‘Tis the Season to be Jolly! And Healthy!

‘Tis the season to be jolly! And healthy! And if you’re wondering where to even start with a healthier lifestyle, here’s my story. As you know, I’m a DIY girl. No fear about diving in and giving things a try. So doing the same when it comes to wellness made sense to me. This is what got me started, raised awareness and made a difference in my lifestyle:

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Is what you put into your body important to you? I‘m pretty sure by now that you’ve heard a lot about essential oils, right? ::groan:: and ::eye roll:: <— that was my initial reaction too! lol! What IS all the fuss about? Let me share it with you as short and sweet as I can why essential oils are all the rage for me personally. (Some affiliate links below.)

I am so forver grateful someone shared with me: When I first heard, I thought it was some temporary popular trend and I tuned it out. la-la-la-la-la!!!!!! But nearly 4 years ago on a blogging retreat, two of my blog buddies shared essential oils with me…I have a bit of an issue with traveling which causes some uncomfortable side effects (TMI! you don’t want to know) and the essential oil shared made all the difference! Oh.my.good.NESS! If it worked for that, how else? In my world at the time, my mom and sister were going through treatments for breast cancer. I was ready and open to making healthier choices. Baby steps. Just starting somewhere.

You guys, I’ve had 6 family members diagnosed with cancer in SIX years! I felt so helpless! 

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Essential oils have been around FOREVER and I know that lately they’re ALL THE HYPE but I believe it’s because word of mouth spreads faster these days via social media. They aren’t new. And specifically, Young Living has been around going on 30 years! I was still practically a child (and I’m a grandma now!). That’s not anything bright and shiny and just born. And “Young Living” is THE BRAND everyone wants. Because guess what? Not all essential oils are created equal! What I really love about Young Living is their Seed to Seal Guarantee. They aren’t just buying from a supplier and slapping on a label. Young Living controls the process of planting, harvesting, distilling, bottling, labeling and shipping from their own farms and partner farms from around the world with high standards and lots of testing. In fact,

Seed to Seal

 

Young Living is the #1 essential oils company in the world. I am confident that I am getting the best quality essential oil. One other quick point about Young Living…unlike buying a cheap oil from Amazon or WalMart or even TJMaxx (be aware: even a label with 100% pure doesn’t mean that’s the case), I love that I have support, resources and testimonials from personal experiences to help guide me on my oily journey. I’ve never had to work about my health but now I’m empowered to research, to learn more and to embrace wellness. When someone tells me they tried an essential oil and it didn’t work, I’m pretty sure they tried a fragrance or lower grade, not the quality of Young Living essential oils. 

Nostalgia: Something that is really important to me … creating an environment for my sweet grandson that’s FREE of toxins. Know what else I really love? You know how a certain scent will take you back to a really special memory? I love that he is going to associate those amazing good scents like lavender or clove/cinnamon with his grammy. 

roeshel @diyshowoff grandmas rock!

What is an essential oil anyway? My first uneducated thought: “oh, some air freshening junk that maybe helps you relax, snake oils for hippies”. An essential oil is the substance created by plants for protection against damage, injury, predators, environmental/weather changes. And they work for humans (oh and my dog and that horse too) in much the same way. Whoa! I certainly never imagined that essential oils had powerful health benefits. What? Why haven’t we heard about them before? Why didn’t I know that I could grab an essential oil for relief or health support in so many ways without the synthetic chemicals or side effects? The answer to that is an involved blog post for another day but just because I never knew, doesn’t mean it isn’t so. Essential oils were one of the first medicines! I’m learning so much and I’m so thankful that my friends DID share with  me because it’s made a HUGE difference in our lifestyle, our health, our finances and our home. 

 

Again, why Young Living brand? The history, the quality, the support, the selection (hello essential oils, personal care, supplements, cleaning products and so much more – toxin free products I use every day!), the opportunities (ask me how I’m going to the lavender farm for FREE this fall and how I’ve passed up my blogging income, especially when I vowed I would NEVER promote one of those work-from-home type companies). It’s rewarding having the opportunity to help others make healthier choices too. I see how it really is changing lives. And because I see that for myself personally, I really can’t help but to shout it out to you on my blog on occasion or from the top of my lungs on Facebook! “YOU need these oils too!” 

 

Recommendation:

SO here is what I recommend: THIS DIFFUSER IS THE BOMB! 3-5-10 hour settings, LED lights (including a pretty candle flicker)! Love it!

essential oils @diyshowoff

…just dip your toe in by purchasing the premium starter kit. Just try and see. This gives you the biggest bang for your buck with NO obligations. It’s the best way to give essential oils a good fair shot to see the benefits for yourself! For $160 (+tax/shipping) you get:

