Mommy Brain

My schedule is full with several sports schedules, school activities, my business, etc….  When I was younger (did I really just use that phrase) I would excel when I had a lot on my plate.  Now, I just get overwhelmed and forgetful.  I am trying to keep a good calendar and not let myself get to busy and overwhelmed, but it may be crazy until school is over.  So, I am going to need some extra help.  I looked up Memory in my wonderful Reference Book and found some great suggestions!

Absentmindedness memory blend #1 memory blend #2

mental clarity brain oils Nitro

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Snow Cream

In North Texas we usually don’t get much snow.  We usually get ice which is no fun!  Today we got tons of good, powder snow.

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We decide to try and make Snow Ice Cream.  We set a large bowl out on the patio table and let snow accumulate.  After the bowl was full, we brought it in.  We made several different flavors.

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Orange Dreamsicle (you could also try Lemon, Tangerine, Grapefruit, Lime, Citrus Fresh)

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Chocolate Peppermint

We also made Chocolate and Vanilla

 

Snow Cream

Ingredients:

8 cups of fresh snow

1 cup of any kind of milk

1/3 cup of sugar

1 tablespoon of Vanilla

For Chocolate: 1 teaspoon Cocoa Powder

For Chocolate Peppermint: 1 teaspoon Cocoa Powder, 2 drops of Peppermint Young Living oil

For Dreamsicle: 8 drops of Orange Young Living oil

 

Directions: Whisk together the milk, sugar, vanilla, flavorings of choice.  Add 8 cups of fresh snow and stir well.  That’s it!  Enjoy!!

 

Progessence Plus

Meet one of my best friends…

Progessence Plus

I love this girl!  She makes me a nicer person.  She makes my monthly visit from Aunt Flo much more tolerable.

Warning: Men go ahead and scroll down to the next post.

Women, listen up!

My cycle was insane for YEARS!!!!!!  It was long and very heavy.  I would have cramps so bad that I would spend the first 2 days in bed with what used to be my best friend the heating pad.  I haven’t needed a heating pad since I met this girl.  She seriously has changed my life.

Progessence™ Plus serum is a pure, harmonizing serum that is designed specifically for women. Along with wild yam and vitamin E, Progessence Plus is formulated with Frankincense, Bergamot, and Peppermint essential oils for optimal results.

Directions: Apply 2–4 drops 2 times daily on neck area. For added effect, apply 1–2 drops along forearms 2 times daily.

If you don’t know her yet, but think you should.  Go to beta.youngliving.com and my member # is 1483642.  If you have any questions about it, let me know!  peacejoyandoil@gmail.com

Thyme to get Slique

**These are my individual results and my testimonies.  Everyone is different and may have different results depending on several different factors such as diet, exercise, health, etc… There is No Magic Pill or formula that will work for everyone.  I think it is very important to know your body.  Do research on any product you consider using.

I am only sharing because when I wanted to start using these products I wanted to read personal testimonies, so hopefully this will be helpful information for someone, if not it is good accountability for me to put it out on the internet so I will strive to meet my goals.

I have been making several changes over the last 2 years for the health of my family and decided that on January 1st it was time to work really hard at shedding my extra weight.  Due to more natural changes that I have been slowly making this decision was much easier, but still a challenge.

I decided that I was going to cut out Sugar and Gluten as much as possible.  I have been eating lean meats, fruits and vegetables, drinking tons of water with Lemon oil or Slique oil.

Citrus Water Slique Essence

Why I chose Young Living to help me attain my weight management goals…

Today’s lifestyles don’t always create optimal conditions for physical wellness or weight management.  Poor diet, lack of exercise and environmental toxins can leave us unbalanced and low on energy.  Every product that Young Living creates supports your whole body.  They provide targeted solutions to restore balance.  Not only are these products for weight management but so much more.  Even if you don’t need to loose weight these products are still great for your health.  If you do want to loose weight, you will not be jeopardizing your health while doing it.  I trust Young Living!  I have done my research and they have nothing to hide.

What a typical day looks like for me…

Breakfast: NingXia Red (1 oz.), water with lemon, Super C, Super B, Master Formula Hers and a healthy breakfast or a Balance Complete meal replacement.

Lunch:  Water, healthy lunch or Balance Complete meal replacement (if I didn’t have it for breakfast), Essentialzymes-4

Snack: nuts, noosa yogurt or a slique bar

45 minutes before dinner I take 1 pack of Slique Slim Caps

Dinner: Water, Healthy dinner (meat, fruits and veggies), Essentialzymes-4

If I get a little hungry before bed I drink Slique Tea or more NingXia Red (1 oz.)

Like I said this is not a formula.  Each day looks different.  I don’t think I would be successful on a program that looked the same each day.  I like variety.

