My Costa Rica Vacation

The Adventure Begins

With my passport ready, my ticket bought and my bags packed I was all set to head off to Costa Rica.

This was a trip of firsts for me, first time flying, first time visiting a foreign country (unless you count a cruise my husband & I took to the Jamaica, pics here) and the first time traveling alone. I was a little nervous, but mostly excited. I was heading to a friend of mine’s farm, of whom, I had only met online. I found it listed in an “Eco Villiage” directory while doing some research. After online stalking the farm for quite some time, I decided to send Ginnee an email. We chatted via email for a while, then became Facebook friends. After a couple years of correspondence I got up the nerve to take a trip out to visit her, her family and the farm. Ginnee and Phil had been living there for ten years, Erika (their daughter) soon followed, fell in love and married a local (Tiko) man named, William, together, they live on 1,270 acres in the Costa Rican mountains.

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Happy Camper’s Camping Hacks

It’s summer!! Time to go CAMPING!! Yayy!! But wait a minute, before you get too far ahead of yourself make sure you are organized so that everything will go off without a hitch and you’ll have nothing but happy campers 😉

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How I Use Essential Oils In My Everyday Life

I use doTerra essential oils for so many things. I use them for cleaning, diffusing, in my homemade beauty products, on my pets and even in some of my recipes.

They are such a part of my life, I don’t know what I would do without them.

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Holiday Scents That Will Cheer You Up!

Nothing signals the holidays like the scent of Christmas spices!

These seasonal spices offer more than just their flavor – scientists have found they also have health benefits that’ll keep you feeling great, energetic and stress-free, all season long.

Gingerbread cookies in the oven…mulled cider simmering away…the scent of clove-studded oranges arranged on the table…I’m feeling happier already!! Let’s take a look at how these holiday scents can help you feel more focused, less frazzled and energized to get more done while still remaining in a good mood. Sound impossible? Read on my friend…. Continue reading “Holiday Scents That Will Cheer You Up!”

Feel Great Everyday!!

Feel great every day with B12!

Always tired? Blue? Forgetful? You may be among the 40% of Americans deficient in B12, say Tufts University researchers. Symptoms of shortfall can range from tingling feet to chronic joint pain to shakes so severe, they’re mistaken for Parkinson’s! Correct a deficiency now and you can:

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The Idle Gardener

Tips For The Idle Gardener

Getting Organized!

Most people think that having a garden is a lot of work. Yes, it can be if your not organized. It’s not just about going outside, planting a plant in the ground, watering it and thinking it will grow. That will only lead to failure, then, before long discouragement sets in because the plant will eventually die. To be an idle gardener takes some organization, but, once organized, there is little to do but reap the bounty. So let’s discuss how to go about getting organized! Continue reading “The Idle Gardener”