Relax After a Long Monday with InstaNatural Peppermint and Lavender Essential Oils


Peppermint Essential Oil Benefits:
1. Relax Aching Muscles
2. Respitory Cold Relief
3. Calm indigestion
4. Release Tension Headaches
5. Morning Pick Me Up
6. Anti-Dandruff Solution
7. Soothe Aching Teeth or Gums
8. Natural Bug and Rodent Repellent
9. Improve Blood Circulation
10. Natural Cleaning Agent
white_spacer Lavender Essential Oil Benefits:
1. Treat Minor Skin Irritations and Blemishes
2. Calm Anxiety
3. Sleep Aid
4. Insect Bite Relief
5. Fabric Freshner and Deoderizer
6. Alleviate Ear Aches
7. Improve Concentration
8. Heal Chapped or Sunburned Lips
9. Reduce Acne
10. Strengthens Immune System

We have recently started researching the benefits of essential oils and were excited to try the 100% pure oils from InstaNatural. There are many benefits to using essential oils. We have listed our top 10 for both the peppermint and lavender. Before using essential oils, you should talk to your doctor and thoroughly research frequency of use and how to apply before using the oils on a regular basis. As always, extra care should be given to newborns, young children and those who are pregnant or nursing.

Essential oils can be applied topically, inhaled through the use of a humidifier or diffuser and added to drinks and food. It is important to look for essential oils that do not contain fillers and are 100% pure like the oils from InstaNatural.

We love the InstaNatural oils for their purity, light fragrance and large size. The 4 ounce size bottle is nearly 6 inches tall  which is larger than most bottles you will find at natural food stores. And at under $20.00 each, it’s a great gift for yourself or a friend!

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Spring Has Sprung … Accessories with a Hint of Green


Frends with Benefits Rebecca Minkoff Headphone Cap Set for Taylor (green), $49.99, Disney’s Cinderella a Collection by LC Lauren Conrad Tulle Skirt – Women’s, $64.00, Women’s Xhilaration® Nylon Strap Analog Watch – Mint Green, $16.99, TAI JEWELRY Stone Bangle Cuff, $97.00, Ariel Convertible Sequin Clutch (green), $68.00, Christian Louboutin Mea Culpa Metallic Red Sole Pump, Light Gold, $895.00, LORIE TRENCH, $250.00

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Creative, Hands On Education about Animals with Animal Trackers Club!


We love monthly gift boxes at The Gifting Experts so we are super excited to introduce you to a new kids box, Animal Trackers Club. Created by successful preschool owner, teacher and curriculum developer, Kristen Olsen, Animal Trackers Club is an affordable, creative way to teach your children about the animal world.

For under $15 dollars a month, you’ll receive a fun box full of goodies for your child age 3+. The first month you will receive your Animal Trackers Club Safari Lunchbox. One of the great things about this lunchbox is that everything you receive from Animal Trackers Club fits easily inside for easy travel and storage. In the first month’s box you will also receive a letter from the club’s mascot, Bode Bear, My Animal Tracks ring to keep all of your animal cards together, animal information cards, two landscape scenes, animal foam stickers and a cute Animal Match Game (matching the front and back of each animal as shown with the zebra pic below left).

When you continue your subscription, the second month will contain activities, toys and info. cards about zebras. You will receive a quality zebra figure, zebra picture card to add to My Animal Tracks ring, zebra magnet (looks great on the lunchbox!), zebra mask, and coordinating crafts and activity sheets. The zebra kit includes a craft with Magic Nuudles™ (see pic below right). The craft only requires a damp towel or sponge and is easy for small children to complete and fun for parents too!

We highly recommend Animal Trackers Club for parents, grandparents and educators that are looking for an affordable way to give joy and encourage imagination and education in the children they so dearly love. It will be exciting for your child to see what animal is shipping next and the whole family will look forward to learning together.