 
  • A diffuser: You’re going to want to diffuse your essential oils into the air so you can breathe in those health benefits and support! What I love: unlike a candle, there are no toxic chemicals or synthetic fragrances. I get to choose the scent I want to diffuse…something uplifting or relaxing, something immune boosting or cleansing, etc. AND I get to control the strength. A drop or two for sensitive noses, more for a POW – my house smells amazing! The diffusers are constructed of a medical grade material that will not break down with the use of essential oils. It also comes with a 1 year warranty.
  • 11 bottles of essential oils: Peppermint (cooling, great for after exercise, occasional head tension, supporting a healthy digestive system), Frankincense (supports healthy skin, meditative/spiritual, promotes a sense of well being), Lemon (energizing and cleansing), Citrus Fresh (I love adding a few drops to freshen up laundry)), DiGize (a must have for supporting a healthy digestive system), Thieves (supports a healthy immune system, very popular oil that because of it’s awesome power is also used in YL’s household cleaner concentrate, bar soap, hand soap, laundry detergent, dishwashing liquid and dishwasher powder, dental products, hand purifier, etc. too – it’s SO good!), Lavender (relaxing and calming and awesome for all.things.healthy.skin!!!), Copaiba, PanAway (smells like IcyHot, great for after exercise), Raven (supports a healthy respiratory system!), Stress Away (enough said!).
  • A sample of Thieves Household Cleaner (YOU WILL LOVE THIS!!! Cinnamon/clove scent?! Yes please!)
  • Sample bottles and cards to share with others.
  • Sample Ningxia Red (super juice – POW!) 
  • A lifetime wholesale membership – sounds scary but there are no obligations to order ever again. But if you do want to, you now have access to 24% off retail prices! Hurray! Spend 50 pv ($around $50) per year to stay an active member or … hey, go inactive. There is no penalty. You just don’t order again, you walk away free and clear.
  • Friendships and support!
  • The potential to share with others and to make a paycheck – it’s just there, hanging out, yours for the taking IF you want it. No requirements. No monthly quotas. You never HAVE to ‘sell’ or share or speak a word to anyone if you don’t want to. But if you do, you might just get an accidental paycheck! Let’s discuss the details. It’s not like your usual work-from-home multi-level marketing company.
  • Access to a Rewards program IF you decide you love you oils to pieces and can’t live without MORE! Completely optional. I love it because I get things I used to buy at WalMart (but now a chemical free version) and my essential oils delivered to my door and I earn rewards BIG TIME (shopping spree!) but that’s just me. I’m talking about not just essential oils but our toothpaste, household cleaner, deodorant, laundry detergent, lotion, supplements, etc. You have the choice. Decline immediately, sign up if you want some other time or never join it. Up to you!

CYBER MONDAY DIYSHOWOFF PROMOTION:

  • FREE GIFTS! ORDER NOW through November 30, 2018 and receive $25 cash back, a welcome bundle from DIYShowOff (that’s from me to you personally!) WHILE SUPPLIES LAST that includes my favorite educational material so you’re not left in the dark. Hey, those oils aren’t going to do anyone any good sitting in the box. Don’t be intimidated or overwhelmed…we’ve got you covered. I really want to get you all set up and ready to love your essential oils!). Choose one of these holiday gifts (first come, first serve basis)

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CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Not really on board or into essential oils? Young Living is all about a chemical free home and healthy lifestyle. There are more options: 

1. The Premium Starter Kit with diffuser (dewdrop diffuser shown below), 11 oils and samples.  

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2. The Ningxi Red kit (AWESOME daily supplement) and everything shown below: 

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 3. Savvy Minerals Makeup kit…

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4. Thieves Kit – all things Thieves & cleaning, supporting a healthy immune system. 

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CLICK HERE TO ORDER

How? Just go to YoungLiving.com. Be sure that my member#1836762 is in the enroller and sponsor spots, choose your Premium Starter Kit and you’re all set! Want recommendations for more or to learn how you can get free products with your order? Contact me for more info and I can walk you through the sign up process. 

I’m excited for you to join an amazing oily family filled with so much love and support and fun! Can’t wait!

*This blog is sponsored by DIYShowOff & Young Living Essential Oils (Independent Distributor). The information on this blog is not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

***Be sure to make your purchase using the enroller/sponsor#1836762 to qualify for DIYShowOff welcome bundle, community, incentives and gifts.

CYBER MONDAY: 

YOUNG LIVING CYBER MONDAY

🎁🎁🎁 CYBER MONDAY  🎁🎁🎁

As if Young Living didn’t spoil us enough on Black Friday with 20% off 50 oils & Diffusers…..they’re doing it again on Cyber Monday!

WHEN: From 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., MT, on Monday, November 26 (ONE DAY ONLY!)

🛍 WHAT: you can save 20 percent on select Thieves®, NingXia, and Savvy Minerals® products!

Here is a full list of everything that will be on sale!!!!!!

⭐️⭐️  Thieves Favorites 

 Dish Soap | 5350D | $11.20
 Foaming Hand Soap Refill 32 oz. | 3594D | $31.60
 Foaming Hand Soap | 3674D | $10.60
 Fruit & Veggie Soak | 5352D | $15.80
 Laundry Soap | 5349D | $23.60
 Dishwasher Powder | 5762D | $20.40
 Household Cleaner 14.4 oz. | 3743D | $18.00
 AromaBright Toothpaste, 4 oz | 3039D | $8.40
 Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash, 8 oz | 3683D | $9.00
 Dental Floss, 1 ct. | 4463122D | $2.60

⭐️⭐️🍷 All the NingXia! 🍷

 Ningxia Singles 30 Count | 3525D | $69.60
 NingXia Red 2 pack | 3042D | $58.40
 NingXia Red 4 pack | 3044D | $104.60
 NingXia Nitro | 3064D | $31.80
 NingXia Wolfberries | 6360D | $20.40

⭐️⭐️ 💋 Savvy Amazingness 💋

 EYESHADOWS

👁 Spoiled | 20784D | $12.20
👁 Freedom | 20856D | $12.20
👁 Inspired | 21022D | $12.20

LIPSTICKS

💄 Adore | 21295D | $18.20
💄 Daydream | 21292D | $18.20
💄 On A Whim | 21293D | $18.20

 Misting Spray, 2 oz. | 21397D | $12.00

 Poppy Seed Lip Scrub | 23749D | $18.20

 FOUNDATION

👛 Cool No. 1 | 20776D | $35.20
👛 Cool No. 2 | 20775D | $35.20
👛 Cool No. 3 | 20773D | $35.20
👛 Warm No. 1 | 20777D | $35.20
👛 Warm No. 2 | 20774D | $35.20
👛 Warm No. 3 | 20772D | $35.20
👛 Dark No. 1 | 20858D | $35.20
👛 Dark No. 2 | 20859D | $35.20
👛 Dark No. 3 | 20860D | $35.20
👛 Dark No. 4 | 20861D | $35.20

⭐️⭐️ AND A DOORBUSTER FROM YLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!

