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Aromatherapy on the Go!

If you are looking for chemical-free fragrance and a bit of wellness for your pocket, look no further. Essential oil rollers are the most versatile method of applying essential oils.  Made from pure ingredients, roll on and refresh while enjoying the benefits. Made from Natural Ingredients Essential oil rollers are made from pure ingredients derived from plants. They are free of synthetic fragrances and chemicals and host a myriad of health benefits including aromatherapy.  Rollers contain only a short ingredient list of carrier oils and essential oils, making them a natural alternative for your beauty essentials. Easy Application Essential oil rollers are applied topically through a rollerball to a specific area of the body or pulse points. They are safe...

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Lavender Essential Oil & Aromatherapy

Seeking a versatile essential oil with amazing healing properties?  Lavender essential oil is our top pick. Lavender essential oil has been popular for its properties for over 2500 years. Ancient Egyptians used lavender oil in the mummification process and as a perfume. Lavender fragrance was said to be used when Cleopatra wooed Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony.  Glove makers of the sixteenth century used lavender essential oil to perfume their products, saving them from the deadly cholera outbreak. Lavender essential oil in bathwater not only relaxed the Romans, but also worked against microorganisms causing disease.  Can you believe lavender is the most widely used essential oil in the world? Ever wonder how lavender essential oil is made? Steam distillation is...

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Summertime Favorites ~ Lavender & Blueberries

We absolutely love blueberries around here, blueberry jam, blueberry scones, blueberry vinaigrette dressing, blueberry tarts, blueberry inspired cocktails, blueberries in our morning oats and blueberries to snack on!  Did I mention they are one of our favorite fruits? We also love blending the summertime goodness of freshly picked blueberries with culinary lavender.    Blueberry season + lavender season = the best time of the year! “Lavender is by far the most common flower used to enhance fresh blueberry recipes,” says ask The Food Geek.  Nutritionally speaking, one cup of blueberries provide fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese and potassium, and are low in sodium and have virtually no fat (U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council). According to Livestrong, one serving of culinary...

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Lavender Field Photography Tips

Photo credit:marilynnlangstonimages Picture a lavender field, beautiful purple spikes dancing gently in the breeze, the intoxicating scent of lavender tickling your nose. The perfect setting for gorgeous selfies, or photos of your friends and family, and May is National Photography Month. Whether you are a ‘plan-ahead’ or an ‘in-the-moment’’ amateur photographer who loves using your smartphone to catch photos of day-to-day life, we have some tips to help make your photos in the lavender field spectacular. What Should I Wear? The lavender field in June is usually sunny and hot, so keep that in mind when choosing your outfit. Breathable fabrics, light and airy, rather than heavy layers or dark colors that absorb the heat work best. We recommend comfort...

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Spring Cleaning, Naturally

Spring is full of new beginnings and fresh starts, and there’s no better time to give your home a deep clean. It’s the perfect time to air out the winter and welcome in spring.  Natural cleaning products appeal to us, and it’s amazing what you can do with the simplest of ingredients to make your home squeaky clean. You may already love the soft, tranquil scent of lavender, but did you know before antiseptics, lavender essential oil was used in hospitals during WWII to disinfect floors and walls? The word lavender is derived from the word “Lavare” which means “to wash” in Latin. Lavender’s antimicrobial and antiviral properties gently tackle germs and odors, creating a natural way to make your...

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