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October 2017 News and Updates

Happy October! It is my favorite month...fall is finally showing it's face, it's the month my hubs and I met and fell in love, and it's soup and cocoa season! Plus there's Halloween...and I love any excuse to dress up in costumes. :-)

There are some CRAZY FUN things happening this month and for the rest of the year...make sure you read to the end so you don't miss anything!


October 2017 Young Living Promos (read: FREEBIES)

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copyright Essential Families

If you're newer around here, the PV promos are a gift from Young Living when you place an order of the indicated PV amount. You wanna grab 300 PV worth of wellness for your home? They say, "SURE! Why don't we go ahead and send you $196 worth of goodies on top of that too?"

Who does that?! Young Living does. Because more than anything, they want us to have and use these products. It's the coolest.

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SO, let's break it down!

When you order 300 PV, you will receive:

1. Super C chewables 90 count

Vitamin C for the win. Super C combines Orange essential oil with a blend of camu camu, acerola, cherry, and rose hips fruit powder to create a super powerful immune-supporting supplement. Together, these ingredients give us polyphenols, carotenoids, and optimal amounts of vitamin C.

It's chewable, it's convenient, it's what you'll be loading up on throughout fall and winter. Take 1-3 daily, or as needed. Pro tip: it's always good to have food in your belly when you chew 'em up.

2. Breathe Again Roll-On

We love roll-ons for how easy they are! And as we get into the swing of school, sports, holidays, and being busy busy busy, it's the best to have something in your purse / car / anywhere that you can just roll right on!

It has oils that pack a punch like Peppermint, Myrtle, Copaiba, and FOUR types of Eucalyptus. Great for getting your morning off to a great start, breathing easy all day long, using before, during and after a workout... the list goes on. Here's a fun one: Apply Breathe Again to your back, neck, or chest before a steamy shower for an invigorating aromatic experience. WOO!

3. 15ml DiGize

You likely got this one in your Premium Starter Kit, and if you've ever used DiGize, you KNOW how incredible it is. Sure, it's not everyone's favorite smell, but its benefits are #worthit AM I RIGHT?! I order DiGize regularly, so I'm excited to be getting it for free this month and to put my PV into something else fun! It's one of those that you never, ever, ever want to go without. I love when tummies are happy, and I will fight to keep them that way! DiGize helps me to do just that.

4. 15ml Raven

This is a bonus you'll only receive when doing your monthly Essential Rewards order! Not on ER yet? Check out this video and HOP ON IT, friend! https://youtu.be/j5jATGFmED8

Raven is a cleansing blend of Ravintsara, Lemon, Wintergreen, Peppermint, and Eucalyptus Radiata. Raven creates a cooling sensation when applied topically to the chest and throat. It’s especially wonderful for ages 6+ and one of my top choices for diffusing when we'd like breathing support at night.

5. 5ml Cinnamon Bark Vitality

Another bonus for your Essential Rewards order! This one is all about healthy digestion and a healthy immune system. You’ll find it in Thieves, Inner Defense, and Abundance, to name a few. Add a drop or two to your NingXia Red for a “hot shot. Dilute 1–2 drops in a vegetarian gel capsule and take as a dietary supplement to support your regular digestion. Take a banana smoothie to a sweet new level with a drop of Cinnamon Bark Vitality. Use a drop to spice up your hot cereal. Substitute Cinnamon Bark Vitality in any recipe that calls for ground cinnamon. Obsessed.

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At 250 PV, you will receive Breathe Again and DiGize. When on your ER order, you’ll also get the Raven and Cinnamon Bark Vitality. 

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At 190 PV, you will receive DiGize. When on your ER, Raven and Cinnamon Bark Vitality will come too! 

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At 100 PV on ER, you’ll get Cinnamon Bark Vitality.


Recipe of the Month

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The BREATHE JAR. Give the over the counter sprays a kick to the curb and breathe in this goodness to open up those airways.

Let the powerful essential oils support those sinuses and get.to.work👊🏻

 👉🏻 3 cotton balls  

👉🏻10-15 drops lemon • tea tree • eucalyptus (either one) • oregano • peppermint can be substituted for eucalyptus

👉🏻 small mason jar • Place mouth and nose over jar and inhale through nose deeply several times • When breathing out keep face over jar to help create helpful oil vapors • Can be used often unlike OTC sprays that can be harmful to your nasal membranes • Add more oil to increase smell when needed and can be used over and over!

👉🏻 OREGANO in comparison has 42 times the antioxidant abilities of apples. Hit the google on this oil. It's BREATHtakinghow good it is for YOU.

👉🏻 Add this to your winter toolbox, research the goodness and stay educated! Your health is worth it!!


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LET'S GO TO HAWAII!!! Young Living wants to send us (and a friend/spouse!) there FOR FREE!

RACE TO THE FINISH (Runs Oct, Nov, Dec 2017)

Qualifications:
- Personally enroll new member with PSK – 1 point
- Reactivated member with PSK – 1 point
- Personally enrolled member enrolls in ER for the first time – 3 points
- Every rank advancement – 5 points (each time)
OGV Growth:
-Exec and below – 1 point for every 1,000 PV growth in OGV from baseline level
▪ Baseline – initially Sept. OGV; then resets each month (baseline is always previous month’s OGV)
- Silver + above – 1 point for every 10% growth in OGV from baseline
▪ Ex: Baseline 50,000 OGV end at 60,000 OGV
• 10% 5,000 increase = total of 2 points (20% growth)
- Points will be calculated and updated in VO on monthly basis (around the 20th of each month)

Prizes:
- Winners – paid trip to Hawaii for winner + one guest (AHHHHHHHH!!)
- Top 3 global – additional prizes:
o 1st place: $20,000
o 2nd place: $15,000
o 3rd place: $10,000
- Winners selected on or around Jan. 19th, 2018
- Announced by email to the winners approx. Jan. 19th, then winners have until Jan. 24th to accept or decline prize.

There are usually prizes for a ton of different levels too so even if you don't win the trip or grand prizes, you can still win other goodies!  Last year I got 4 free oils and a cute toiletry bag with glass jars to DIY stuff.  YL is the best!


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We're playing BINGO this month in our private Facebook group and EVERYONE can win!  Check our group for the game board and rules! This was a ton of fun when we did it in May and I'm excited about giving away all the things!! Many of the activities for BINGO will also get you points in the Hawaii competition so you can double up on prizes!

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My current Fall favorites!

  • BXB by Jenny Buxton scarves- These scarves are PERFECT!  Right on trend, and they come with a removable leather cuff that you can add oils to and have your own little diffuser right by your nose!  
  • Dr. Jim Bob Haggerton - This guy is such an amazing resource for Team YL!  He's been a blessing to me over the years... he is great at making complicated subjects easy to digest and understand. Check out his youtube page (linked) and be sure to add yourself to his facebook group E.O.C. (Essential Oil Club)
  • Where The Light Gets In - not oils related, but this album by Jason Gray is a favorite for our family.
  • Essential Rewards - Seriously, I've earned 500 points (which equals $500 of free stuff) so far this year!  All because we buy the things we need from Young Living.  Win win!

xoxo,
Steph