triclosan in toothpaste

Triclosan in Toothpaste…Say What?!

You may have read recently that the FDA banned the use of the anti-bacterial ingredient triclosan in hand and body soaps. That’s the ingredient in all those “anti-bacterial” soaps that line the shelves of your grocery and drug store. In addition to triclosan, many other anti-bacterial ingredients were banned. However, the use of triclosan and related chemicals is still allowed in other personal care products, including toothpaste, deodorant, pencils, acne medication and more.  Read more about Triclosan in Toothpaste…Say What?!

hydrogen water

Should We All Be Drinking Hydrogen-Infused Water?

Oh yay. Another health fad. “Hydrogen-infused water”? Sounds like something a corporate executive thought up while high at Burning Man, right? Actually, it’s a real thing–and could be beneficial to your health. Scientists have been studying the benefits of hydrogen-infused water for about a decade now, and the result  are intriguing. Read more about Should We All Be Drinking Hydrogen-Infused Water?

Win a Free Garmin Vivosmart

Win a Free Garmin fitness tracker!! And Free Thieves Laundry Soap!

These are such cool little gadgets!! I will be raffling off one Garmin Vivosmart to any member of my Young Living team who signs up for Essential Rewards this month!!! Not yet a member of Young Living? Join in September and get a free 64 oz bottle of Thieves Laundry Soap with your order!!

The drawing for the Garmin Vivosmart fitness tracker will be held on October 1st, and the only requirement is that you are:

  1. A member of my YL Team. Not yet a member? Join me here! And sign up for Essential Rewards at the same time!
  2. Enrolled in Essential Rewards for the first time sometime between September 1 and September 30th!

Read more about Win a Free Garmin fitness tracker!! And Free Thieves Laundry Soap!

Are Cage Free Eggs Better?

Are “Cage Free” Eggs Better? aka Don’t Trust that Label

There are a dizzying array of egg carton labels in the supermarket these days: cage-free, organic, vegetarian, all-natural, antibiotic-free, free range and more. Are “Cage Free” eggs better? What do all these labels actually mean? Can you trust them? And is there such a thing as a truly humanely produced egg? Read more about Are “Cage Free” Eggs Better? aka Don’t Trust that Label

September 2016 Young Living Promo

Young Living Promo September 2016

So the Young Living promo for September 2016 was just released this morning, and it’s a great one! I have been dying to try Ortho-Ease, so I am going to attempt to hit 300 PV…my back and hips would benefit for sure! And for those of you who are wondering why I look so different than my photo in the sidebar…I stopped coloring my hair (bleach was killing too many brain cells) and got bangs…need to update that darn headshot! LOL. This promo applies only to current Young Living Wholesale Members. If you aren’t a Wholesale Member but would like to become one, check out the special Young Living is offering at the bottom of the page! Read more about Young Living Promo September 2016

the best food documentaries

Best Food Documentaries on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Streaming

There are a ton of wonderful food documentaries that are streaming on Netflix and other platforms like Hulu and Amazon. What follows are on my  personal “best food documentaries” list, and better yet, they’re all streaming so you can watch them immediately. As a whole, they address the various issues of healthy food, agriculture, food insecurity and big industry. I’ve listed them in no particular order: Read more about Best Food Documentaries on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Streaming

What to Buy After the Premium Starter Kit Young Living

What to Buy After the Premium Starter Kit: Young Living

The question of what to buy after you’ve explored and enjoyed your Premium Starter Kit from Young Living is one I often get asked. The world of Young Living can be very overwhelming and it can be hard to know what to buy after the Premium Starter Kit. I will be adding to this post shortly to include some of Young Living’s wonderful personal care and home care products, but for now, I’ll stick to the oils. Read more about What to Buy After the Premium Starter Kit: Young Living