Archive for April, 2014

DIY Lip Gloss

When I was younger people would ask me what I wanted for my birthday and I always had a go to answer…Lip Gloss. I LOVED that stuff, well if I’m going to be be completely honest with you all…I still do. Read more…

The Miracle of Lavender Oil – And a Giveaway

Lavender oil is incredible. My first experience with Young Living Lavender oil was after a severe burn while cooking dinner. I had heard from a friend that lavender oil could aid in healing a burn but it sounded too good to be true but I decided to give it a shot. Read more…

20 Week Pregnancy Update-cravings, weight gain and bump pictures!

Hi all!!! My hope this pregnancy was to keep you all updated through weekly video “bump dates” on my youtube channel but things didn’t quite go as planned. The first trimester of this pregnancy slowed me down BIG TIME. I felt nauseas and tired for the first 16 weeks and spent my time napping instead of blogging. I felt somewhat feeling guilty about my slack off but the bottom line is that my sweet baby and my health need to come first. So instead I thought I would give you all a written update of the last 20 weeks of my pregnancy!! Cravings, weight gain, symptoms….i’ll rehash every last awesome detail.  Read more…

Vitamix and New Greens Giveaway

Disclaimer: I was paid to write this post and have an affiliate partnership with this sponsor. However, I only write posts about products I truly believe in.

I’m so excited about this month’s giveaway. I got my vitamix for Christmas this year and I use it at least once a day. It’s definitely my favorite kitchen appliance.  Read more…

What you NEED to know about Essential Oils During Pregnancy

My interest in essential oils coincided perfectly with my pregnancy and I immediately started reading that NOT ALL essential oils are safe for pregnant women. I also heard the message that essential oils could be VERY beneficial for pregnancy and childbirth. In short, I WAS CONFUSED. And I’m assuming I might not be the only one. I ordered a book that was recommended by a friend called Gentle Babies by Debra Raybern(buy it here) as well as doing a some research in an essential oils desk reference. I’ve put together a guide for myself and all my other pregnant mama’s who want to use essential oils during pregnancy and I hope it’s helpful for you!  Read more…

10 Uses For Lemon Oil-And A GIVEAWAY

The winner of the giveaway is Melissa K with the email lissa69@____.com. Please email cocoswell at gmail.com to claim your prize!!!

I’ve recently started my journey of learning about the power of essential oils and it’s been enlightening and exciting! The first real experience I had with essential oils was when Coco-nib had his first ear infection. Our pediatrician gave us a bottle of a mixture of garlic oil,  lavender oil and olive oil to cure his infection. Within a week the infection was GONE without using an ANTIBIOTIC. I was thrilled and amazed. Read more…

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