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Boost Your Immunity with Coconut Oil

The kids will be going Back to School within the next few weeks. Are you excited to have your little one out of the house during the day? I am excited about this weekend because, in Florida, it is Tax-Free Weekend! This is a great opportunity to score some savings when the kids need new clothes, school supplies and shoes for back to school. I love saving money so when there is an opportunity to save on things I need, I will usually get right to it. What else are you doing to prep your kids for the new school […]


DIY Fozen Bug Bite Remedy

Living in Florida for the past 14 years I have come to despise any kind of insect that bites! From mosquitoes to no-see-ums, all types of bites you get normally hurts! In the evenings, and sometimes during the day, I have learned it is best to wear some kind of insect repellent. I don’t like the store-bought, chemical infused sprays so I use my own that I make with coconut oil! It works so well and, depending on the essential oil that you use, makes you smell so good -a lot better than those you find at your local grocery […]

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DIY: Coconut Oil Vapor Rub

With cold and flu season in full effect, I like to make sure I’m prepared! One of my favorite remedies for congestion is a soothing vapor rub. I decided to make a standard rub for bedtime and one that can be used in the shower. Both are wonderful for relieving congestion and clearing nasal passages. I’ve listed the ingredients and directions for both rubs below. Bedtime Vapor Rub 2 Tablespoons Kelapo Coconut Oil Eucalyptus or peppermint essential oil Small, plastic container with a lid ( I used a small, shallow container from my local grocery store) Directions for the bedtime vapor […]