Pet Marking Be Gone

Could this adorable fuzz ball completely wreck carpeting in pursuit of “claiming” territory as her own? You bet! No matter how many times we’ve tried to get her to go potty on the potty pad (what a concept!) she has this one spot in the back of the living room that she prefers. Lotsa money, scrubbing, and cleaning of the area does not seem to affect her marking habits one bit. Cut to the chase…….

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Using Thieves Household Cleaner

thieves household cleaner

Thieves Household Cleaner Dilution Chart Based on one capful = Tablespoon   Light degreasing (1:60)  ½ tbsp. cleaner : 3.75 cups water 1 bottle makes 30 quarts of light degreaser Med. degreasing (1:30) ½ tbsp. cleaner : little less than 2 cups water 1 bottle makes 15 quarts of medium degreaser Heavy degreasing (1:15) ½ tbsp. cleaner : little less than 1 cup water 1 bottle makes 71/2 quarts of heavier degreaser Pots & Pans…

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R.C. Essential Oil Blend

I tried to find out what R.C. stands for in R.C. essential oil blend. Couldn’t find anything. Maybe it stands for Really Cool, which it is.  R.C. blend is my go-to oil for any normal, healthy breathing that I want to do as a part of my wellness lifestyle.

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Release Blend

release anger

We carry negative energies on our liver. Kinda makes sense, since the liver is the place that cleans out all the “junk” from our bodies. Release essential oil blend is good for exactly that – releasing – anger and frustration from the liver to support normal emotional well being.  Release blend is one of the most powerful oils supporting emotional well being. I would be remiss if I didn’t pass on to you what I learned…

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Di-Gize Blend

Nothing can trash a great outing with kids like tummy complaints. Di-Gize essential oil blend is the standard I reach for, whether it’s kids, myself, or a friend.  My kids knew which oil this one was when they were little (right up there with Peace & Calming, another ninja mom lifesaver.)  Di-Gize blend is my starting point, as in “put this on while I figure out if there’s anything else I wanna use.”  It’s been…

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Angelica Essential Oil

angelica plant

Angelica essential oil (Angelica archangelica) has soothing qualities that are relaxing. In Germany, angelica was historically referred to as the “oil of angels,” in part because of its ability to calm, restore happy memories, and bring peaceful sleep. Useful for normal, healthy digestive and respiratory support. Angelica is rejuvenating and energizing for ninja moms, particularly following having a normal, healthy childbirth. Emotionally, angelica essential oil can have a grounding effect for persons prone to being…

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Abundance Essential Oil Blend

abundance blend stylized

Abundance Blend is a good-stuff magnet. Our thoughts and intentions enhanced by fragrance create a positive environment called the “law of attraction” which basically means you are open to good stuff and good stuff is attracted to you. The shift in our hearts and minds toward a sense of abundance and gratitude rather than scarcity is a powerful working force in our lives. Most people tend to live from a sense of never having enough,…

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Melrose Essential Oil Blend

Melrose essential oil blend

Melrose essential oil blend is my go-to solution for maintaining a wellness lifestyle. This blend contains four essential oils with some heavy duty properties that support normal, healthy body functioning. Melrose is my knee-jerk answer when it comes to mastering a wellness lifestyle. If the potential for grossness is there, you know what I mean, kid stepped in what after falling down? Just because it “looks” clean, doesn’t mean it is, as ninja moms know…

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Clarity Essential Oil Blend

Clarity 3321 bottle

Be Alert. The world needs more Lerts. The world definitely needs more alert moms, and alert teenagers would be a huge blessing to society at large. Clarity Essential Oil Blend may cause a sense of mental alertness and clearness of mind. Our family likes to travel overnight to take advantage of the open roads free of traffic jams. As beautiful as this is, it is also crucial that all drivers are alert and awake at…

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Peace & Calming

I’m willing to take a stand when it comes to the notion of Peace & Calming® as a major part of my ninja mom arsenal to create an environment of harmony, agreement, calm, serenity, composure, cessation, order, pacification, reconciliation, truce, unity, congeniality, contentment, hush, lull, quiet, relaxation, repose, rest, stillness, and tranquility (I do so love thesaurus.com.) Is there anyone out there who would be opposed to these qualities in their life? Kids, teenagers, dogs,…

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PanAway Essential Oil Blend

Moms with teenagers are surely aware of the extreme need to make the overabundance of pans go away. Some might say that Young Living came through once again for desperate housewives suffering from too much cookware, but they would be wrong. Apparently, anything that supports our bodies in response to the word “ouch” is considered medicinal and regulated by the FDA. I must be under that jurisdiction, as when any “body” in my family cries…

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Purification Essential Oil Blend

This is my favorite oil to carry with me when going to any hotel, along with an empty small spray bottle. I put water in the spray bottle, put in about 10 drops of Purification, shake it up, and spray away that eau de hotel. I’ve watched enough news programs to know that I don’t want to risk what may be lurking on the bedspread, walls, closet, etc. around my family. I spray them with…

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Some things essential oils do

Clean the air of pollutants Purify the water you drink and bathe in Combined with food and nutritional supplements, increases support to cell metabolism & antioxidant action Enhance your skin, hair, and oral hygiene Stimulate and support your immune system Reduce stress and bring emotional balance into your life Enhance your ability to learn new things and remember old ones Supports whole body for fullest living May be used with infants and children as well…

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Animals & Essential Oils

If you have any animal friends or pets (babies), here is some tips from Gary about using them with various animals.  I am NOT an animal doctor, veterinarian, or Dr. Doolittle!  My mom-ness gives me no particular authority about any of this stuff, but I know Gary has used the oils extensively with animals and they helped. Maybe they can help your animal friends. Ear mites in cats and dogs — Purification and Peppermint Ticks,…

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Essential oils bugs don’t like

Hospitality is good and all, but I draw the line and hosting insects.  Ewww.  Here is a list of some oils to discourage the nasty little things. Ants: Don’t like Peppermint or Spearmint.  I can personally testify to the Peppermint thing, which was the only way I was able to win the war on hordes of ants marching into my home one summer. I drew a line (literally) on the metal threshold of my sliding…

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Our furry kids…

There is only one kid left around here that I am allowed to call my “baby.”  All of 4 1/2 pounds, her official AKC name is “Slightly A Princess Grace Jubilee,” but she answers to “Gracie,” “muppet,” “frog” (teenager), and “dawg.” Nobody that has a pet can do so without our furry friends having us wrapped around their little paws, our hearts in their pocket, and causing us to act like complete idiots talking baby…

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Sweet smelling carpet

Tip—Fresh Carpet “I used an old plastic sippy cup with a small hole in the lid to make a carpet freshener. I mix baking soda and a few drops of an essential oil, usually Lavender because it’s my favorite, then I sprinkle it around the carpet and let it sit for a minute or two and then vacuum it right up. My carpet is fresh, the room smells great, and the best part about it…

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