Tag: Family Life

Mint Lemonade Lip Scrub DIY!

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Mint Lemonade Lip Scrub DIY!

Have you been wanting to make a homemade lip scrub at home? I sure have! Plus, buying lip cremes can be pricey, especially if they are prescription. I am allergic to many of the chemicals in these cremes both prescription and over the counter. So, I tried this do it yourself project and it totally worked for me! If you’d like to make this lip scrub as well, be sure to have the following ingredients ready:

  • 6 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons almond oil
  • 8-10 drops lemon essential oil
  • 4-5 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 2 drops Vitamin E oil (optional)
  • 1 drop yellow food gel (optional)

Let us know what you thought of this Mint Lemonade Lip Scrub and how it worked! For additional directions on how to make this homemade remedy, visit the A Cultivated Nest Webpage!

Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe!

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Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe!

Winter is here, which means drinking lots of hot chocolate! My new favorite version of this winter drink is Frozen Hot Chocolate. I recently found a homemade recipe of this drink that I just had to share with our readers.  Plus, the frozen texture makes this drink so amazing! If you’d like to make this frozen hot chocolate drink as well, be sure to have the following ingredients ready at home:

  • 5 ounces dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 cups ice
  • Possible garnishes: whipped cream, chocolate sauce, hot fudge, shaved chocolate curls, chopped nuts, caramel sauce, sprinkles

For additional directions on making this recipe, be sure to visit the A Spicy Perspective Webpage for more details. Let us know your thoughts in the comments. We’d love to hear from you.

Raised Copper Pipe Plant Stand DIY!

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Raised Copper Pipe Plant Stand DIY!

Would you like to raise the heights of your plant stands at home? If so, I recently found a Raised Copper Pipe Plant Stand do-it yourself project that looks fun. I haven’t made this project myself yet, but I’m definitely going to soon. I love the look of the copper pipe in the above photograph. If this project interests you as well, be sure to have the following supplies:

  • 1/2-inch copper pipe
  • Measuring tape
  • Marker
  • 1/2-inch copper T (qty 8)
  • 1/2-inch copper cap (qty 8)
  • Pipe cutter
  • Awl
  • Hammer
  • Scrap wood
  • Ceramic pot (found at Ikea)
  • Nail polish remover
  • Ketchup

For more directions on making this craft, be sure to visit this eHow Article From Sarah Dorsey Webpage. Let us know what you thought of this craft in the comment section below.

Seven Layer Dip Recipe!

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Seven Layer Dip Recipe!

Need a yummy dip for your upcoming football games?  If so, what dish will you be bringing to the party? I’d bring this Seven Layer Dip Recipe, because it delicious and easy to make at home! This dip has guacamole, sour cream, and cheese. Doesn’t that sound yummy to make yourself? If you’d like to make this dip recipe as well, be sure to have the following ingredients at home:

  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh guacamole
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
  • 3/4 cup fresh, chunky salsa
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 small can sliced olives, drained
  • 2 green onions, sliced

For additional directions on making this recipe, be sure to visit the Life In the Lofthouse Webpage for more details. Let us know what you thought of this recipe, we love to hear from our readers.

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe!

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4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe!

I love purchasing fudge at a variety of stores! However, buying fudge can be very expensive. So, I made this 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge last month and it was amazing! You have to try this sweet treat, because you will not be disappointed. If you’d like to make fudge homemade as well, be sure to have the following ingredients at home:

  • Butter
  • Peanut butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • Confectioners’ sugar

For further instruction on making this Peanut Butter Fudge, be sure to visit the Sally’s Baking Addition Webpage for more details. Let us know what you thought of this sweet treat in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you!

Toilet DIY Bombs!

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Toilet DIY Bombs!

Do you want to keep your toilet smelling nice with a do-it-yourself project? If so, you must make these Toilet DIY Bombs. If you’ve never made these before, basically, its scenty soap that dissolves in water. They’re amazing, but so expensive in-store! So, why not make your own at home?! If you’d like to make one of these toilet bombs as well, then be sure to have the following ingredients ready:

  • 1 1/3 cup Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup Citric Acid
  • 30 drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 30 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
  • 30 drops Lemon Essential Oil

Let us know what bath bomb you’ve made and what you think of this idea. For additional directions or other recipes, be sure to visit the Herbs And Oil Remedies Webpage! 

Best Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe!

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Best Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe!

The weather is already starting to get colder, which means soup weather! I recently made this Best Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe and it was absolutely amazing. Nothing is better than broccoli and cheese! Am I right? My husband typically does not enjoy broccoli dishes, but loved this recipe! If you’d like to make this soup dish as well, be sure to pick up the following ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon + 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 small/medium sweet yellow onion, diced small
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced finely
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 2 cups fat-free half-and-half
  • 2 to 3 cups broccoli florets, diced into bite-size pieces + 1 cups stems, optional
  • 2 large carrots, trimmed, peeled, and sliced into very thin rounds, about 1/16th-inch
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika or regular paprika, optional and to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder, optional and to taste
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces grated high quality extra-sharp cheddar cheese

Let us know what you thought of this recipe in the comment section below, because we love to hear from readers. For more directions on making this soup, be sure to visit the Averie Cooks Webpage!