Ditch Shaving Cream For This All-Natural Alternative

Support your skin and have all-natural shaving cream with this simple shaving cream recipe. All-Natural Shaving Cream Dropper bottle Lavender Frankincense Myrrh Tea Tree (Melaleuca) Helichrysum Litsea Oil or lotion of your choice Mix equal parts of all the essential oils into a dropper bottle. Add a few drops to the oil or lotion...

De-Stink Your BackPack - Right In Time For School!

Summertime is coming to an end and in prep for the new school year, have you pulled out some smelly backpacks? De-stink your backpacks, diaper bag, gym bag - any of your stinky bags and refresh them with just a couple of my favorite things! Before we get started, I recommend going through the bag and clearing out anything that may be causing the smell (I...

Keep Bugs At Bay - All Natural Bug Spray

Summer means great weather, BBQs, and endless mosquito bites - but you can keep the bugs at bay with an all-natural bug spray! You've seen the reports about registered pesticides like DEET and Permethrin (you may have even seen the damage they can cause first hand, as I have seen with a plastic watch melted and ruined from bug spray containing DEET), both...

All Natural Stain Buster Recipe

*Updated on July 3rd, 2019 with my new favorite new all-natural stain buster!* I am always looking to remove more chemicals from my home, from air fresheners to kitchen cleaners. It was just a matter of time until I found a way to clean up my fabric stain remover! And I get to include my favorite things - essential oils! Not only do they help budge tho...

Top 3 Essential Oils For Beach Feet Ready!

I talk a lot about applying essential oils to the bottom of my feet, but I don't often talk about essential oils specifically for your feet! With summer coming up quickly, sandals are being pulled out, people are walking around barefoot, and you might be a little embarrassed about what was brewing in your cozy socks and shoes all winter. Don't despair! Her...

Bring Sunshine to A Rainy Day

Create joy from the scents that surround you with my Happy Day Diffuser Blend! April is in full bloom here in Vermont and across the U.S. and although my favorite season is winter, the joy of a sunny day is simply irresistible! But, not every day in April is full of sun (especially with late-season storms up north!) and when I want that cheer in my home wh...

Unlock Life's Direction With Inspiration Inducing Essential Oils

Let life show you where you should be heading through intention and direction. In 2018, life showed my gifts to be clarity, vision, truth, and grace. All I had to do was ask and then allow them to unfold in my life. I saw these gifts come to light through my routines, which are vital for me to function. I have found that I am more productive when I star...

Seven Sexy Essential Oils + Bonus Recipe

Seven sexy oils that can SPICE UP your sex-life! Naturally, people are looking for the inside scoop on what’s “O”mazing! Are you looking for an over the moon “Love Potion”? February is 'Love Month' and what a great time to go 'love wild' with your partner. Intimacy is an amazing way to experience essential oils in a very sensual way and one ...

Winter Bliss

Winter is upon us here in Vermont - that's for sure! The snow comes steadily, the yard is filled with white and even with all the work involved in cleaning up the snow and keeping up our little farm, I can't help but love the life we have created here. I like to stop and look around and find peace in the frosty home that we've created here in Vermont. I w...

Kick Up The Flavor In Your Basmati Rice - Cardamom & Cinnamon Basmati Rice

I love to play with Essential Oils and infuse them into my daily life, especially into what I eat and drink! In this specific recipe, we'll use cardamom, which is not only good for your respiratory system but is awesome for digestion, too! And we'll use cinnamon, which is good for your metabolism, helps maintain an already healthy blood sugar, and is an aph...

Detox Grapefruit Scrub

Oh, sugar , ahh honey, that is what this DIY project calls out! 5 ingredients, that could be in your home as we speak, if two out of the five are not, I can help with that. This super simple recipe will have you whipping up a batch, not only for your self but for your, friends and family who knows you may even end up giving them to your kids’ teachers as...

A Healthy Crush On An Ayurvedic Classic - Kitchari

I spent a month in India and found this meal to be so cleansing--- Kitchari (Kitch-uh-ree) means mixture, usually of two grains. I received this recipe once I got home from my neighborhood friends at Yoga here in Waterbury, VT. It is one kitchari recipe that is ridiculously nourishing and easy to digest. Above all other Indian meals, there is one which i...

Learn About Our Essential Oils-Reference Guide APP - Golden Drop

Announcing, the very versatile W ild Orange & the new ' essential oils- reference guide' APP , yes...we are pleased to say, there's an APP for that! Have you ever found yourself needing 'A.S.A.P. information' regarding an essential oil and its uses, but your trusty, handy dandy-essential oils book, is not always at your side, ahhh , but yo...

On Guard, The Powerhouse Cleaner! - Golden Drop

Todays, Golden Drop with Sharon McDonald is all about making your life so simple with essential oils. Learn some easy to use ‘tips and tricks- recipes’ on how she uses ON Guard as an all-purpose cleaner for around the home; keeping it fresh and sanitized. When it comes to laundry, and oral health, On Guard works like a charm. Are you ready, to find out h...

Slim & Sassy, Weight-Loss Success Story-Golden Drop

Andrea Manus, our host for today’s Golden Drop, would like to welcome, co-host Stephanie Boulanger , a mother of 3, shares her successful, weight-loss journey. Ms. Boulanger was thrilled to find a product that was soy-based free, for those that are allergic to soy; this could be your go-to also. It was hard for her to find any trim shakes that did not...

Natural Egg Dye - Creating Earth Paints

Once upon a time, there was a mama who loved the earth so much so that her dream was to have a fun 'holiday craft time' with her children that involved 'non-toxic', earth-friendly, Easter egg dyes, which are vibrant, risk-free, safe and 100% natural. If you are a parent that enjoys the 'crafting world' and you are looking for ways to enjoy your kids' craft t...

How To Use Zendocrine - Golden Drop

As a holistic health coach and essential oil expert, Sharon McDonald, talks about Zendocrine, the herbal complex , gel capsules , and even shares an up-close view of the retro Zendocrine essential oil blend. Learning the difference between these three can mean a world of difference on how to use them. If your organs are taking a beating o...

Calm In The Chaos - Golden Drop Club

This week's Golden Drop, brings us the expertise of Melissa Crofoot, who discusses 'Tips and Tricks' to bring in the calm when life gets crazy busy. Melissa is a mother of four and living the 'hustle and bustle - mompreneur life' were self-care or lack of self-care, can get away from us at the drop of a hat. Find out how Melissa struggled with pneumonia...

Easy DIY - Grapefruit Bath Bomb

Looking for a super-simple, DIY project that is relaxing and fun at the same time? Enjoy the benefits of having a bath that is toxin-free and full of goodness for the body and the mind. Why take the time to make your own bath bombs? Bath bombs can come in all kinds of different smells and yes, they can look all cute and tempting to buy, but wait! Let’s...

Essential Oil Deals of the Month- March

I'm coming from the great outdoors of Vermont, with the wind in my hair and a spring in my step - thanks to this month’s oil (grapefruit essential oil) and product deals. Let’s jump right into it and find out what was my saving grace for tummy troubles, circulation within the body, fluid retention, emotionally uplifting energy, and so much more. ...