Sleep, such a precious commodity

Do you struggle with sleep issues?You and I both know that dealing with chronic health issues spells trouble for our sleep patterns. In fact I've written about it multiple times on the blog. I definitely go through cycles where I have more sleep issues than others. Lately I've been stuck in a bad cycle. I messed up my back (doing nothing unusual of course) and my shoulders have been in a bit of a flare. One or the other and I'd probably be a-okay, but the combo plus traveling for Christmas, and my sleep has been crap for the past week. Wish I was like Ethel the foster pup and could sleep anywhere!Don't leave home with the oils!Thankfully now that we're back home to my full doT stash, I'm getting back o...

Cinnamon Dolce Latte Sugar Scrub

DIY Sugar Scrub to the rescueI've really let time get away from me lately, and yet I still want to give some special people in our lives some gifts that they will truly enjoy. Sugar scrubs are easy, pampering, and fun to make. Mix in COFFEE and this DIY Sugar Scrub smells DIVINE and is oh so good for your skin. Sugar scrubs make great gifts, and this one will make you feel like you ust stepped into your favorite coffee shop. We mixed up a few jars of this DIY sugar scrub tonight in no time. Coffee scrubs are great for exfoliating the skin; they remove your dry, dead skin and reveal new, healthy-looking skin. Coffee also has another secret weapon for your skin...

"Roller" on into the Holidays

Pull out your oils and blend up some special roller gifts this seasonMaking gifts for friends and family is a ton of fun , and when you can make gifts like these roller bottles that are adorable AND functional, all the better. These roller blends are cute as can be with some fun labels I found on Amazon. (THESE are similar) But they are also super beneficial for a variety of different issues. If you know anyone like me who deals with chronic issues, having something that actually helps, smells good, and is easy to throw in your purse or bag - now that's a winning gift.I love easy, customizable gifts for my friendsHere are the roller recipes we made at my annual Holiday Open ...

Soak away Holiday Stress

Send Holiday Stress packing this seasonHow is it the seventh of December and I have like 2 gifts ready? Life has been an adventure lately for sure. Full to overflowing of great stuff and not-so-great stuff (and a touch of really sad too). I let myself get completely overwhelmed last week. Then I beat myself up over that, because I know flares follow stress around like a little lost puppy. And of course that just adds to the holiday stress. Time to hop of that roller coaster.Fire up the diffuserOne way I'm doing that is by utilizing oils that help me relax. I'm posting holiday diffuser blends every day on my Instagram. They are...