Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pregnancy Safe Calm/Headache Roller

I made this for a friend of mine who is pregnant and is having headaches. Peppermint is my go to for headaches, however, it is not safe to use during pregnancy. Here is the date blends I made for her.

30 drops lavender
15 drops cedarwood
20 drops stress away
10 drops valor
10 drops vetiver

Combine all in a 10 ml roller bottle and top with frationated coconut oil. Apply to neck, temples, under nostrils and bridge of nose. Remember this is photosensitive so apply sunscreen if going out in the sun!

**I am not a doctor and this is based on my personal experience only**

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

This was the best BEST salmon I've ever had in my entire life! Also, I discovered my deep love for avocado salsa <3

Click here for original recipe.

I changed a few things for the salmon. I used regular chili powder and I grilled it on a bed of lemon.

For the Avocado Salsa I did...
1 avocado cut in cubes
10 grape tomatoes cut into quarters
1/4 of an onion chopped
2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
1 Tbsp lime juice

Mix and serve on to of salmon.

Healthy Lashes 101

1. Switch to organic mascara. This is physician formula organic black mascara. I bought it at target and it is on a low danger scale EWG page. Check out EWG and see the level of your current mascara. My previous one was a 6 and full of cancer causing agents!
2. Add one drop of young living cedarwood and lavender to promote growth and extends the life of your mascara.
3. Mix well.
4. Enjoy amazing lashes :)

**I am not a doctor and this is based on my personal experience only**

Our Easter Traditions

1. Visit the chicks at Tractor Supply
2. Color Easter eggs
3. Picture with Easter bunny
4. Picture of Allie wearing her bunny ears
5. Easter egg hunt
6. Bunny hides baskets
7. Eat a chocolate bunny
8. Bunny pancakes for breakfast
9. Attend church
10. Watch the Easter beagle

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Chalkboard Serving Tray

A friend of mine saw this on pinterest and we had to have one! So we rolled up our mom sleeves, painted, sanded, and screwed our way through 2" wood and BOOM, we are DIY goddesses!

Roasted Cornish Hens

Click here for recipe.

2 whole Cornish hens
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons garlic salt
2 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons rosemary leaves, crushed
1 teaspoon thyme leaves
½ teaspoon coarse grind black pepper

Preheat oven to 350°F. Place hens on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Brush with oil. Mix all of the spices and herbs in a small bowl. Rub evenly over the entire surface of the hens. Roast in the oven for 1-1¼ hours, or until the hens are cooked through (an internal temperature of 165°F).

A Time for Everything and Everything in its Time

This is an amazing reminder especially for those striving to control so many aspects of their lives.

'Mommy This Tastes Good' Smoothie

1 cup spinach
1 cup almond milk
1/2 cup yogurt
1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 banana
Add ice to desired thickness

Chevron Baby Boy Blanket

Big Brother/Little Brother Tees

I made these for a friend and I must say they are darling!

Beating Influenza Oil by Oil

Fighting germs one bottle (sometimes two) at a time!

The flu entered our home a couple weeks ago. I diffused 3 drops purification and 5 drops thieves. It really helped ease our symptoms. The following day I diffused 4 drops of RC. It was a hallelujah I can breathe again moment!

**I am not a doctor and this is based on my personal experience only**

Beating the Blues Blend

3 cedarwood
3 grapefruit
3 blue cypress

It helps make Eeyore days happy.