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Sara Snow’s Homemade Gift Idea: Coconut Oil Lip Balm

For years my family didn’t buy Christmas gifts.  If you were going to give a gift it had to be homemade.  So by November we donned our creative caps and got busy.  We’ve been known (individually…and I can’t credit any one individual with all of these charmers) to churn out gourd lamps, hand-quilted throw blankets, framed photography, and culinary creations like hot sauce and fruit breads from all locally-sourced ingredients. We don’t go quite so overboard these days but I do love to make one signature gift each holiday season and then distribute those around as stocking-stuffers or tokens of […]


Coconut Oil: Mama’s Little Helper

Breastfeeding is one of the most rewarding, but also often one of the most difficult things a new mother will do.  It hurts, it’s hard, it takes a lot of time, and if your milk doesn’t come in right away or in quantities great enough to make you feel confident in nurturing your babe, you worry. So when someone offers tips for increasing milk supply, all breastfeeding mamas will listen. From past experience and further research, here are three great products/ideas that I think every nursing mother should know about: Milkmakers Lactation Cookies I think these cookies are such a […]

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Top 10 Desserts for Entertaining

With the holiday season creeping up on us we are all looking for delicious desserts to serve to our friends and family! Have you tried adding coconut oil to your desserts to bring out the delicious flavors? I promise that if you use coconut oil in your dishes this holiday season your guests will be asking for more. Here are our Top 10 Desserts made with coconut oil: 1. Pumpkin Cheesecake – Can’t get enough of that delicious pumpkin flavor this fall? Try making our homemade pumpkin cheesecake with a moist crust made with coconut oil! 2. Coconut Oil Macarons […]

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