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Beautiful and Functional … Beabies Teething Jewelry Sets


Tired of your baby always grabbing for your fingers, hands, keys, fine jewelry? Check out the teething jewelry sets from beabies. We recently received a set in the pearl/white color and love the subtle shimmer of the silicon beads. The beads are very well made, strung on a stretchy string with a plastic clasp and feel slightly squishy to the touch. Beabies also don’t have a scent or taste ensuring your baby won’t be breathing in/chewing any toxic chemicals when they are using the jewelry to teethe. Beabies are BPA-Free, FDA approved, PVC-Free, Latex-Free, Rubber-Free, Lead-Free silicone and contain no vinyl, phthalates, plastic, nitrosamines, cadmium, or heavy metals.

We are super excited that you can just place these beads on the top rack of your dishwasher to clean after use.  Since the beads are silicon based, lent will stick to the beads but rinses off easily using only water. No dishwasher? The beads can also be sanitized by boiling water (recommended before first use). Freeze beabies for especially fussy teethers. The beads are soothing to a teething baby, provide entertainment and a chemical-free way to relieve pain.

Beabies are so fashionable you’ll never forget to bring them with you. Match the five available colors to your outfit and go. An accessory that will save your fine jewelry and hands from slobber and keep baby content. Beabies are safe for everyone, but as with any product with small parts, supervision is required while using beabies.

This is a great gift for new moms, baby showers and fashionable aunts and grandmas! Get yours today at


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White Gift Boxes … How Would You Gift Them? + GIVEAWAY!

set-of-10-high-gloss-boxes-gift-wrap-ideas_sidebarPatiently waiting for Spring to come, we’ve created a few gift wrap ideas for birthdays, weddings, baby showers…

Thanks to our friends at #MyPresentForYou who provided the boxes so we could have a little fun wrapping up our Spring gifts!

We love gift wrapping staples and these
white glossy gift boxes are no exception! Sold as a set of 10 with white tissue paper and butterfly bows, these versatile boxes are ready to house your favorite gifts including cupcakes, cookies, baby items or Spring gifts like succulents, decorative candles, scarves and more!

The gift box set (10 boxes) comes flat packed and is under $20 with Amazon Prime. Each box measures 9 inches x 4.5 inches x 4.5 inches. The boxes are cut well, super easy to put together (and stay together!), and have a glossy finish on the outside.

The finish really makes a difference in the quality and gift presentation. The top folds in which creates a smooth seam that can easily hold it’s own or be taped shut for easier travel.

We recommend adding ribbon, paper, washi tape or other embellishments to create a personalized look. We chose fushia/pink and mint/teal combination to celebrate Spring. Striped washi tape, glitter center flowers, textured scrapbook papers, dyed twine, gift tags and polka dot ribbon adorn the white boxes. The above embellishments can be found at Michaels.

Click below for your chance to WIN a set of white glossy gift boxes like the ones shown above! Earn extra entries by commenting how you would decorate the gift boxes and by visiting our social media pages.

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Youth Glow Eye Gel by goPURE Naturals … Your Eyes Will Thank You


We have been testing Youth Glow Eye Gel by goPURE Naturals for about a week and a half. Just like other reviewers, we are impressed with the quality ingredients, ease of application and quick results.

The packaging is great, a perfect size for at home use or for travel (0.5 fl. oz.). It includes an easy to use pump in which one good pump is enough to cover both eyes. The formula is 100% natural and paraben free. The actual ingredients are impressive including proprietary peptide complex, vitamin c, hyaluronic acid, matrixyl 3000, plant stem cells and vitamin e. The eye cream smells like fresh cucumbers, easily glides on the eyes (with a fairly quick drying time) and creates a cooling effect similar to a spa facial!

goPURE Naturals recommends using the product for at least one full month for the greatest results. We noticed a reduction in puffiness and lines, and a”tightening” of the skin in a comfortable way. It didn’t completely win us over in the reducing dark circles department, but part of dark circles can be from genes and usually requires a little makeup coverage to completely remove anyway. We were still impressed with the eye cream’s performance, ingredients and affordability (currently under $13) and would purchase again.

If you are in the market for a natural eye cream, give Youth Glow a try. You can easily purchase through Amazon Prime and goPURE Naturals offer a 100% money back guarantee.

Visit goPURE Naturals Facebook Page for more info.

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