This page contains suggestions of some of my favorite sites, products, stores, books, etc.
As a heads up, some of these links contain affiliate links. What does that mean to you? You don’t pay any more for the items purchased on these sites than you would without the link, but at some of these sites, I receive a small commission for referring you to the vendor.

I consider that a win/win, right? You get some great stuff and I get a little tiny bit of extra cash to pour back into my business and keep the lights on at my house! :)

Check back here for more information on recommended resources for your personal and business use

Things that make my home or business life easier:

Customize and order you personalized paper planners here. I LOVE my planner and don’t go ANYWHERE without it.

If you have never ordered from them before, send me a message through my contact page and I’ll send you a referral code.

You get 10% off of your order of $30 or more and I get a little extra to pay the mortgage!

Pilot Frixion Erasable Pens

These are my favorite erasable pens!

I buy these for use in my paper planner and use different colors to indicate the different types of activities, tasks and appointments!

Aquanotes Waterproof Note Pad

If you’re like me, the best ideas always come in the shower! But what do you do with them? It’s not really the best idea to take your phone in the shower with you, right?

I found these fun and SUPER practical notepads in a subscription box one time and have had one in my shower ever since!

Postage Scale

I no longer have to stand in line at the post office to mail packages to my family, friends or clients.

I use and have been very happy with this postage scale and then I use Pirateship website below to purchase and print my package labels and postage.

Pirate Ship

Use this site to purchase discounted postage for packages and never have to stand in line at the post office again!

You just need mailing envelopes or boxes, a printer, tape measure or ruler, packing tape and a postage scale.

(My favorite postage scale is listed above!)

Eufy Robot Vaccuum

I had a Roomba. It was loud, got stuck often and hardly ever returned to the base before it ran out of battery charge.

I got a Eufy and it’s quiet, doesn’t get stuck under things, runs longer than the old one did and returns to the base to charge instead of getting lost so that I couldn’t find it!

I’m a Eufy owner for life. Mine is called Myrt…because Myrt eats dirt! LOL!


Looking for an alternative to health insurance?

Christian Healthcare Ministries

Founded in 1981, Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM) is the original healthcare sharing ministry for Christians. CHM is a voluntary health cost sharing ministry through which participating Christians work together to share the burden of medical expenses. The powerful outcome of this harmonious relationship is that members have shared billions of dollars for medical bills while also keeping participation costs low. The ministry is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Supplies, Reference Materials and Accessories that I use with my Essential Oils:

Oil Life

Use code CHOLTZ5 for $5 off of a $25 order.

I buy sampling supplies, bottles, reference books, clothing, display and storage solutions and more from this company.


Another great site to buy sampling supplies, bottles, reference books, clothing, display and storage solutions and more from.

Oil Sharing Tools

This website carries labels and label storage systems for all of my oils and other products.

DYLN Water Bottles -

The DYLN Water Bottle increases the pH of any water up to 9+ within minutes to create alkaline antioxidant water. No special equipment needed, simply replace the bead diffuser in the bottle every 315 refills and have alkaline antioxidant water any time you want!

The Essential Life

This is a basic resource with information on how essential oils work, when and how to use them, recipes for blends, DIY projects, food and more!

If you want more of a “Coffee Table-style” reference book with pretty pictures, lots of practical uses, recipes and more, this would be a great choice for you.

Modern Essentials

This is a basic resource with information on how essential oils work, when and how to use them, recipes for blends, DIY projects, food and more!

If you are more interested in a textbook style book with protocols, scientific breakdowns and chemistry of the oils along with recipes, DIY projects and more, this is a great option for you.

Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Birth and Babies

Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Birth & Babies is a reference guide written to educate, inspire and empower pregnant women or anyone assisting them, including midwives and doulas.

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution

Featuring a 14-day plan to jumpstart your hormonal health, with over 100 essential oil blends, daily self-care rituals, and delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes, you’ll discover how to reset your body and pave the way for improved hormonal health, without taking hormones.

The Essential Oils Menopause Solution

Your body is always changing—necessarily and beautifully—throughout life. During menopause, however, declining ovarian function and fluctuating hormones often clash with environmental toxins, stress, and digestive distress, leading to the symptoms we have been told we should expect: hot flashes, weight gain, brain fog, low libido, and irritability.

But as women’s hormonal health expert and bestselling author Dr. Mariza Snyder explains, you can and deserve to experience a good night’s sleep, clear thinking, stable moods, an energized metabolism, and pain-free sex. The solution is not to medicate the changes, but instead get to the root cause of what’s really going on in the body.

In The Essential Oils Menopause Solution, Dr. Mariza offers a cutting-edge, comprehensive plan to do just that

Personal Care, Food Delivery and Home Supplies that I use and would recommend:

Tick Remover

Many of the ways we’ve heard of to remove a tick picked up during outside activities can actually cause more harm than good!

Learn how to best remove a tick using one of these special tick remover tools and care for the bite afterwards by reading this post on my blog:


I was on the hunt for a LONG time for a makeup line that offered good coverage without the toxins and ingredients that were of concern when it comes to what I put on my largest organ, my skin!

