Ring in the Holiday Season – Nov 2016 Promos

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The countdown has started!  Many of you are up to your armpits in sales papers and shopping bags.  Don’t forget your Young Living shopping list!  It’s not too late to place your order and still take advantage of these wonderful “Get Me Ready for the Holidays!” oils!  See all the details below, including a new reward level – 100 PV!

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Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 6 cups butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 apples, diced
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 drop Black Pepper Vitality™ essential oil
  • 1 drop Cinnamon Bark Vitality™ essential oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • Additional salt to taste
  • Green onions, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Toss squash in olive oil and salt and bake on a cookie sheet for 30–35 minutes.
  3. While squash is cooking, heat olive oil in a large sauté pan.
  4. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  5. Add carrots and 3 tablespoons water or vegetable broth to pan.
  6. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  7. Add onion and apples.
  8. Cook 15–20 minutes or until all veggies/fruit are soft.
  9. Add veggies/fruit to the blender and blend until well combined.
  10. Transfer to a large pot.
  11. Stir in vegetable broth and coconut milk, reserving 2 tablespoons of the milk.
  12. Stir in Cinnamon Bark Vitality™, Black Pepper Vitality™, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  13. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  14. Stir thoroughly.
  15. Reheat gently, serve in bowls, and garnish with reserved coconut milk and green onions.
  16. Best paired with a cozy blanket and your favorite book.

 

reprinted: https://www.youngliving.com/blog/roasted-butternut-squash-soup/

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Thrive This Fall – Day 7 of 7

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It’s Day 7, and time to wrap up our Thrive This Fall tips!  There have been some excellent tips to help us do more than survive.

But, let’s say you only have the Premium Starter Kit and don’t have some of the “must haves” yet.  The Premium Starter Kit (PSK) is a wonderful place to start!  The Everyday Oil Collection contains specifically selected oils to support you and your family to move toward and maintain maximum wellness.  Maybe there’s an oil or two that you’re not quite sure how to use.  I would love to sit down with you and help you discover how the Everyday Oil Collection can get you started off on the right track.  Give me a call (text, message, or email).  I’m here to support you!

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Here’s one more recipe for the books, and it’s a goodie!  What could be better than your home filled with the fresh aroma of warm cinnamon rolls?  If you give this one a try, you must share the outcome with us.  If you live close enough, you could even share the cinnamon rolls!  😉

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Thrive This Fall – Day 6 of 7

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It’s Day 6, and maybe you still could use a little guidance on skin care?  There are so many options out there!  You may not need it, but I need SIMPLE!  The fewer steps and the fewer products the better it is.  We’re all busy.  Most of us want to simplify our lives.  Let me help.  Just get the ART® (Age Refining Technology) Skin Care System.  It’s simple; it’s easy; and best of all, it’s all natural and toxin free!

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Now that we have the solution for keeping your skin radiant all Fall and beyond, here’s a little treat for you to make and enjoy.  Yum!

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Thrive This Fall – Day 5 of 7

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It’s Day 5, and the personal pampering continues.  It takes great dedication to faithfully follow a daily skin care regimen.  With the dry winter air and low indoor humidity, it can be tempting to not cleanse out of concern for stripping the skin of natural oils and moisture.  What if you knew that you could cleanse your face and still protect it?  Today’s Fall tip will do just that!

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Need to amp up your moisturizer?  Try adding a little Frankincense or Geranium.  Whatever your skin needs, we’ve got you covered!

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Thrive This Fall – Day 4 of 7

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It’s Day 4 and time for a little personal pampering.  Whether you’re facing the cold, dry winter or the never-ending summer of the south, changing temperatures and humidity levels can wreak havoc on our skin.  As the trees shed their leaves, we may need to shed a little dull, dry skin.

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Here’s a ready-made facial scrub to exfoliate your skin and bring back that glow, naturally; or choose the DIY recipe to do a little exfoliating on your hands and even your feet!

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I keep a jar in my guest bathroom. It lets my guests know I think they are special and deserve a little pampering!

