Reviews: Household Products

Essential Oils: Coconut Oil!

Product: Coconut Oil

We started using coconut oil in our household about a year ago. We replaced olive oil as our cooking oil of choice. I also use it for my homemade skin products. I even use it on the boys and dogs.

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Cave Tools Post

I recently got the opportunity to try out a fun product from Cave Tools!

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Lemon Essential Oil

Here's another installment of the essential oils I love to use! This week is Lemon!

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Green Kid Crafts Sale

The Spring sale begins today with 50% off the first month of new subscriptions PLUS an additional 25% off all single Discovery Boxes.

Essential Oils: Lavender

Product: Lavender

Lavender essential oil is extremely versatile. if you use only one essential oil, this would be a great one to use. It has so many uses and is so good for you. It is also safe to use around babies and young children. It can even be used internally if you are careful.

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Plants in a Jif!

Product: Jiffy Seed Pods

We’ve started a flower, herb, and fruit and veggie garden. I am going a new route and trying out the Jiffy Seed pods. I’m growing beans, peas, bell peppers, tomatoes, spinach, cucumbers, carrots, broccoli, nasturtiums, and misc flowers. 

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Review Topics: Household Products, Outside

Carrier On My Wayward Son: Carrier Oils

Product: Carrier Oils

Carrier Oils are an important part of using essential oils. The vast majority of the time, essential oils cannot be applied directly to the skin due to the risk of skin irritation because the oils are so concentrated. 

This article is one in a series about essential oils and how to use them or make cosmetics from them. 

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I'm going to write about another essential oil today. 

Cinnamon is one of the most delicious and healthiest spices on the planet. People have been using it for millennia due to its medicinal qualities.

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Tea Tree Essential Oil

I'm relatively new to the world of essential oils, but once I started using them, I started swearing by them! I use them for about everything now. I am getting over a horrible allergy fit with a lot of coughing. I used a bunch of essential oils combined with cough syrup (the good stuff too, since Froot Loop stopped nursing) and it's nearly gone! 

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Here's a Bright Idea

Product: LED Light Bulbs

I consider us "green" people. We like to save energy, save water, recycle, save the earth. One of the easiest things to do is to change out your lightbulbs. LED bulbs look more like traditional CFL bulbs and are actually brighter while using just a fraction of the energy! 

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Review Topics: Household Products, Technology