Granola Goals

Minimize exposure to toxins

Reduce stress

Flood the body with nutrients

Replace medicines with natural solutions

Granola Babes with Teri McCallum

Granola Goals

Minimize exposure to toxins

Reduce stress

Flood the body with nutrients

Replace medicines with natural solutions

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Stay hydrated using essential oils

Hydration is Key!

Did you know that 85% of the brain is water? Water is a nutrient for every single cell ...
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Stress Away | Essential oil blend

Stress Away

If you are unable to go on vacation this summer, are waiting to go, or don't want to ...
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Grapefruit

Grapefruit Grandeur

I can't get enough of citrus EOs during the summer months. Bright, cheery, blissful and captivating encompasses the ...
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Essential oils flower bath

Flower “Bath”

One of my favorite things about summer is the abundance of wildflowers. Every day I gaze at the hues ...
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Springtime Hand Soap Recipes

Springtime Hand Soap Recipes

I love change! Springtime always makes me feel like starting a new project and switching things up a ...
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Diaper Pail Hacks

Diaper Pail Hacks

Everyone loves the smell of babies, that soft, distinct scent of heaven. But then, there's poop. When you ...
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Double Your Thieves Dishwasher Powder

I'm a frugal girl and love to stretch my YL products as far as I can without losing ...
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rose petal powder

Pamper Your Skin with Rose Petal Powder

Experimenting with new DIY beauty ingredients is so much fun, especially when you love the results. I was ...
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Custom Cleaning Sprays

I used to be addicted to Bath & Body and all things fragrance. I had no idea at ...
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shave

After Shave Spray

3-ounce spray bottle2 Tbsp witch hazel2 Tbsp sweet almond oil1 Tbsp distilled water2 tsp. vegetable glycerin10 drops of ...
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Roll ons

My Current Obsession

Maybe it's because I wore out all my spicy and warm, Christmasy oils, or maybe I'm already looking ...
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thieves mouthwash

Thieves Mouthwash

Thieves for oral health and MORE! Use when teeth have been damaged or chipped to protect them and ...
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Essential Oils Safe for Kids

Oily Kiddos

Diffuse and apply roller bottle blends during school hours, homework, study hour, testing, and virtual learning times. Kiddos ...
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Lemongrass essential oil

Lemongrass Essential Oil

Fragrance: exhilarating, sweet and citrusy with a subtle hint of earthy undertones. Feeling irritable and cranky? Lemongrass to ...
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Young Living Joy EO

Joy!

Is it fair to say that we all need JOY in our lives? This beautiful oil blend contains ...
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Benefits of geranium Essential Oil

Benefits of Geranium

Geranium was used by ancient Egyptians to help promote beautiful-looking skin. Fragrant & Emotional Benefits: Helps ease nervous ...
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Manuka

Manuka to the Rescue!

Manuka is your skin care ninja! Mad skin-cleansing skills (add a few drops to your facial cleanser)A beast ...
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Essential Oils in Our Bath

Essential Oils in Our Bath

One of the ways we get to experience the benefits of essential oils is when we use them ...
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Tea Tree Oil

What is Tea Tree Oil?

The leaves of the melaleuca tree have been used for centuries by the aborigines to heal cuts, wounds, ...
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Cleaning the toilet

The Tidiest Toilet in Town

"One of my favorite household chores is cleaning the toilet!" - said No One Ever How often do ...
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Nasal inhaler

EOs on the Go: Nasal Inhalers

There are so many ways to conveniently enjoy essential oils. Diffuser jewelry and roller bottles are just a ...
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Lavender essential oil

Mrs. Clean

Using essential oils while cleaning makes our jobs a little bit more bearable. They provide a safe and ...
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spa bathroom

10 Ways to Transform Your Bathroom Into a Spa

When I lived in AZ, I had the opportunity to visit an amazing spa with some girlfriends. What ...
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Knots & Shots

Knots & Shots Party

Join us as we make EASY macrame potholders or diffuser holders and enjoy nutritious sips of NingXia Red ...
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Tea bags

Tips for ‘Tea-cycling’ Your Tea Bags

It seems like such a shame to throw away a used tea bag. Being the frugal, granola girl ...
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Healthy Growth Spray

Healthy ways to keep bugs off your houseplants

I'm not going to pretend to have a green thumb or claim that I know all there is ...
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Non-toxic grout cleaner

Getting the Gunk out of Grout

Cleaning grout is a tedious and time consuming task. I have been putting it off for some time ...
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Laundry

Are We Using Essential Oils With Our Dryer Balls All Wrong?

Dryer Balls: They cut static, reduce drying time, help soften clothes, help prevent wrinkling, are eco-friendly, chemical-free, and ...
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woman holding tablet

GB Team Zoom Classes

Join Teri McCallum for a Team Zoom class: May 21st @ 7:00pm EST |"I've Got My Oils, Now ...
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Safe pet products

Safe Solutions for Pampering Your Pets

Anyone who has pets knows it can be a feat keeping your home fresh and clean. One question ...
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Non-toxic oven cleaner

Girl, Clean Your Oven!

