a look at the last step in the Seed to Seal process: Seal. This is the part where all of the hard work comes together, and the painstaking attention to detail pays off. The end product is put into dark glass bottles to protect the essential oil from light, and all of the… Continue reading Seed to Seal, part 5

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Seed to Seal, part 4

Good evening, folks! Step four of Seed to Seal is Test, and it's pretty interesting. This is an important part for many people, myself included. Cultivating the best seeds in excellent soil with love and intention, then distilling them carefully in very specific conditions is great, but if anything goes awry during one of these… Continue reading Seed to Seal, part 4