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Best Homemade Acne Treatment!

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Best Homemade Acne Treatment!

Growing up, I had terrible acne and it would never go away! Even now, I get acne blemishes now and again.  Many teenagers and adults are allergic to the over the counter scrubs and creams. So, I recently searched the internet for a homemade remedy that would help clear my pores. To make a long story short, I found a homemade treatment that really works! Here are the only need a few ingredients:

  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 10 drops lemon essential oil
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops tea tree/melaluca essential oil
  • 4 oz Mason jars

Let us know how this treatment works for you or if you have any ideas you’d like to share! For additional DIY posts and recipes, be sure to keep checking our website daily.

For additional directions on this mask, visit the FFM Wepage!

3-Ingredient Cranberry Brie Bites Recipe!

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3-Ingredient Cranberry Brie Bites Recipe!

Need some recipe ideas for the New Year? If so, you’ll have to check out this 3-Ingredient Cranberry Brie Bites recipe! When I heard the name of the dish, I knew I had to try it. Long story short, I loved these Cranberry Brie Bites. Yummy, yummy! My family loves brie cheese, so this recipe was a no-brainer. If you enjoy similar recipes and want to make this one as well, be sure to have the following ingredients ready at home:

  • 1 package (17 1/4 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/2 lb Brie cheese
  • 1 cup cranberry sauce (purchased or homemade)

For more directions on making this delicious treat, be sure to visit this article from Michelle P! Let us know if you enjoyed this or any of our other recipes in the comments below. We love to hear from you.

DIY Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen!

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DIY Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen!

Instead of throwing away empty toilet rolls, why not make a craft with them? I recently stumbled upon this DIY Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen Craft and my kid want to make this project! So, I will be making this winter-themed project with my kids around January. Doesn’t this sound like so much fun? If you think so as well, you will need the following supplies to make this snowman:

  • clean toilet paper rolls
  • pipe cleaners
  • small googly eyes
  • small pom poms
  • ribbon
  • glue
  • black and orange Sharpies
  • scissors

What DIY crafts have you made so far this year? Be sure to let us know in the comments below. For additional directions on make this project, be sure to visit the Craft Aholics Webpage for more. Also, keep checking back on our Thrifty Momma Webpage for more hot DIY ideas.

Homemade Glow In The Dark Slime Recipe!

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Homemade Glow In The Dark Slime Recipe!

Looking for something fun to make with your kids this weekend? If so, you must try this Homemade Glow In The Dark Slime recipe. Looking at the photograph above, my daughter would love to make this. I bet this would be a big hit with our family. Want to make this project too? If so, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 2 Elmer’s white glue bottles (4oz)
  • 3-4 tablespoons glow in the dark paint
  • Water
  • Neon food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon borax
  • 1/2 cup warm water

For additional directions on making this DIY project, be sure to visit the A Pumpkin & A Princess Webpage for more details. Let us know what you thought of this craft and if you plan to make this with your kiddos. We’d love to know in the comments below.

Melt Away Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe!

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Melt Away Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe!

I love purchasing fudge at those cute little shops! However, buying fudge in-store can be expensive. So, I made this Melt Away Peanut Butter recipe last weekend and was amazed at its taste! 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 purchase/ pick up the following ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter
  • 1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 1 (7-ounce) jar marshmallow cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For further instruction on making this fudge, be sure to visit the Mr. Food Test Kitchen 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!

Peppermint Crunch Popcorn Recipe!

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Peppermint Crunch Popcorn Recipe!

Love popcorn and want something sweet this weekend? If, so make this delicious Peppermint Crunch Popcorn Recipe! I’ve made this exact recipe with my family and they loved it, so do not miss out on making this dish. I know that I’ll be making it again, because it’s easy and inexpensive to put-together. Plus, this peppermint version is perfect for the holiday season. If you’d like to make this popcorn recipe as well, be sure to have the following ingredients ready at home:

  • ¾ cup unpopped popcorn
  • 8 oz vanilla flavored candy coating or white chocolate chips
  • ¼ tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 cup Andes Peppermint Crunch baking chips
  • ¼ cup assorted sprinkles (optional)

Let us know what you thought of this recipe, because we love to hear from our readers. For additional directions on how to make this tasty treat, be sure to visit the Mom On Timeout Webpage for further details.

Peppermint Candy Bath Bomb Tutorial!

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Peppermint Candy Bath Bomb Tutorial!

Have you ever used bath bombs? If not, its scenty soap that dissolves in the bath water. They’re amazing, but so expensive at stores like Lush! So, why not make your own at home?! These make fun anniversary or birthday gifts. If you’d like to make one of these bath bombs as well, then be sure to have the following ingredients ready:

  • 6-7 Disk Mold & Package
  • 2 cups Baking Soda
  • 1 cup Citric Acid
  • 4 mL Peppermint Essential Oil, 1st Distill
  • 3 mL Vanilla Non-Discoloring Fragrance Oil
  • .3 oz. Argan Oil
  • .3 oz. Polysorbate 80 (optional)
  • Witch Hazel
  • Shamrock Mica
  • Merlot Sparkle Mica
  • Cellini Red Mica
  • 99% Isopropyl Alcohol

PS: Some of these ingredients may seem unknown, however, you can purchase almost all of these supplies at your local health store or Amazon.

You can add glitter or other essential oils to make your bath bomb unique. 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 Soap Queen Webpage!