Yearly Archives: 2016


6 Essential Oil Safety Tips for Cat Owners 15

 Curiosity killed the cat. And essential oils can too if you’re not careful.  We all love our feline friends, but they have an uncanny knack for getting into things they shouldn’t. So it’s our job as responsible pet owners to be in the know about what’s dangerous for them and […]


Top Essential Oils for Cold and Flu Season 3

It seems like everyone is getting sick this time of year, even me <cough cough>. And even if you’ve had your flu shot and you are eating well, sometimes getting sick is unavoidable. However, there are a few essential oils you can use to not only reduce your chances of […]


Delicious Clean Eating Kolacki – Polish Apricot Cookies

Growing up in a (half) polish family, dinner at grandma Betczynski’s house often meant pounds of hand-stuffed polish sausage, cheesy potato pierogis, and for dessert, Kolacki, or polish apricot cookies.  Once I moved out, these cookies became part of my own holiday traditions. However, even though the holidays can be a time […]


Rosemary Oil – Just the Facts 8

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the character Ophelia declares: ‘There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance. Pray you, love, remember.’ Throughout history, rosemary and rosemary oil have been used to enhance memory (Grecian scholars used to wear rosemary wreaths on their heads for exams!) Rosemary also has a bit of a reputation as a gastrointestinal […]

Rosemary - famous for it's memory enhancing properties, but did you know it is also a fantastic mosquito repellent? Click the image to read about the scientifically verified benefits of rosemary oil!

Coffee addict? Consider starting a (healthier) tea addiction instead with these 5 kickass teas that are perfect to jumpstart your morning.

Tea Power: 5 Kickass Teas to Start Your Day With 1

Hey guys! Today I’ve got a great guest post for you all from Enozia Vakil of Beauty Junction Online. She’s got some great ideas about health, and today she’s sharing 5 kickass teas to jumpstart your mornings! Can’t do without your morning cuppa? That’s great! Tea makes for an excellent healthier alternative […]


5 Best Essential Oils for Anxiety

Alright guys, time for some real talk. Anxiety is something I’ve struggled with my whole life, but it’s become more intense over the past couple of years. Between graduating undergrad and now dealing with graduate school, I’ve been constantly worrying about my future. I’ve tried a few different things to […]

Anxiety can be managed in a number of ways, but essential oils have always been one of the most effective for me. Click through for a list of the 5 best essential oils for anxiety (according to science).