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!!

 

The Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Ever, Ever!

The Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Ever, Ever!

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup grass fed butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut crystals or sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 tablespoons coconut milk (really any milk you prefer)
  • 3 ripened bananas
  • 2 cups flour (I used Young Living Einkorn mix)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • About 1/2 bag chocolate chips (totally your preference on how much you like)

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix the sugar and the butter in a large bowl.  Add eggs and blend.  Add milk and bananas, mix.  Now add flour and baking soda and mix.  Stir in the chocolate chips.

Spray loaf pans with non-cook spray and spoon it into pans.

Bake for 40 minutes.  You should be able to insert a knife into the middle of the loaf and the knife should come out clean.

Enjoy!!!!!

Enjoy!

 

Why I choose to use Young Living Einkorn Mix…

Ingredients: Whole grain einkorn flour (Triticum monococcum), Brown rice flour, Amaranth flour, Tapioca flour, Sorghum flour (Sorghum bicolor), Dhokla flour (Indian flour made from chickpeas)

Flours now days are so processed and altered that they are no longer good for us.  Young Living is growing the very best Einkorn Wheat and I have loved baking with this mix.

Do you want to try some?  Go to beta.youngliving.com and my member # is 1483642.  If you have any questions about it, let me know!  peacejoyandoil@gmail.com

Garbage in…Garbage out (part 2)

 

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Let’s get back to learning about all the great supplements Young Living has to offer.  Reminder grocery store supplements are lab created, not natural.  They only mimic a natural supplement.  I can only vouch for Young Living!

 

Mineral Essence

Mineral Essence™ is a balanced, full-spectrum ionic mineral complex enhanced with essential oils. According to two time Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling PhD. “You can trace every sickness, every disease, and every ailment to a mineral deficiency.” Ionic minerals are the most fully and quickly absorbed form of minerals available.

 

Longevity

Longevity™ softgels are a potent, proprietary blend of fat-soluble antioxidants. Longevity blend should be taken daily to strengthen the body’s systems to prevent the damaging effects of aging, diet, and the environment.  Enriched with the pure essential oils thyme, orange, and now frankincense, Longevity protects DHA levels, a nutrient that supports brain function and cardiovascular health, promotes healthy cell regeneration, and supports liver and immune function.  Longevity also contains clove oil, nature’s strongest antioxidant, for ultra antioxidant support.  150,000 on the ORAC scale.  Huge levels of antioxidant of cancer fighting.  Protective oils to aid in the longevity of organs, help detoxify pathogens and abnormal cell production.

 

NingXia Nitro

NingXia Nitro™ combines 100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils with naturally powerful ingredients to lift mental clarity and focus while also providing a surge of energy when needed.  Each box contains 14 single-serve tubes (20 ml each).  Primary Benefits: Increases mental fitness, cognitive alertness, and physical acuity, Enhances athletic performance and endurance, Boosts energy and serves as a daily pick-me-up.  This can replace all energy drinks!

 

ImmuPro

ImmuPro™ provides the benefits of natural immune-supporting Ningxia wolfberry polysaccharides in the convenience of a delicious fruit-flavored chewable supplement. Beta glucan has been shown in studies to enhance the immune system’s response and to help maintain cholesterol levels that are already within the normal range. ImmuPro contains reishi and maitake mushrooms, which support the activity of antibodies and natural killer cells. This formula is enhanced with calcium, zinc, selenium, and copper, all needed for proper immune function.

 

InnerDefense

Young Living’s Inner Defense™ reinforces systemic defenses, creates unfriendly terrain for yeast/fungus, promotes healthy respiratory function, and contains potent essential oils like oregano, thyme, and Thieves® which are rich in thymol, carvacrol, and eugenol for immune support. The liquid softgels dissolve quickly for maximum results.

 

PD 80-20

PD 80/20™ is a dietary supplement formulated to help maximize internal health and support the endocrine system. It contains pregnenolone and DHEA, two substances produced naturally by the body that decline with age. Pregnenolone is the key precursor for the body’s production of estrogen, DHEA, and progesterone, and it also has an impact on mental acuity and memory. DHEA is involved in maintaining the health of the cardiovascular and immune systems.

 

AlkaLime

AlkaLime® is a precisely-balanced alkaline mineral complex formulated to neutralize acidity and maintain desirable pH levels in the body. Infused with lemon and lime essential oils and organic whole lemon powder, AlkaLime also features enhanced effervescence and biochemic cell salts for increased effectiveness. A balanced pH is thought to play an important role in maintaining overall health and vigor.

 

ComforTone

ComforTone® (capsules) is an effective combination of herbs and essential oils that support the health of the digestive system by eliminating residues from the colon and enhancing its natural ability to function optimally.* Because it supports normal peristalsis (the wave-like contractions that move food through the intestines), ComforTone is ideal for strengthening the system that delivers nutrients to the rest of the body.* It also contains ingredients that are beneficial to liver, gall bladder, and stomach health.

 

ICP

ICP™ helps keep your colon clean with an advanced mix of fibers that scour out residues. A healthy digestive system is important for the proper functioning of all other systems because it absorbs nutrients that are used throughout the body. ICP provides ingredients such as psyllium, oat bran, and flax and fennel seeds to form a combination of soluble and insoluble fibers. Enhanced with a special blend of essential oils, the fibers work to decrease the buildup of wastes, improve nutrient absorption, and help maintain a healthy heart. ICP provides three grams of soluble fiber and one gram of insoluble fiber per serving.

Part 1

Part 3 – Women’s health

 

 

 

A New Tradition and A GIVEAWAY

We have found something new to do in our house for birthdays.  We have several birthdays in August and this year I wanted to try something new to make our oldest son feel special for his birthday.

It is called The Birthday Blessing

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It comes with a wooden cake that you can put out for the entire birthday month or get it out the week of and put it in a place of significance.  When they see the cake set out the month of their birthday they will get excited.  It’s like saying, It’s time to celebrate you!

It also comes with a journal.  The journal has places to fill in how they have grown, changed, and attach a picture.  I had my son fill it in so that we could see how his handwriting changes each year.  It will also be neat to see how his wording changes.

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When filling out the journal my son and I sat down at the table together and it gave us time to reflect over the year and for me to encourage him and help him see how much he has changed.  By the end he was sitting much taller and more proud!

I wish I would have had this from the beginning with all 3 of my kids!

And the wonderful ladies over at The Birthday Blessing want one of you to have your very own, for FREE!

Ways to enter:

1. Go Like The Birthday Blessing on facebook!

2. Go Like Peace Joy and Oil on facebook!

3. Follow my blog!

Please leave me a comment and let me know how many ways you entered.  The giveaway will end September 29th at midnight.  I will draw and announce the winner on September 30th.

Sorry, I’m late announcing the winner!  The winner is Jacy Phillips!!!!

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

Gentle Foaming CLeanser

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

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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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