Lauren Simmons @laurensimmonsphoto
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Wife, Mama, Christ Follower • Essential Oil Educator • Wedding Photographer • VA Beach, VA💕
1k Posts
1k Followers
696 Following
Wife, Mama, Christ Follower • Essential Oil Educator • Wedding Photographer • VA Beach, VA💕
It 100% matters who you get oils from! Getting oils from “just anyone” could be like walking into school without your pants on 😂 You need someone to teach you how to use these things! You need someone to ask questions too…like questions that you'd only ask a close friend! ⠀ ⠀ I’ve been using oils as natural solutions for my home and family for 4 years now!! What?! I love oily questions and helping other people find natural solutions for their homes and families. I even give my cell phone number to every single person who gets oils through me (it’s in the welcome email) because I want them to feel comfortable and know I’m there to hold their hand....if they want (and if it's not creepy)! 👯‍♀️⠀ ⠀ I feel like I have somewhat become a “crazy oil lady,” but I don’t really care because that’s just who I am! We’ve ditched toxins and synthetics from our home and replaced them with the highest quality essential oils and YL products. Grateful that I have a supportive team behind me with TONS of oily resources for all levels of learning! There’s always room for more friends at my table 🤗 Whenever you're ready to get essential oils, I'm here for you 💕comment below and I’ll help you get started! .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #oilymama #plantmedicine #plantbased #intentionalliving #naturalhealth #nontoxicbeauty #nontoxicliving #crunchymom #nourishyourbody #healthymamas #magnolia #greenliving #joyfulmamas #cultivatewhatmatters #pursueyourpassion #bedeeplyrooted #womenwholead #mompreneur #bosslady #wfhm #dontquityourdaydream
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I legit spilled my PEE all over the doctors office today 🤦🏼‍♀️ That is the real, honest truth and I'm shocked I wasn't more embarrassed about it!! Okay really, I just needed to get that off my chest, because I had to tell someone 🤣⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Well, now we all know Lauren is clumsy sometimes 😅 At least I had my oils! Below are my FALL ESSENTIALS this year! True, it's only been cold enough to be fall since Saturday, but I have been applying, using, and diffusing these babies non-stop since August (because I'm a freak and I love fall). Let's have a quick overview, shall we? ⠀ ⠀ ✨ABUNDANCE: all the encouragement in one little bottle. Also smells like fall! ⠀ ✨ORANGE VITALITY: white teeth, cocktails⠀ ✨THIEVES: because Jesus and germs are everywhere⠀ ✨GINGER VITALITY: add a little to your tea, add to your diffuser for fall goodness⠀ ✨CINNAMON BARK: wellness, wellness, wellness, wellness...etc.⠀ ✨NUTMEG: uplifting⠀ ✨CLOVE VITALITY: the mother of all fall oils. Diffuse with anything to make it fall-y⠀ ⠀ PS diffuse a drop of all of these and it smells like a pumpkin spice latte!! What's your favorite fall scent?⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #essentialoildiffuser #falldiffuserblends #fallscents #pumpkinspicelatte #fallessentials #wellness #toxinfreeliving #allnatural #wellnessblogger #intentionalliving #plantbased #wholefoods #honestmotherhood #oilymama #healthymamas #plantmedicine #falldecor
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My new official title: Football Wife 🏈 I'm not sure why this hasn't been the case before, but here I am finding myself as a football wife this season. Clarification: I don't mean I'm the wife of a football player, I mean that he watches football. Don't get me wrong though, he could def be the next Drew Brees ⚜⠀ ⠀ Instead of being like...."another game is on??" 😭 I decided it would be nice to support one of Josh's interests! He hardly ever takes time to do something for himself. Let's be real, we normally do what I want to do 99% of the time 😬⠀ ⠀ I had someone DM me that we could use this chance to make it something fun we can do together!! Although I'm slightly uninterested in the subject, I could do something like use creativity to plan and make a fun/healthy snack! ⠀ ⠀ Are you doing anything to go above and beyond for your spouse/fiance/boyfriend?! ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #footballseason #footballwife #farmhousedecor #farmhousestyle #magnolia #honestmotherhood #joyfulmamas #oilymama #fallessentials #marriedlife #saintsgameday
