Grocery shopping isn't one of my most favorite things to do. It needs to be done but for me it's tedious and takes me away from other things I'd rather be doing. I know I'm not alone. This isn't the only reason I loathe this task. 7 years ago I became a MAJOR label reader. Before ANYTHING makes it way into my "buggy" (I live in the south now) it gets a thorough beat-down by the Granola Babe. There … [Read more...] about Don’t Get Me Lathered Up!
We protect our computers with anti-virus software, our homes with alarm systems, and our cars with locks. We go out of our way and spend money to protect the things we value from theft and damage. More and more I believe we are missing the mark and unaware that we neglect to protect one of our biggest assets: our brain. I don't know about you but I am highly influenced and affected by the … [Read more...] about Brain Detox
Often when I talk to people who have no prior experience with essential oils (EOs), there is naturally a little hesitation. I used to be that person. In fact, as I've shared many times before, I used to believe essential oils were a bunch of new-agey hocus-pocus voodoo magic. Now I am constantly in awe at all the science there is to back up the benefits people experience every day. Are you the … [Read more...] about Experts Need Not Apply
It's finally finished!! I am so excited to be able to share with you all a book I've been working on for what seems like a VERY LONG time. It feels almost like giving birth...here she is, a beautiful baby Granola Babe. I hope this book inspires you and empowers you to be the CEO of your own home and health. Granola Living is not just my book, but your book too. I hope you will feel as proud as I … [Read more...] about Granola Living Book!
One of the biggest compliments I get these days is when people tell me that I smell amazing. Victoria Secret's Bombshell perfume used to be my favorite scent but I've done a complete 180 since being introduced to essential oils. Upon learning about all the toxic chemicals in my fragrances and personal care products (and how they attributed to my women's issues) I figured I was much happier being … [Read more...] about Smelling Happy