DIY Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Lindsay GrimesDIY, Food

My friend, Anne, gave me this simple but tasty Lemon Poppy Seed recipe. The original source of this recipe comes from Catherine Stein. I made it for my most recent essential oils 101 class and it was a success. I am sure there are bakers out there that will cringe at the fact that I am using a box of yellow cake. Honestly, if I knew how to make that, I would. But I don’t. So if you do know how, please email me and tell me! I’m always open to suggestions and improvements! *You can make this recipe gluten free, by buying a box of gluten free yellow cake. Ingredients: Cake – (1) Yellow cake mix – 1/2 cup … Read More

Oily Tip Tuesday: Lemon

Lindsay GrimesUncategorized

Young Living offers over 70 single oils and 70 oil blends. That is a lot to choose from! So they have picked 11 of those oils to bundle together and sell at a huge discount in the Premium Starter Kit! Let’s discuss Lemon during week three’s Oily Tip Tuesday. Young Living’s Lemon is cold pressed from the rind of the lemon, where the vitamins & nutrients are. Not from the pulpy acidic juice, therefore no acidic effect which is hard on stomach and teeth enamel. It takes 43 lemon rinds to cold press 1 bottle of lemon oil and has been widely used in skin care throughout history. It is also known to help improve mental accuracy and concentration. USES: … Read More

10 Reasons Why We Love Our Home Diffusers!

Lindsay GrimesDiffusers, Oils

Fragrance is the substance of memories. THE SCIENCE PART: Research shows that when inhaling the pure constituents in these essential oils, it can stimulate the olfactory receptors and activate regions in the brain’s limbic system associated with memory, emotion, and state of mind. Hence, in less than a second, a scent has the power to activate a number of physical and emotional responses. This causes the pituitary gland to be stimulated and release chemical messages that travel via the blood to your glands and organs that create physical body responses. That is why inhaling the oils can have a great affect on emotions. The nose is the only way to reach that part of your brain. Guess what? Harsh chemical … Read More