You guys!!!! I think we can all agree that lilacs smell divine, amirite? I mean, seriously! This is the time of year I always want to go super slow so I can soak it all in...the lilacs bloom, the bugs aren’t biting yet, and each day brings more reminders that spring has SPRUNG. I just… Continue reading 🌸 lovely lilac-infusion recipes 🌸
Ahhh...whatever is going on in life, there is quite seriously always a blend for that 😍🌿 Here are a few diffuser blends that I swear by in my home: This one is a refreshing aroma that brings on feelings of spring. This one is fabulous for when the snow won't stop falling and we're making… Continue reading Tinc Diffuser Blends
Hi Friends! I'm thrilled to share that our sweet little babe has just arrived 💗 And while I’m of course overflowing with love and joy for the new addition to our family, having already done this before, I’m keenly aware of the supports that I need in order to a) physically heal, b) manage the… Continue reading Oils-Based Postpartum Recovery
Hi guys! Today I want to talk about essential oils that are especially beneficial for boosting that "it's freezing cold and the sun has not been out in weeks" sort of vibe. You know, the one in which many of us in the northern hemisphere can relate. Among other reasons, this feeling shows up for… Continue reading Winter Mood Boosters
When I was pregnant with my first daughter, I used to wake up literally screaming in pain because of crazy intense pain in my calves that would come from out of nowhere. Having never experienced anything like this at all, I quickly did some research and found out that these muscle spasms were a common… Continue reading The Magnificence that is Magnesium Body Butter
Hi guys! Today I want to talk a bit about top, middle, and base notes in essential oil blends. I've found that blending oils is both a science and an art: I'm a scientist when looking for "just the right" combination of oils to blend together. And I put on my artistic hat when determining… Continue reading Top, Middle, and Base Notes
Okay so "love affair" sounds dramatic, but seriously, ever since I started experimenting with essential oils, I've become totally hooked. In a super amazing and life-changing way! When I think back, it's hard to even remember a time I wasn't using one oil or another for some kind of healthy purpose. It's as if oils… Continue reading My Love Affair with Essential Oils
What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are highly concentrated liquids containing powerful aroma compounds from plants. There are multiple ways to extract oils from plants, including steam distillation and cold press extraction. These processes leave behind the essence of the plant, which includes both its aromatic and therapeutic qualities.