10 Fabulous Reasons Coconut Oil Is Needed In Your Life

Isn’t coconut oil great?! There are so many ways it can be used to improve your life, making you happier and healthier. It is used in beauty products, for cooking, in countless DIYs, and has many health benefits too. Check these out! It can help improve your skin, to stabilize your thyroid, and for everything in between.

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NaturalLivingIdeas – 10 Mind Blowing Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil In Your Life

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160 Uses For Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is so popular; it is 100% natural, affordable, and easy to come by. It can be used for so many things and Lew Rockwell has an extensive list to prove it. It has uses in beauty products, is a god-send in cooking, and it has been know to help with serious and minor health problems. Coconut oil also can be used for a lot of random things like removing chewing gum, making soap, and polishing furniture. Random!

See all 160 amazing uses here…

LewRockwell – 160 Uses For Coconut Oil

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DIY Sugar Scrubs

Winter is over and it’s time to show off some skin! It is time to break out that new skirt or Tee that has been patiently waiting to be worn since Christmas. Sugar scrubs are a good way to get your skin ready. These scrubs exfoliate, hydrate, and brighten. Scrubs also get rid of any gross old skin left over from the cold winter months. Get ready to show off your beautiful complexion and gorgeous skin!

Find out how to make your own scrub here…

Je Suis Alimentageuse – DIY Sugar Scrubs

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The Many Purposes and Benefits Of Aloe Vera Gel

I use aloe vera for my sunburns and that is about it. Who knew there were so many other uses?! According to The Examiner there are a whole slew of health benefits. Be sure to check with your doctor before trying them, but if he gives you the ok… this is pretty cool. It can oxygenate the blood, help with your heart health, reduce high blood pressure and so much more. Check out all the health benefits for yourself.

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HowStuffWorks – 40 Uses For Aloe Vera

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rosemary memory facts

Ok, when I first saw this stat that the herb rosemary can improve memory, I figured “what a joke”… but as it turns out there has been quite a few studies on the memory benefits of this wonder herb and they actually do conclude that it can improve memory. Head over to the Herbs-Info site for all the details and list of references.

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HerbsInfo – Sniffing Rosemary Can Increase Memory

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natural scent centerpieces and gifts

Today we are featuring this incredible DIY tutorial by The Yummy Life on how to create your own natural room scent centerpieces and gifts. There’s not much else that is as cozy as coming home after a long day out and having a nice warm fire going and some wonderful scents filling the air… lemon, cinnamon, apple. Yum!

Here’s the link to the full tutorial…

TheYummyLife – Scent Jar Gifts and Centerpieces

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remove mold with tea tree oil

No matter how much we run the fan or leave windows open after we shower… some homes just have a problem with mold in the bathrooms or other damp places. I am always looking for ways to do things more naturally. So, when I saw this tip for using tea tree oil to get rid of mold, I just had to share it with you. Try it out and let me know if it works for you!

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NatureHacks – How To Naturally Remove Mold

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natural pest control methods

I found a great roundup of 31 natural pest control methods over at One Good Thing By Jillee. I just hate the idea of spraying our home with chemicals, especially with two young kids around! When we lived in Florida and had no kids I didn’t think twice about having our home sprayed to keep the bugs away. But now, I am on the lookout for natural methods as much as possible.

Here’s the link to all 31 ideas…

OneGoodThingByJillee – Natural Pest Control Tips

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