The Young Living Business Opportunity
Jul03

The Young Living Business Opportunity

IT’S EASIER AND CHEAPER THAN YOU THINK Whether you are just wanting to earn enough to cover your purchases every month or you want to have your own wellness business, Young Living provides opportunity for everyone who desires it. After 15 years in business with my husband and 3 previously-failed direct sales businesses of my own, I was not looking for another. I had sold toys, make-up, skin care, and weight-loss products. WHAT...

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Can I really Work from Home?
Mar27

Can I really Work from Home?

The Penny Hoarder recently posted a GREAT article about working from home. There are some great options out there, just make sure you do your research and really know what you are getting into. I worked from home for The Institute of Reading Development. It was one of the hardest and busiest jobs I ever had. When I clocked in I was consistently busy on the phone until my shift ended. Normally these jobs are not jobs that you can be...

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Getting Started with Essential Oils
Mar27

Getting Started with Essential Oils

Essential Oils can seem like such a HUGE mountain to climb if you are a newbie. When it comes to natural options in general, consistency is key in having good results. Natural options including essential oils will work, but you can’t always expect overnight success, especially with chronic issues. Sometimes you WILL see immediate results, like with emotional issues, skin problems, or minor concerns, but for the most part when...

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Network Marketing is a Viable Business Option
Mar27

Network Marketing is a Viable Business Option

There are many negative articles on the internet about multi-level marketing companies. In this day and time, many people are very quick to believe and judge everything that is posted on Facebook and Google. As a “regular” business owner for over 15 years, my experience spans various markets and business models. In my opinion, Network Marketing is every bit a viable business model and the best type of business for many...

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Refinishing and updating a piece of furniture from the 1970’s
Mar09

Refinishing and updating a piece of furniture from the 1970’s

Refinishing China Hutch Posted on August 8, 2014 I had decided to refinish this old hutch from the 70’s that had belonged to my husbands grandmother. His mother kept in her house as long as we can remember, so we didn’t want to get rid of it, but it had this orange color to the finish that ws not appealing.  I have refinished some furniture before,  like our kitchen table, bathroom cabinets, and some other pieces. I had gotten...

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DIY: Make your Own Laundry Soap and save $$$$$
Mar09

DIY: Make your Own Laundry Soap and save $$$$$

If you are not, you should be making your own laundry soap. It is super easy and will save you money. I have been doing this for years and it used to be that the ingredients were hard to find, but not so much anymore. You can walk into just about any big blue box store, go to the laundry aisle, look down at the bottom and these ingredients are usually right there all together. MULE TEAM BORAX and ARM AND HAMMER WASHING POWDER (not...

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Using Essential Oils with Children
Mar06

Using Essential Oils with Children

The best way to ensure safety with essential oils and children is to dilute, dilute, dilute!  When you dilute an essential oil, it doesn’t reduce the effectiveness in your body, so when in doubt, just DILUTE. My favorite carrier oil to dilute essential oils is almond oil. Coconut oil is good too, but it is a thicker oil like butter, not a liquid in it’s most natural state. A formula that is easy to remember is a drop to a...

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Removing Carpet from Stairs: A Farmhouse DIY project.
Mar05

Removing Carpet from Stairs: A Farmhouse DIY project.

Stairs Remodeling Posted on July 15, 2016 I HATE THIS CARPET! After living with the carpet on these stairs for almost a year, I was desperate to rip it off. Especially because our black dog loved to lay on that top step while waiting for her family to come home. That step became impossible to clean! Yuck! One day I just decided to rip the carpet off and  deal with whatever was underneath. To my pleasant surprise and probably because...

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Make Your Own Lavender Bath Salts DIY Project
Mar01

Make Your Own Lavender Bath Salts DIY Project

Lavender Bath Salts is a product that is super easy to make, its safe to use, and works great for a lovely and relaxing bath just before bedtime.  When purchasing essential oils, You want to make sure you get a high quality essential oil that is therapeutic or food grade. Don’t purchase from big box stores or big, online websites (like the kind that start with A and E… HA)  If you want to get the brand I like, contact me...

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Tea Tree Essential Oil (melaleuca alternifolia)
Feb23

Tea Tree Essential Oil (melaleuca alternifolia)

Tea Tree Essential Oil is also known as melaleuca alternifolia. The Tea Tree plant is native to Australia and when you purchase Tea Tree oil, you want to make sure that it comes from that area. The Australian people have been familiar with the healing properties of Tea Tree for hundreds of years. When you are purchasing Tea Tree Oil and products with tea tree, you want to make sure the ingredients list the scientific name, melaleuca...

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