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Breathing Tricks to Get More Out of Your Essential Oils

July 24, 2018

First, nose pics are weird. Second, I bet you don’t know that the nostril you breathe through impacts your brain function! (Although maybe you do remember that the right side of your brain controls the left side of your body, and vice versa… this is similar in concept, but we’re talking nostrils affecting brains here [...]

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Picky Eater Project Phase 1: Flavor Families

January 1, 2018

I was first introduced to the idea of Flavor Families in 2008, when I attended a workshop in Santa Fe, called Refreshing the Shape of America’s Plate. Amanda Archibald, of Field to Plate, explained the nuances of food flavors and textures to us. I was intrigued by what I learned from her, as well as [...]

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Legit Low Toxin Living

December 14, 2017

Hi, my name is Lisa, and I am obsessed with Legit Low Toxin Living. This is Myth Busting meets Research Studies meets Crunchy Mom. The reason I tacked “Legit” onto this label of Low Toxin Living is because there is so much bad information out there regarding how to lower your family’s toxin exposure. Maybe [...]

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{Ask the Aromatherapist} Essential Oils Protocol: Stress Buster

December 12, 2017

Essential Oil Protocol: Stress Buster Having a stressful day? It happens to all of us sometimes. What sets us apart from each other is not that we experience stress, but how we deal with it. In our wellness community, we do a program all about stress and in that we cover many lifestyle practices you [...]

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Picky Eater Project

December 11, 2017

My son is three, and he’s a (mostly) Reformed Picky Eater. I’ll tell you his story later, in case you’re interested, but first I have to tell you why my approach is different than others. I read all the books and all the websites about how to get a child to try new foods and [...]

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Onward… and Westward

April 7, 2016

I had changed my focus in the past year (or two) away from blogging. I miss it, but with a baby/toddler, I had to prioritize my free time and this blog was making the least amount of income of all the “work” I was doing. I reflected on that a lot because this blog started [...]

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Morning Boost Energizing Salt Scrub

August 17, 2015

It’s not that I’m admitting that I’m tired… but I do sometimes need an extra boost in the morning. I’m not drinking coffee because I’m doing an elimination diet to figure out E’s eczema (long story—for a different day), and weeks like this one where he is getting 4 new teeth at once cause me [...]

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Join the Mama Tribe!

June 25, 2015

When I was little, we lived in a small town where my Mom stayed at home with us and Dad walked to work. I remember going to the library, and going to play at friends’ houses while my Mom and her friends drank tea and chatted (or was that whiskey? Just kidding). Sometimes they did [...]

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July Wellness Program: 21-Day Sugar Detox

June 25, 2015

There are 600,000 food items in America. 80% of them have added sugar. Your brain lights up with sugar just like it does with cocaine or heroin. Have you watched the documentary, Fed Up? If not, I highly recommend it! I show the trailer to my nutrition students and then we chat about the concepts [...]

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Crash Course for Newbies: Essential Oils 101 in 5 minutes or less!

June 25, 2015

My very good friend Megan posted about this today in our essential oils facebook group, and it’s a genius idea! It’s like the Quick Start Guide! So we decided to repeat the information here… Questions? Ask! Wanna buy a premium starter kit and join our team? Go HERE. Wanna join our free essential oils facebook [...]

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