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Traveling Through Scent: Brunch in France

The long, bright summer days make many of us dream of travel to beautiful, exciting places. Brunching on a sun-bathed terrace by a field of waving lavender in the heart of the French countryside sounds so delightful. But the reality of travel is less picturesque. Paying hundreds for a ticket to fly for hours, finding pet sitters, rearranging your schedule, trying to get a passport, the list of travel stresses goes on and on.

In your favorite diffuser, add one drop of lavender and five drops of wild orange essential oil. The bright, invigorating orange and the sweet, uplifting lavender will help transport you to a more relaxing frame of mind. But before you jet off…