Spring Cleaning Ritual

I don’t know about you, but I’m still buzzing off that full moon in Libra, and it’s got me in a de-cluttering kind of mood. I want to make space in my life for the big things I’m manifesting, and it helps to do so physically as well as mentally. The weather is absolutely gorgeous […]

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Natural Perfume DIY

Did you know that some of the most toxic items in your home are the ones that are meant to make things smell fresh and clean? Wrap your head around that for a minute. Air fresheners, candles, fabric softeners, scented lotions, perfumes… It makes no sense, but there it is. Anything with the word “fragrance” […]

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Heal Your Body

In the last couple of years I’ve been on a journey to get to know more about my body, and to learn natural ways to support it. Essential oils have, of course, been a HUGE part of this journey. As has studying herbalism, traditional/folk medicine, and chakra/energy work. And I’m a nerd, so I’m constantly […]

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Essential Oils & Energy

If you’ve been around this space for any length of time, you’ll know that these little bottles of plant magic do so much more than just smell pretty. They support us emotionally, physically, spiritually, and… energetically? Yup. Essential oils are one of the quickest, most potent ways to raise our vibrational frequencies.  You guys. Literal. […]

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DIY:: Empty Bottle Bath Salts

Is your essential oil corner being crowded out by all those empty bottles you can’t bring yourself to throw away? Good news—you’re not a hoarder after all! You simply knew, somehow, deep down in your bones, there was still a use for these little bottles of plant magic. Like, for instance, amazing (and super thrifty) […]

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Full Moon in Aries Ritual Bath Salts

How’s the full moon energy treating everyone? It’s a little intense over here. This full moon in fiery Aries–also called the Traveler’s moon or the Harvest moon–is all about action, intensity, and breaking through obstacles. It’s about pursuing new passions, or bringing ones from this last year to light. It’s a force to be reckoned […]

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Ditchin’ + Switchin’

A few months ago, at the urging of a friend, I downloaded the app Think Dirty. Friends, it was not as fun as it sounds. I’ve been a crunchy product lover forever, and for the most part I thought I had a handle on the types of chemicals I allowed into my home and onto […]

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New Moon Feels

Raise your hand if this new moon’s got you feeling ALL THE THINGS. Me? I’m feeling a little anxious around here. It’s a bit frantic. It’s a bit like I’m underwater. It’s a bit like I need to reexamine every one of my goals, and pretty damn fast. I’ve got so many new irons in […]

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Chaga, “King of Medicinal Mushrooms”

At the end of 2016, I went through a real tough spot with anxiety. Like, a three-panic-attacks-a-day, can’t-leave-my-house kind of spot. Some of it was circumstantial (there were just a few stressors floating through the ether around November 2016) but mostly it was my body telling me something needed to change RIGHT NOW. I was […]

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Why Young Living?

I hear a lot of stories about people discovering the magic of essential oils for the first time. They usually start off with an adorable mother of three talking about how their one weird friend always kept pushing oils on them, and after responding “hell no why would I need this plant juice voodoo?” a […]

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