My 2 Ingredient DIY All Purpose, All Natural Cleaner

Photo by Hermes Rivera The world has gotten a little crazy with some cleaning supplies. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a type A neat freak germa-phobe, but I’m not about to spray toxic chemicals on everything in my house either. Every time I see someone spray their counter tops with some commercial cleaning agent, all I can think of is them setting their food on it to soak it up or...

The Ultimate Guide to Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Labor & Beyond

Photo by Camila Cordeiro *Disclaimer: I am not a health professional and essential oils are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.* Essential oils for pregnancy and labor are the handiest tool in your procreation toolbox when you’re looking for natural and holistic solutions to your pregnancy, labor, postpartum and even breast feeding! Find all your needs met...

30 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

*Disclaimer: I am not a health professional and essential oils are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.* Peppermint essential oil is one of the most common and basic oils that comes with every kit (with lavender and lemon usually). It’s great for beginners because it has tons of benefits and very few precautions. It’s definitely my...

19 Uses for DigestZen Essential Oil Digestive Blend

*Disclaimer: I am not a health professional and essential oils are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.* DigestZen was one of the first oils I ever bought and used obsessively. I use to believe that having tummy troubles of some sort at least once a day was just “part of being a girl.” Pro Tip: It’s...

21 Ways to Use On Guard Essential Oil Blend

*Disclaimer: I am not a health professional and essential oils are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.* On Guard is a special blend of oils produced by DoTERRA containing: Wild Orange Peel Clove Bud Cinnamon Eucalyptus Rosemary It is a blend that protects you from environmental threats as well as builds your immune system in a...

50 Uses for Lavender Oil

Photo by Daiga Ellaby *Disclaimer: I am not a health professional and essential oils are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.* Lavender oil has found itself to be an essential staple to any natural living household stemming back thousands of years. It’s flowery, aromatic scent makes it a pleasant resident to any person or home and it’s...

13 Plant Based 5-minute Meals & Snacks (For those who hate to cook or are busy)

Photo by Jannis Brandt Most days I wish and pray that I would randomly begin loving to cook. I tell myself things like “Ima start making myself cook 1 thing every day” or “cooking is meditative therefore extra good for you.” But it never pans out. I envy my grandmother’s love for it and my husband’s nonchalant attitude towards it. Both of them can do it all day, everyday with no...

My Medicinal Tea Cabinet

Photo by Osha Key I’m one of those people who believe “there’s a tea for that” so my natural medicine cabinet contains a large portion of teas. There’s several in there that I use on a rare occasion like “Breathe Deep” and “Roasted Dandelion Detox”, special blends by Yogi. They’re not my favorite but I keep them on hand in case I need them.  There are several though that I use...

GBS, Probiotics & Gut Health

Photo by Toa Heftiba “All disease begins in the gut” – Hippocrates He was on to something, and here we are thousands of years later and we’re finally beginning to realize that he was correct. We should indeed be focusing on our gut health. *Disclaimer: I am in no way a certified nutritionist or health professional. I am completely self taught in natural health and wellness. Always do your own research....

Mindful Eating on a Mental, Physical & Spiritual Level

We’ve rewritten the definition of the word diet. We define it, now, as a certain plan you follow for a set amount of time in order to lose weight. The original, proper meaning of the word is overall what you eat on a day to day basis. It’s your lifestyle. Just like elephants have a diet and pandas have a diet, you also have a diet. Diets, as we’ve come...