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Back-to-School………Make & Take Class!!!

Back-to-School Make & Take

~Young Living Essential Oils~

Come and learn how you can use Young Living essential oils to help make the transition from summer fun to school time success a bit smoother! Learn how to support your favorite students immune system, boost focus and concentration, get the stink out of those favorite gym shoes and MORE!!

Join me for a FUN and informative Make & Take Class and learn more about improving your families overall wellness using essential oils. Then you will be able to create 2 DIY products to take home with you for $10 🙂 Did I mention there will be cider and Fall refreshments?


  • When: Tuesday, September 13th from 6-8:00 pm
  • Where: Flint Farmers’ Market-Market Tap (Upstairs-Rooftop Bar)
  • Price: $10 per person
  • DIY Products Include: (1) Homework Blend Roller (1) Thieves Spray


Sign-up and provide payment using the link below. You can use PayPal or Debit/Credit Card for payment. Once your payment of $10 is received I will send you a confirmation email. The class is limited to the first 20 guests. Thanks-Andrea Bergstrom!!

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Summer EO Make & Take!


Come learn more about Young Living essential oils! Join me for a SUPER fun summer make & take class and learn a bit more about how essential oils can enhance your overall wellness. Then you will be able to create 3 DIY products to take home for $15. Did I mention there will be refreshments and wine?


Our location-the new roof-top bar at the Flint Farmers’ Market!
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  • When: Tuesday, July 26th from 6-8:00 pm
  • Where: Flint Farmer’s Market-Market Tap (Upstairs-Roof Top Bar)
  • Price: $15 per person
  • DIY products include: Bug Spray, Detox Bath Soak, and Lemon Lip Scrub!

Click here to sign up & reserve your spot!

Going to be an awesome event-can’t wait to see you all there!!!


DIY Recipes

Essential Oil After Sun Spray

After sun spray

Alex & I have had a total blast in the sun the last few days. Our shoulders and backs got a little bit pink, so I gave them a quick spray with this diluted blend of essential oils. They had no discomfort and it faded fast. Bonus – smells amazing! It can be kept in the fridge to make it extra soothing.

This blend contains Lavender, Frankincense, Geranium and Peppermint. These essential oils are great for calming, cooling, and soothing skin, but can be used for many other things as well.

Essential Oil After Sun Spray Recipe:

4 oz glass spray bottle
10 drops Lavender
10 drops Frankincense
5 drops Geranium
3 drops Peppermint

1 tablespoon Aloe Vera Gel

Top with FCO (Fractionated Coconut Oil). Shake and spray as needed!
Have a friend who lives to play hard in the sun? Feel free to tag them!



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Mother’s Day Welcome Gift………

Young Living essential oils – what a perfect gift for the pretty momma in your life!  And if you are a non-oiling momma who would love to become an oily-momma, drop some hints to your man that you’d love these oils instead of chocolates or flowers this Mother’s Day!!  😉

From now until Mother’s Day-when you join my team by purchasing a Premium Starter Kit I will give you these gifts FREE!  Just a little way of welcoming you to the Oily Lifestyle and get you started taking your oils on-the-go everywhere you go.  You will get both an essential oil locket diffuser necklace and carrying case that holds all your favorite oils 🙂

Mother's Day Welcome Gift 2016

Wholesale Member = Wholesale Prices

Signing up as a Young Living Wholesale Member means you get to purchase your products at wholesale prices, 24% off retail, in addition to having the option of earning free product.  Think of it as being similar to having a membership to Costco or Sam’s Club.

You DO NOT have to tell anyone about Young Living.

You DO NOT have to sell their products.

You DO NOT have to carry an inventory.

You DO NOT have to make this a business.

You DO get a discount.

If you want to tell others about Young Living or even make it a business, of course you can do so.  But simply enrolling as a Wholesale Member in no way commits you to doing that.

PLEASE contact me directly at if you are interested in joining my team-I’ll walk through the process 🙂




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Soothe Pets Naturally with Essential Oils!

T Away

Has your pet gone through a traumatic experience? Young Living makes a pet collection of essential oil blends……they are amazing! I just made a custom roller blend to give to a friend-her dog was attacked by another dog yesterday and has a lot of physical AND emotional healing to do. T-Away Essential Oil supports mental & emotional well-being. It can be applied for calming and occasional nervousness. Behind the ears is a great place to apply or the paws with careful testing! Dilute appropriately!!! This roller blend has 12 drops of T-Away and the rest is filled with fractionated coconut oil. ‪#‎youngliving‬ ‪#‎essentialoils‬ ‪#‎animalscents‬ ‪#‎pets‬ ‪#‎trauma‬ ‪#‎natural‬ ‪#‎chemicalfree‬ ‪#‎wellness‬

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T-Away is an oil blend containing 27 oils, WOW! This one has:  Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood, Frankincense, Valerian, Black Spruce, Davana, Lavender, Geranium, Helichrysum, Citrus, Hystrix, Rose, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang, Orange, Angelica, Hyssop, Spanish Sage, Coriander, Bergamot, Lemon, Jasmine Absolute, Roman Chamomile, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Blue Tansy, Ruta, and German Chamomile.

