Aromaflage : Fragrance with a Function

Summers in Florida are not exactly sunny.  In fact, summer days are very wet!  Standing rain water makes a great nesting area for skeeters and with all the lakes and everglades surrounding Central Florida there are a number of biting bugs the natives must fight off.  If you are like me you want to protect your family from diseases these bugs carry and also from chemicals such as Deet that have been proven harmful.  Aromaflage is a Deet free bug repellant that doubles as a perfume spray with it’s light, airy, and woodsy scent.  Created by newlyweds Mikey and Momo after visiting Southeast Asia and discovering the power of essential oils and how effective they are to shield and protect the skin from bug bites.  Aromaflage comes in two different scents that will appeal to everyone.   Aromaflage combines notes of citrus fruit, warm cedarwood,silken vanilla, and nourishing vitamin E.  Aromaflage Wild is a botanical fragrance of spicy cardamom, warm cedarwood and sappy spruce.

Aromaflage sponsored a recent house party and provided samples for my party guests  to try.  I was pleasantly surprised by the intoxicating fragrances.  The response from my party guests was also very positive.  It was agreed that the Aromaflage (white bottle) could be worn all day and was very sweet smelling, where as the Aromaflage Wild (black bottle) left a very clean woodsy aroma and would be best worn while hiking in the woods.

Aromaflage changes the way you think about bug repellant and is an essential lover’s dream.  Free of DEET, parabens, and Sodium Laurly Sulphate.  Derived from fruits and plants whose aromas naturally protect against soft winged insects.

Made from the finest ingredients makes this luxury in a bottle.

You can purchase Aromaflage here!

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Free Your Cookie of the Bad Stuff with Among Friends Baking Mixes

Among Friends Baking Mixes were created by two friends, Suzie Miller and Lizann Anderson in an effort to design a mouthwatering cookie that wasn’t packed full of harmful ingredients.  The baking mixes are handcrafted using gluten free whole grain oat flour, baking soda, sea salt, and other all natural ingredients.  These sweet gals provided me with a complimentary sample of Phil’ em up Chocolate Cranberry cookie mix to taste test at my most recent house party.  I was surprised at how easy it was to prepare and my guests (including the kids)  absolutely loved the taste.

Among Friends Baking Mixes make baking in the kitchen easy peasy!  I just love the easy to tear package and all you need are three added ingredients!

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Add one egg, 1 tsp Vanilla, 4 Tbsp Soft butter.  We substituted coconut oil for the butter.

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Mix all the ingredients together.

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Make lil balls  (1 inch) and place 2 fingers (2 inches) apart on cookie sheet.

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So easy to prepare, even the lil fingers can help!

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Preheat oven to 350.  Bake in oven for 7-8 minutes

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And you will have yummy yummy yummy cookies!

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I would have to say that these gals have mastered the cookie!  Among Friends Baking Mixes are amazingly yummy!  Made with all natural and gluten free ingredients.  You will agree they are super easy to prepare and yummy to the tummy! I can not wait to bake more!  If you are in the Kissimmee area you can find Among Friends Baking Mixes at Publix Supermarkets.  If you are not in Kissimmee, FL and want to know where you can get these cookie mixes you can visit the Among Friends website and use the store locator.

The benefits of using Rosehip Oil

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goPURE Naturals is an all new, All Natural Skin Care Brand!

Rosehip Oil has MANY benefits and here are a few:
Reduces the appearance of scars and stretch marks, Deeply Hydrates Dry Skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

I received a free bottle of Rosehip Oil from goPURE and I have been pleasantly surprised how soft my skin is.  I use a small amount on the bottom of my heels to remove dry patches from wearing my flip flops in the heat of the summer and on my stretch marks that have been left behind from two pregnancies.  My stretch marks have been fading and appear lighter…only after a week of use.

Product Description

  • Each bottle contains 100% Pure and USDA Certified Rosehip Oil. This distinction assures you that you are receiving a product that is free from GMOs, parabens, phenoxyethanol, nanoparticles, silicon, PEG, artificial perfumes, dyes and animal-derived ingredients. With goPure’s Therapeutic Grade Rosehip Oil, you can be confident that you are receiving a genuine, high quality product.
  • Features a high concentration of skin-nourishing nutrients, including Vitamins A and C, as well as age-defying fatty acids. These nutrients are what make rosehip oil so potent, allowing it to absorb into the skin and improve its tone, texture and appearance. The result is skin that looks younger, healthier and more radiant.
  • Rosehip oil provides the ideal treatment for cracked cuticles and brittle nails. Use this oil as a cuticle ointment twice per day to allow it to promote healthy growth and strong nails.
  • Rosehip oil offers the perfect deep conditioning treatment for dry, damaged or chemically treated hair. The lightweight oil penetrates quickly, working fast to repair breakage, prevent split ends and restore hair’s healthy shine and strength. It can also be used as a styling aid to give an extra boost of shine throughout the day.
  • From head to toe, rosehip oil provides a host of benefits. Whether it is used to treat hair or scalp related conditions, aging skin or cracked heels, rosehip oil provides an infusion of moisture to restore a vibrant, youthful appearance.

