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Essential Oil Blends for Spring

On and off for the past 10 years I have used essential oils. But over the past few months I have become pretty obsessed. I pulled them out again in October after we had wildfires come through where we live in Northern California. We were very fortunate to have a house to come hometo. But the lingering smell of smoke that was in the air was pretty bad and I really didn’t want to be breathing that in, nevermind have our babies be exposed to any possible air pollutants.

That is when I turned to my oils and for a good week we kept the diffusers running in the house with clean air blends. And let me tell you there was a clear difference from when we were using them and when we weren’t. I also realized how much we were affected by the smoke and how important it was to start to take my family's health back.

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Honest Review of Beautycounter: Nourishing Line

If you are reading this you are probably looking to do an overhaul on your skin and body care products. You know that there are tons of chemicals in many of our everyday beauty products and you want to start to eliminate your exposure to these unnecessary toxins.

Over the past few years I have been trying to switch over to healthier, non toxic products in our home. This goes from our cleaning supplies to my makeup. I found I was a bit more on top of this when I first had my babies. Wanting everything to be as non-toxic as possible and spending more than we could really afford on household cleaning products that were green, but safer. And during my pregnancy switching to other brands of makeup and skincare that I thought were much safer alternatives.

As time went on and bank accounts got smaller I found myself going back to purchasing things which were not as safe or healthy. As I started to get back into a healthier routine I realized how important it was to find products which are safer to use but without the hefty price tag.

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Easter Cookies

Easter sweets are seriously my weakness. I am automatically transported back to childhood and I want all of the candy that comes along with it!

Typically we eat healthy most of the year, but when it comes to the holidays, I LOVE to bake. So I will always do some special treats during this time. During most Holidays I make my grandma's cookie recipe! This year, I wanted to make it a little bit more fun for the kids so I added in the Easter color M&Ms.

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