Raising the Patient Parent.

Just over three years ago we had just become parents for the very first time. November 21st is not just our sons birthday but its an anniversary of the day our lives changed in the most amazing and unforgettably life altering way. Here is the thing, previous to our babies we had jobs, disposable income, …

3 Fast Years.

When I was pregnant with Rowen Fraser and I would imagine all the possabilities for our first child... Would he or she be confident, social, shy or independent?  We envisioned a child with all sorts of wonderful characteristics, all the best traits and lots of friends and accomplishments. What we didn’t discuss or envision was …

Reflections from last weekend. 

Last weekend I participated in a really cool workshop called "I am Magnetic" with half of my doTerra Oily Housewives team.  Then we had a lazy family morning, attended a 3 year olds birthday party at a farm and I ended my day with an amazing restorative Yin yoga class.  The whole weekend left me …

Defining your OIL Type…

Here is a simple guide to see how you want to, or maybe even how you already do, use oils.   Think about the questions below and see the answers associated with either A, B or C.  You might find you’re a combination and want to use oils a variety of ways (that’s great). Or …

Girls Night In

“Choices, life is all about choices” is a common phrase you can often hear my mom saying.  She does make a good point, some choices are simple and have relatively little impact on our life, like what colour socks you wear, it’s a choice with no real life long effects, others are more influential and …

Check In… Who or why am I doing this for?

Every once and a while I need to check in and remind myself the reasons I am doing certain things...  Today has been one of those days!  Wednesdays are usually a pretty good day as the kids have swimming lessons!   We decided to splurge this season and try out Swim Clo. lessons for the …

Christmas Market at The Farm

I am so excited to be spear heading a Christmas Market at my good friends family farm Emma Lea! It all started as a relatively simple plan, lets try and host a little market as a way to share our oils with friends and family.  I was unaware of how easily this “little” market would …

You Only Have 1 Life, hope your LIVING it!

Have you ever felt like who am I to deserve all this?  Even this week, a week with lots of ups and downs in our house, sitting here looking back on it I feel like we are so lucky and wonder what did I do to deserve this?  I have worked so hard to create …

 Compromise in the Kitchen… 

Since posting about our renovation I have been asked lots about our kitchen so I thought I would share some of the things I learnt and loved or wish we had done differently for those thinking of redoing their own kitchen!  I can’t believe it but we have almost lived in the space for a …

Give Thanks

Holidays have always been big in my family, my mom made sure to celebrate each and every holiday.  Whether it was homemade cards, special food or new outfits and gifts... often it was all of that!  What made it even more special was that we always had a big family that lived close so we …