DIY gifts

DIY Holiday Gifts

The holidays are fast approaching and in a tight economy many people are trying to figure out how to budget for this year’s gift buying season. It really is a shame that people feel forced to feed into the big box retailer mentality of purchasing every gift for every person on their list. Once upon a time, people used to MAKE each other heartfelt gifts. Today I would like to provide you some really wonderful recipes which will allow you to create some amazing personal care items which can be given to all of the special people in your life. […]

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Nuts about Dad

Hello everyone! As you all know, today is Father’s Day. Have you done anything for your dad yet? If not, don’t worry I have a great gift idea for you, and it’s easy to do! I don’t know about you but my dad loves roasted almonds and loves all things coconut, so I figured why not try and find a way to combine the two? By using coconut oil instead of butter, you can help eliminate the sodium and cholesterol recipes. Almonds are one of the healthiest tree nuts, full vitamin E, calcium, magnesium and potassium, as well as fiber […]

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Jasmine Coconut Oil Skin Polish

My skin is always dry. It doesn’t matter if it is spring or summer, humid or arid, my skin is like the desert. I know, deep down, I have soft skin just waiting to join the rest of the world. My vanity cabinet, much to my boyfriend’s dismay, is full of lotions and magic potions to help cure me of my dry skin. Most of which I have ditched because the first ingredients is often alcohol – which does not help in the slightest. Exfoliating is a great way to help remove some of the dead skin, but you can forget about […]