Sticks and Stones in Reverse

Sticks and Stones in Reverse

We have six boys and young men in our home. There is plenty of opportunity to hurt feelings, bruised egos, anger, frustration and so much more. Can you just imagine the situation with two only children, two firstborns and two babies of the family? Whew! It gets messy sometimes.  But it’s a brave troop of […]

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I asked our children which books/characters they knew better…  Harry Potter or Percy Jackson?  The Hobbit or Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe? Bernstein Bears or Veggie Tales? Super heros (Superman, Batman, Flash) vs the One True God? What was that? Yep. Do you know any or all of these better than your Savior, I ask […]

Do It Yourself-Safe Household Cleaner...

Do It Yourself-Safe Household Cleaners
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

There are so many DIY Household Cleaner recipes our there; how do you know which to choose? Mirror and glass cleaner – 50:1 water to Thieves Household Cleaner Sinks in bathrooms– 1/4 cup baking soda, 8 drops Rosemary, Eucalyptus, lemon or Tea tree essential oil, 3/4 cup vinegar, 2 cups hot water. Carefully combine, pour […]

Natural Options for Household Cleaner...

Natural Options for Household Cleaners
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Thieves Household Cleaner is a powerful all-purpose concentrated cleaner formulated with 100% plant and mineral-based ingredients. Thieves Household Cleaner is biodegradable and complies with EPA standards. Formulated with the power of Young Livings Thieves essential oil blend you can get a deep clean without dangerous or synthetic ingredients. This all purpose cleaner can be used […]

Natural Option for Effectively Cleani...

Natural Option for Effectively Cleaning Produce
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Thieves Fruit and Veggie Spray or Fruit and Veggie Soak utilizes naturally derived ingredients and the cleansing power of thieves essential oil blend to effectively wash produce at home or when on the go. Thieves Fruit and Veggie Spray is great for single – use servings or when you are away from home. The convenient […]

Hidden Toxins in Herbicide Covered Pr...

Hidden Toxins in Herbicide Covered Produce
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Round Up, the most widely used herbicide in the country, is sprayed on everything and ends up in our air and water. Much of our produce today is “Round Up Ready” meaning it is has been genetically modified (GMO) to withstand all the Round Up applications so that the plant thrives while weeds and pests […]

Do It Yourself Fabric Softener and St...

Do It Yourself Fabric Softener and Static Reducer
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Use wool dryer balls and 3-4 drops of a essential oils make a great fabric softener! Wool dryer balls are a great hundred percent natural replacement for dryer sheets. You can purchase them already felt good and ready to go or you can make them yourself! Add three wool dryer balls are a great hundred […]

Natural Option for Laundry Detergent

Natural Option for Laundry Detergent
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

With a plant-based formula,Thieves Laundry Soap gently and naturally washes your clothes, cleaning them without any chemical or synthetic residue. Natural enzymes and powerful essential oils add to the formulas strength to leave your clothes fresh and clean with a light citrus scent Thieves Laundry Soap can be used in all washers, including high efficiency (HE), […]

Hidden Toxins in Laundry Detergents a...

Hidden Toxins in Laundry Detergents and Fabric Softeners
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Scented, petroleum based laundry detergent contain high levels of VOC’s. These hazardous chemicals are linked to asthma and possibly cancer. They add to indoor air pollution, and are absorbed through your skin, which can create a host of problems. Did you know that 83.3% of fabric softeners get a D or F rating from the […]

Natural Options for Toiletries, Beaut...

Natural Options for Toiletries, Beauty and Skincare
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Look at the wonderful selection of toiletries, beauty and skin care products that Young Living offers. I know you’re not familiar with them know that you will be as I go through them. Sign up for our newsletter so you will be the first to be informed for the next class. In a hurry to […]

Hidden Toxins in Toiletries and Beaut...

Hidden Toxins in Toiletries and Beauty Products
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

The skin is our biggest organ and anything that comes into contact with it is rapidly absorbed into your bloodstream. A baby skin this three times thinner than adults. Young children are more vulnerable to toxic exposure due to the developing organs and reproductive system, Therefore it is important to avoid these chemicals when possible. […]

Natural Options for a Wonderfully Sce...

