5 Things You Need to Know About Brushing Your Teeth with Charcoal

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5 Reasons to Brush Your Teeth with Charcoal

As someone who’s tried multiple teeth whitening products in the past, I can tell you that getting your pearly whites brighter is no easy feat. I’ve experimented with a variety of whitening strips, but they’ve always left my teeth and gums feeling overly sensitive. Gel trays aren’t much better (they make me gag), and I have yet to meet one … Read More

20 Natural Remedies for Stomach Complaints

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20 Natural Stomach Remedies

As someone who suffers from an inordinate number of stomach ailments, I can honestly say I’ve tried just about everything to ease my symptoms. Although I’ve been known to toss back some Pepto or pop a few Tums, I often turn to natural remedies to knock down a bout of indigestion or heartburn. If you’re reading this now, it’s likely … Read More

All About NingXia Red

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Invest in your health with NingXia Red

When we first started using Young Living Essential Oils in April 2014, there were two packets of this “red juice” in my Premium Starter Kit. It’s called Ningxia (pronounced “Ning-Sha”) Red. Have you heard of it? Well, I ignored those cute little packets of wellness diffusing my oils!! We just didn’t “get” what all the fuss was about. Things like: Natural energy Weight … Read More

Our Top Young Living Products OUTSIDE the Starter Kit!

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Our Favorite Young Living Products

~ PERSONAL PRODUCTS ~ 1) ~ THIEVES HOUSEHOLD CLEANER – This one bottle of concentrate can replace every single cleaner under your sink! Using the power of Thieves, it cleans your home top to bottom and is completely safe for the kiddos and animals, non-toxic and a powerhouse to use! 2) ~ THIEVES SPRAY – FOR EVERYTHING! Spray your grocery … Read More

6 Ways to Declutter Your Car

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6 Tips to Declutter Your Car

From traffic jams to road trips, Americans spend a lot of time in their vehicles. We also tend to treat our poor cars as a mobile filing cabinet or storage unit. Despite this behavior, our cars are often forgotten when it comes time to get organized. Since so much of your time is spent on the road, having access to … Read More

8 Top Essential Oils for Romance

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Essential Oils for Romance

Have you tried using essential oils in the bedroom?  They can be a great addition to help inspire romance!! In the bedroom, you can use essential oils topically or aromatically.   Certain scents are shown to have powerful effect on our olfactory lobe, which is part of the limbic system that houses sexual desires – as well as memories and emotions. Essential … Read More

Is Your Grass Fed Meat Really Grass Fed?

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Is your grass fed meat really grass fed?

  I get so so excited when I see more and more organic, non-gmo, grass fed and other ‘real food’ items in all types of grocery stores!  I love that what was once ‘weird’ and ‘alternative’ is becoming more mainstream, particularly when it comes to meat.   But I do keep wondering…is that grass fed meat really grass fed? I was recently talking … Read More

4 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Winter is my least favorite time of year. I’m not overly fond of being cold, and I loathe driving in snow and ice. Plus, when you live in a climate that experiences heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures, winter means doing some serious planning — you have to prepare your home and your family for inclement weather. After years of winter … Read More

Oils of Ancient Scripture – Aloes/Sandalwood

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Oils of the Ancient Scripture - Sandalwood

Essential oils, though trendy now, are certainly nothing new! In fact, there are over 200 references to them in the Bible, and there is evidence of them being used as far back as 3500 B.C.   Essential oils are the concentrated essences of plants…stems, grasses, resins, flowers, etc.  They act as the plants natural defense mechanisms and act very similarly … Read More

20 Must Have CYBER MONDAY Deals!

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20 Must Have Cyber Monday Deals!

Cyber Monday is here and now is the time to get started on your holiday shopping…or the time to stock up on items you need! There have been countless deals this weekend and TODAY but here are some of our favorites!   Oh Lardy’s e-books Yep…we put ALL 4 of our e-books on sale for you today!  Use coupon code BLACKFRIDAY50 to get … Read More

10 Tips to Declutter Your Whole House

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10 Tips to Declutter Your Home

by Elizabeth Greene The goal of decluttering is fairly straightforward; if you want to make room in your home for the things that matter, you have to get rid of the stuff that doesn’t. With the holidays just around the corner, you’ll be needing extra space for friends and family, gifts (those you’re giving and those you receive), and of … Read More

Nourishing Mushroom Soup Recipe

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Nourishing Mushroom Soup Recipe

Today, I am excited to share this delicious mushroom soup recipe from Benjamin Smith of theonlinegrill.com.  I love soup and this recipe is legit!!  Give it a try! I’ve had an odd history with mushrooms. For too long I completely neglected the magic white stuff. I often thought of it as flavorless and as filler food. But boy was I wrong! … Read More

Carpet Freshener Recipe

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DIY Carpet Freshener Recipe

As I have been working hard to get rid of potentially toxic chemicals in my home, I have had a lot of fun using new recipes for products such as air freshener, lotion, mouthwash and household cleaners.   Since we no longer use any synthetic air fresheners in my home, I love this carpet freshener recipe as a way to … Read More