How often do you think about cleaning your oven? Probably every time you preheat it and smell the ...
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Peace & Calming EO

Relax, De-stress, and Treat Yourself to a DIY Facial

Is there ever a time when you or your family could use some peace and calm? Busy schedules, ...
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Sink of Dishes

The Dirt on Dish Soap

Before I was introduced to essential oils, I didn’t know that the very things I was using to ...
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Hand Soap

Healthier Hand Soap for Happier Hands

I used to spend so much time in Bath and Body Works. I took the time to smell ...
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Lady Feet

Love Your Lady Parts

Every day... I roll my “Boobie” and “Love My Ovaries” blends on well, my boobies and over my ...
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Girl brushing teeth

Take the Toxins Out of Toothpaste

When Sofia was little she kept getting sores in her mouth. They were so painful and frequent. Finally, ...
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Thieves Laundry Soap

Toxins Lurking in your Laundry

Photo by Jess Legaspi Most people have no idea that laundry detergent and fabric softener are two of ...
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tissues

Don’t Get Me Lathered Up!

Grocery shopping isn't one of my most favorite things to do. It needs to be done, but for ...
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Brain Detox

We protect our computers with anti-virus software, our homes with alarm systems, and our cars with locks. We ...
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Experts Need Not Apply

Often when I talk to people who have no prior experience with essential oils (EOs), there is naturally ...
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Granola Living Book!

It's finally finished!! I am so excited to be able to share with you all a book I've ...
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Smelling Happy

One of the biggest compliments I get these days is when people tell me that I smell amazing. ...
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Don’t Be Fooled!

'Tis the season for pumpkin spice, apples, and brightly colored leaves. Fall is the favorite season for so ...
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5 Daily Dos for an Overdone Brain!

I know I'm not alone when I say that sometimes I wonder about my own mental capacity. How ...
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Why I’m Firing My Daughter’s Dentist

One thing you should know about me (if you don't already) is that I can get pretty fired ...
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The Granola Farm Girl Visits THE Farm

Through divine intervention I had the opportunity to attend Young Living's Beauty School in Midway Utah over the ...
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Secondhand Oiling

I don't know why it comes as such a surprise to me but I'm always in awe when ...
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Thanksgiving Feast with Essential Oils

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to experience a broad spectrum of essential oils in your cooking. From appetizers, ...
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Open Mouth, Insert… Essential Oils?

Understanding how we absorb nutrients may change how and what you put into your body. Unfortunately, our foods ...
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They Do More Than Just Smell Good

Many people don't realize that essential oils can be safely ingested....but, let me be very clear that this ...
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All About the Face, ‘Bout the Face…

I've talked a lot about cleaning products, the dangers associated with them and the goal of ridding our ...
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No More Yellow Rubber Gloves

I know I talk a lot about the toxins and chemicals in our cleaning products, but it's important ...
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Do you know what you’re smelling?

Just a forewarning, I'm probably going to step on some toes in this post.  My only disclaimer is ...
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Hand Hygiene

The Center for Disease Control says that keeping our hands clean is one of the best things we ...
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Dish Duty

Ever heard of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate?  If you haven't completed Challenge #1 and you still have cleaning products ...
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GB 90 Day Challenge Begins

Excited is an understatement describing how I feel about empowering others to make healthy choices using natural remedies. ...
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In Honor of Rock

Hello fellow Granola Babes!  I am honored to have been asked by Teri McCallum to share a story with ...
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Meet Teri McCallum

As a self-proclaimed nerd and skeptic I HAD to understand the whys and hows of essential oils. I needed solid, concrete science and evidence for all this "hippie stuff." After burying my nose in books and USING the essential oils, I was completely in awe. Over time, my family's health took a dramatic turn... for the better. To be honest, it was shocking to me but once I experienced such an unexpected 180-degree turn, there was no stopping my new-found passion to tell anybody and everybody who would listen to me about the benefits of essential oils.   READ MORE >>

Granola Babes with Teri McCallum

Featured Recipes

Thieves Household Cleaner

Mojito Multipurpose Spray

  • 16 oz. glass spray bottle
  • 1-2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 8 drops Lemon
  • 8 drops Lime
  • 6 drops Peppermint
Add ingredients to the bottle and then fill the rest of the way with distilled water. Spray on surfaces and wipe clean with wet cloth. Pro Tip: Imagine yourself poolside sipping a Mojito while cleaning.

New on the blog

Stay hydrated using essential oils

Hydration is Key!

Did you know that 85% of the brain is water? Water is a nutrient for every single cell in the body. Staying hydrating is crucially important, especially during the summer months when we sweat more. Here are some tips to encourage better water drinking habits. Find a large (and cute) stainless steel or padded glass…

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New in the shop

Granola Babes with Teri McCallum

As a self-proclaimed nerd and skeptic I HAD to understand the whys and hows of essential oils. I needed solid, concrete science and evidence for all this "hippie stuff." After burying my nose in books and USING the essential oils, I was completely in awe. Over time, my family's health took a dramatic turn... for the better. To be honest, it was shocking to me but once I experienced such an unexpected 180-degree turn, there was no stopping my new-found passion to tell anybody and everybody who would listen to me about the benefits of essential oils.   READ MORE >>

Featured Recipe

Thieves Household Cleaner

Mojito Multipurpose Spray

16 oz. glass spray bottle
1-2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner
juice of 1 lime
8 drops Lemon
8 drops Lime
6 drops Peppermint
Add ingredients to the bottle and then fill the rest of the way with distilled water. Spray on surfaces and wipe clean with wet cloth. Pro Tip: Imagine yourself poolside sipping a Mojito while cleaning.

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