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My Most Favorite Thing

Ok, so one of the most common questions I get when people want more info on how to use essentials oils is, “how do I know what I need?” Well, my friends, there’s actually a pretty easy answer, and I generally go one of two ways. One is, let’s start with whatever it is that made you think about using oils in the first place. I mean, ...

How I Got Over Myself and Fell in Love with Essential Oils for Absolutely Everything

Ok people, brace yourselves. This is a semi-love letter from a diehard city girl with the aptly cynical mindset that comes from being a hustler as a network news TV producer in NYC for 20 years. You may be wondering what this semi-love letter will be written to…well I can assure you that probably any guess you make is wrong. Because…would you have guessed...

Becoming a Believer

So it's been over a week and my head is still spinning. Have you ever gone to an event where you felt so impacted, so inspired that you could barely even express yourself? Yeah, that's about where I am now. I've thought a lot about whether to write a blog post about this, and a lot of my reluctance was because I knew it might come off as too much of a ...

Calming the Kids

There’s a reason my kids have bedtimes, and it’s not entirely just so they get enough sleep. It’s also so that I can have some time to relax and decompress in the evenings, after being up to my ears in homework, dinnertime, arguing, yelling, showers…you get the point. So I was not amused when my 12 year-old son came into the living room a few nights ago a...

DIY: All Natural All-Purpose Cleaner

Do you usually feel like you have to break out the rubber gloves and mask to prepare yourself for the overwhelming bleach-y scent when you're cleaning your home? I do! Well, part of that may be so I don't ruin my manicure, but sometimes the scent of the cleaners I use are pretty strong. And since I like to try to keep things clean, and find myself wip...

DIY: All Natural Glass Cleaner

Even if you’re not one of those people who goes out of your way to avoid toxins in your home (I’m certainly not), you still might actually enjoy doing some of your household work with your very own, good-smelling glass cleaner. I used to laugh at people that would do things like this, but believe it or not, it’s way easier – and a bit more fun – than yo...

The Top 5 Essential Oils for Healthy Hair

It’s almost spring! In case you weren’t watching with bated breath, Punxutawny Phil, the weather prophet extraordinaire, did not see his shadow this year. Therefore, we’re bound to see an early spring. This is great news for the millions of women out there who, like me, have been struggling with a head of dry, damaged hair. Sound familiar? If you’re ...

5 Awesome Essential Oils for Gorgeous Skin

So this $72 million Johnson & Johnson baby powder verdict, huh? While it’s huge and shocking, it’s also really not that surprising. I mean, you had to know that it was only really a matter of time before we’d find out that our beloved baby powder would be yet another toxic item that can kill us. I don’t know about you, but I really haven’t been on...