Chasing the Illusive Good Night’s Sleep

Chasing the Illusive Good Night’s Sleep

“Get 7-9 hours of sleep a night. Blah, blah, blah.” I’m sure you’ve heard to get enough sleep for a while now, but as we women go into menopause, that can be a tricky thing. Most of us wake up at three a.m. and our bladder can’t wait...
Sometimes a Cold Catches Ya’

Sometimes a Cold Catches Ya’

Sometimes there’s a perfect storm. That happened for me last week. Staying up too late, then having a marathon day followed by eating an immune suppressing treat while meeting someone spreading the crud. That was my perfect storm. All three times I’ve...
dōTERRA Mornings

dōTERRA Mornings

Wanna start your day off on the positive? Come take a peek at what I use every morning… Starting before I even get out of bed, I drink my water with lemon. My awesome orange Hydro Flask holds 24oz of water, so I put 3 drops of lemon oil. (Caution – only do...
Try This Blend to Uplift and Calm

Try This Blend to Uplift and Calm

I made this blend for the Smiles4Oregon dental office the other day. It turns out, lots of people get a bit nervous when they go to the dentist. So I wanted to make a blend that would calm their patients without putting the staff to sleep. All three of these oils are...
Mint Chocolate Breakfast Shake

Mint Chocolate Breakfast Shake

I’ve been LOVING this smoothie! I’m a huge chocolate fan, and can no longer eat sugar, so I needed something to satisfy that sweet tooth without making me dizzy. And satisfy this does! There is nothing but pure, delicious nutrition in this wonderful treat....

Lemon Chicken with Kale

I just made my daughter the most delish chicken and thought you’d like it too. I’m going to just get it down so I don’t forget what I did – I don’t have a fancy recipe plugin or anything, but you will forget all about that when you taste...
Sugar Accident

Sugar Accident

Sometimes I have to learn the hard way! Can you relate? Last night I had an accident. I had stopped my bike to look at the amazingly beautiful sky (I do that a lot!) and I just fell over. I couldn’t gain my balance and even remember saying, “Sh**,...
Guided Meditation – Healing Journey

Guided Meditation – Healing Journey

I’m finding as I get older, and discovering some long hidden chronic health issues, that meditation is becoming a very important part of my self care. I find guided meditation to be a really accessible way to relax and focus on my healing and I’m enjoying...