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Coconut Oil Fire Starters

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Now that September is coming to an end and things are starting to cool off people are starting to go camping and having bonfires. Everyone always has trouble starting a fire, i know my friends usually just throw gas on it and hope for the best, but that can be extremely dangerous and we have had more than one close call using that method. It is much better, and safer, to use some sort of fire starter and tinder to ignite a blaze then it is to use gasoline or lighter fluid.  I have heard from seasoned campers that cotton […]

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Top 5 Dad and Kid Activities for Father’s Day

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Father’s Day is this weekend and it’s time to start thinking of what special things to do with dad on Sunday! Do you already have your ideas planned out for this weekend? I’m still in limbo of what to do because my husband is working on Sunday but has Saturday off, so we will most likely celebrate the occasion early. I’m excited for this year because I feel like my two-year old will get to be a lot more hands on with daddy then he was last year! So if you’re still in a jumble about what to do this […]

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Camping with Coconut Oil

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Camping? Me? Well, no, I’m really more of an “indoorsy” kind of girl. When Victor and I have children, he can take them camping. Mama will have a nice spa weekend with her friends, mosquito-free, thank you very much.   However, I absolutely love finding new uses for household products. So when we started brainstorming all the ways you can use coconut oil in the wilderness, a camping post seemed perfect for summer!   Some great ideas from the Kelapo team and beyond:   –          Use Coconut oil as a natural skin moisturizer. To turn it into an exfoiliant, mix […]

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