This blend can be applied for calming and occasional nervousness. Behind the ears is good place for application and after oils have been tested the paws will work too.

Animal Scents for Support

As you can see this collection could be quite beneficial for supporting your large and small pets. Take caution with smaller animals and dilute appropriately.  Check with your holistic vet if you have any questions.


Young Living Vet Council

Young Living now has a Veterinarian Advisory Council in place.

The Young Living Essential Oils Veterinary Advisory Council provides valuable insight into the development of our pioneering essential oils and oil-infused products. This professional organization comprises prominent scientific professionals from around the globe, uniting years of experience in natural products. The council’s unmatched leadership, expertise, and passion for essential oil innovation is redefining the way the world thinks about wellness.

Hope you have enjoyed this post!



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March Wellness Alert!

Can you believe that March is here?  How many of you are heading to warmer temps for spring break?  I AM 🙂  I can hardly wait…….but you know that means swim suit shopping is inevitable.  My winter bod needs some TLC and by saying that I mean I need to get on a healthy weight management program ASAP!  I’ve been using Young Living products and essential oils for over a year now.  I love them and highly recommend using them because they work but most importantly At Young Living, they celebrate the harmony between nature, body, mind, and soul, and they infuse it into everything they make.

March Sign Up Promo

SO with that being said I’m giving away one heck of a March promotion for new sign ups who purchase the Premium Starter Kit!  Really it’s a JUMPSTART to ~Weight Management Wellness~

Enroll with your new Premium Starter Kit in March & receive Slique Tea & Grapefruit Vitality 5ml 🙂  What are you waiting for?  Make sure you sign up under my member #2169801 and JOIN MY TEAM for these amazing giveaways and support along your wellness journey.


  • Slique Tea is an exotic drink from Young Living that has been formulated with natural ingredients to help support individual weight goals.* This blend is rich in flavonoids, a dietary compound generally associated with helping maintain certain normal, healthy body functions. It also contains polyphenols, which may be useful as part of a guilt-free weight-management regimen when combined with a healthy diet and physical activity. This unique blend is enhanced with 100% pure therapeutic grade Frankincense powder.


Maintaining a healthy weight is all about using the right tools. Our extensive, proven Slique line offers the right solution for your weight management needs.

  • Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) Vitality™ essential oil is known for its invigorating citrus scent and delicious, tart taste. Grapefruit Vitality essential oil can also support weight-management programs when taken internally and paired with a healthy diet and exercise.* Add Grapefruit Vitality oil to water to give your drinks a little zing, or add a hint of citrus by incorporating it into culinary recipes. Give NingXia Red® an extra boost of flavor with a couple drops of Grapefruit Vitality.
  • Grapefruit Vitality Essential Oil Uses:

    • Support your weight-management program by taking Grapefruit Vitality as a dietary supplement. Just add 1–2 drops to a vegetarian gel capsule and take it daily or as often as needed.
    • Find it difficult to take capsules? Blend Grapefruit Vitality NingXia Red for an added boost of wolfberry goodness.
    • If you love infused water but are too busy to make it the night before, simply add 2–3 drops of Grapefruit Vitality and other citrus Vitality oils to cold water to make a refreshing drink and stay hydrated.
    • Add it to culinary recipes to add a distinct, citrus flavor. Grapefruit Vitality tastes great in desserts, marinades, and salad dressings.


*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.


Make the most of MARCH 2016!


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February DEALS on Premium Starter Kits!


Don’t forget about this amazing, once-in-a-lifetime deal!

Young living is offering 10% off on Premium Starter Kits! Additionally, I’m giving a $20 rebate and a 400 page reference guide. That’s $34 off! The kit comes with a great diffuser, 11 bottles of essential oil,a roller fitment, extra samples and sample bottles, and lots of shareable materials.

Pick your diffuser!!!!!

diffuser options

And then……and this is the best part. You gain access to my private learning community. I post tons of usage tips and tricks, educational opportunities, and extra giveaways exclusive to my members.

