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Homemade Holiday Gifts

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Christmas is only 5 days away! Are you done shopping yet? If not, I have some great homemade gifts that are perfect for stocking stuffers or just small gifts for neighbors or friends. Plus, you probably already have a lot of the ingredients in your kitchen. What is you favorite homemade gift? Easy, Homemade Candle – Who doesn’t love lighting a candle during the holidays? It’s really the only time of year I burn candles. Not only does it help warm up the house, but it also gets you in the Christmas spirit and makes your house smell amazing! This […]

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Easiest, DIY Candle

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Tis’ the season to get crafty! When the weather starts to cool down, I love to fill my house with scented candles. I was having a discussion with my mom the other night about making my own and got into a fuss about trying to find an old pot to melt the wax in. This is where the brilliant idea from my mom came in…use a gallon Ziploc bag! Instead of melting wax in a pot, this is an easy no-mess way to create your own candles. I decided to add coconut oil into the soy wax in order to help […]

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DIY: Candle Making with Coconut Oil

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Everyone loves burning candles in their home, it makes for a relaxing setting and leaves your house smelling nice. Candles are the perfect homemade gift for the holidays. You’re probably thinking making candles that seems so difficult, but that’s where you are mistaken. It was so simple to make candles and the process doesn’t require a lot of supplies. Supplies: 6 oz soy wax beads (I chose vanilla scented beads) 2 teaspoons coconut oil 1 pack of 6 tealights with wicks 1 cup of water 1 medium saucepan Directions:  Place wicks into the tealight cups so they are stnding straight […]

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