This makeup line was recommended to me by someone that I really admire who had the opportunity to tour their headquarters, talk to them personally and uses and loves their products herself. I've used several of their items and really like them!

Get 10% off of your purchase if you click on the link above!


This is another incredible provider of makeup, skincare and other personal care products that uses clean ingredients, has great coverage and a mission that I love!

Use the link above to check them out and get $10 off of your first order of $50 or more!

I especially like their foundation!

Fontana Candles

One of the things that I have missed the most since I began working to reduce the toxins in my home is candles! Candles can be some of the worst products when it comes to neurotoxins in your home. Then I found Fontana…

From their website:

The world is full of toxins, but we don't think they should be in your candles!

We believe what you breathe is just as important as what you eat when it comes to your health. That's why we set out to create a clean-candle using simple, natural ingredients. You will not find any petroleum byproducts, stabilizers, or harmful dyes in our wax, which is made of beeswax and coconut oil. And for scent, we use only 100% pure essential oils. We are proud to stand behind our truly clean burning candles that were named the best New Natural Living Product of 2020 and are now the first candle to be certified as MADE SAFE®! All of our candles are hand poured in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Use the link above to get $5 off of your first order of Fontana Candles.

PS: The essential oils used in these candles are NOT dōTERRA oils, but I have spoken with the owners and feel confident that they are working with the highest quality oils that they can get in bulk! :) That being said, use their candles, but NOT their Essential Oils - am NOT confident in the use of them topically and especially not internally!

I LOVE being able to burn candles in my home again. And they use wood wicks to further reduce the toxins AND provide the extra ambiance of the sound of a wood wick!

Imperfect Foods

Check out Imperfect! They have an amazing selection of affordable, sustainable groceries, and deliver to your door. Imperfect is a weekly grocery delivery service on a mission to build a better, less wasteful food system.

We offer a full lineup of sustainable, affordable groceries that make the weekly chore of grocery shopping an effortless and delightful experience.

Use the link above to get $20 off of your first order of $40 or more and create your Imperfect box.

You can thank me later :)

Thrive Market

Thrive Market is an online market offering the highest quality, healthy and sustainable products, delivered at member-only prices. For $59.95 a year (just $5 a month!), members save on the highest-rated products from the most trusted organic and non-GMO brands. Learn more on how it works at the link above. Thrive Market promises its community of 900,000+ members guaranteed savings, along with better quality and service, the ability to shop by diet with 90+ filters, and the conscious convenience of carbon-neutral shipping straight to your door.

Get 40% off of the already reduced prices on your first order by using the link above!


This free app gets you cash back on Gas and in some areas, restaurants and grocery stores as well!

Use my link above to sign up and get an extra 15 cents a gall bonus on your first purchase!

Once you sign up, you can also get cash back for the purchases that the people you invite make AND their purchases as well!

You won't get rich on this app, but the pennies add up quickly


This is a free app that gets you cash back on the stuff you buy everyday. Use this link to sign up and they will deposit $5 into your account when you submit your first receipt.

Use the app to choose items that you might purchase and then you simply use your phone to submit pictures of your receipts.

Cash is deposited into your account as you submit your receipts that included items selected on your list and then have the money that you've earned deposited into the account of your choice.

Again, you won't get rich, but it adds up fast!


Earn cash back on purchases you make online or in person, including sites like Amazon, Walmart, Starbucks and more! Simply tie your account to the debit and credit cards that you use most often and your purchases will automatically be credited to your account.

Use my link to sign up for the app and get 5,000 points added to your account when you shop for the first time using the app..


Earn cash back on purchases you make, but in person and online, including sites like Amazon, Walmart, Starbucks and more!

Simply snap a picture of your receipts and upload them to the app OR tie your online purchases to the app and automatically they will upload to your account.

Use my link to sign up for the app and get 100 points added to your account when you snap your first receipt.

Books I've Read and Highly Recommend

The following Personal Help and Business books are resources that have become invaluable to me and I highly recommend them to others like you

Get Out of Your Head

Jennie Allen knows what it’s like to swirl in a spiral of destructive thoughts, but she also knows we don’t have to stay stuck in toxic thinking patterns.

As she discovered in her own life, God built a way for us to escape that downward spiral. Freedom comes when we refuse to be victims to our thoughts and realize we have already been equipped with power from God to fight and win the war for our minds.

In Get Out of Your Head, Jennie inspires and equips us to transform our emotions, our outlook, and even our circumstances by taking control of our thoughts. Our enemy is determined to get in our heads to make us feel helpless, overwhelmed, and incapable of making a difference for the kingdom of God. But when we submit our minds to Christ, the promises and goodness of God flood our lives in remarkable ways.

It starts in your head. And from there, the possibilities are endless.

Left to myself, I have a tendency to spend a LOT of time in my own head. It’s not the best plan for me and I know it! This book has helped me so much with tactics and a plan to learn a better way to process things! :) I hope it will help you too!

