Rocky Mountain High {Young Living Lavender Farm Tour}

I'm home today from my rocky mountain high after a trip to Utah (sorry John Denver, not Colorado) where I spent the weekend with Garrett visiting Salt Lake City and the Young Living Lavender farms in Mona, Utah. Y'all.  There is TOTALLY NOT ENOUGH ALPHABET to describe the beauty we witnessed on this trip. It was just.... I mean. For real, y'all. I cannot even. Absolutely stunning views every single direction I turned. I won the free trip to Utah … [Read more...]

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How to Clean an Oven like a Boss

We are down to a matter of minutes before Thanksgiving is here! I hope you all have your turkeys defrosting and shopping lists ready! I cannot wait for the smell of fresh baked goodness coming out of the oven.  But unfortunately, right now, the only smells coming out of my oven are the smells of charred cheese and blackened bits of burned food from years of use.  Once upon a time I used the self-cleaning feature to clean my oven and nearly suffocated from the fumes.  I had to open all my windows … [Read more...]

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50 Ways to Use Essential Oils in Your Home

  This post could really be titled 5,000 ways to use Essential Oils, but we're too busy to blog about them all!  HA!  So, in case you haven't noticed, Young Living essential oils are becoming a way of life for my family.  I'm all about the oils, baby!  Speaking of oiling friends, mine have been busy! Today I am teaming up with a whole bunch of my blogging/ oiling buddies to share with you 50 Amazing Ways To Use Essential Oils.  So, here you go! Feel free to click through to any of the recipes … [Read more...]

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HOW TO GET RID OF THAT STINKY DOG SMELL

I hate to admit this, but our dogs are stinky. Their crates are stinky. Their bedding is stinky. Their breath? Oh, don’t even get me started. Gus and Woodrow, our two 100 pounder Labrador Retrievers, have lived with us their entire lives.  They have it made in the shade, quite literally.  They spend most of their days sleeping side-by-side, lounging pool-side on piles of cushion-y dog beds and being hand-fed snacks by a certain six year old. They are low-maintenance … [Read more...]

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Hot Apple Cider Recipe With Just Two Ingredients

Every year around the first of October I get a raging craving for some hot apple cider.  Maybe it has something to do with the crisp fall air and memories of all the samples of apple cider I drank while vacationing in Vermont a few years ago. This weekend I decided to try to recreate the magic with a homemade apple cider recipe that is simple, easy, and super delicious.  AND, it only uses two ingredients! Before I tell you about the cider, I also cannot stop thinking about all the cider … [Read more...]

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