Happy Monday lovelies!
I hope that your holiday was everything you wanted it to be and more. Ours was filled with family, lots of to-do's and equal parts over-eating and resting. Goodness this season of life sure is busy but watching our families love on our baby girls is a dream. Holidays can be a bit sad without my twin brother around but making plans to meet up somewhere tropical this spring has me sooo excited. (hi nate!!)
As the holidays have officially sneaked into the scene I am starting to implement some ways of not stressing, being present and maybe even a little more handmade in our gifts. Totally inspired by my friend Sara at Well Beyond The Kitchen.
I mean we all know how much I love a craft or recipe but sometimes I find myself in the man "I have to" rather than the "I get to". So this year I am going start out strong and tell of you I get to do a lot to create a special holiday season for our girls, from keeping our house guest ready, to shopping, wrapping, cooking, baking, gifting and planning santa visits, and so much more. And although I feel fortunate enough to do this all without having another full-time job (other than staying at home with the girls) it still can be stressful.
This is where I make sure that my oils are stocked up for diffusing. And this last year I have really gotten into making my own rollers! I thought that as we all dive head on into the holidays I should share one of my favorites for keeping calm. (email me if you'd like to learn more about oils or order some!)
Young Living Oils (contact me and I can order for you!)
I fill the bottles 3/4 of the way with either of oils linked above.
Olive oil or organic baby oil would also work, but may change the scent a bit.
5 drops of lavendar
5 drops of citrus blend
Give it a good shake after closing tightly.
Roll on your wrists and temples.
Take a few deep breaths and drink a glass of water.
Instantly feel the calming effects.
I keep one in my car, one in my bag and one by my bed.
Sounds a bit crazy but you guys the effect of these oils is sooo great that you'll be hooked.
Email me if you'd like a tiny sample of to try!
And if you have these oils go, diffuse or make this roller now.