If only I had a dollar for every time someone said to me, “it’s safe because it’s natural.” I would be a very rich person. I also wouldn’t have a job, because let’s face it, if essential oils were as safe and harmless as people are being led to believe what would you need an… Continue reading It’s All Natural! A Logical Fallacy
There are no affiliate links in this post. Any links to specific companies or products are simply for the reader’s benefit. I receive no compensation. In my last post, I briefly touched on why dilution is necessary when using essential oils topically (find my beginner’s guide here). Proper dilution is your first step in protecting… Continue reading Oils, Dilutants, and Emulsifiers- Oh My!
Caitlyn Malone, Clinical Aromatherapist I have to say, that title has a nice ring to it! And I’m so excited to say that title will very soon be my reality, since I have recently enrolled in Heart of Herbs’ Master Clinical Aromatherapy course. This 650 hour course is about as close as I can come… Continue reading Essential Oils & Aromatherapy: A Beginner’s Guide
Ok, have you ever been on Pinterest and you’re just scrolling along when something catches your eye? You stop and look, and it just takes your breath away. Love at first sight, you HAVE to have it. But then, you click the photo and the link is either fake or broken and your dreams are… Continue reading Woven Crochet Infinity Scarf
I’d like to preface this post by saying that this is not a topic I have approached lightly. I have spent the better part of two years going over the same portion of scripture, picking it apart and praying to God for wisdom and truth in my convictions. I am no biblical scholar. I have… Continue reading Called to Cover
Facebook has the potential to do great good. We have the opportunity to connect with like-minded strangers, reconnect with long lost family and old friends, and share in the positive aspects of humanity on a large scale. Facebook also has the potential to do great harm. The ability to hide behind a keyboard gives people… Continue reading My Year Without Facebook: A Story of Mental Health
This is not something I would ordinarily share on my blog, but I felt really compelled to post this after reading Andrea’s story over at The OG Momma. I highly encourage you to read her story as well. This is my own experience with the Mirena intrauterine device. While Andrea’s story focuses on the Mirena… Continue reading My Ticking Time Bomb
A couple of days into the new year I discovered a really cool year-long project that is gaining popularity among crocheters all over the world. Most commonly called a temperature blanket, the idea is to crochet one row of a blanket every day for year but the color you use is determined by what the temperature… Continue reading My Year in Temperatures-2017
We are officially five days into 2017 and already my Instagram feed is full of everyone’s New Year’s resolutions, and Pinterest is flooded with hacks on how to make them happen. I’m no stranger to the annual tradition, but try as I might with the best intentions I always fail. This year, however, I’ve decided… Continue reading New Year, Same Me
Norway! What an amazing country. It’s bursting with an amazing history and a rich culture. My only complaint is that it’s also the most expensive country I’ve ever been to, which kept us from doing as much as possible; although, we still managed to do a fair amount in the one day we had to… Continue reading Hei, Norge!