I only weigh on Sundays.  If you weigh everyday you will see the up and down which might help you but I decided I just wanted to see the results after each week.

Results as of 1/18/15…

I feel great!  I have more energy.  I am more productive.  I have lost 9 lbs!!

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I will post more along the journey.  I would love to hear from you if you have ever tried any of the Slique products!  I would also love to hear any tips that work for you.

If you want to order, go to beta.youngliving.com and my # is 1483642.  I would love to answer any questions you have.

 

September Super Savings

If you have been holding out for any reason on trying Young Living Essential Oils.  Now is the time!!!  Never before has such a great value been offered.  Young Living for a very Limited Time is offering an even greater value in the Premium Starter Kit by replacing Purification with DiGize and replacing Frankincense with Sacred Frankincense for the same great price.

For a Limited time

And because I am trying to reach a goal it works out to your advantage, because I am offering freebies for anyone who enrolls for a Premium Starter Kit with me this month.

september psk freebies

To top it off I am doing another drawing depending on how much you spend.  So just by buying the Premium Starter Kit you will be entered once into a drawing for a $25 gift card and you will be entered once into a drawing for 1 bottle of Ningxia Red, 1 box of Ningxia Nitro or 14 packets of Ningxia Red.

SEPTEMBER PV BONUS

If you were to purchase a few additional items along with your PSK (premium starter kit) to make it 200PV  you will be entered 3 times into the drawings listed above and Young Living will send you Free stuff as well.

September YL Promo

Wow!!!!  This seems to good to be true, but I assure you it is true.

So, to recap if you buy the PSK you will receive 12 oils, a diffuser, a roller ball attachment, oil samples, samples of our amazing Antioxidant drink Ningxia Red, a reference book, capsules and you will be entered in Two drawings.

If you add a couple items to your order and spend 200 PV you will receive everything mentioned above + be entered in both drawings but you will earn more entries into the Ningxia Red drawing and Young Living will send you Raven 5ml EO and more Essential Oil Samples.

Raven is one of my go to oils in the Winter.  It is one of the oils that kept my son from getting bronchitis this past year.  The Oil Samples are great to keep in your purse, to take on trips or to pass out to friends.

If you are overwhelmed, you are not alone.  Send me an email and I will take care of you peacejoyandoil@gmail.com.

If you are ready to get started click here.

Attention: Pilots

I went to Starbucks yesterday to sit and fill out some paperwork before picking my kids up from school.  There was only 1 table available in the whole place so I take my seat and start filling out the papers.  (squirrel)  I over hear the 2 men sitting next to me talk about how they are pilots and that one has Vertigo (Cedarwood) and the other struggles with allergies (LLPC) and getting stuffy.  They both talk about how they are not supposed to fly when they aren’t feeling well or when they are on medicine.  There was a little wall between us or I would have told them all about Young Living Essential Oils.  (I probably wouldn’t have, but like to think I would have)

It did inspire me to make this…

Attention: All Pilots

If you are a Pilot or know a Pilot, please share.  Young Living offers a natural alternative!  No more missing flights!!

Get started here.

Oily Dog

Everyday is National Dog Day in our home!  We have the most loved, spoiled rotten, 90lb lap dog.  He really is the best dog though.  He lets our children climb all over him.

Oily Dog

I love him so much I even share my Young Living Essential Oils with him.  That’s right even our dog is Oily!

When I use oils he will follow me with his nose in my hand.  He loves his oils.

An Oil A Day Keeps the Vet Away

When Champ had a wound under his eye I applied Frankinsence and Lavender and then applied a warm compress.

When it is storming outside I apply Peace & Calming right behind his ears and lays down and goes to sleep.

When he has gas I rub peppermint or DiGize on his stomach.  He is a Boxer, this is often!

I spray his bed down with a Purification spray that you can find here.  I also spray this on him when we he is outside longer than just going to the bathroom.

 

So your Premium Starter Kit is great for your WHOLE Family, even the fur-babies!

Get your own Premium Starter Kit here.

 

 

 

Skin Care

Finding a skin care product that I love is not an easy task.  I have very sensitive skin and have tried so many things that claim to be natural or good for sensitive skin.  They all burn or turn my face very red, make my eye hurt, breakout in a rash…….

When I joined Young Living a year ago I saw the ART skin care line and wondered, but I really wanted to hear more testimonies about it before trying it.  So, I listened to anyone that brought it up and asked lots of questions.  I never came across anyone that said anything negative about it.

I received it in July and was so anxious to get started.  I took a before picture.  The awesome thing is that it hasn’t even been a month yet and I am already seeing results.  So I had to share.  These pictures were taken in the exact same spot and have not been edited.

ART Before and After

I wanted to share my love of theses products and hosted a class for a few friends to come try them.

