How to be a Teachers Pet

Check Yo Self…

check yo self

Ha!  I kid, I kid.  This post is about attitudes.  We all have them!  Sometimes our children’s attitudes are a reflection of our own.  Ouch!

I want to tackle those morning attitudes before they even start so they can be ready for a great school year.  We will use Young Living Oils to help in any way they can.

Back to School Bash

Being organized and prepared is a key player in my happiness so I’m planning it out. Read this to get some ideas of what you need to have on your essential oil supply list.

My Plan of Action:

Night before –

*Take our vitamins (Super C, OmegaGize – Fish oil, MultiGreens, InnerDefense, Longevity, Life 5)

*Fill the kitchen diffuser the night before with a happy blend of Orange, Ylang Ylang & Lavender and have it ready to turn on as soon as I wake up to let the dog out.  This is usually before the kids are awake.

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*Fill the USB orb diffuser with water for the car ride to school.  I’ll let them take turns picking which oil to use on the way to school.

*Have lunches and water bottles filled.

Morning –

*Apply peppermint to wake up.  Drink my MindWise, Ningxia Red with Lemon oil and have my quiet time! (check out Jesus Calling if you want to start a quiet time and don’t know where to start)

*Fill the upstairs diffuser with Citrus Fresh, Peppermint or my favorite diffusing blend of Lime, Lemon Myrtle and Peppermint.

*Wake up the kids.

*Everyone get ready.

*Eat breakfast or drink smoothie!

*Apply Thieves to the bottom of all of our feet.  Put shoes on and go.

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It comes with:

GeneYus – used for focus, attention, recalling information, staying on task

Bite Buster – used for insect bites, rashes, soothing skin irritations

TummyGize – used for nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, tummy aches

Owie – used for cuts, scrapes, bruises, bumps, sores

SniffleEase – used for runny noses, congestion, coughs, colds

SleepyIze – used for relaxation, calming, deep restful sleep

These oils are already diluted for kids and it comes with 2 roller balls.  You can decide which ones you want to put it on.

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Back to School EO’s

Have you started your Back to School shopping?  I love new School Supplies.

Don’t forget to add Essential Oils to the supply list for a healthy, happy school year!

Quick Testimony: This past school year my kids did not miss school for being sick.  Instead we took 2 days off to go to Disney World.  This is huge!!!  The year before my son missed so much school we got one of those nasty letters telling us he couldn’t miss anymore.  He was sooooo sick, multiple times.  This is why I am passionate about sharing Young Living Essential Oils with others.  They have been such a huge change in our family wellness.

Back to School EO's

Back to School with Essential Oils

YLEO Supply List:

Lemon – Drink it in water, diffuse it during homework or study time for concentration, apply for sore throats, apply to help retain information

Thieves – apply daily to the spine or bottom of feet to boost immune system, add to a spoonful of honey or add to warm organic apple juice for a sore throat (we used thieves instead of getting flu shots this past year!)

Thieves Hand Purifier – equip each backpack with one, teach your children to apply before eating, after playtime, after coughing/sneezing/going to the bathroom…

Peppermint – get the kids energized in the morning by letting them sniff peppermint, apply for body temperature balancing/headaches/stomach aches

Peace & Calming – apply to ease back to school anxiousness and nervousness, apply on testing days, apply to a leather bracelet that they can wear all day long

Lavender – diffuse or mist on pillow to help get a good night sleep, apply to calm anxiousness and nervousness, apply to the sinuses when sneezy or stuffy

Purification – apply to a cotton ball and insert in smelly gym bag or shoes, apply to bug bites, diffuse throughout the house to keep the house smelling clean and fresh, make a room spray for each bathroom

Deep Relief – apply to sore muscles or injuries

Valor – apply for focus and confidence, apply on testing days

Melaluca A – add to shampoos to keep lice away

Vetiver – apply for ADD/ADHD challenges

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Just like we can buy a kit of school supplies…I also have a kit of essential oils for you.  Click here to get started.

In the wholesale Premium Starter Kit you will receive a diffuser, 11 oils, sample sachets that your children can carry in their backpack, samples of our amazing antioxidant drink…NingXia Red, and a roller ball that you can add to the top of one of your oils.