🔴 RED SHOT! 🔴

Young Living has been surprising and delighting us so much. What a legacy Gary left us!! 😍
Young Living is so generously offering this VERY LIMITED holiday treat FOR FREE to the FIRST 65,000 orders over 250PV on Cyber Monday starting at 8AM MST!!! 😱

🔹Essential Rewards: No
🔹Quick Order: Yes
🔹Markets: U.S.
🔹Retail customers: Yes
🔹NFR: Yes. 
🔹Limits: No, while supplies last

*Due to high order volumes, expected order processing and/or shipping, including YL Go/YL Go+, may take longer than usual. Priority will be given to YL Go and YL Go+ members. Your order must be placed by phone or online.

A Clean Home is a Beautiful Home

One thing that I can’t stress enough when it comes to creating a beautiful home is that it begins with providing a safe environment and one way that I lessen the chemical footprint in our home is with the products we use. A clean home is a happier healthier home and we’re able to unwind and relax, right? We can breathe easy! Unless we’re creating chemical clouds and films. That’s no good!

I want to mention I share these products because they’re my favorite and if you use my link below, I will make a small commission and welcome you into our circle of friends for support and education ~ I look forward to getting to know you better!!! But I’m simply passionate about raising awareness so while I’d be honored to hook you up, just take a look and find a way to give them a try – through my link or from someone you know. I want to wrap my arms around you with a big welcoming hug to Young Living products either way! 

I’m all about a Healthy Home!

The Power of Thieves…

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Did you know? Young Living’s proprietary Thieves® essential oil blend was inspired by the legend of four 15th-century French thieves who formulated and wore a special aromatic combination of clove, rosemary, vinegar, and other botanicals that they believed provided protection while they were stealing. French authorities recognized that there was such value in this mixture that upon the thieves’ capture, they received a more merciful punishment on condition that they divulge the ingredients in their secret formula. 

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Crafted in the spirit of that legendary combination, Young Living’s one-of-a-kind Thieves essential oil blend can be found in all the Thieves products. Featuring the powerful essential oils of Lemon, Clove, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Radiata, and Rosemary, Thieves imparts a spicy, welcoming aroma everywhere it’s used. And those ingredients smells amazing! Good-bye harsh cleaners that make breathing a challenge!

With the benefits of Thieves oil, including cleaning power and an irresistibly spicy scent, Young Living offers it as an essential oil blend and as an important ingredient in a full range of home cleaning and personal care products, from dish soap to toothpaste. Possibly our most versatile and beloved blend, Thieves products replace harsh chemicals with pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils and other naturally derived ingredients.

Keeping a clean house doesn’t have to mean using toxic chemicals. 

I can do all of the upgrades and cosmetic changes and I can fill my home with beautiful decorative accessories but when it comes to the basics and cleaning, toxic free living is a must for creating a comfortable, healthy, beautiful home for my family. And this is my favorite line of products. 

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A clean home is a beautiful home.

It just takes small steps to ditch and switch from what I used to use to products with non toxic ingredients. The Thieves collection from Young Living has been a lifesaver. Here are some of my must-have supplies.

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Cleaning favorites: 

We love Thieves Household Cleaner for ALL of the surfaces in our home from floors to countertops to stainless steel appliances including our zero radius kitchen sink to upholstery (it’s recommended to always perform a spot test), windows and mirrors (no streaking!) and bathrooms, yardsale finds and the baby’s toys. I love that it’s in concentrate forms. Snag a few dollar store spray bottles. We have a ratio for every day use and one mixed up for heavy degreasing. 

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Who knew you could have a hand soap addiction? Back in the day I’d hit the sales and stock up never realizing that the ingredients in those “botanical” scents were chemicals and not the real thing! Yikes! I love the lather and scent of this Thieves Foaming Hand Soap. Gentle but effective! There’s even savings on the refill! 

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This is another good one. Oh my gosh! Nobody likes dirty fruit and vegetables. Don’t you just love fresh veggies from the garden and shopping the farmer’s markets this time of year? Have you caught any of the videos circling social media or YouTube about how filthy they can be? ::shiver:: I LOVE a good harvest! But please bathe those beauties before eating! 

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This is another big one for us. We’ve always used unscented detergents when it comes to laundry since one of us gets itchy. lol Sensitive skin calls for products without the synthetic fragrances. Thieves Laundry Soap is all we use now. I love that it’s a concentrate and with an energy efficient machine, I personally only use half the recommended measurement and our clothes are clean! That means this little bottle packs a powerful punch and lasts! 

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DIY Laundry Boost

Okay, so I may be a bit of a germ-o-phobe when it comes to touching public door handles, menus, highchairs, shopping carts…you name it, I’m not wanting to touch it! Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier is always always in my purse. And if you’re with me, I’ll share a squirt with you too! It’s not drying like the ones I used to carry and it has a refreshing peppermint scent! I share the love and everyone always raves about it. I also like having the large bottle with the pump for picnic tables and gatherings. So handy!

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Oh! And that bar soap? So soft with a creamy lather. Every one of the bar soaps from Young Living feel good on my skin!

