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Hidden Gems: Meet Katherine Tanton of Life’s Balance Enterprises LLC

Today we’d like to introduce you to Katherine Tanton. Them and their team share their story with us below:

Our Story: Life’s Balance was founded after owner, Katherine Tanton (former Corporate Executive) was given a 25mg gummy for her sciatica nerve pain. Being a total skeptic she took the gummy thinking this will help nothing. Roughly 30/45 minutes later she had no pain at all. She had been taking 800mg Ibuprofen for the pain for years and had never found anything else that worked. So being very intrigued she bought $500 worth from her friend and gave it to all her friends and family, just wanting to see what would happen. Surprisingly enough it helped everyone. With this new discovery that CBD could really help people for so many different types of pain, anxiety and stress etc., she started her research. She set out to find an all-natural CBD gummy and stumbled upon a manufacturer in Colorado Springs that had amazing all natural products.

A few weeks later she booked a trip to Colorado Springs to visit the manufacturer. Upon spending several days visiting with the President and VP of Operations, then seeing the grow farms (which formally was an old Walmart and this being the best Walmart she had ever seen), the Co2 extraction facility and the processing facility, she was convinced she had found the right partner that was committed and producing the most organic vertically integrated, all natural products on the market. On her drive back to catch her flight she kept thinking that this was it, she had found the next chapter of her life. She had a mission to educate the world on CBD and how it could help people’s lives. Her children thought she had lost her mind as no one knew what CBD was or had ever heard of it at the time (2016). She knew in her heart this product was going to change the world and she wanted to be a part of it. She had raised 2 kids by herself and worked for Corporate American her entire life but always had a yearning to start her own business. So her entrepreneur spirit kicked in and upon returning to Austin she jumped in with both feet, borrowed $$$ out of her 401K decided the name would be Life’s Balance because this product was going to bring balance back into people’s lives and from then on she has never looking back and that is how Life’s Balance was born.

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle free, but so far would you say the journey have been a fairly smooth road?
A few of the biggest challenges along the way have been …first and foremost Merchant Services / CC processing. From shutting our services off and holding our funds to skyrocketed fees and service changes. This has shut a few companies down due to not being able to process credit cards on their website. We however got very creative and weathered the storm and came out on the other side thank goodness…it was tough but we made it through. .

Next biggest challenge has been the saturation of products on the market now on every street corner and in every gas station. We tell people all the time “even if you don’t buy Life’s Balance Brand products, please know where your products come from as there is a lot a junk out there now. Not all CBD is created equal and we are a brand you can trust!

Appreciate you sharing that. What should we know about Life’s Balance Enterprises LLC?
Woman owner, family ran business located in Austin TX. We strive to bring only the highest quality premium all natural, 100% organic, zero THC products to the market. We provide 3rd party lab test result which makes all of our products fully traceable and transparent. Our product line consist of All Natural Oils, Edibles, Gel Tabs, Pain Cream Topical, Pet Chews and Pet Oil, and coming soon Cosmetics and D8 products.

Life’s Balance Gives Back
We take great pride in giving back to our community through several amazing organizations.
Meals on Wheels of Central Texas is an organization in which we volunteer every week and deliver meals to our home bound elderly community that otherwise might not get a meal that day or even see a friendly face. They service over 3000 clients a day in the Austin area.

Make a Vet Sweat is an organization that provides gym memberships to veterans and their spouses suffering from PTSD. The organization was founded in Austin, Texas by a veteran suffering from PTSD himself, shortly after Ms. Tanton started the business, she was so impressed with MAVS she tried to figure out a way she could get involved and help. She then created a program for all Athletes, Veterans, First Responders and people with disabilities to receive 15% off the entire product line and Life’s Balance donates that 15% back to the Make a Vet Sweat Foundation. The first year Life’s Balance donated $50, the second year $500, in 2019 we donated a little over $1000. 2021 proceeds are well over $1800.00. It is a very small way we as a small business are trying to help give back to our community and to our veterans. We are determined to continue to make a difference in people’s lives 1 MG at a time.

We love surprises, fun facts and unexpected stories. Is there something you can share that might surprise us?
Meals on Wheels of Central Texas is an organization in which we volunteer every week and deliver meals to our home bound elderly community that otherwise might not get a meal that day or even see a friendly face. They service over 3000 clients a day in the Austin area. I have been an active volunteer for MOW for over 14 years,

Ms. Tanton created a program for Athletes, Veterans, First Responders and people with disabilities to receive 15% off the entire product line and Life’s Balance donates that 15% back to the Make a Vet Sweat Foundation. The first year Life’s Balance donated $50, the second year $500, in 2019 we donated a little over $1000. 2021 proceeds are well over $1800.00. It is a very small way we as a small business are trying to help give back to our community and to our veterans. We are determined to continue to make a difference in people’s lives 1 MG at a time.

Contact Info:

  • Email: katherine@lifesbalancecbd.com
  • Website: www.lifesbalancecbd.com
  • Instagram: @lifesbalancecbd
  • Facebook: @Lifesbalancecbd
  • Twitter: @lifesbalancecbd

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