Make Your Own Vanilla-Infused Jojoba

Did you know that the yummy flavor of vanilla is derived from an orchid?  Yep. Vanilla planifolia is a species of vanilla orchid that is native to Mexico and whose beans produce a high content of vanillin. It is, therefore, one of the primary sources for commercial...

Blessing your Money with Essential Oils

For many years I sent out a newsletter to my subscribers called A Dose of Aromatic Wisdom.   The newsletter contained several categories, each highlighting some aspect of aromatherapy and essential oils.  One section was entitled ‘Aromatic Explorations’...