DIY Pumpkin Diffuser! Fun for the Whole Family!

Today we are combining our love of Halloween and the fall with our love of essential oil and diffusers. This is an ADORABLE idea for October festivities!

This is a really fun way to get your whole family together interacting with the oils. You can choose the pumpkins together, measure them and make sure they are the right size. You can also carve them together and even decide what amazing scent you’d like your pumpkin to diffuse.

Step 1: Select your pumpkins. You want to be sure to select pumpkins that your diffuser will easily fit in. Make sure to double check the size. You don’t want it so small or so exact that your diffuser ends up covered in slime. 

Step 2. Use a black marker to draw your pumpkin face/design. Essential Oil Tip: Lemon oil erases permanent marker, so don't worry about making mistakes.

Now, one of the downsides to carving pumpkins is that they can tend to mold in warm weather. Depending upon where you live in the country, this can be a real issue. Luckily, essential oils can help to solve this problem. 

Step 3. Use Thieves spray to spray the insides of your pumpkin to preserve it and make it last longer. 

We have chosen to use our Dew Drop diffuser but you can use whatever diffuser you have around the house. This is a cold diffuser so the molecules stay intact and you get all the benefit of having essential oils in the air!

Step 4: Drill a hole into the back of the pumpkin as a place to put in the cord. Once you have your pumpkin all cleaned up, you are going to place the base of the diffuser into the pumpkin.

Step 5: Next, add the water. Tap water works the best with the DewDrop diffuser. 

Step 6. Now add your essential oils.

If you are holding an indoor party, consider diffusing this amazing pumpkin spice blend: 2 drops of Nutmeg, 2 drops of Tangerine, and 2 drops of Cinnamon. If you put your pumpkin on your porch, diffuse peppermint or Thieves OR you could diffuse purification to keep away seasonal pests if you live in a really warm area of the country.

There you go! Have a Happy Halloween! 

In Love and Joy,
Teri Secrest

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April Showers Brings May REWARDS!

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Get to Know Raven and Citrus Fresh!

As many of you know, Young Living has recently made some major and exciting changes to the Premium Starter Kit. Welcome our newest PSK oils - Raven and Citrus Fresh!  We will be saying goodbye to  RC, Purification, and our little essential oil sample packets, but this excellent new kit will now include a sample packet of Thieves Household Cleaner, an AMAZING add-on for the kit!

NOW let’s meet these two fantastic oils!

Citrus Fresh

Aromatic | Topical
15 ml (prod #3318)
$20.72 / $15.75 

Energizing…Refreshing…Uplifting! Combining Orange, Tangerine, Grapefruit, Lemon, and Mandarin oils with a hint of Spearmint, Citrus Fresh Essential Oil is one of Young Living’s MOST popular proprietary blends.


Diffusing the refreshing and energizing aroma of Citrus Fresh helps purify the air from unwanted odors, all the while creating an uplifting experience.


Citrus fruits have a rich history. They come from countries all around the world, predominately in Asia and the Mediterranean. Citrus Fresh essential oil blend brings together these beautiful aromas by cold pressing the rinds of bright and invigorating fruits such as lemons and tangerines.


  • Possesses an invigorating and cleansing scent
  • Promotes positive feelings of happiness and comfort when diffused
  • Tones and smoothes the appearance of skin when applied topically 

• Dilute Citrus Fresh in a 1:1 ratio with your favorite nightly moisturizer and gently massage it onto your face to support the appearance of healthy-looking skin. Apply several drops (2-4) to wrists, the edge of ears, neck, and feet.
• Diffuse Citrus Fresh for an aromatic experience that encourages energy, joy, and creativity
• Add a few drops onto cotton balls and stash them in drawers, in air vents, under garbage cans, and in shoes for a quick boost of freshness. 
• Add several drops (2-4) to bath water for a revitalizing spa-like environment 

CAUTION: Citrus Fresh essential oil can be photosensitive to the skin. Avoid direct exposure to sunlight within 12 hours after use.


Aromatic | Topical


Raven Essential Oil is a cleansing blend of Ravintsara, Peppermint, Wintergreen, Lemon and Eucalyptus Radiata essential oils. Raven is very beneficial to diffuse at night when you are sleeping. 


Soothing, comforting and refreshing; Raven creates a cooling sensation when applied topically to the chest and throat, and is excellent to use during the fall and winter months. 


  • Combine a few drops of Raven with some coconut oil (or other carrier oil of your preference) to create your own DIY chest rub, and apply on your chest and neck before bed. 
  • You can also put a few drops in your bath water or on your pillow before you go to sleep.

Fall in love with the two oils! They are great editions to the premium starter kit!

In Love and Joy,

Teri Secrest


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Relax and Beautify with Blue Tansy

For years Young Living members have enjoyed the benefits of Blue Tansy essential oil in blends such as Valor®, Peace & Calming®, and JuvaFlex. Now it can be yours as a single oil, and you can discover for yourself how to use Blue Tansy as an aromatic in your diffuser, as a topical application in your own homemade Blue Tansy skin care products, and in plenty of other ways as you use and share this exclusive oil.

Blue Tansy is a rare botanical in the chamomile family, and it has become celebrated for its use in high-end, luxury Blue Tansy skin care products. Strategic, conscientious sourcing of this premiere botanical, typically native to Morocco, allows us to bring our members access to the elite Blue Tansy essential oil.

Perhaps Blue Tansy’s most unique feature, chamazulene is the naturally occurring constituent that provides the oil’s characteristically rich, deep-blue color, which appears only after steam distilling the tiny yellow flowers.

With a sweet, pleasant aroma, any use becomes uplifting—whether it’s an addition to your nighttime routine or diffused throughout your home.

Features and Benefits
  • Has a sweet, floral fragrance
  • Can be diffused throughout your home to create an inviting, uplifting environment
  • Has skin-cleansing properties
  • Helps reduce the appearance of blemishes
  • Can moisturize and help beautify the skin when added to a moisturizer
  • Has skin-soothing properties
  • Soothes fatigued muscles when combined with Cool Azul™ essential oil blend

Add a Little Luxury to Your Beauty Regimen

Enhance your favorite moisturizer by adding Blue Tansy and applying it topically to help soothe and moisturize the skin.

Combine Blue Tansy with Cool Azul essential oil blend and apply it topically to fatigued muscles for a soothing massage after exercise.

Add Blue Tansy to your Gentle Mist™ Personal Diffuser and diffuse it around your face to help hydrate and beautify your skin.

Diffuse Blue Tansy throughout your home to create an inviting, uplifting environment with its sweet, floral fragrance.

Add Blue Tansy to your own DIY bath salts to enjoy its skin-cleansing benefits and to help create a relaxing at-home spa atmosphere.

Usage Tip: The deep sapphire shade that makes Blue Tansy so unique may also stain some surfaces, skin, and clothing without dilution. We recommend diluting it with your favorite moisturizer or V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex.

In Love and Joy,
Teri Secrest 

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