Another for ‘on the go’? Thieves wipes! There’s a fabulous DIY recipe floating around as well and I love making those up too, especially in place of the tub of toxic wipes I used to use daily. The spray is also great to have on hand. Public restrooms can be so…so nasty!

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More treasures:

Yes! You will find each and every one in our home. A clean home doesn’t stop at cleanliness. Clean ingredients. If they’re touching your skin or being inhaled, your products need them!

Thieves-Dishwasher-Dish-Soap Thieves-Toothpaste Thieves-Floss-Mouthwash Thieves-Cough-Drops

^^^ Just supplied my dad with a supply of the cough drops. His words…”NOW THAT’s a cough drop!”. Those and the lozenges are powerful!!!…great to have on hand for airports, etc. where  you never know what’s floating around in the air. They’re strong and so good!

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So that’s a little about what you’ll find in our supply cabinets, the key to our clean home!

Even if you’re not a clean freak or if you’re not sure where to start when it comes to taking a step towards a chemical free home, and especially if you are, have you looked at the ingredients in your products? Have you reviewed them on the Think Dirty or EWG app to see where the ingredients fall on the scale for toxins? 

How to get started:

How do you swap out old and chemical based for new and plant based, new and non toxic? This Thieves Starter Kit is the best way to dive in! Young Living makes it easy for you! A collection of Thieves infused products to get you started!

Get them here —> Toxin Free Lifestyle

Go for the Thieves Premium Starter Kit. It’s filled with so many goodies to start your clean home journey. 

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Young Living is proud to offer a complete line of home and personal care products infused with the pleasant, spicy aroma of the proprietary Thieves® essential oil blend! This Starter Kit is ideal for those wishing to replace harmful chemicals in the home with powerful, natural alternatives.

Your Starter Kit includes:

  • Thieves 15-ml
  • Thieves AromaBright™ Toothpaste
  • Thieves Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash
  • 2 Thieves Cleaner
  • 2 Thieves Foaming Hand Soap
  • 2 Thieves Spray
  • 2 Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier
  • Stress Away™ 5-ml
  • AromaGlide™ Roller Fitment
  • Thieves Household Cleaner 1-oz. sample 
  • 10 Sample Packets
  • 10 Love It? Share It! Sample Business Cards
  • 10 Love It? Share It! Sample Oil Bottles
  • 2 NingXia Red® 2-oz. samples
  • Product Guide and Product Price List
  • Essential Oil Magazine
  • Essential Edge
  • Member Resources

Like getting the biggest bang for you buck? Or simply having your favorites (you choose what you want) shipped to you in a monthly subscription? Join the Essential Rewards program too! I’m all about convenience, rewards for more products and free loyalty surprises as well as free products when your order reaches the monthly promo amounts. It’s just simply a 50 pv order monthly of products you choose (not things you don’t want)! You can cancel at any time. There’s no penalty like there is with other services and you can move the date around each month to work with your paycheck. So cool! 

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When you place your order for the Thieves Premium Starter kit, I’ll be in touch with additional gifts for making your home pretty and include a surprise, an amber glass spray bottle and pretty kitchen tea/hand towel. It’s all a part of the DIYShowOff welcome bundle!

DIYShowOff Thieves Welcome Bundle August

Get them here —> Toxin Free Lifestyle

And a giveaway! 

Want to try a sample? Leave a comment below on the blog about your least favorite cleaning chore and I’ll enter you into a drawing to win a sample. Just to be clear: a sample of the Thieves Household Cleaner concentrate – my a sample of my actual cleaning skills! 😂

Spring into Essential Oils

Is what you put into your body important to you? Me too! ‘m pretty sure by now that you’ve heard a lot about essential oils, right? ::groan:: and ::eye roll:: <— that was my initial reaction too! lol! What IS all the fuss about? Let me share it with you as short and sweet as I can why essential oils are all the rage for me personally. (Some affiliate links below.)

Spring into Young Living essential oils @diyshowoff Grab a premium starter kit at youngliving using enroller/sponsor #1836762 and receive an awesome welcome bundle! Embrace wellness!

CLICK —> HERE TO ORDER

So grateful someone shared with me: When I first heard, I thought it was some temporary popular trend and I tuned it out. la-la-la-la-la!!!!!! But nearly 4 years ago on a blogging retreat, two of my blog buddies shared essential oils with me…I have a bit of an issue with traveling which causes some uncomfortable side effects (TMI! you don’t want to know) and the essential oil shared made all the difference! Oh.my.good.NESS! If it worked for that, how else? In my world at the time, my mom and sister were going through treatments for breast cancer. I was ready and open to making healthier choices. Baby steps. Just starting somewhere.

You guys, I’ve had 6 family members diagnosed with cancer in SIX years! This has to stop! 

Essential oils have been around FOREVER and I know that lately they’re ALL THE HYPE but I believe it’s because word of mouth spreads faster these days via social media. They aren’t new. And specifically, Young Living has been around going on 30 years! I was still practically a child (and I’m a grandma now!). That’s not anything bright and shiny and just born. And “Young Living” is THE BRAND everyone wants. Because guess what? Not all essential oils are created equal! What I really love about Young Living is their Seed to Seal Guarantee. They aren’t just buying from a supplier and slapping on a label. Young Living controls the process of planting, harvesting, distilling, bottling, labeling and shipping from their own farms and partner farms from around the world with high standards and lots of testing. In fact,

Young Living is the #1 essential oils company in the world. I am confident that I am getting the best quality essential oil. One other quick point about Young Living…unlike buying a cheap oil from Amazon or WalMart or even TJMaxx (be aware: even a label with 100% pure doesn’t mean that’s the case), I love that I have support, resources and testimonials from personal experiences to help guide me on my oily journey. I’ve never had to work about my health but now I’m empowered to research, to learn more and to embrace wellness. When someone tells me they tried an essential oil and it didn’t work, I’m pretty sure they tried a fragrance or lower grade, not the quality of Young Living essential oils. 

