All About Cedarwood [Infographic]

Cedarwood essential oil holds a special place in our hearts—and among our favorite beauty and personal care products! Cedar oil is a wonderful complement to your hair and skin care regimen, and the Cedarwood scent is evocative of the strong, tall trees it comes from. In this infographic, we’re sharing …

Game Day Recipe: Cheesy Sweet Potato Bites

Celebrate the big game without the overindulgent game day recipes by making our sweet potato party bites! Unlike other recipes for game day, this homemade treat gives you a satisfying snack with fresh, wholesome ingredients such as avocado, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and cilantro. Plus, they’re so tasty no one will …

The First Steam

This picture is of the first steam that came out of the distiller. That’s my uncle Jack standing, who managed the St. Maries ranch for a year and a half while I was building and growing there and at the same time getting started and building in Utah. I was …

The Essential Oil Botanical Quiz

How well do you know your essential oil botanicals? Bergamot might be your favorite essential oil, but did you know it comes from a citrus fruit that looks like a cross between a lime and an orange? How about that Copaiba essential oil comes from the gum resin of the …

DIY Perfume with Essential Oils

Scents carry with them a wave of memories and associations. Maybe a classic department store perfume reminds you of your grandmother or the squeaky clean scent of bar soap reminds you of your mother. Our essential oil perfume opens up options for personal scents you’ll be remembered for, without scary …

Essential Beginnings in Idaho

Here are some distributors from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in the early days, helping me harvest with our mechanical harvester, called our hands, to distill it in that tiny distillery. Preparing the ground is critical, putting in the right enzymes, the right organic foliage feed, to nourish those plants. If you …

Dairy-Free Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mousse

Dark, delicious, decadent—diet friendly? This chocolate mousse recipe cuts out unhealthy fats and excess sugar without compromising texture or flavor. With just three dairy-free ingredients, you can have a satisfying dark chocolate mousse dessert in less than 15 minutes and without undoing your day. So when cookies and candy call …

Joint health supplements: What should you look for? [Infographic]

Hiking, biking, running, playing with your kids (or grandkids): when you have acute joint discomfort, your favorite activities become uncomfortable or even painful. Healthy joints are critical to getting the most out of life. But how do you choose supplements for flexibility and joint health that are right for you? …

Starting with a Quarter-Acre Plot

There are some Diamonds sitting up in that next level in those plush seats that they’ve earned, and I can remember one lady who said to me, “Gary, if you ever teach marketing, I’ll get up and walk out.” So I didn’t teach it. I didn’t want her to get …

7 Ways to a Healthier You When You Don’t Know Where to Start

Whether you’re looking to clean up your diet, kick-start your gym routine, or completely overhaul your daily wellness, simply beginning can feel overwhelming. Our best advice? Start small and start today! We love how easy it is to add these seven snacks and supplements to the daily grind to help …