coconut oil crafts

Homemade Play Dough

Kids enjoy play dough, there is no doubt about that! But have you ever wondered what is in store bought play dough?  Surfactant, hardener, and a retrogradation inhibitor are just a few ingredients are in store-bought that I personally have no idea what they are. Having a two year old, I know that everything we play with he thinks he can eat! If I can avoid those added ingredients I do! I never thought that I would be able to make my own play dough but doing a little research came to show me that it’s a quick process. Did you know that play […]


DIY: Gingerbread Cookie Ornaments

I love homemade gifts and decorations, so you can imagine how excited I was when I found out you can make your own cookie ornaments. They are very simple to make and it was a lot of fun to decorate them afterwards! You can choose any shape you want for your ornaments, but I chose elephants! Cookie Ingredients: 1/2 cup Kelapo Coconut Oil1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup maple syrup2 cups flour1 1/2 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. ground cinnamon1/2 tsp. salt1 tsp. ground ginger Cookie Directions: 1. In a medium bowl cream coconut oil, sugar and syrup. 2. Sift dry ingredients together; […]

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DIY: Candle Making with Coconut Oil

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 […]