Nostalgia: Something that is really important to me … creating an environment for my sweet grandson that’s FREE of toxins. Know what else I really love? You know how a certain scent will take you back to a really special memory? I love that he is going to associate those amazing good scents like lavender or clove/cinnamon with his grammy. 

roeshel @diyshowoff grandmas rock!

 

CLICK HERE TO ORDER

What is an essential oil anyway? My first uneducated thought: “oh, some air freshening junk that maybe helps you relax, snake oils for hippies”. An essential oil is the substance created by plants for protection against damage, injury, predators, environmental/weather changes. And they work for humans (oh and my dog and that horse too) in much the same way. Whoa! I certainly never imagined that essential oils had powerful health benefits. What? Why haven’t we heard about them before? Why didn’t I know that I could grab an essential oil for relief or health support in so many ways without the synthetic chemicals or side effects? The answer to that is an involved blog post for another day but just because I never knew, doesn’t mean it isn’t so. Essential oils were one of the first medicines! I’m learning so much and I’m so thankful that my friends DID share with  me because it’s made a HUGE difference in our lifestyle, our health, our finances and our home. 

Young Living essential oils @diyshowoff

Again, why Young Living brand? The history, the quality, the support, the selection (hello essential oils, personal care, supplements, cleaning products and so much more – toxin free products I use every day!), the opportunities (ask me how I’m going to the lavender farm for FREE this fall and how I’ve passed up my blogging income, especially when I vowed I would NEVER promote one of those work-from-home type companies). It’s rewarding having the opportunity to help others make healthier choices too. I see how it really is changing lives. And because I see that for myself personally, I really can’t help but to shout it out to you on my blog on occasion or from the top of my lungs on Facebook! “YOU need these oils too!” 

Seed to Seal

SO here is what I recommend: THIS DIFFUSER IS THE BOMB! 3-5-10 hour settings, LED lights (including a pretty candle flicker)! Love it!

essential oils @diyshowoff

 

…just dip your toe in by purchasing the premium starter kit. Just try and see. This gives you the biggest bang for your buck with NO obligations. It’s the best way to give essential oils a good fair shot to see the benefits for yourself! For $160 (+tax/shipping) you get:

CLICK HERE TO ORDER

  • A diffuser: You’re going to want to diffuse your essential oils into the air so you can breathe in those health benefits and support! What I love: unlike a candle, there are no toxic chemicals or synthetic fragrances. I get to choose the scent I want to diffuse…something uplifting or relaxing, something immune boosting or cleansing, etc. AND I get to control the strength. A drop or two for sensitive noses, more for a POW – my house smells amazing! The diffusers are constructed of a medical grade material that will not break down with the use of essential oils. It also comes with a 1 year warranty. Spring into Young Living essential oils @diyshowoff Grab a premium starter kit at youngliving using enroller/sponsor #1836762 and receive an awesome welcome bundle! Embrace wellness!
  • 11 bottles of essential oils: Peppermint (cooling, great for after exercise, occasional head tension, supporting a healthy digestive system), Frankincense (supports healthy skin, meditative/spiritual, promotes a sense of well being), Lemon (energizing and cleansing), Citrus Fresh (I love adding a few drops to freshen up laundry)), DiGize (a must have for supporting a healthy digestive system), Thieves (supports a healthy immune system, very popular oil that because of it’s awesome power is also used in YL’s household cleaner concentrate, bar soap, hand soap, laundry detergent, dishwashing liquid and dishwasher powder, dental products, hand purifier, etc. too – it’s SO good!), Lavender (relaxing and calming and awesome for all.things.healthy.skin!!!), Copaiba, PanAway (smells like IcyHot, great for after exercise), Raven (supports a healthy respiratory system!), Stress Away (enough said!).
  • A sample of Thieves Household Cleaner (YOU WILL LOVE THIS!!! Cinnamon/clove scent?! Yes please!)
  • Sample bottles and cards to share with others.
  • Sample Ningxia Red (super juice – POW!) 
  • A lifetime wholesale membership – sounds scary but there are no obligations to order ever again. But if you do want to, you now have access to 24% off retail prices! Hurray! Spend 50 pv ($around $50) per year to stay an active member or … hey, go inactive. There is no penalty. You just don’t order again, you walk away free and clear.
  • Friendships and support!
  • The potential to share with others and to make a paycheck – it’s just there, hanging out, yours for the taking IF you want it. No requirements. No monthly quotas. You never HAVE to ‘sell’ or share or speak a word to anyone if you don’t want to. But if you do, you might just get an accidental paycheck! Let’s discuss the details. It’s not like your usual work-from-home multi-level marketing company.
  • Access to a Rewards program IF you decide you love you oils to pieces and can’t live without MORE! Completely optional. I love it because I get things I used to buy at WalMart (but now a chemical free version) and my essential oils delivered to my door and I earn rewards BIG TIME (shopping spree!) but that’s just me. I’m talking about not just essential oils but our toothpaste, household cleaner, deodorant, laundry detergent, lotion, supplements, etc. You have the choice. Decline immediately, sign up if you want some other time or never join it. Up to you!
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DIYShowOff Fab and over 40 Favorite: Savvy Minerals MakeUp

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” ~Coco Chanel

A little detour from DIY home improvement and decorating today as I share a little about one of my new favorite things!  It’s a tad long but very informative and if you wear makeup, please take a minute to scroll through! 

fab and over 40 favorite makeup

“26 seconds after exposure, chemicals are found in measurable amounts in the human body. The average woman applies 300 chemicals to her body a day – 80 before breakfast.”

