Lemon Basil Pasta Purses (in the Instant Pot)

We have a bottom freezer refrigerator and I swear it is useless. I try to organize it so that you can see everything but inevitably food gets pushed to the bottom to be forgotten. That’s where I found half a package of frozen pasta purses I purchased from CostCo over the summer. I assume it was from the summer since it had a June 2016 “best by” date. Heck it could have been from the spring.  Continue reading

Peppermint Lip Scrub

Peppermint Lip Scrub

This all-natural exfoliating treatment leaves lips incredibly smooth and soft. The best part of this lip scrub is that it’s tasty enough to eat because I used Young Living’s Peppermint Vitality essential oil, Young Living’s new Vitality line of dietary essential oils. Feel free to lick your lips after you scrub the dullness away. In addition to soft kissable lips, the peppermint essential oil freshens your breath. Continue reading

Spring Cleaning with Young Living’s Thieves Essential Oil

thieves

Do you know how Thieves essential oil got its name? During the bubonic plague (i.e. Black Death) four French thieves  robbed the infected bodies yet never caught the deadly and highly contagious disease. When they were eventually caught they offered to provide their secret herbal recipe in exchange for leniency. Inspired by this legend, Thieves essential oil is a powerful combination of clove, lemon, cinnamon, eucalyptus radiata, and rosemary essential oils. Continue reading

Homemade Deodorant for Stinky Pits

Homemade deodorant

Being told by your husband that you stink is humbling. I once tried to switch my chemical-laden deodorant to a natural deodorant and it didn’t go well. It went so bad that my husband had to break down and tell me that I stunk, really bad. So when I told him that I was going to make my own deodorant, I shouldn’t have been surprised by the terrified look on his face and the question of “Are you sure you want to do that?!?” Continue reading

Sleepytime Linen Spray (or Monster Spray)

Monster Spray

Is your bunny neglecting his monster duty? Do you need to implement the big guns? Enter Monster Away Spray. Kidding … but in all seriousness anything that helps get your kiddos or even you a better night’s rest is welcome in our household. Continue reading

Love is in the Air with Young Living Essential Oils

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Check out the The Happy Oils Valentine Handbook for delicious recipes and ways to incorporate Young Living Essential Oils into your Valentine plans. For example, prepare your lips to be kissably soft with the Peppermint Lib Scrub recipe on page 19.

To get everything tingling (wink wink) check out the personal assistant recipe. Continue reading