Facebook Group – – – – ->

Now is the BEST time to take responsibility for your health and wellness. I’m so excited to have each and every one of you join me on your health journey!

Click here to get your kit and change your life–>
‪#‎YoungLiving‬ ‪#‎JoinMyTeam‬ ‪#‎ChemicalFree‬

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Soothe that dry, winter skin with a homemade sea salt scrub!

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Every year, as soon as the cold weather sets in, my hands become dry and flaky. With flu and cold season in full swing, I turn to excess hand washing, which always strips the moisture from my skin. To slough off dead skin cells and restore moisture, I make a batch of exfoliating sea salt hand scrub and keep it by my kitchen sink to enjoy all winter long.  And I keep some in the tub that I use on my body 🙂

Though it’s perfectly acceptable to keep this scrub to yourself, it also makes a great gift to give around the holidays. It’s remarkably easy to throw together, so as long as you have all (three) of the ingredients on hand, you can whip up a quick batch. It’s a thoughtful, custom alternative to store-bought gifts, and ensures you’ll never show up empty-handed to a party or dinner again.


Which Salt to Use?

For this particular scrub, I used coarse sea salt. Sea salt is simply just evaporated seawater, which means it’s not processed and doesn’t contain any additives. Sea salt exfoliates by sloughing off dead skin cells, allowing smoother (and healthier!) skin cells to take their place.

If you have particularly sensitive skin, you can sub brown sugar for the salt. Brown sugar is a soft and gentle exfoliant, which makes it a milder alternative to the coarse sea salt.

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Which Oil to Use?

Since there are about 101 uses for coconut oil, I always have some of this miracle-in-a-jar on hand. Coconut oil is deeply moisturizing, as it contains medium-chain fatty acids, which provide hydrating and anti-inflammatory properties. As a bonus, coconut oil quickly absorbs into skin, so it won’t leave your hands with a greasy residue.

If your pantry isn’t stocked with coconut oil, olive oil also works as a great natural moisturizer!

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Which Essential Oil to Use?

I chose grapefruit essential oil for this scrub simply because it’s my favorite. Grapefruit essential oil brings a fresh, citrusy note to the scrub and leaves my skin feeling energized and bright. It also has antibacterial and antiseptic properties, which are bound to come in handy during the winter months. Lemon or orange essential oils would also do the trick.

If you’re looking for something more calming, go with lavender, bergamot, or frankincense essential oils.


How To Make Sea Salt Hand Scrub

What You Need

1 cup coarse sea salt
1/2 cup liquid coconut oil
5 to 7 drops essential oils

Dry measuring cups
10-ounce glass container (I used a Weck canning jar)

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  1. Grab your supplies. You’ll need 1 cup coarse sea salt, 1/2 cup liquid coconut oil, 5 to 7 drops of Young Living essential oils, and a 10-ounce glass container.
  2. Add the salt. Pour 1 cup of salt into the empty glass container.
  3. Add the oil. Pour 1/2 cup of coconut oil over the salt.
  4. Add essential oil. Add 5 to 7 drops of grapefruit essential oil to mixture.
  5. Stir the mixture. Stir all ingredients until well combined.
  6. Seal and gift. Seal the jar and affix a label or gift tag to the top.

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DIY Recipes

DIY Natural Vapor Rub

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Made my natural, chemical-free Vapor Rub last night using only 2 ingredients! Coconut oil and RC blend essential oil by Young Living 😎
RC is a combo of Eucalyptus Globulus, Myrtle, Marjoram, Pine, Eucalyptus Radiata, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Lavender, Cypress, Black Spruce and Peppermint essential oils!!!!! Holy smokes it’s a power house and all natural!
‪#‎peaceloveeo‬ ‪#‎youngliving‬ ‪#‎essentialoils‬ ‪#‎naturalremedies‬ ‪#‎chemicalfree‬ ‪#‎vaporrub‬ ‪#‎diy‬ ‪#‎mittenmindset‬

I like to keep this  stocked in my cabinet using Young Living essential oils.  I find it great to use on my families chests and backs when needed to support our wellness.

I make sure I have this recipe which uses Eucalyptus oils and blends and our homemade vapor rub on hand all year long. I often use this rub on our chest and back and the vapor rub on our feet.

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I like to make this with RC Essential Oil blend……. RC is a blend of Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Myrtle, Spruce, Peppermint, Pine, Lavender, Marjoram and Cypress.  It has a very invigorating aroma, creates a spa like atmosphere and contains the naturally occurring constituent limonene (google it!).

This is SUPER easy to make and you will love it!!  Make a good size batch so you are sure to have it on hand!