IMG_7408Today is April 15th, one of the most stressful days of the year for many Americans. TAX DAY! … But regardless, of when you are reading this blog, have a quiet, honest moment with yourself … Are you feeling stressed? Overwhelmed? Need a little something to relax you and refresh you?  Why not try something quite delightful to help eliminate the stresses of life:

Lavender Lemonade!

Lavender is well known for it’s aroma and essential oil properties of helping to sooth, refresh, relax, and aid in winding down.  So mix the miracles of lavender into some refreshing lemonade and you’ve got a win-win refreshing drink!  Tax day?  You’ve got this!  Bogged down?  Ahh, just take a moment to collect yourself, sip some of this refreshing Lavender Lemonade and then go back to life, taking it one sip, I mean, step at a time!  Mmmm.


Recipe 1:

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 cup boiling water

6 cups cold water

1 1/2 cups lemon juice (approx. 6-8 medium-sized lemons)

1 drop Lavender Essential Oil

*Boil water.  Take off heat.  Combine sugar and boiling water until sugar dissolves completely. Next, combine the simple syrup and all other ingredients …. Smile your stresses away!

Recipe 2:

IMG_74693/4 cup raw honey

7 cups pure water

2 cups lemon juiced (approx. 8-10 medium-sized lemons)

1 drop lavender essential oil

*Mix all ingredients together …. Remarkably Refreshing!


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