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Grapefruit & Rosemary Coconut Oil Body Butter

Grapefruit & Rosemary Coconut Oil Body Butter

 Grapefruit & Rosemary Body Butter I wanted to combine the wholesome yumminess of Burt’s Bee’s with the exotic smell of my favorite perfume Jo Malone’s grapefruit and rosemary.  The result was an incredible delight for both your nose and your skin that is perfume free (all essential oils).     Ingredients 2 tsp beeswax Yaley 100% Beeswax Pellets – 4 oz./Natural 1/4c Cocoa Butter RAW Cocoa Butter 1 Lb 1/4c coconut oil  Garden of Life – Extra Virgin Coconut Oil 100% Organic, […]

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Spices Are Good for Baby But Not for the Dog

Spices Are Good for Baby But Not for the Dog

We’ve introduced spices into the babe’s food and she loves it.  I don’t mean love as in the everyday use of love, I mean love as in I will hunt you down for another bite of that awesome plain yogurt with the rice, ginger, and cinnamon! Before you say, “Oh she’s probably still hungry!”, I’ll have you know that she had already eaten a whole egg spiced with Coriander, six ounces of butternut squash w/ two ounces of puree apples spiced with curry […]

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Coconut Oil roasted Asparagus

Coconut Oil roasted Asparagus

Asparagus roasted in Coconut Oil I’m obsessed with Coconut Oil.  I ran out of Brussel Sprouts and had some asparagus left over in the fridge.  These are very interesting.  My favorite is when the asparagus turns a little dark and crispy.  Not that you should read anything into that …  Coconut Oil is amazing and it’s really good for you – it’s making a comeback in all the healthy food circles. I decided to try it with the Asparagus.  The results?  A slightly nutty flavor and a snappy crunch.  Serves: 4 […]

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Coconut Oil Hair Conditioner

Coconut Oil Hair Conditioner

I’m always on the look out for natural things I can use in my beauty routine rather than something full of chemicals.  On a dare, I quit conditioning my hair absolutely positive that I would hate it and come roaring back.  That didn’t happen and I was shocked by the results.  Instead, life without daily conditioner leaves my hair thicker and surprisingly less greasy.  But my hair gets dry, even with the Seattle rain, and I need to condition at least once a week.  Instead of using a store bought conditioner, I use […]

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