Introduction to Oils

For a little while now, we’ve been introducing ourselves to the world of Essential Oils and embracing them into our home and lifestyle. Despite being very skeptical to begin with, I must now admit that I am completely in love and am so interested in learning more about them and their uses.

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Having a baby in the house has changed how I’ve been looking at certain things in life. One of my main goals is to move away from chemical living as much as I can. Whilst researching this, I came across Young Living, an Essential Oil company. I’d read a little bit about the company before so I started to do some research into their ethics and standards, and was VERY impressed with what I was reading. I initially wanted something to support my immune system as the seasons changed. Due to breastfeeding, I was very hesitant to take medication every day. Again…more research was done and I decided that I wanted to get started with a few oils and a diffuser. I went to my local supplier and got set up with a Premium Starter Kit, saving over $200!  

I made it my aim to either use my oils or educate myself on oils every day after buying the kit. I have been so surprised at how many different uses they have. So that brings me to write this blog post. I want to share with you what Essential Oils are!

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Book Review: Green Smoothies by Fern Green

The last book that I chose to review from Blogging For Books was Green Smoothies, written by Fern Green.

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“Kickstart your metabolism, fire up your mind, and promote whole-body health.
Discover the health-boosting benefits of smoothies, juices, tonics, and nut milks. Find the perfect juice to help detoxify your body, enhance your digestion, or invigorate your metabolism.  Energize your day with 66 easy-to-follow, quick, and tasty recipes.  Learn simple ways to incorporate more greens into your diet every day.”

I was very intrigued by the book to begin with as I’ve always liked the thought of having a daily smoothie to boost health.  However, I’ve never really been a fan of making them as I just never know what to put in them, and what benefits certain ingredients have for my body.

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