Essential Oils, Travel

Top 10 essential oils for traveling 

My top 10 favourite doTerra oils to take when travelling.

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Pro tip: the simplest way to clean chia seeds

When we heard chia was a superfood, high in omega 3 and  great for the brain, we jumped on the band wagon and put in my daughters oats every  morning. Combined with reflux and our "normal" regular periods of congestion resulting in bringing up the contents of her stomach, we had quite a lot of… Continue reading Pro tip: the simplest way to clean chia seeds

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Itchy Bites – essential oil blend

This summer has been particularly bad with flies and mozzies. We recently moved to a new house with floor boards that have little gaps so I've long given up trying to keep the place mozzie/ant/spider free (haven't yet invested in pest control). Needless to say, the kids have had a lot of mozzie/ant/spider bites this year.… Continue reading Itchy Bites – essential oil blend

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Recipe: quick one pot spaghetti bolognaise

Spaghetti bolognaise is the first dish my mum taught me to make from scratch when I first moved out of home, so it's one of the few dishes that I can do without a recipe and know how to adjust. Normally it's on the stove but with the addition of two expensive appliances in my… Continue reading Recipe: quick one pot spaghetti bolognaise

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Life hack: labels for charging station

I've been through a few different version of charging stations after seeing pretty boxes that hide a plethora of cables and power boards exposing only the cables you need.  While it looks nice on pintrist, in reality we simply plug in what we need when we need it. My husband likes to unplug things that… Continue reading Life hack: labels for charging station

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Life hack – pre measure medicines

Being a special needs mum, one of the challenges when it comes to travelling with my daughter, who has epilepsy, is working out how to bring medication and keeping it cool. When you are on multiple medications to be taken at certain times of the day it helps to have everything pre-prepared. We usually bring… Continue reading Life hack – pre measure medicines