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A safer clean

High chair straps. How often do you think about the cleanliness of them? You wipe them down when they get drooled on, but I'll bet if you're like me, you usually place the bib over them to avoid getting them dirty. So you rest fairly well assured that they're clean when you give them a… Continue reading A safer clean

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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

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Seed to Seal, part 2

Part two in this series is about cultivation! Gary Young is a firm believer in good quality coming from all aspects of the process, from beginning to end. This is why he spends so much time and effort when looking for land for a new farm, and why he posts signs around his farms about… Continue reading Seed to Seal, part 2

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Seed to Seal, part 1

I want to share with you why I chose Young Living over all of the other options available. I've mentioned that I use oils on myself and the rest of my family. I wanted to be sure that they were pure and unadulterated - safe - and I spent several months researching my options to… Continue reading Seed to Seal, part 1