DoTerra Giveaway


My oldest daughter had a horrible winter with allergies/croup/eczema/sneezing/running nose.  We did allergy testing, we put her on antihistamines, prednisolone, did breathing treatments…. NOTHING worked.  After yet another trip to the ER with our daughter unable to breathe I decided to do my research.  I came across DoTerra Essential Oils and I decided to further investigate.  I attended meetings and heard success story after success story.  Why not try it?  I ordered the Family Physicians Kit and a diffuser.  Best decision ever!  Within 24 hours the itching stopped, the sneezing stopped, no more runny nose, and she hasn’t had one episode of croup since we started!


I diffused Breathe into her room and I made an allergy roller bottle for her.  Equal parts Lavender, Peppermint, and Lemon that we put on the bottom of her feet.

*All the oil names are clickable if you would like more information. 

The Family Physician Kit contains 10 of the most used oils.  You can Click on the link below to learn more:


Since starting, we have worked the oils into our daily life and the results have been amazing!

I wanted to share what I have learned with all of you that may be struggling with something.

Take the time to check our DoTerra Website and be sure to enter our Giveaway Below!

We will be giving away  3 of our favorite oils to use in Play Dough…. or any way you wish:

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Lavender, Peppermint, Wild Orange


Homemade Play Dough

1 c. flour
1/2 cup salt
1 T. cooking oil
1 T. cream of tartar
1 c. water

5 drops of Essential Oil

Food coloring of your choice.

Mix dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients and mix. Add to a pan (I just used a non-stick deep frying pan) and cook over medium-low heat. Stir constantly until dough forms into a ball and isn’t wet anymore. This took maybe 2 minutes?? It may sound like a pain in the butt but it was super easy. Take dough out after you have your ball (it will obviously be a little warm) and knead for a minute or two.

We will also be giving away a Mother’s Day Kit which includes:

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Serenity, Whisper, and Balance

If you are considering oils you may want to consider a membership as well.  For $35.00/year ($25.00 your second year) you receive the oils at wholesale prices (25% off!) and earn rewards that you can apply to future purchases.  Just click sign up/join at the bottom of the page from the link below.  Come join our Play At Home Mom Team!

To get an idea of Wholesale VS. Retail click HERE.

For those of you wondering about the diffuser we have:


If you have any questions, or if you are local to Raleigh, NC and are interested in learning more by attending a meeting you can email us at

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200 Responses to DoTerra Giveaway

  1. Kelly O. says:

    What an awesome giveaway! I’ve been wanting to get started in Essential oils, but they’re SO expensive. I’d love to win <3

  2. Emily says:

    I have been wanting to try essential oils for my daughter’s excema. I am planning on buying some but would love to win some as well!

  3. Crystal says:

    I like lavender best. It can be used with sleep issues, to help relax, to relieve sunburn or bug bites. Love it!

  4. Robin Nelson says:

    These are so fantastic. We’ve used oils a little bit, but I’d love to use them more. What a great giveaway!

  5. Anna Allen says:

    I use clove oil on my teething baby and it works wonders. I have yet to try anything else but would love to!

  6. Lisa Vitucci says:

    I JUST started researching essential oils this past week!!! So much information out there but I’ve learned that doTerra is one of the BEST!! Would love to get started with my family!

  7. Kelly G says:

    I really want to try Breathe. My favorite I’ve tried so far is peppermint. It smells amazing and works well for headaches.

  8. Christine Wellman says:

    Lavender oil is my family’s go to oil. It works amazing on sun burns, bug bites and so much more. What a great giveaway!

  9. Megan Jarrett says:

    My daughter, age 6, has sensory processing disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. We first noticed she had a nervous tic when she was four. She was licking her hand and rubbing it on her face. It eventually got so bad she was doing this over 30 times A MINUTE. Because of this, her face was chapped, and there was always the worry about her spreading germs/catching something from this behavior. We tried mittens, we tried redirection, we tried EVERYTHING. And then I had a friend recommend using some essential oils. I was skeptical. REALLY skeptical. How would rubbing some smelly stuff on my already sensitive child help? But the only other option we were seeing at that point was medication, which we wanted to avoid, so I said I’d try it.

    She sent me some samples and gave me instructions on how to use them. Balance and Serenity blended on the base of her neck, basil over her kidneys, and Citrus Bliss over her heart, 2-6 times a day.

    Within thirty minutes of application, we noticed a difference. She was already calmer. In two days, she’d nearly stopped the behavior entirely. By the end of the week, the licking was gone…unless she was in trouble. By the end of the month, it was completely gone. She was a calmer, happier child! Her eyes had stopped constantly darting around the room, her focus was better, and most of her SPD symptoms had lessened.

    We’ve added Frankincense to her temples (studies are showing that it can have healing powers for neurological issues, like autism and spd) and that’s starting to look very promising as well. She even lets me know if I’ve missed giving her the “smells” (her names for them…basil is “spaghetti smell” for example) because she knows what a difference they make.

    So if you’re skeptical, like I was, I really encourage you to give it a try.

  10. Karen Andersen says:

    I am a total EO newbie! I haven’t tried and yet, just starting my research. This giveaway would be awesome. Looking forward to trying breathe!

  11. Holly says:

    Love lavender!
    Thanks for the tips, especially for a runny nose. My daughter has had a runny nose and this might do the trick, which would make me so happy! I feel helpless listening to her trying to breathe while she sleeps.

