Dare To Begin Moving Forward

Do I dare to begin moving forward on a new journey? At this age? Right now? Here? As the old year winds down, I take time to ponder how I want to move forward into the new one. It's hard sometimes to see just how far I've come in the past year when it seems I still have so-o-o-o … Continue reading Dare To Begin Moving Forward

Staying Calm Through the Holidays

This week, I'm writing to you with a few tips for staying calm through the holidays. Is it just me, or is everyone else happy to see this year finally end? This year - to say the least - has been wearying to even the strongest of us out there. If you feel like you're … Continue reading Staying Calm Through the Holidays

Tea Tree The Workhorse Oil

I call Tea Tree the workhorse oil because it is so very versatile. Not everyone appreciates its' earthy aroma, but I can tell you from experience how good - and easy - it is to use around the house. Melaleuca alternafolia is the Latin name for Tea Tree oil and it is native to western Australia. … Continue reading Tea Tree The Workhorse Oil

Change Is In The Air!

Change is in the air and that's a good thing! I'm excited about the direction my business is taking and I'm here to share the good news with you. As of January 1, 2017, Pixie Garden and Gifts will officially become Scented Balance, Inc. I am proud to announce these changes as Scented Balance reflects the combination … Continue reading Change Is In The Air!

Frank Who? Frankincense – That’s Who!

Frank Who? Frankincense - that's who!  Frankincense is a versatile essential oil that goes back thousands of years. It has amazing properties that are good for everything from facial care to addressing inflammation. Frankincense is prized for it's medicinal value. History in the Headlines gives the short version of Frankincense (and Myrrh): “Both frankincense—also known … Continue reading Frank Who? Frankincense – That’s Who!