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If you would like to purchase them one at a time as a retail customer, you can do that as well!  Click here.

YLConvention 2014

This was my very first Young Living Convention.  I am so thankful for the opportunity to go and see first hand how wonderful our company is and how serious they are about Young Living standards.  Convention was in Salt Lake City, Utah this year.  We stayed at The Hilton which is right across the street from the convention at the Salt Palace.

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Monday, Day 1

When we first arrived we went to a leadership session with several great speakers.

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First, Darren Hardy is the publisher and founding director of SUCCESS magazine. Hardy is a businessman, author, private equity investor, keynote speaker, corporate advisor, and a mentor to CEOs and entrepreneurs.  He  spoke on 21st Century Leadership.

A few of my favorite take aways:

Lead by example – behavior never lies

Leaders set the pace – people don’t go as fast as they can, they go as fast as they are being led

How do you get people to do what you want?  Ask yourself 2 questions: What do you want?  (list 12 top attributes you want)  Do I demonstrate these attributes?

Everybody recruits: military, colleges, sports, charities, religious, corporations

The best businesses have the best people.  Great people aren’t trained, they are found

Sell You! You are the living spokesperson for Young Living.  They are going to buy it if you believe it and exemplify it.   You can’t convince someone of something you don’t believe yourself.

Change SELL to HELP!  Help people better themselves, focus on how you can help them instead of what they can do for you.

Monkey See Monkey Do – You are always training someone

Then Connie Podesto, Award-Winning Author, Comedian, and Expert in the Psychology of Human Relations.  She was funny and identified our personalities and taught me I was a triangle.

Last but not least was our founder, Gary Young.  He is so passionate about what he does, it is contagious!  He encouraged us all to Dream Big, Live our Dream and don’t let people squash our dreams!

Some more take aways:

We are created to do great things!

If you are not self-evaluating yourself, somebody else will.

I can’t = I won’t

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After leadership session, they had a Welcome Party with tons of food, desserts and a Ningxa bar.  We met up with some of our team here.

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Tuesday night we attended a fancy Gala.  It was fun to get all dressed up.  They had bottles of Ningxa Red on our tables.

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New Products:

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New sites to check out:

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Our virtual office is getting a huge face lift too!  It is going to be amazing.  You will be able to do so much!

 

And drumroll please…….

2015 Young Living Convention will be at the Gaylord Texan.  They have rented out the place, every nook and cranny!

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On Friday we visited the Headquarters, Warehouse and the Farm.  All week we loved how sweet and wonderful all of the Young Living employees were.  They truly love their jobs and the company.

Headquarters:

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The Warehouse:

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The Farm in Mona, Utah:

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What a fun week!  There is so much more, but this is all for this post.

I would love for all my friends and family to be a part of convention next year, so please consider saving up and joining me!

Why the PSK

Did you know you want the PSK?

The Premium Starter Kit is by far the best way to get started on one of the best journeys of your life!

There are 2 choices:

Premium Starter Kit $150

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Premium Starter Kit with the New Aroma Diffuser $160

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Kit includes: Everyday Oils™ collection (10 5 ml oils), the Diffuser, Welcome to Young Living booklet, Essential Oils at a Glance user’s guide, Member Resource Guide, S.E.E.D. Sharing for Success booklet, Stress Away™ 5-ml, AromaGlide™ Roller Fitment, two sample sachets each of: Lavender, Peppermint, Peace & Calming®, Lemon, and Thieves®, two NingXia Red® 2-oz. samples, Business cards sample pack, Member Agreement, Product Guide.

The Everyday Oil collection is packed with essential oils that cover almost every ailment you can think of.

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If you aren’t convinced yet let me break it down for you…

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and it gets better…

When you buy a Premium Starter Kit through me, I will gift you with a Reference Book!

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and it get even better…

We have facebook groups that offer so much support, that we will add you too!  We are all just one giant family.  Everyone is always so willing to help each other out.

Young Living does not require you to sell, distribute or making monthly purchases.  The kit includes the yearly wholesale membership fee.  If you buy the kit and never want to purchase another item, you can do that.  I don’t recommend it, but that is how great this company is.