A truly outstanding nature-made product with skin renewing and hair revitalizing benefits, rosehip oil has been used by Chilean natives for generations. This oil is rich in natural nutrients, minerals and vitamins, and is useful for addressing a wide range of health and beauty concerns.
Derived from the wild rose bushes that are native to the southern Andes, rosehip oil is rich in Vitamins A and C, as well as skin nourishing Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids. While rosehip oil is similar to many other natural oils in that it offers a host of benefits, it is superior to most others because it absorbs much more quickly and cleanly, leaving you with smooth, mess-free skin. Add rosehip oil to your skincare routine to enjoy an array of benefits.

For those who suffer from dry facial skin, rosehip oil provides relief and lasting hydration. Its smooth and lightweight texture ensures that it will absorb quickly, without clogging pores or causing breakouts.
Rosehip oil promotes healthy, even-toned skin by encouraging skin cell regeneration. Especially useful for mature or damaged skin, this nutrient-packed oil reduces the appearance of scars or sun damage. To fade age spots, hyperpigmentation or other dark spots, simply apply rosehip oil directly to the area. It is gentle enough for sensitive skin, working with your skin’s natural processes to promote healing and rejuvenation. Because it allows the skin to retain more moisture, it may plump the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
This oil is also perfect for brittle nails and cracked cuticles. Weak nails are not only unsightly, but they are also prone to concerns such as fungal infections. Topical treatments generally work very slowly, are costly and contain a large number of synthetic chemicals and fillers. Fortunately, the same fatty acids and nutrients that make rosehip oil so beneficial for the skin also allows it to strengthen and moisturize your nails. This versatile oil can help your prevent unwanted infections while promoting strong, beautiful nails. To use, simply massage the rosehip oil into your cuticles to prevent hangnails and encourage healthy growth and strong nails.
Rosehip oil is also an effective treatment for extremely dry skin, or for those who suffer from issues such as eczema or psoriasis. With regular application, rosehip oil will soothe and hydrate the skin, providing relief from irritation and flare-ups. It is especially useful for treating dry or cracked elbows, knees, cracked heels and chapped lips. Rosehip oil hydrates the skin while locking in moisture, providing long lasting hydration.
In addition to being a simple and effective treatment for skincare concerns, this nourishing oil provides a host of benefits for your hair. Perfect for dry, brittle or dull hair, rosehip oil invigorates tired locks and restores beauty and shine. This oil is chemically treated hair’s best ally, infusing dull, lifeless hair with silkiness and body. Rosehip oil has also been proven to provide relief from scalp-related issues, including dandruff and flaking. When used as a massage oil for the scalp prior to shampooing, it offers soothing relief and diminishes the appearance of flaking and redness.

Whether it is used alone, or is added to store-bought lotions or balms, rosehip oil is highly versatile and is useful for addressing a wide range of health and beauty concerns. When used regularly, it gives skin and hair a natural, beautiful glow. It revitalizes damaged hair, repairs scarred, cracked or dry skin and provides soothing relief from uncomfortable or embarrassing conditions.

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Zap Cavities and Plaque

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The Natural Dentist toothpaste is made of ALL NATURAL ingredients and come in two kid approved flavors: Groovy Grape and Berry Blast.  My son whom has never been a fan of toothpaste because it can often burn his mouth, or as he puts it “is to spicy,”  really likes the Groovy Grape flavor.  He has never enjoyed brushing his own teeth so much!  I am content knowing that he is using a product that is safe for his little body. No artificial sweetners

No artificial coloring

No preservatives

No SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate)

The ingredients come from God’s Green Earth…like corn, aloe vera plant, and other plants.  My 10 year old daughter was able to read the ingredients to me without any help.  Impressive!  When combined these ingredients  hold the power to rid your child’s mouth of plaque and cavities.  We give The Natural Dentist two thumbs up! Check out their website for more information on healthy teeth and gums and to locate a retail store nearest you!  Click here!

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Winner will be announced on 4/6/2015 on this post.

Decadent Soaps by Noras Soap Scents

Growing up my mother always purchased white bar soap.  There is nothing more skin drying than store bought bath soap.

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You wont find anything drab about Nora’s Soap Scents.  Nora’s decadent soap creations are pleasing to the eye, intoxicating, and leave your skin soft and supple.  This soap shop specializes in scrubs, body butters, lotions, bath salts, fizzies, soaps, and lip balms.  Everything you need to create a mini spa at home and pleasure your senses while relaxing your mind and body can be found in this shop on Etsy.

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The coconut lime sea salt scrub is AMAZING and is bursting with the fresh citrus scent of lime!  It smells kind of like the coconut lime verbana Bath and Body Works offers, but better!  After using the coconut lime sea salt scrub my skin was glowing and very soft to the touch.

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And  the body butter is divine!  My favorite body butter is the pineapple mango scent.  The scent is soft and sweet.  It actually reminded me of the Strawberry Shortcake dolls I had when I was a lil girl.  That is how light and sweet the pineapple mango is.  Nora’s body butter offers up to 24 hours skin hydration.

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The all natural lip balms are enough to leave your lips moisturized and happy!  Perfect for sun quenching summer’s and the drying cold of winter.  My lips have never felt so moisturized and soft.  The lip balms are enriched with natural conditioning oils that immediately nourish and hydrate dry and chapped lips.

Nora’s Soap Scents are perfect for pampering yourself and make the sweetest gifts for every occasion! Like Noras Soap Scents on Facebook!

Check out the Christmas selection:

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