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In my expert opinion 🤓 there are approximately 900 things I would order in my first order after getting my YL starter kit. My top 10 things to put in your first order are below! ⠀ ⠀ ✨15ml Rosemary Essential Oil (EO)⠀ ✨15ml Orange EO⠀ ✨Tranquil Roll-On⠀ ✨Thieves Household Cleaner⠀ ✨15ml Tea Tree EO⠀ ✨Thieves Aromabright Toothpaste (it's so fresh)⠀ ✨Thieves Laundry Soap⠀ ✨5ml Peace & Calming EO⠀ ✨Valor Roll-On⠀ ✨Inner Defense Capsules (only if you want to thrive this Fall/Winter) ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ You might as well get on Essential Rewards (aka my monthly wellness box) - I wish I did for my first order! Oh well, can't turn back now 🤷🏼 ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #wellness #greenliving #organicliving #who#wholefoods #intentionalliving #plantmedicine #oilylife #oilymama #wholefoods #nontoxicbeauty #seeksimplicity #simplemoments #motherhoodalive #joyfulmamas #honestmotherhood #unitedinmotherhood #makeithappen #cultivatewhatmatters
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Tenley will have the CUTEST room on the block 🎉 Maybe I’m being dramatic. But this little 122 square-foot room (it’s 11’x11’😳) is going to be called home to a baby in just about 49 DAYS 🤩⠀ ⠀ ⠀ It will be hard, exhausting, messy, stinky, and sticky, but it’s SO WORTH IT! There is seriously nothing like this time in your life where you get to care for a little human who needs so much!⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Maybe one day we’ll go on a date again 🤣 But until we figure that out, we’ll be prepping for Tenley’s arrival since it’s only about 49 DAYS AWAY!! Did I say that already?! It’s getting real 😍
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Gentle Baby + Clove ✨ Gentle Baby is for all things pregnancy. Sleep. Skin. Stress. When friends announce they are pregnant, I typically gift them this bottle!! (Being my friend has its perks 😜) In the diffuser, it encourages a calm, clean atmosphere that pregnant mamas love. Clove is FALL IN A BOTTLE 🍂 Put them together and it makes one drool-worthy diffuser blend 🤤 ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ What's in your diffuser today?! ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #athome #diffuser #falldiffuserblends #clove #oilylife #beachdecor #beachstyle #farmhousestyle #cultivatewhatmatters #naturalbeauty #greenliving #healthandwellness #intentionalliving #nourishyourbody #wellnessblogger #seeksimplicity #joyfulmamas #oilymama #healthymamas #wfhm #pregnancystyle #plantmedicine #diffuserblends #plantjuice
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Closing in on #33w#33weeks and maybe finally starting to look pregnant?! This pregnancy is so different from my pregnancy with Taylor! I thought it would be interesting to recount some places this baby has been so far 🤣 This cute little baby girl has experienced the world in lots of ways from the comfort of her own bedwomb! (Get it?!)⠀ ⠀ ✨ Four clubs. Like night clubs. This is not my usual scene - in fact these are the only 4 clubs I've ever been in. At one of them I was wearing a #lillypulitzer Dress 🤷🏼 That should tell you how experienced I am! (If you’re wondering why I was there in the first place, it was for Josh’s work and no, he is not a night club owner)😂⠀ ⠀ ✨A helicopter. Word to the wise, DON'T go in a helicopter in the middle of July when pregnant. It's hot up there near the sun! ⠀ ⠀ ✨A wedding in Montana. Not many wedding photographers can say they flew across the country to shoot a wedding in the first trimester! 🤢⠀ ⠀ Also, incase you were wondering...I'm not sure if this painting is staying. It might be too many flowers for this room! #firsttimegirlmom .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #bumpdate #33weeks #pregnancystyle #ootd #pregnancyfashion #fallstyle #christiancreative #bellsleeve #mompreneur #cultivatewhatmatters #pursueyourpassion #wfhm #dontquityourdaydream #bosslady #intentionalliving #simplemoments #nourishyourbody #nontoxicbeauty #naturalhealth #mybeautifulmess #wellnessblogger #seeksimplicity #nontoxiclife⠀
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This spot has been the site of many things here in the Simmons house! Maybe you think it’s unicorns and rainbows over here all the time but it’s sooooo not 😅 First, this spot has seen lots of crying (by me) over our horrendous amount of debt. Seriously, it’s about 5x the national average 😳 Second, lots of prayer. I don’t say this lightly... these past 21 months have been bitter and sweet! I’m determined that we are NOT going to waste these last few weeks of being in debt. God still has us here and I’m not going to wish it away! Josh and I are here to work the field that God laid out for us (2 Corin. 9; Psalm 16) and that he provides the growth and increase of our work for his glory 💪🏼 Through this very cold season of paying off our debt, the Lord has taught us more than we could have ever asked for. “Paying off debt” seems so small compared to all the other ways we’ve grown! We have depended on Him to pull through so many times and He parts the waters for us again and again. It’s not because we’re that cool either 😎 Although it’s been hard, I would do this season all over again. All that to say, if you haven’t listened to the song “Seasons” by Hillsong, you should 🙌🏼 These lyrics repeat over and over in my head... “Because if you’re not done working, God, I’m not done waiting” ❤️
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