Forgiving What You Can't Forget

Have you ever felt stuck in a cycle of unresolved pain, playing offenses over and over in your mind? You know you can't go on like this, but you don't know what to do next. Lysa TerKeurst has wrestled through this journey. But in surprising ways, she’s discovered how to let go of bound-up resentment and overcome the resistance to forgiving people who aren’t willing to make things right.

We have all had situations in life that we know we need to forgive, but don’t know how to forget, right? Lysa helps walk you through how to forgive even those things, using practical and personal examples of her own journeys to forgiveness.

This one challenged me and stretched me in ways that I needed to be, while doing it gently, lovingly and practically!

The Path Between Us

Most of us have no idea how others see or process their experiences. And that can make relationships hard, whether with intimate partners, with friends, or in our professional lives. Understanding the motivations and dynamics of these different personality types can be the key that unlocks sometimes mystifying behavior in others―and in ourselves.

This book from Suzanne Stabile on the nine Enneagram types and how they behave and experience relationships will guide readers into deeper insights about themselves, their types, and others' personalities so that they can have healthier, more life-giving relationships. No one is better equipped than Suzanne Stabile, coauthor, with Ian Morgan Cron, of The Road Back to You, to share the Enneagram's wisdom on how relationships work―or don’t.

This book has truly been life-changing for me. Learning the concepts in it has helped me to learn to look at others, interact with others, handle conflicts and much, much more in brand new ways! It’s helped me to see things through others’ perspectives and understand the ways that they respond and in many ways it has completely turned around the way I interact with others. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I have!

Fear is Not the Boss of You

This is not a book about business but it WILL get “all up in your business”! :)

This book, written by my business mentor, will challenge you, step all over your toes, encourage you and offer you a very real reminder that if you let it, fear will rule your life. So, don’t LET fear be the boss of you!

Every person I know would do well to read this book. As in, put it on the TOP of your reading list, set aside anything else you’re reading until you finish this one and aside from having your quiet time in God’s Word, make this a priority until you have read every word.

It’s really that good. I promise!

Start with Your People: The Daily Decision That Changes Everything

If you're ready to get unstuck, love your work, and make the dream happen, entrepreneur and business coach Brian Dixon has a message for you:

Start with Your People.

After one too many burned bridges and failed projects, Brian Dixon set out to discover the secret to work you love and a life that matters. In

Start with Your People, Brian shows you the single most important key to fully engage your relationships and unlock the door to purpose, passion, and profit.

The truth is, your dream is not a solo venture. You need your people. And your people need you.

Start with Your People is your one-stop guide for maximizing the most important resource to succeed in business and in life: relationships. Enter a new kind of hustle - one that supercharges what's possible on your path to profitable purpose.

Business Boutique

Whether you have prior business experience or this is your first foray into the business world on your own, Christy’s book will be helpful! She dives into basic business principles, how to set up your new business or adjust an existing business and much, much more!

I’ve been in the business world in one way or another since I graduated from College and I knew a LOT about it, but this book helped in areas that were new and scary to me! I hope you enjoy it as much as I have!

In Business Boutique, Christy Wright will:

Help you create a step-by-step, customized plan to start and grow your business

Show you how to manage your time so you can have a business—and life—that you love.

Explain overwhelming business stuff like pricing, taxes, and budgeting in simple terms.

Teach you how to use marketing to reach the right people in the right way.

Empower you to sell your product or service with confidence.

Christy will help you get your business idea off the ground or take your existing business to the next level. You can do this. It’s time for you to make money doing what you love!

EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches

This book presents Dave's playbook for creating work that matters; building an incredible group of passionate, empowered team members; and winning the race with steady momentum that will roll over any obstacle.

Regardless of your business goals, you'll discover that anyone can lead any venture to unbelievable growth and prosperity through Dave's common sense, counterculture, EntreLeadership principles!

The Bottom of the Pool

Dive deeper with bestselling author Andy Andrews as he shares his unique philosophy regarding foundational thinking. Through his unique and captivating storytelling, Andy helps you search for the reality that lies beyond the boundaries established in the name of “best practices,” “industry standards,” or “the way things are done.” For it’s at the bottom of the pool that you discover a pathway to extraordinary results that most people in your position do not even know are possible.

Note from Carol: This book has challenged my thinking in ways that have truly been life-changing. I have talked about it with literally ALL of my closest friends and family. It’s truly THAT good!

Well Said

I just ran to the door for a package that I am so excited to have in hand!!!

If you know me, you know my love of a good book and THIS is a GOOD book! Today, Oct. 3rd, 2023, was the release day, but I’ve already read more than half of it, as a part of the launch team.

Friends, I honestly believe that the concepts shared in this book can be life-changing for everyone! I encourage you to run to check this one out and order yours today!

To make that easy, here is an Amazon Affiliate link for you:

If you order it, I would love to know that and then I’d love to hear your thoughts on it as you read it! And if you prefer an audio book, there is one included in the link!


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