travel

Make Your Own Travel Foam Soap

by Andrea Butje on June 6, 2016

Make travel foam soap with essential oils! When I travel, I like to make my own soap and take it with me. I prefer using my own over some of the soaps provided by hotels. I know exactly what’s in a bottle of travel foam soap I’ve made, so I already know my skin will […]

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Make Your Own Aromatherapy Travel Kit

by Andrea Butje on May 2, 2016

I love bringing my own homemade Aromatherapy travel kit with me on trips. It’s so comforting to have my blends with me on the plane, and to know that I can use them as often as I need so I can stay healthy. They also help me feel grounded and relaxed, which can be so […]

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Make an Aromatherapy Travel Kit!

by Andrea Butje on June 15, 2015

I have to admit that while I love traveling . . . I don’t like leaving behind all my essential oils and blends! So making an Aromatherapy travel kit has been the perfect solution. There is something so comforting to me about having some of my favorite blends in an Aromatherapy travel kit. I know […]

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The Spice Market in Dubai

by Andrea Butje on May 26, 2014

Early one morning, we took a small boat across a canal in Dubai to reach the spice and herb market. This is not your ordinary market—the spice market is filled with the aroma of burning frankincense resins, and with the colorful, aromatic presence of the herbs and spices being sold. Every few steps someone is doing their […]

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Tea Tree Plantation in South Africa

by Andrea Butje on May 12, 2014

In this picture, I’m standing next to a farmer who has just finished harvesting tea tree. We are in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, and I am so happy to be in this beautiful tea tree plantation! After the tea tree is cut, it’s brought to the distillery where Bruce, a master distiller, carefully distills […]

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The Baobab Tree!

by Andrea Butje on May 5, 2014

I was introduced to baobab oil many years ago, and have always loved the silky feel of it. From the first time I applied the oil to my skin, I’ve wanted to see a baobab tree. Last week, as we were driving along a road in the Limpopo province of South Africa, we passed a sign […]

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