ART Beauty Class

ART Beauty Class

A*R*T

Age Refining Technology Beauty Class

(these steps are for a class so they can try them, this is not my daily routine)

Step One: Gentle Foaming Cleanser

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Young Living’s A·R·T® Gentle Foaming Cleanser cleans the skin without irritation or dryness and contains no harsh astringents. Its powerful foaming action gently lifts and captures makeup and oils, leaving the skin feeling clean, hydrated, and soft.  Retail: $43.09  Wholesale: $32.75

How to Use: Splash face with warm water. Dispense and lather a small amount of cleanser from pump. With wet hands, massage gently over face. Rinse thoroughly. To be used twice daily for a refreshing cleanse in the morning and a thorough cleansing at night. Suitable for all skin types. For maximum benefit, immediately apply Day Activator in the morning and Night Reconstructor in the evening to freshly cleansed skin.

Ingredients: Contains gentle surfactants (made from corn and coconuts) that are emulsifiers, foam producers, and cleaning agents. These “surface active agents” also bridge the gap between oil and water in products: sodium lauroamphoacetate and sodium methyl cocoyl taurate. Also contains skin-supporting essential oils of frankincense (Boswellia carteri), sandalwood (Santalum album), melissa (Melissa officinalis) Lavender (lavandula angusifolia) and German chamomile (Matricaria recutita). Natural vitamin E and green tea leaf extract provide antioxidant power as well.

 

Step Two: Satin Facial Scrub Mint

Satin Facial Mint Scrub

Satin Facial Scrub™ Mint is an advanced cleansing formula designed for normal skin. It cleans, nourishes, and stimulates without damaging the skin’s natural pH balance. Safe, gentle ingredients help to exfoliate and rejuvenate the skin for a fresher, smoother appearance. Contains MSM, antioxidant vitamins, and botanicals. Retail: $21.38  Wholesale: $16.25

How to Use: Apply Satin Facial Scrub™-Mint directly to moistened skin in a circular motion. Rinse thoroughly, pat dry.

Ingredients: Deionized water, glycerin, caprylic/capric triglyceride, jojoba (Buxus chinensis) wax beads, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), sorbitol, glyceryl stearate, peppermint (Mentha piperita)†, aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) gel, stearic acid, algae (Gellidiela acerosa) extract, rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) extract, chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) extract, tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E), retinyl plamitate (vitamin A), sodium PCA, shea butter, grape (Vitis vinifera) seed extract, zinc oxide, mango (Mangifera indica) butter, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), sodium hyaluronate, tocopheryl linoleate, allantoin, hydrolyzed wheat protein and hydrolyzed soy protein.  Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ essential oils

 

Step Three: Purifying Toner

Purifying Toner

A·R·T® Purifying Toner helps support cleansing by removing unwanted oil, dirt, and impurities that can accumulate on skin. This remarkable formula includes frankincense and sandalwood for their ability to revitalize skin, lemon and peppermint to cleanse and energize, and melissa and lavender to soothe and balance.  Retail: $31.58  Wholesale: $24

How to Use: After cleansing with the A·R·T® Gentle Foaming Cleanser, sweep Toner over face with a cotton ball. Can be used in the morning and again in the evening. For best results, apply the A·R·T® Day Activator or Night Reconstructor cream over the Toner.  Shake well before use. Suitable for all skin types. For external use only. Store in a cool, dry place.

Ingredients: Deionized water, SD alcohol 38-B, pentylene glycol, hamamelis virginiana (Witch Hazel) distillate extract, glycerin, boswellia carterii† (frankincense) oil , santalum album† (sandalwood) oil, citrus limon† (lemon) peel oil, camellia oleifera leaf extract, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, lavandula angustifolia† (lavender) extract, melissa officinalis leaf extract, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, retinyl palmitate, allantoin, polysorbate-20, mentha piperita† (peppermint) oil. Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ essential oil

 

Step Four: Day Activator or Night Reconstructor

Day Activator

An extraordinary day cream, the ART Day Activator contains the superior Photolyase enzyme that uses visible light on damaged DNA. This light-bodied, water-based face and neck cream absorbs quickly and is perfect for wearing underneath makeup and sunscreen.  Retail: $76.97  Wholesale: $58.50

How to Use: Day Activator: Apply in the morning after cleansing. Using fingertips, massage a generous amount (usually two to four pumps) of Day Activator over face and neck regions as needed. Suitable for all skin types. For maximum benefit, Day Activator should be used with Young Living’s Gentle Foaming Cleanser and Night Reconstructor Cream. Day Activator should be reapplied after prolonged sun exposure.