And don’t forget about your lips! They are often overlooked and neglected in our skin care regimen. With the holidays coming (family gatherings, mistletoe, New Years Eve…), there may be some extra kissing in your future! 😉

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HINT: Either DIY would make a great hostess gift, stocking stuffer, teacher’s gift, or that “just in case” gift!

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Thrive This Fall – Day 3 of 7

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It’s Day 3 and time for a little Fall comfort!  Anyone out there ready for some football?!?!?  Fall sports and activities are often accompanied by aches and pains.  (Not that any of us are out of shape or not as active as we could be!)  I know some of you have athletes in your family and others are working on your physique.  Whether the change in weather has your arthritis screaming, you had a strenuous workout, you’re overworked from the harvest, or you’re just overworked period, we have the answer for you!  It was presented this year with its new designation as an FDA recognized Over-the-Counter natural pain relief. You might want to order two – one for the medicine cabinet and one for the gym bag!

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Besides comfort for the body, how about a little comfort for the tummy?  This delicious Fall soup is just what the doctor ordered to take advantage of seasonal produce and all the wonderful health benefits of essential oils!  (FYI – Clove Vitality is one of the many oils in the October promo for essential rewards participants.  Not on essential rewards yet?  I’ll be glad to show you all the wonderful benefits and help you get started.)

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Thrive This Fall – Day 2 of 7

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As the air gets cooler, we move inside and close our windows. To you our southern neighbors who probably still have your windows shut and your A/C running, you will have similar challenges. What challenges? Indoor air pollution! We usually think of the spring time when seasonal changes affect our health, but what about the Fall? Not only do we have to deal with all the changes outside, but we have all the indoor pollution once we shut up our homes.

The American Lung Association asks these questions concerning air pollution in our homes:
Do health symptoms improve when you leave the building? Do they return when you come back into the building? If so, you may have an indoor air pollution problem and should explore the following potential sources.
• Is anyone smoking indoors? No one should smoke indoors.
• Can you see or smell mold or mildew?
• Do you use odor-masking chemicals or “air-freshening” devices?
• Has kitchen or food garbage been covered and removed?
• Have you used pesticides recently?
(For the full report and list of potential sources, go to http://www.lung.org/…/how-to-know-if-your-air-is-unhealthy.…)

Here are today’s tips:

For those seasonal coughs that may even be caused by indoor air pollution, try Thieves Cough Drops! You will be amazed at the difference.

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Next, replace all your “odor-masking chemicals or ‘air-freshening’ devices” with this easy to make DIY air spray. It’s an easy, cost-effective way to drastically reduce indoor air pollution while giving your family the health benefits of essential oils!

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Let’s be proactive this Fall!

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Thrive This Fall – Day 1 of 7

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The temperatures are falling (at least here in NE Indiana), the leaves are turning, and Fall activities are in full swing!  To make sure that you get to enjoy all those activities I will be posting seven days of info, tips, and recipes to help you get your home and health in tip top shape!  If you haven’t already “followed” my website, be sure to do so.  You won’t want to miss any of these posts!

Many of us are list makers – groceries, “to-do” items, calendar activities, etc.  Do you know what should go on your “Stay Healthy This Fall” list?

 

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Now is the time to stock up and ensure you have what you need to enjoy all the activities of this Fall, not to mention the upcoming holidays!  Let’s start with NingXia Red, Thieves Vitality essential oil, Inner Defense, and Life 5!

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My husband adds a drop of Thieves Vitality to his oatmeal every morning.  He says it not only tastes great, but he knows it is boosting his immune system!

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More than 80% of the immune system is in the gut.  Healthy gut, healthy life!  An once of prevention (or in some cases – a drop) is worth a pound of cure!

Stay with me for the next 7 days!  Your health, your home, and especially your family will thank you!

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No Tricks, Just Treats – October 2016 Promo

There’s a special treat in this month’s essential rewards promo!  There’s a new PV level of reward – 100 PV!  Whether you’ve been thinking about starting essential rewards, our monthly autoship rewards program, or have been a loyal participant for some time, this is a great opportunity.

It’s never been better or easier to protect your family’s health and stock on freebies at the same time!

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