Essential Oils for Illness, Part 2

Part 2 of a two-part series. Essential oils are a great resource when you are feeling under the weather. They provide an innumerable amount of benefits without the side effects that plague lab-created medicine. This post looks at five different essential oils that can be used when you think you need an extra boost for your immune system.

Essential Oils for Illness, Part 1

Part 1 of a two-part series. Essential oils are a great resource when you are feeling under the weather. They provide an innumerable amount of benefits without the side effects that plague lab-created medicine. This post looks at five different essential oils that can be used when you think you need an extra boost for your immune system.

Homemade Lotion – A Gift for All

Making homemade lotion is so simple. In this post I share some simple tips for making your own lotion, as well as the link to my aftra shop where you can buy my homemade lotion, opening January 5, 2017.

Forced to Change

Oh, life, how you trick me. You give me the illusion of time and then take it away with a baby going through a growth spurt, then being sick, then going out of town. Good grief. Now that I finally have a few minutes to sit down and think (good grief it has been a …

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Having a Friend with Natural Remedies

Starting my own journey into the world of natural remedies has been eye-opening. Herbs, flowers, essential oils, and foods can address so many issues it seems silly that so much money is spent on pharmaceuticals. For example, garlic is great to use as an immune support, both as a preventative or an aid your immune …

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Setting Up Shop

January 2 will by my grand opening on aftcra. I will be offering all-natural, handmade products to add to your beauty routine and medicine cabinet.

Essential Oils – Our Blends

Take a look at the essential oil blends we use at our house and how we use them to keep us healthy day to day.

Essential Oils – Use & Safety

Using essential oils is a great way to limit the amount of synthetic medications you and your family are using. Though they are natural, you should still be aware of the risks of using them.

Essential Oils – My Testimony

Essential oils work. And they work great for me. I was skeptical at first but they are fantastic at knocking out my migraines - even better than OTCs.

Essential Oils – Our Single Oils and Carrier Oils

The essential oils and carrier oils currently in our "medicine cabinet". Just a few staples can get you through whatever ails you.