In the past, I would have you "click here" to find out what my favorite brand of essential oils are. Well, no more! I have been certified by doTERRA so that I can now share directly on here. And I am so happy to share doTERRA Essential Oils with you!
ResearchGate Publication posted an article titled: Evidence about the Power of Intention, and since I have been studying this topic myself recently, I decided this was a post I wanted to share. It states, "Intention is defined as a directed thought to perform a determined action. Thoughts targeted to an end can affect inanimate objects… Continue reading The Power of Intention
I personally loved the Twilight Series books, flaws and all. I, for the first time, recognized and admitted something in myself that I had left unnoticed for a long time. My desire to write. After reading the first three books in three days--no, I didn't sleep much--I sat down and started writing. So, I will… Continue reading Lessons from an Author
As I search for new and interesting ways to help others and to use essential oils, I have found an article by Emma Tucker on dezeen, dehot zeenlist that offers an interesting twist on diffusing essential oils. And, it could offer help to those ready to quit smoking. The Smarin's Le Sifflu "peace-pipe" (created by… Continue reading Hope for Smokers?
I got to learn how to make almond milk. An easy process and also an incredibly old one. The French transformed it into delicate blancmanges. The process involves soaking the almond overnight for up to two days. The longer you soak them, the creamier the milk will be. It last only a few days in […]… Continue reading From Cooking Without Limits Blog
To me, beauty is so much more than what we see. It's heart, spirit, nature, health, integrity, honor, love, kindness... Beauty goes below the surface and into the soul. We must take care of our physical body. We only have one, so when we treat it poorly, it tends to FIGHT BACK. As we focus… Continue reading What is BEAUTY?
What problems exist today because of distinctions between groups of people? In what ways can we become united, despite our differences?
Oh how hard it is to stay positive sometimes. It can be so easy to get down in the dumps. But let me tell you, it's not worth it! Choose to have a choice! Choose to be happy!
Description Coriander is an annual herb that grows three feet high and is very aromatic. Coriander seeds have been used for centuries to aid digestion, and is still used today for this same benefit.* Coriander has a high linalool content which helps skin maintain complexion. Coriander can be soothing to the body. Coriander’s sweet,… Continue reading Essential Oil Education: Coriander
Especially in today's age of social media, our mistakes can spread like wildfire. Even innocent mistakes can be blown out of proportion and a bombardment of judgement begins. We think we can do better than others most of the time and we aren't afraid to let the world know. Instead of being quick to… Continue reading Do you struggle with this?
My hometown hosts a yearly festival that practically shuts down the entire town. It's a time of good food and fun, but most importantly, a time for family. "The family is the center of life and it is the key to eternal happiness"* is one of my favorite quotes. All families look different and that… Continue reading Family Time at the Yamboree
"We must... understand the rules of the game of life. First, none of us is exempt from facing life’s trials, and the fact that we are faithful does not assure us of a life without tests. This is exemplified over and over again in the scriptures as we review the lives of the prophets. Job… Continue reading Enduring to the End
What does that mean to you? For me, I try to put my husband and kids first, and sometimes while doing that put them last. I get so caught up in earning a living that I don't cook or clean. I'm working on that, but that's not really the only part of putting family first.… Continue reading Family First
I have a problem with much in our school systems, especially the government being so involved, but that's not the point of this post. Today, I subbed at our local elementary school. Subbing isn't new to me, but it always makes me appreciate the men and women who give their time and energy to educating… Continue reading Teachers: Unsung Heros
Description Clove has been used for years in dental preparations, candy, and gum for its flavor and ability to cleanse the mouth, yet it provides a myriad of benefits. Its main chemical component, eugenol, makes it a very stimulating and energizing essential oil that can be used as a warming massage oil. Clove contains powerful… Continue reading ESSENTIAL OIL EDUCATION: Clove
Everyone's life is like a roller coaster...are we choosing to find in the joy in the ride or do we let it overwhelm us?
My first book is out on Amazon! I'll be on Nook and a few more soon.
What does it mean to endure? Is it to simply get by? Is it pushing through? When I think of an endurance race, I think of suffering. Sweating, strain, and pain. I think of having to go past what I think I can do. I believe that in life, we are racing an endurance race.… Continue reading Endurance
I HAVE SUFFERED DEPRESSION MOST OF MY LIFE! And I am not ashamed to admit it. Some may even say I've been "crazy". Not ashamed of that either. I fully believe that Satan wants us to feel shame. God gives us remorse for things we've done wrong, but shame doesn't come from Him. If Satan… Continue reading No Shame
We don't have a lot of growing space in our yard, and even though our garden has been successful this year, I've been looking for ways to make our garden even better. This video has 9 wonderful tips that I plan on adding to my garden for next years harvest. I'd love to hear your… Continue reading Gardening: Tips to Growing in Small Gardens
So, as some of you may know, one of our family goals is to own a farm again. (My husband and I both grew up on a farm.) And while all my children will not be raised on a farm, seeing as how one has already left home, but we hope to share it with… Continue reading Small Scale Farming
I let yesterday get away from me. And I'll admit, I was being lazy and spent the day reading. 🙂 I do that every so often. I love to read and sometimes get wrapped up and refuse to put my book down. That was yesterday for me. Today, I'll put up yesterday's post and today's.… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Even though it’s Tuesday
Okay, I'm not much into showing commercials, but I love Jason Gray from Studio C, and this is a commercial he made for FiberFix. I can't wait to try the product, but even more that, I love the ad.