I still hardly recognize my new round, fuller…mature face in selfies! lol! But hey, I am loving the new Savvy Minerals makeup collection! 

 

Our skin is our largest organ and what we put on it matters, including makeup! All of those chemicals over time are going to catch up with us. Time to ditch the toxins in your makeup bag and get your game on because this was Made. For. You!

I’m wearing:

Warm 2 foundation
I Do Believe You’re Blushing blush
Eyeshadow: Inspired and Residual
Jet Setter eyeliner and Determined Eyeshadow (brows)
Lipstick: Daydream
Lipgloss: Embrace

what are savvy minerals

As I work to rid the chemicals and toxins from my home, one area that I kept putting off was my makeup bag and I knew the facts: Skin is my body’s largest organ. The stats: the average woman applies 300 chemicals to her skin per day, 80 before breakfast. Yikes! But man, I’m the type to not leave the house without makeup. I’m just not that confident in my “natural” beauty. It feels more “natural: scary to all the people to me. 

 

Get your Savvy Minerals makeup collection —> HERE!

Last summer I attended the Young Living convention and got to see the Savvy Minerals makeup line first hand. I ordered a few pieces at a time and despite my initial hesitation at applying mineral makeup, I have grown to love (no… LOVE in capital letters!) my Savvy Minerals makeup collection. 

Now, I am (ahem) over 40 with imperfect skin, occasional breakouts (darn you, wacky hormones!), dark circles (thanks thin skin gene) and a few sun spots. Not to mention I’m now looking at a few wrinkles as well. I really didn’t think mineral (powder) makeup was for me. It sounded awfully drying and cake-y! Right? Well, I was wrong! 

It’s been about 8 months now and I have to tell you, I wake up and before I head downstairs, I brush my teeth and apply my makeup. It feels good! I did a quick video on my routine. It takes me about 10 minutes from start to finish. 

Get your Savvy Minerals makeup collection —> HERE!

There was a little bit of a learning curve, a little adjustment to go from hiding behind a thick chemical mask of makeup to a pretty natural non toxic application that feels like I’m wearing nothing but I’m SO pleased this this stuff! It’s not difficult! It’s just different! It’s not air brushed/photoshopped/fake looking. It’s real and natural and I don’t know – you really have to experience it to understand. But if you’ve been looking for a makeup without the toxic ingredients, if you have sensitive skin, if you’re embracing a chemical free lifestyle and making healthier choices (and even if none of that applies to you) – THEN Savvy Minerals is worth a shot because what we apply to our skin is absorbed and ingredients DO matter.

Happy to know: Savvy Minerals are not tested on animals. 

NO animal testing! mineral makeup

And ladies, just taking this baby step with me makes me feel like we’re changing the world! Let’s do this! Doesn’t it make you so angry that there are even ALLOWED to be harmful ingredients in products we use and apply to our bodies?! It should!

Savvy Minerals are free from harsh toxins, nano particles, paraben, gluten, fillers, talc and so much more! Wellness never looked so good!

Get your Savvy Minerals makeup collection —> HERE!

Here’s a little more info about the Savvy Minerals makeup collection: 

You NEED this makeup! Savvy Minerals

Ingredients matter: What’s not in Savvy Minerals makeup?

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What IS in Savvy Minerals makeup?

Ingredients like: Kaolin clay, jojoba oil, mica, aloe, pure essential oils, aspen bark extract, arrow root powder, sweet almond oil, beeswax, sunflower oil, vitamin E. mineral makeup ingredients

Young Living not only chose not to put the common “yuck” ingredients inside our makeup, they chose to put the GOOD stuff in there so we can actually have benefits to wearing Savvy Minerals! Check out some of these benefits! No wonder several people have reported calmer, smoother, less irritated skin after wearing Savvy Minerals for a few days! mineral makeup ingredients

Want to hear a cool fact about Aspen Bark? Check this out! Not only does Aspen Bark have skin softening properties but it is a natural preservative allowing us to use it instead of those nasty parabens!

mineral makeup ingredients

Lip Gloss is so trendy right now. Let’s talk about a few things – Did you know that the brighter the color and the longer the wear, the more toxins may be in the formula? And what about those lip glosses that are slick and oily feeling? You can attribute that to the petrochemicals. What?! We lick our lips, eat our food, and sip our drinks all while wearing the stuff. Why would I ever apply anything but the cleanest, more pure ingredients to my MOUTH? Savvy Minerals is made with natural ingredients that you can feel good about licking!

These lip glosses also contain pure peppermint essential oil which gives you a fun little tingle. Wear these alone or layered over your favorite Savvy Mineral lipstick.

lip gloss

What exactly is misting spray? You can see from these benefits that your skin will crave this stuff and you’ll get a better coverage and longer wear from your Savvy Minerals Makeup.

misting spray

And now you can actually get the Savvy Minerals premium starter kit – an entire collection for just $150! It includes:

  • 1 foundation
  • 1 foundation brush
  • 1 blush
  • 3 eye shadows – Eye shadows are one of the most fun tools in your makeup bag. Savvy Minerals offers a couple of matte as well as shimmery choices for your eyes. Unlike other brands, the shimmery colors are very forgiving on mature skin (ahem). You must give them a try! Apply a little shadow for a natural look or build the color for a more dramatic look, utilize the misting spray for a bolder look. 
  • 1 misting spray
  • 1 5 ml lavender essential oil – supports all things healthy skin (and it’s relaxing and calming too!)
  • 1 lipgloss!