  12. Brittany says:

    I would really like any oil, they all seem great! and thanks for the play-dough reciepe, scented even. MMMMMMMMM

  13. arlene says:

    I haven’t been using essential oils very long, and am still very new to them. But sui far my favorite is lavender!

  14. Christina Pinto says:

    I would love to try the Mother’s Day Kit!! Please :) I am trying to relieve anxiety without the use of medications….

  15. Liz says:

    Love this site-I get so many great ideas for my kiddos. My favorite oil blend is Breathe-hoping to win so I can try some others too!

  16. Beth says:

    My most recent discovery and new favorite EO is Breathe, when a friend let me try a few drops of hers (in a very small vial) for my son’s congestion. It has REALLY helped him sleep better at night! I am hoping to save up for some full size oils, but winning this would be a great start!!

  17. Melissa McKenna says:

    I was looking into these for the same reasons! A simple cold turns into ER and 2-3 scripts which I dislike (she already has multiple drug allergies as it is). Thank you for this review!

  18. Kimberly Cichuniec says:

    Serenity sounds wonderful right now. I’ve really been struggling with morning sickness this pregnancy.

  19. Laura J says:

    I just started looking into EOs as natural remedies for my families ailments. Definitely need to invest in these!

  20. Liz says:

    I am just starting out learning about oils and have seen what wonderful benefits they have. I remember using lavender often just after my little one was born. Love this stuff!

  21. Theresa Fogle says:

    I love love love the smell of lavender but I could never choice a favorite oil, they all have their virtues.

  22. Lizzie B says:

    I’d love them all – allergies are killing me this year and I’m BFing so even more cautious about what I take… But I’m most interested in Balance — can’t all new mommas use some?!

  23. Hailey says:

    Balance is my favorite oil that I have tried so far! It smells amazing and always relaxes me and puts me in a positive mood. :)

  24. Jeanette P says:

    I would love to try these. They keep popping up in my newsfeed as I am trying more holistic approaches to things. Thanks for the opportunity!

  25. Melissa Nelson says:

    I can’t choose between peppermint, lemon, lavender and tea tree :-/ I’ve recently just gotten in to essential oils and am a firm believer in their ability

  26. Sara says:

    I would love to try the Breathe oil – or really any combination oil that is used for sinuses, allergies, or migraine headaches. I’ve started using oils recently, but my collection is very simple right now.

  27. Eva Biggs says:

    I havent tried any before, but have heard great things and started looking into DoTerra. From reading about the oil i think i’d like peppermint.

  28. Samantha K says:

    I’ve been looking into Essential Oils to help with my husbands PTSD. I would love the Mother’s Day kit – both mommy and daddy could use some calming! :)

  29. E says:

    I was checking out the doTerra website but didn’t see if there is a way to order the Mother’s Day kit in the event I don’t win it? I love the Serenity blend and would be thrilled to get the Mother’s Day kit!

    • pahm says:

      I believe you have to be a member to get the Mother’s Day kit. If you would like more information let us know.

  30. Bethany says:

    I would love to get my son off of his inhaler during spring soccer!! We think that allergy’s are the cause behind this awful cough that takes weeks to get rid of!

  31. Jefra says:

    Yes, I have been wanting to try these! My son has SPD and also gets croup regularly. I’m hoping they can help his health as well as his sleeping and sensory issues.

  32. Runa says:

    I use the breathe on my daughters stuffy nose. I also love and use the serenity blend on her when she gets anxious. I would love to try the other oils in the Mothers Day pack.

  33. Michelle says:

    I have been starting to do research on doterra and oils- my son also has environmental and food allergies allergies, and eczema. My husband also suffers from environmental allergies. I have been given an array of meds for my son to try, but I so want to avoid the drugs if I can help him naturally with oils, etc!!!!!!! I haven’t tried the oils yet, but I seriously want to give them a go and see what kind of difference they might make!

    • Michelle says:

      PS_ the oils that you mentioned that helped your daughter are the ones I would like most to try- like Breathe!

  34. Denise says:

    I would love to try breathe – for allergies and my husband’s snoring! Lavender sounds relaxing too though

  35. Stephanie says:

    These sound wonderful, have not tried yet though due to the price. Breathe sounds like a great option for those nights my son has the midnight cough and comes to me for comfort, only this breaks up his and my sleep every time he has a coughing episode. Would love to try the Essential Oils and get some relief, and some good night sleep! Thank you!

  36. Jill says:

    I love doTERRA. My 12 month old daughter can’t live without breathe. It probably saved her life!!

  37. Christy Nilsson says:

    I am just starting to get into essential oils. I was a huge sceptic, but Breathe has cleared up my allergies! I am truly amazed and would love to dive further into the world of essential oils!

  38. Kelly says:

    As I do natural remedies when ever I can, especially since both my boys have eczema, and asthma, and I have horrible allerigies, I would love love love to have this. Especially since the oils are so hard to find and when you do finally find them they are expensive or old and are no longer good.

  39. Dana Gemer says:

    I love all of them but lavender is my favorite! It has a calming effect and the smell is just so good!!

  40. Summer says:

    Wild orange smells Amazing. I smelled it at my naturopath, but wasn’t able to purchase any oils that day.

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