Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Growing up part Irish, we always had a traditional Irish dinner in our home, which for the record…I never actually liked to eat. There was also the tradition of wearing green, or I knew I would end up getting pinched at school! Beyond that, I really did not have a concept of what this holiday meant. As I grew into young adulthood, I celebrated by drinking green beer…a popular pastime here in the states to enjoy the holiday. Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Western Washington can be a dreary, rainy area this time of year. We are currently coming out of a wet and cold winter. The rain has been plentiful and the sun has been sparse. Yesterday, I was dreaming of a sunny day, but when I checked the weather forecast, there was no sun in site for the next 3 days! Continue reading The Sun Shined Today!
Begins on April 1st! Are you up for a challenge? Who wants a brighter smile withOUT using harsh whitening strips or expensive treatments? I bet you didn’t know that orange essential oil can help whiten your pearlies!! Pair that with Thieves AromaBright Toothpaste and your mouth will look and feel brand new. Really!!
Who’s ready to WIN BIG for having killer results with their new pearly whites?! Well this is your chance! And a chance to do it NATURALLY with no yucky chemical-filled whitening products! Continue reading Naturally Whiten Your Chops Challenge With Faithful Oils
Ingredients:1 mango (peeled, pitted and diced)1 red bell pepper (seeded and diced)1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved or quartered)3 green onions1/2 red onion (diced)1/4-1/2 cup of fresh cilantro, chopped1 cup frozen corn (thawed)2 cups black beans (pre-cooked)
2 Tablespoons lemon juice2 Tablespoons avocado oil1 Tablespoon minced garlic1 Tablespoon cumin1 Tablespoon chili powder1 teaspoon Himalayan salt1/8 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Romaine lettuce1 avocado diced (optional) added to the top
Directions:Chop mango, red bell pepper, tomatoes, green onions, red onion and cilantro. Place in a large bowl. Add black beans and thawed corn. In a separate bowl; whisk lemon juice, avocado oil, garlic, cumin, chili powder, Himalayan salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes together. Pour over ingredients in large bowl and stir to coat veggies. Let sit for 1 hour in the refrigerator to blend flavors. Serve black bean mango mixture over chopped lettuce and add avocado, if desired.
My favorite peaceful place is the ocean. There is just something about the salty sea smell on the breeze, seagulls calling, and the sound of the waves crashing to shore invoke a meditative moment, and time just slips away. Spending time next to the ocean shore feels like home to me….feet in the sand, wind in my hair. Want to experience a little piece of ocean heaven right now? You do not even have to leave your house. Part of living a happy life involves enjoying every moment, while it’s here….embracing the now. The following link will give you your own peaceful ocean moment. Enjoy and visualize it as if you are there. Feel the peace. Feel the serenity. Feel the joy.
Source: A relaxing ocean day
Check out Sara’s blog video about Vi-Vi and her miracle oils.
Source: The Miracle Helper
What do you do with all those empty essential oil bottles? Get every last drop out and extra soothing benefits by following the tips on Sara’s video blog.
Source: Great bath mix
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