Young Living has been in business for 20 years (more on this later)!  They own their own farms and have an open door policy.  If you want to stop by and help plant they will put you to work.

I get to visit the farms next week, eek!  I can’t wait!!!  I hope to take pictures and share them when I get home.

If you are ready click here.

Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad

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Are you enjoying this “Essentially Summer” Recipe series as much as I am?  I am so excited to try all these great “oily” recipes, especially Tara’s Cilantro Lime Rice!
With Summer comes swim lessons, trips to the park, vacations, baseball tournaments, and much more.  We are trying to soak up every minute of day light we can. Cooking and heating up my kitchen is not something I want to do in the heat of the day.  This is a recipe you can make in the morning or the night before.
Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad is a healthy, colorful and very flavorful pasta salad.
Warning: If you are taking it with you somewhere make sure you take several copies of this recipe with you.  It is a BIG hit!
Essentially Summer Recipe
Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad
Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups chopped zucchini
1 1/2 cups chopped yellow summer squash
1 cup  chopped red onion
3/4 cup chopped green sweet pepper
3/4 cup chopped red sweet pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 drop of Young Living Fennel oil (optional)
12 ounces whole wheat bowtie pasta
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 drop of Young Living Basil oil
1/3 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
1/2 cup olive oil
2 drops of Young Living Lemon oil
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
Salt
Ground black pepper
Snipped fresh Basil (optional)
Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a roasting pan combine all of your chopped veggies. Mix olive oil & fennel oil, drizzle over veggies; toss to coat. Roast for 45 to 50 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring twice. Transfer to a very large bowl; cool.
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Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse, and cool slightly. In a large bowl combine pasta and the roasted vegetables.

For pesto, in a blender combine garlic, cheese, walnuts, 1/2 cup olive oil, basil oil, lemon oil salt and pepper; cover and pulse with several on/off turns until well blended

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Add the pesto to pasta-veggie mixture, stirring gently to coat. Stir in cherry tomatoes. Season to taste with additional salt and black pepper. Serve at room temperature or store in the fridge until next day. If desired, sprinkle with fresh basil and cheese.

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Are you ready to jump in to this wonderful world of caring for your family with therapeutic grade essential oils?  The time is now!  Click here to learn more or contact the person who introduced you to the “Essentially Summer” blog recipe series!

Next up is Susan Heid.  She is making Meatloaf with oregano and basil!  My pasta salad will be a great side dish with her Meatloaf.  Yummy!

Be sure to check out all posts in the “Essentially Summer” blogger recipe series.  Thank you Myra for organizing this series.  I had so much fun creating an oily recipe.

Also check out all my other “oily” posts!

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Did you notice the Citronella Jar Candle in the picture above?

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Slice up a lemon and lime, alternate slices in a jar, pour citronella tiki torch fuel in the jar and then add a floating tea light…

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First-Aid Spray

Summer is almost here and that means, bug bites, blisters and boo-boos are too, so lets prepare ourselves.  Mix this up in a small plastic spray bottle and keep it in your purse, swim bag, diaper bag….

First-Aid Spray

5 drops lavender

3 drops tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)

2 drops cypress

Mix above oils thoroughly in 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Add this to 8 ounces of distilled water and shake vigorously. Put in a small spray bottle. Spray minor cuts and wounds before applying bandage. Repeat 2-3 times daily for 3 days. Complete the healing process by applying a drop or two of tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) oil to the wound daily for the next few days.

Teacher Gift

The School year is almost over and EVERY teacher is in need of some serious relaxation time!!  Lets gift our teachers with some relaxation tools.

Whip up this great Lavender Bath Salt and put it inside a mug, with a tea bag and a chap stick (I will share the chap stick recipe in another post).

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Lavender Bath Salts

4 tablespoons Lavender Castille soap

1 bag of Lavender Epsom Salt (you can also buy plain, I mixed both)

15 drops of Young Living Lavender Essential Oil

1 tablespoon Vanilla

Mix the soap, vanilla and Lavender oil together, then add the Epsom salt and mix well!

I used clear treat bags to scoop it in and the put it in the mug.

 

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