Spring Has Sprung with a $50 Amazon code giveaway

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Anointing The Family is proud to join the Spring Has Sprung Giveaway Hop with a $50 Amazon Code. With spring here, alot of fun outdoor activities are on the schedule. What items could you get with an Amazon code? New sports equipment? New summer clothes? Here you will have a chance to do that. Just use the rafflecopter form to enter to win a $50 Amazon code.

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Hosted by: LeahSay’s Views and Planet Weidknecht.

This event will run April 15th  - May 2, 2014.

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Showered With Love Giveaway Hop

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Welcome to the [2nd Annual] Showered With Love Event hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network!

We all know that April Showers bring May Flowers, but did you know that some of your favorite bloggers have come together throw a huge Shower of our own – a virtual Baby Shower! The Showered with Love Event will run from April 1-15, giving you plenty of time to enter all of the great giveaways, in the linky below, including the Grand Prize of a Combi Catalyst Travel System!

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Anointing The Family Bloggers are giving away a new baby prize package that contains

a Gentle Babies book and a 15ml Young Living Essential oil. ARV: $45

Young Living Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has a fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma that is soothing and refreshing. Because it is the most versatile of all essential oils, no home should be without it. Lavender is an adaptogen, and therefore can assist the body when adapting to stress or imbalances. It is a great aid for relaxing and winding down before bedtime, yet has balancing properties that can also boost stamina and energy. Therapeutic-grade lavender is highly regarded for skin and beauty. It may be used to soothe and cleanse common cuts, bruises, and skin irritations. The French scientist René Gattefossé was among the first to discover these properties when he was severely burned in a laboratory explosion. Lavender may also be used to enhance the flavor of foods.

Lavender is
great for sleep
cuts and scrapes
soothes and heals burns
supports a sense of calm
anti-inflammatory properties
natural antiseptic
Allergies
Reduces stress
Fungal infections
Insect bites
dry or chapped skin
Add a few drops to a cotton ball and place it in closets and drawers to scent linens and repel moths and insects.
minimize the appearance of scar tissue
deodorize and freshen your laundry
minimize seasonal discomforts.

A few Testimonials about Lavender:

About a year ago my then 4 year old son had been waking up from night terrors. He would start screaming and stretching and unstretching and you just couldn’t console him. We would ask him if he was in pain and he said no. I remembered that Lavender was used for calming and so I made him smell from the Lavender bottle and 15 mins later he was back to peacefully sleeping. That happened another night. Then the third night I had him sniff the lavender before he fell asleep and no night terrors. The fourth night I forgot to have him sniff the oil and he woke up screaming again. Made him sniff the Lavender and he was sleeping 15 minutes later. On the fifth and sixth night I remembered to give him a sniff and I put a drop on his pillow of the Young Living Lavender EO before bed and no screaming. He was even asking to sniff it by then as at first he would run away from the oils. Last night, the seventh night, forgot to have him smell it but there was no more screaming. Hopefully his night terrors are over with and I know that I can use Lavender for him again if needed. AHHH, mama gets to have better sleep too.

About a year ago my daughter got a diaper rash. I applied YL lavender essential oil and coconut oil to it and she fell asleep 10 minutes after I applied it. This morning when she woke up, it was more than half gone. Just applied more to help her since she was complaining a little bit about it. The lavender worked so much better than the other diaper rash cream! Usually it would take a few days with multiple applications.

Gentle Babies book

Combining two decades of professional knowledge with tried-and-true techniques and first-hand testimonials, the author has compiled this insightful and easy to follow guide benefiting both experienced and first-time mothers. In addition, the book contains an introduction to therapeutic-grade essential oils and applications and provides safety information and a section on discerning the quality of essential oils. Every family taking proactive steps to better health should have this resource in their home library.~Amazon.com description

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So Easy Being Green, Viva Veltoro, the Blogging Mamas Network, and the Showered with Love participating bloggers are not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill prize obligations.