Natural Options for a Wonderfully Scented Home
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Diffusing Young Living Essential Oils are a great natural solution to giving your home a wonderful scent. Ultrasonic diffusion combines the advantages of a humidifier, air purifier, atomizer and aromatherapy diffuser into one by breaking a mixture of essential oils and water into millions of microparticles and dispersing them into the air. Diffusing essential oils […]

Hidden Toxins in Air Fresheners and S...

Hidden Toxins in Air Fresheners and Scented Candles
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Synthetic fragrances may be the common type of chemical in your house. Air fresheners, plug-in type deodorizers, and scented candles can emit hundreds of harmful chemicals known to be carcinogens, respiratory and endocrine disrupters and reproductive toxicants, even at low levels. In 2014, Scientific American reported that a study in the journal, Environmental Health Perspectives, […]

Natural Options for Antibacterial Soa...

Natural Options for Antibacterial Soap & Toothpaste
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Natural options for toothpaste and antibacterial soap are rather hard to find. We are excited to teach you about some great solutions available to you. Thieves Aromabright Toothpaste This toothpaste uses our popular Thieves Essential Oil blend to clean teeth and gums–all without the use of fluoride and synthetic dyes! Thieves Foaming Hand Soap The […]

Hidden Toxins in Antibacterial Soap &...

Hidden Toxins in Antibacterial Soap & Toothpastes
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Now I am just betting you didn’t know there were hidden toxins in antibacterial soap and your standard fluoride toothpaste. The antimicrobial chemical Triclosan is just one of the chemicals used in some toothpasts and antipacterial soaps that is believed to disrupt thyroid function and hormone levels in people when it mixes into wastewater. It […]

Welcome to the Toxin Free Family and ...

Welcome to the Toxin Free Family and Home Life
This post is part of the Toxin-Free Family & Home Life course.

Welcome to the Toxin-Free Family and Home Life: Identifying the Hidden Toxins in Your Home and Discovering Natural Substitutions and Simple DIY Solutions eCourse! This will be a series of posts comparing toxic options versus natural solutions. I think you will like the many good options. I am very excited to offer this nice overview […]

When You are Blessed with Many Mother...

When You are Blessed with Many Mothers

 Through the years, I have been blessed with many mothers. Each provided me with different blessings as you will see.Though they were not all my biological mothers each loved me.  It was these women and my own children and grandchidren  who shaped my life. Now, it is time to step up my game and give […]

Be angry and do not sin

Be angry and do not sin

Can you be angry and not sin? The kids want to know. They don’t think so. God gives us the directive so I believe potential as well. I’ll share thoughts on how… Be angry and do not sin With three children we know all too well that you are not born with anger management skills. […]

Holidays are emotional 

Holidays are emotional 

To help us all get through emotional times I am glad to have this kit! I just got it in so I have had much chance to use it yet. We will see if things go smoothly!   This kit is made of Harmony, Valor, Present time, Forgiveness, Inner child, and Release.  The only one I […]

My husband left: a lesson in prioriti...

My husband left: a lesson in priorities

The title is a little too dramatic. He left on a 12 hour trip to pick up a new truck. Well “new to us”. He milked early this morning and quickly had to leave so he can be back before milking tomorrow morning. I hate when he’s gone.   Every time we are separated by any […]

Boosting immune system

Boosting immune system

One of the really cool ways that we use the essential oil’s is on the feet. The pores on the feet are quite large and so it is especially easy for essential oils to enter the body. According to everything I’ve read, it takes 20 minutes for the oils on the feet to be everywhere […]

Unwelcome company lurking around my h...

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I would love to be a great housekeeper. I am not. Never have been. Several years ago, my husband was bit by a brown recluse spider. It was a wild adventure that propelled us into a new business helping others get started with essential oils.  Along the way, we learned brown recluse spiders like quiet […]

How feeding calves reflects family me...

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Naturally, as farmers, we need to feed the animals on the farm on a daily basis. One of the most enjoyable is feeding the babies, from chicks, calves and piglets. Every visitor enjoys watching them when they are here. Likewise, mealtime at your home should be a wonderful event that all look forward to. There […]

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