India: The journey is about to begin!

My trip to India is fast approaching and as of the writing of this blog, I still haven’t received our passports with Indian Visas! (Read the prior blog if you’re not up to speed on the visa drama!!)

India or Bust!

It seems I’m being tested these days. Nothing like dealing with bureaucratic, red tape and general chaos at the Indian Consulate in DC, to completely undo any strides I’ve made in attempting to stay on this journey to joyful and vibrant. Instead, I find myself completely unhinged, swearing like a sailor, and either raging in indignation or dissolving into tears of utter helplessness! Yes, all this in search of a simple Visa to travel to India.

Music for the soul

Music has always been a really important part of my life and that’s partially why my tagline for Mood Indigo Soaps says, “Make Your Skin Sing!”

Men, Manly Scents and Moods

While I have been on the subject of women/men and their moods, I want to talk about men, manly scents and body products. I find it incredibly interesting when people, namely women, come up to my booth and ask for manly scents for their boyfriends, partners and husbands. What the heck is a manly scent and why are men only allowed to buy manly scents??? Do men really like the idea of bathing in beer soap, or soap scented only with pine or cedar, or kerosene?

Feeling the Moodi Mood

Women, Moods, Modi, Moodi, the Moodi Mood?? A natural evolution and it feels young and girly too. I’m connecting with my teenage Self here! We could be a band, The Moodis

Essential Oils Aromatherapy 101

We have a tendency to bandy around the term “aromatherapy” or even essential oils aromatherapy, without truly understanding it’s meaning. I find that people often talk about using aromatherapy only to discover that they are using synthetic fragrances, which have no known aromatherapy benefits and which in fact can actually be harmful to both the environment and our bodies!

Mood Indigo – What’s in a name??

So Mood Indigo eh, what’s the name about?? I fell in love with the name when volunteering at a local college Arts Festival. I was 17 at the time

What the heck is Essential Oils Aromatherapy ?

If you’re a fan of Mood Indigo, you’ve probably heard me talking about essential oils, and essential oil aromatherapy a fair bit. The use of high quality, pure essential oils in our products