Ingredients: Day Activator: Deionized Water, Pentylene Glycol, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Betaine, Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Lycium Barbarum‡ Seed Oil, Meadowfoam Seed Oil And Shea Butter, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Carbomer, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polysorbate 20, Squalane, Dimethicone, Benzoic Acid, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Camellia Oleifera Extract, Chamomilla Recutita† (Matricaria) Flower Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Sodium PCA, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Algae Extract and Mugwort (Artemisia Vulgaris) Extract, Plankton Extract, Micrococcus Lysate, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, Lecithin, Grape (Vitis Vinifera) Seed Extract, Santalum Album† (Sandalwood) Oil, and Boswellia Carteri† (Frankincense) Oil

Night Reconstructor

Night Reconstructor is a powerful night recovery moisturizer that contains the unique endonuclease enzyme. This medium-bodied, water-based face and neck cream contains enhanced moisturizers for maximum hydration. Retail: $76.97  Wholesale: $58.50

How to Use: Apply in the evening after cleansing and toning. Using fingertips massage a generous amount (2 to 4 pumps) of Night Reconstructor over face and neck regions as needed. Suitable for all skin types.

Ingredients: Deionized water, pentylene glycol, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, betaine, lycium barbarium‡ seed oil, cetearyl alcohol, meadowfoam seed oil and shea butter, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, phenoxyethanol, chlorphensin, xanthan gum, sodium stearoyl lactylate, carbomer, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, tocopheryl acetate, polysorbate 20, squalane, dimethicone, benzoic acid, dipotassium glycyrrhizinate, sodium hyaluronate, camellia oleifera extract, chamomile recutita (matricaria)† oil, retinyl palmitate, sodium pca, chlorella vulgaris extract, algae extract and mugwort (artemisia vulgaris) extract, micrococcus lysate, palmitoyl oligopeptide, pamitoyl tetrapeptide-3, lecithin, grape (vitis vinifera) seed extract, santalum album (sandalwood)† oil, and boswellia carteri (frankincense)† oil. Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ essential oil ‡NingXia wolfberry

 

Step Five: Sheerlumé Brightening Cream

sheerlume

Illuminate your complexion with Sheerlumé Brightening Cream—an advanced formula powered by a proprietary blend of Young Living’s pure essential oils. Combined with sophisticated, plant-based ingredients, Sheerlumé will visibly brighten and balance your skin tone. Use morning and night to unveil a radiant, flawless-looking complexion.  Retail: $98.36  Wholesale: $74.75

How to Use: Apply a thin layer of Sheerlumé™ on clean skin—face, neck, or hands. For best results, use morning andnight either alone or under your favorite Young Living® moisturizing cream. Caution: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes.

Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Coconut alkanes, Caprylic/capric triglycerides, Glyceryl stearate SE, Cetearyl alcohol, Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice) root extract, Sodium stearoyl lactylate, Hydrocotyl (Centella asiatica) extract, Theobroma grandiflorum seed butter, Physalis angulata extract, Batyl alcohol, Alcohol denat., Cococaprylate/caprate, Plumeria acutifolia flower extract, Sodium PCA, Limnanthes alba (Meadowfoam) seed oil, Terminalia ferdinandiana fruit extract, Lilium candidum leaf cell extract, Sodium citrate, Lonicera caprifolium (Honeysuckle) flower extract, Citric Acid, Malva sylvestris (Mallow) extract, Mentha piperita (Peppermint) leaf extract, Primula veris extract, Alchemilla vulgaris extract, Veronica officinalis extract, Melissa officinalis extract, Achillea millefolium extract, Lonicera japonica (Honeysuckle) extract, Sodium phytate, Tocopherol, Vetiveria zizanoides† (Vetiver) root oil, Callitris intratropica† (Blue cypress) wood oil, Artemisia pallens† (Davana) flower oil, Santalum paniculatum† (Royal Hawaiian sandalwood) wood oil, Eugenia caryophyllus† (Clove) bud oil, Jasminum officinale (Jasmine) flower extract, Daucus carota sativa† (Carrot) seed oil, Mentha spicata† (Spearmint) leaf/stem extract, Pelargonium graveolens† (Geranium) flower oil, Boswellia sacra† (Sacred frankincense) oil, Melissa officinalis† (Melissa) leaf oil, Tanacetum vulgare† (Idaho tansy) extract †100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil †100% pure absolute

 

ART

*If you are signed up for Essential Rewards you can get the ART Essential Rewards Kit for $125 wholesale!  This is a savings of $48.75 Wholesale and a savings of $103.61 Retail!!!

“By combining the timeless knowledge of essential oils with the latest skin care technology, Young Living has produced a system that will revolutionize the industry and provide extraordinary results.  Our passion for purity, quality, and integrity guarantees your skin will benefit from the very best.”

– Mary Young, Executive Vice President

 

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