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Frugal Living

How Using Essential Oils Saves you Money

When trying to convince sharing oils with people one of the biggest roadblocks for NOT trying them is cost. Quality oils are an investment. It does take some time to build up your supply. Can I tell you where I am saving money, now, as a result of using doTERRA? My household budget. Now you are asking how can you save money when you are spending it on essential oils. Well, let me tell you. I…
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Frugal Living

The Best Enchilada Sauce Recipe Ever

First of all I am not going to be come a foodie blogger. Seriously. I HAVE to share this recipe with you. It was so good. Leftovers the next day were better. I think I will try this again in the crockpot and see if that makes a difference as well. Ingredients 2 C. Chicken Broth 2T Olive Oil 2T Flour 1T Garlic Powder (or more if you like garlic) 1/2 t Salt 1 t…
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Essential Oils

What to Use Clove Essential Oil for

Clove oil is good for oral you have a teenager in braces? Clove oil can help alleviate that monthly adjustment discomfort. Use Clove oil with Wild Orange to kill the sugar monster. Place one drop of Clove in two ounces of water and gargle for a soothing effect. Helps to clean the teeth and gums while promoting fresh breath. During your nightly routine, add one drop of clove to your toothbrush before applying toothpaste. During…
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Frugal Living

What I am All About & 4 Essential Habits

These quotes? They say exactly what I am thinking everyday. The message I want to convey to you all. Yes. I share my passion of preparedness. But this place is so much more than that. It is: Homeschooling Self Sufficiency Wellness Frugal living Real Food All of these things is who I am. I am a Christian. I am a wife. I am a mom. I am a blogger. I prepare for the worst, and…
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The Tuttle Twins - a child's foundation of freedom

Essential Oils

Protective Blend Essential Oil Uses

Protective Blend This is my favorite oil. Especially for the upcoming winter months. I used a roll-on of 15 drops of Protective Blend then filled with Almond Oil in a roller bottle while traveling recently. I also made a spray hand sanitizer of 20 drops of Protective Blend and Witch • Supports the body’s natural antioxidant defenses.* • Rub on bottom of kid’s feet during school season. • Diffuse in home before company arrives to…
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Essential Oils

Cooking with Essential Oils

I love that quality, which can be safe to ingest, are also ok to cook with. NOT ALL OILS ARE SAFE. Not even all of my trusted brand of oils are ok to cook with. Some of the blends are not. The bottle will say if they are safe to ingest. One of our FAVORITE recipes is Fruit Dip Do you have the shake mix? Peanut Butter Bliss • 1 Scoop of shake mix •…
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31 Days of Essential Oils

Reducing Your Toxic Load ~ Personal Care Products

Your skin is your biggest organ. Your skin has pours which absorb toxins. More reducing the toxic load. LESS CHEMICAL! Detox people, detox. So what have I done to reduce my toxic load, besides the cleanse? I have made a few products. shaving cream, diaper rash cream, and deodorant. doTERRA carries a WHOLE line of facial products that are totally natural. No fillers or synthetics. Verage is *NEW* and also a complete line of skin…
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31 Days of Essential Oils

Reducing your Toxic Load ~ Cleaning

There are so many toxins in cleaning products. I get a headache just thinking about it. Using essential oils to clean with is not only frugal (really, it is) it is not toxic. So safe your kids can clean with them. I have made room spray (8-10 drops of cleansing blend in a cobalt blue 8oz spray bottle of water) and laundry detergent. I now use protective blend laundry detergent. It take 1Tbsp to do…
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31 Days of Essential Oils

Traveling with Essential Oils

While you are reading this I am currently on a plane heading east. I am attending the Allume blog conference in Greenville, SC. Something about traveling from my little corner of the country, that you might not know, is unless I am only going to Seattle or Denver I have to get on many planes to get to where I am going. I will have 2 layovers each way on this trip. A total of…
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