Oily Gifts

Yearly, we have our Christmas countdown starting on the 1st of December. And this year, as part of our Christmas countdown activities, we prepared gifts for the boys’ teachers. The kids helped prepare the gifts by making blends. It was messy but fun. Great exercise as well for fine-tuning motor skills. We decided to make…

Mini Oily Guru Workshop

A couple of weeks ago, I co-hosted an Essential Oils 101 and Mini Oily Guru Workshop, together with my good friend Ruth. Ruth opened her home to seven awesome ladies who wanted to learn a bit more about why we rave so much about Young Living Essential Oils. After giving a short background about essentials…

Eucalyptus to the rescue

Thanks to Jo Koy, people around the world now know that Vicks Vapor Rub is a go to first aid for anything for Pinoys. I remember my Nanay prepare our home made inhaler with Vicks to help me with my stuffy nose. Now that I have kids of my own — who get the usual…

Snug as a bug

I have trouble keeping both my rowdy boys calmed down in the evenings to get some sleep. Who am I kidding? I have trouble falling asleep myself. Lucky are those who have this amazing ability to fall asleep whenever their heads hit the pillow — like my husband. So in the evenings, before we all…

Snorefest

And what a fest it is! At least for my husband. My husband is a snorer and this year, I just had to put my foot down and drag him to a sleep doctor to make sure that there are no underlying problems. My kids could sleep through his snores but lately, I couldn’t. Either…

Aromatherapy Bracelets

Last Thursday, I checked the web on lava beads supplier in Ho Chi Minh City. Honestly, it’s not so easy finding stuff in Vietnam especially if you don’t know the Vietnamese equivalent. But I got lucky and came across Saigon Spring Jewelry. The lady behind this site, Trang, designs absolutely inspired jewelries! Trang and I…

Oily Guru Kit

My group, Lavender Room PH through For the Love FB group, prepared the Oily Guru Kit. It took some time for this to get here from the US to the Philippines and then here in Vietnam! I am super excited to work on some DIY projects! 🙂 Will tell you all about it!