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

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!!

 

Citrus Bath Salts

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This is my favorite bath salt!  It is so refreshing and wakes me up on a groggy morning.

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons Dr. Bronner’s Citrus Soap

8 drops YL Tangerine essential oil

8 drops YL Grapefruit essential oil

4 cups Epsom salt

Mix the soap and oils.  Pour mixture over Epsom salts. Mix well. Give as a gift or enjoy for yourself!

citrus bath salts