Isn’t that an amazing deal?! Of course you also get:

  • the wholesale membership which means you have lifetime access to wholesale prices with no further obligations. No yearly fees, etc. No need to cancel anything, no automatic charges to your credit card. No products you didn’t order showing up at your doorstep. NO obligations to sell. I think it’s just like my membership to Sam’s Club but lifetime instead of yearly. Both give me access to shop! That’s it. 
  • but…Your girlfriends are going to want in on this secret as well, so when you are a member, you have the option (OPTIONAL) to have them get Savvy Minerals using YOUR member# as enroller/sponsor! Again, you do NOT have to sell. Sharing is optional. 

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You get pretty excited about makeup or be a makeup enthusiast and you already know you want to share Savvy Minerals with all of your friends. You can totally get your makeup paid for or earn money on the side. Some people have even made Young Living a full time career. The Young Living Compensation Plan is the most generous in all of direct selling and network marketing. You can go here to look at the Income Disclosure Statement to see some of the average monthly paychecks people are getting. Just an FYI, I’m a Young Living Silver leader. I did earn a free trip to the Young Living lavender farm too! It’s amazing!

Get your Savvy Minerals makeup collection —> HERE!

Okay, So there are 4 kits to choose from:

Cool #2

Cool 2 Savvy Minerals chemical free makeup

Warm #2 (this is me and I LOVE these colors!) The unscripted is perfect for green eyes and the embrace lip gloss is a shimmery nude shade. 

Warm 2 Savvy Minerals chemical free makeup

Dark #1

Dark 1 Savvy Minerals Makeup

Dark #4

Dark 4 Savvy Minerals Makeup

When you purchase your Savvy Minerals makeup collection using enroller/sponsor #1836762 at YoungLiving.com, I also send you a DIYShowOff welcome bundle directly from me to you that includes:

 

  • $20 product credit
  • cute makeup bag
  • my favorite educational resources
  • AND you have access to our online community – NEW friends! Yay! 

Are you warm or cool?

If you are undecided if you are Warm or Cool, here are some helpful hints from Royal Crown Diamond April Pointer:

1. Check Your Veins — Push your sleeves up and look at the veins on the inside of your wrist. Are they blue or green? If they look more blue, you likely have cool undertones. If the veins look greenish, you’re warm.
2. The Jewelry Trick — Think about whether you look better in silver or gold jewelry Typically, ladies with cool undertones look better in silver and platinum metals, and warm-toned women look better in gold.
3. The Neutral Test — Think about what neutral shades flatter you best. Does your skin, eyes, and face look better in bright white and black hues, or ivory, off-whites, and brown/tan shades? The first means you’re probably cool-toned, and the latter, warm.
4. Eye and Hair Color — Your natural eye and hair colors can help figure out your coloring. Customarily, cool people have eyes that are blue, gray, or green and have blond, brown, or black hair with blue, silver, violet and ash undertones. Conversely, warm-toned women usually have brown, amber, or hazel eyes with strawberry blond, red, brown, or black hair. Their hair tends to have gold, red, orange, or yellow undertones.
5. The Sun’s Effects — When you’re out in the sun, does your skin turn a golden-brown, or does it burn and turn pink first? If you fit into the first category, you’re warm-toned, while cool tones tend to burn.

Still not sure? Here are some more tips from Kathi Glaze Williams:
If you know your seasonal colors, then this may help you.
Basically, there are light and dark cools and light and dark warms. Light and dark cools are summer and winters.
Winters are dark cools and tend to have rich and intense hair and eye colors and look great in bolder shades like black and red.
Summers are light cools and look best in pastel shades like rose, periwinkle and sage. Your coloring tends to be more delicate.
Autumns are dark warms and look beautiful in the fall colors of moss, rust and terracotta. Think about leaves and spices.
Springs are light warms (ME!) Best colors are ones that match our eyes but we love to wear turquoise, watermelon and salmon.

One more tip! Gold is warm and Silver is cool. If you have a piece of fabric, like a shawl, wrap yourself in it and see which one makes you look better. Which color evens out your skin tones and make your eyes stand out?

Do you know what tone you are?

I have a darker sort of olive complexion so I’m ‘warm’.

  warm or cool makeup

Get your Savvy Minerals makeup collection —> HERE!

Savvy Minerals makeup

Ps. Young Living also offers a wide range of skin care products all made with the same standards as our Savvy Minerals Makeup. No matter your skin type or your age, there’s something for everyone, for every face! Two of the must haves when using Savvy Minerals is ART Renewal Serum and ART Light Moisturizer – my absolute favorites! Other products I love: Orange Blossom Face Wash and Boswellia Wrinkle Cream!

art gentle cleanser art light moisturizer art renewal serum art toner

Get your Savvy Minerals makeup collection —> HERE!

 

 

Celebrating a Healthier, Happier Me!

Time to get a little more personal! lol Because three years ago, two amazing blog friends shared something life-changing with me during a fun blog retreat (I’m ready for another trip, girls!). If you don’t know, my blogging career began 10 years ago at a time when we bought this old fixer upper farmhouse, a journal of our DIY projects, the before and after results and encouraging others to ‘show off’ their handwork, creativity and DIY. Yay!

Thieves all the things! Roeshel @diyshowoff #essentialoils

 

BUT it was also a time when my mind decided to go through something where working outside of the home really wasn’t an option anymore. And going out in public was an ordeal and took a lot of courage. Anyway, I did leave the house on occasion and I really had to force myself to step outside of my comfort zone. So much that even for this blogger’s retreat trip, while everyone else was flying into the same popular airport then meeting up and all taking two sponsored cars to the beach home; I paid more to fly into a closer airport and hailed a cab. Ridiculous, right? But if you suffer from something similar, you understand. The fact that I was even there in the first place was HUGE but I still had to deal with my quirks and apologize for my weird embarrassing high maintenance ways. Thankfully, most of the issue is “in my head” because that group of amazing friends were so nonjudgmental and accepting. Isn’t that the best? True friendship!

