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How To Use Essential Oils In Body Butters

Essential oils aren’t just for diffusing or using for medical/home uses. They are also a fantastic way to add your favorite smells to your moisturizing needs. Body butters are a favorite for most of us because they are a bit thicker than lotions and make drier parts of our bodies, like legs, feel great for …

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Styling Your Shirt 6 Different Ways – Fashion Over 50

So many of the style guides are made for gals who are much less curvy than me. Learning to dress myself, I like to try and find different ways to style my clothes in ways that make me look skinnier. Some of the “common wisdom” about what looks good (everyone says belts!) may be wrong …

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3 Fun Essential Oils Pillow Spray Recipes To Help You Sleep Like A Baby

Here are three of my best pillow spray recipes to help you get to sleep! Tips and ideas for essential oils to use that can be calming and help you sleep. It happens to everyone from time to time. You can’t sleep. Too much on your mind, too tired to actually sleep, anxiety or a …

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Essential Oils For ADHD Kids… A Natural Way To Help

Can essential oils help your ADHD kids? Should you ignore the doctors and go full on holistic medicine rather than putting your kid on medication? Let’s start off with my story! We adopted my son from foster care with his sisters a few years ago and everything we read about him from caseworks, foster parents, …

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Don’t Wait To Get Skinny, Find Outfits That Look Good On Your Body Now!

I have been struggling with body positivity now that I am over 50. Heck, let’s call a spade a spade, since I have been over 40 and stopped being skinny-ish. For those of you in my age group and older, you may have noticed that you stopped being able to dress in “cute” and “hip” …

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Elizabeth Gilbert, My Personal Creative Wonder Woman!

Liz Gilbert is my spirit animal! Okay, now that we have that right out front, I can tell you why she makes my Wonder Women list… Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, which means I receive a commission if you make a purchase. I try to find amazing things that my readers …

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How To Fight Chronic Inflammation With Essential Oils

As someone who suffers from inflammation, I KNOW how insidious the pain is and how it can travel around your body, causing aches and pain everywhere. I hate having to take pill after pill to fight the aches and pain and was thrilled to find out that essential oils for inflammation could help with my …

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What Are Carrier Oils? – How To Use Essential Oils For Beginners

If you’re new to essential oils, you may be wondering about some of the terminology. One of the big ones you will see are carrier oils. When I was a beginner this one really messed me up! Knowledgable people who talked about using essential oils were throwing around terms that seemed really mysterious to me, …

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DIY Storage Ideas For Organizing – Decoupage Boxes

I have been doing Etsy and Ebay for a while now and honestly my husband and kids are right to complain that my inventory is getting a bit out of control. I have stock in the garage, two offices and it was starting to creep into the upstairs closet. There are affiliate links in this …

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Georgia Hardstark and Karen Kilgariff of My Favorite Murder, Wonder Women

Why do women watch, listen and read so much true crime? Is it to keep the boogey man at bay or to prepare themselves so if it happens to them they will a little more prepared? Most women, even tall strong women, can be overpowered by almost any man. I have tried to explain to …

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You Can Be Creative Too | Creative Inspiration Ideas

Today I want to talk about what being creative means! Some people seem to know about creativity from a young age… they decide that they are going to be an artist, writer, dancer or anything else they want to be early on and their parents and the world seem to conspire to make it happen. …

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Willowing Arts, Tamara Laporte – Mixed Media Artist and Wonder Woman

Today’s Wonder Woman is Tamara Laporte. She has site is called Willowing Arts where she has all kinds of great information about mixed media art. Her artwork is always very whimsical, soft and gentle. Wonder Woman Series… My Wonder Women are all gals who I follow (stalk) and who have help me DO something. Might …

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