Anna Maria Island blogger retreat

So while everyone was piling in the cars and heading out to dinner, I apologized that I “wasn’t feeling well” and would be staying behind at the beach house because well, occasional anxiety induced (TMI alert!) digestive issues. If it had only been sweaty palms and a racing heart, I might have put on a brave face and tried. Okay, no I wouldn’t have. I missed out on a lot of things because of my fear and issues. 

beth, roeshel, carrie

Well, I have to tell you…the biggest thanks EVER goes to my amazing friends, Beth from UnSkinny Boppy and Carrie from Making Lemonade blog for sharing about essential oils. it’s a day that really was the starting point of my decision to make healthier choices. If they hadn’t shared, I shudder to think of where my unhealthy lifestyle would have landed me or how my fears would have held me back. 

I am forever grateful! Trying that essential oil, experiencing fast benefits that enabled me to be more active at the retreat is something I will never forget. When I got home, I immediately ordered the Premium Starter Kit and that began my journey to a healthier me. Now I’m still learning every day but my eyes are open to how horribly bad I was treating my body and that all of the DIY and creativity in the would wouldn’t make my beautiful home…safe. All of those toxic chemicals really are contributing factors to poor health. A beautiful home truly starts with creating a safe environment. 

diyshowoff young living essential oils member#1836762

If someone would have told me three years ago that I’d ditch my Yankee Candles, Bath & Body Works, my Versace perfume, my fake lavender laundry regimen; that I’d quit smoking (yea, that’s a biggy – I was an ashamed closet/outdoor smoker), begin exercising and eat cleaner; I would have laughed out loud and probably coughed up a lung doing so. :/ 

 

It didn’t happen overnight. I’m still working to take better care of this ::mumble::-something-year-old body but you guys, it was EXACTLY what I needed to take those first few baby steps, something I’d been procrastinating. It’s a decision I will never regret.

Check out how you can join me in taking the first steps to creating a healthier lifestyle with Young Living Essential Oils at diyshowoff.com

And my dear friend, I really want the same from you. So much so – and it doesn’t have to come from me (although of course I’d be honored to welcome you to our amazing circle of oily friends).  If you’ve been on the fence or holding off or rolling your eyes at that friend who is over-the-top passionate about their essential oils – connect with him or her asap and open yourself up to learning and experiencing even just a little but a good fair try to see those amazing health benefits for yourself. If you don’t have that friend, consider me…I’m VERY passionate about them and really want you to take a baby step towards a healthier, happier you. 

I jumped in with both feet and started swapping out chemicals in my home and changing my lifestyle to one that was more proactive and wellness-based. I am no longer afraid to leave the house. And with a mother and sister diagnosed with breast cancer one year apart with no genetic link; it’s evident that our environment and what we consume is a contributing factor. 

I absolutely was not looking for this type of career (who ever is?! No way! No thank you very much!) but when I fell in love with the products and forced myself to step outside of my comfort zone to host a class at home, I got a check from Young Living and then learned more about this generous world leading company, I realized I could leave a legacy (You guys! …leave a legacy and business to my daughters and grandson) — simply by sharing what I love just like I share favorite restaurants, clothing and music, and helping others in the process as well as live a healthier lifestyle myself and create a safer environment for the people I love (looking at that sweet baby boy’s face, I told myself that I wanted to be around to see him grow up to be an amazing man and I wanted to give him the things I couldn’t provide for my girls), I made the commitment to learn and share with others.

Aaro and nanny

I told myself that “hey…what do I have to lose? I’ll give it a few years and really stick with it. Really really … even when it’s hard or discouraging.” But most days? It’s so rewarding. And I’m so blessed by so many amazing friendships and a huge supportive community so that even if it feels overwhelming, I have the direction, advice and guidance I need from rock star business leaders to even doctors and nurses on our team giving this decision even more credibility. I’m surprised that I find it less demanding too. 

blogging encouragement

So far, in 3 years’ time, I’ve achieved the awesome rank of SILVER with Young Living! guess what? Only 0.2% actually reach this leadership level in the entire company, and the average SILVER leader is blessed with a paycheck of around $2000/ month!!! Yes, you read that right and the average Silver leader works 18 hours a week, just part time hours. I also earned a free trip to a Young Living farm! How exciting is that? I will continue to share and earn and help others to make healthier choices. And work really hard to help those on my team reach those levels of success too – I am surrounded by integrity and inspiration every day (you guys know who you are! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!!!!).

silver

Do you have 18 hours a week to change your life and the lives of others? Then we need to talk! It’s less work than my blog and currently making equal or more income than my blog with the potential to retire my husband as well as give back in a BIG way (the ultimate dream). See the 2016 Young Living income disclosure here. Join us. Join our amazing team (blogging not necessary!). 

All it takes to get started is purchasing the Premium Starter Kit. There are NO obligations. No hidden fees or tricky agendas. Get the Premium Starter Kit with 11 essential oils (12 if you order in May) and a diffuser (and more gifts from me including my favorite educational material and goodies with a generous $25 value personalized for you (you choose from several gift options) when you use my member ID as sponsor and enroller #1836762). Click HERE to get yours. 

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What are you waiting for? 

Have more questions? This is my passion and I’m available! Let’s chat! 

Stay tuned for a fun giveaway later this week!