10 DIY Uses For Coconut Oil

10 DIY Coconut Uses

10 DIY Coconut Uses

10 DIY Coconut Uses

I admit it, my new love is Trader Joe’s Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, 16 fl oz I use Coconut oil on everything, from cooking to swishing it in my mouth to a relaxing foot scrub.

Today I am sharing my

Top Ten Uses For Coconut Oil

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Detox Drinks To Lose Weight RoundUp

Dr Oz Detox Drinks

Dr Oz Detox Drinks




Dr Oz’s Fat Flush Detox Drink was my first taste of flushing the system of toxins. Detox drinks will help you flush the fat you may be holding onto. This drink includes vitamins like Vitamin C that helps turn fat into fuel. Cucumber is mostly water making you feel full which helps with bloating. The tangerine will increase your sensitivity to insulin. Stabilizes blood sugar and stimulates genes to help you burn fat.

Dr. Oz Fat Flush Drink

Dr. Oz Fat Flush Drink

Ingredients

  • 58 Ounces of Filtered Water
  • One Grapefruit
  • One Tangerine
  • One Cucumber
  • 20 Peppermint Leaves

Instructions

  1. Wash all your organic fruits.
  2. Cut into pieces.
  3. Pull Peppermint leaves off of the branch,
  4. Place all pieces in a large glass pitcher or jar.
  5. Steep overnight.
  6. Drink at least one glass before every meal.
  7. Notes
  8. Keep adding water to this as you drink it. I keep it for a week then start over.
  9. Adapted from The Dr Oz Show
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Lemon Cayenne Ginger Detox Water This drink will flush your system like no other! Why? Lemons are a great source of Vitamin C and Potassium. This is a virtually fat-free food which punches a massive amount of flavor. Lemon aids in liver detox and alkalizes the body. Cayenne Pepper contains capsaicin, which inhibits hunger and fat storage. Ginger helps in digestion and Excess Gas. You don’t want to keep that gas inside of you because what happens, bloating!

Detox Water

Apple Cinnamon Metabolism Detox Drink If you are looking for a natural sweet drink you have to try this drink! Cinnamon contains natural thermogenic properties meaning it will rev up your metabolism in return you will burn calories better.

Apple Cinnamon Metabolism Water

Want to check out all of our Detox Drinks?
Infused Detox Water Infused with fresh cucumber, mint, lime, and grapefruit!
Jillian Michaels inspired Dandelion Cranberry Tea This tea I made with fresh cranberries, so delicious!

Hope you enjoy all of my Detox drinks, try them and figure out which ones you like best!

How To Butterfly a Lobster Tail

How To Butterfly a Lobster Tail

It’s a recipe rewind while starting to work on my new travel blog. Lobster Tail makes a great New Years Eve dish or Christmas Eve dinner! Add Prime Rib and your guests will thank you!

How To Butterfly a Lobster Tail

Ingredients

  • Lobster Tail
  • Lemon
  • Butter
  • Seasonings of your choice

Instructions

  1. Use kitchen Shears to pull meat away from lobster shell. How to cook a Lobster Tail
  2. Depending on how Hot Your Oven gets..
  3. 400 Degrees for 10 Min
  4. Brush Prior with Butter and Seasoning.
  5. Place on Cookie sheet or in pan
  6. Add a dash of water for a steaming effect
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Living on Marco Island

Marco Island

I am still in a bit of disarray, we have been on Marco Island in our new condo for one week and 4 days. I thought I would be able to use my hotspot but that was used up pretty quick, then the internet in the lobby does not reach upstairs had me in a panic. I found a comfortable table outside the lobby facing the pool where I sit for my first four hours before having to go up for lunch and recharge my battery…. 

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14 Days Marco Island here we come

Marco Island

Marco Island

Marco Island, Florida will be my new home in 13 days.  Well we are driving down there on that day.  Dave and I.  My husband of..  What are we at, 27 years give or take :-) It has been my dream to live on the ocean, to live my life around the water.  The pull I have to salt water has always been indescribable.   Bringing up a family you tend to put your dreams on hold.  The kids are all grown.  We moved away from the ‘residential neighborhood’ where we brought the kids up to live on a 40 acre farm where I grew most of our vegetables and did a lot of canning, I got to raise chickens while Dave did project after project to live a life with me of sustained living.

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Here are the baby hens when they visited the coop for the first time.  Dave worked so hard on this coop, no experience in construction, he is a thinker and a doer.  No doubt about that.  I would say, hey can you build me a deck so we can sit out by the coop at night and hang with the chickens, bam, we built a deck in one afternoon just to chill on at night.  It was a good two years.  I work from home so I struggled with our satellite provider, it was slow. I would be on conference calls and I was always dropping off the video calls.  But I had my 40 acres of peace.  Work got busier, I went full-blown Full Time with more work and wasn’t sure I could handle it. 

Dave came home from his new job that was in the city and asked if I wanted to move into the city, into an apartment and downsize.  I was like, let me check out the place.  Right away I saw myself here with a means to getting to my ocean life. I knew if I left the country I was moving in the right direction.  Of course most people laughed at my dreams.  Or would shoot them down.  For whatever reason.  

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This will be our life, this actually is in front of Dave’s new job. Once in Maple Grove I started looking at where I wanted to live in Florida. Dave said find me a job and we can do this. We gave ourselves one year. I found the Island, Marco down on the South West side on the Gulf of Mexico. Over the bridge from Naples. I fell in love immediately. My heart was thinking Dave and I, Island girl and Island boy. I found a resort and sent his resume, adding in that he could do Skype interviews. BAM, they called him, he interviewed, spoke with the General Manger and didn’t only get the position… They created a new position for him because of his qualifications and added $5.00 an hour to his salary.

That was it, we now had to find a place. Marco Island is not cheap. But if anyone knows me I can find a bargain. We lived on a 40 acre property for less than are residential home cost. The owners WANTED us to take care of their property. Well as luck has it and a little bit of googling who Dave and April Decheine are we found a rental for a year in our budget. ON THE GULF OF MEXICO We will wake up in the morning with the Gulf in our site. Here is a little about the area.

Well there you have it. I have not updated my poor blog in months, work has been crazy along with downsizing for the move I am sort of in a cloud.  I just wanted to post this.  To let you know anything is possible if you Dream.  Educate yourself on what you can accomplish then go after it! Educate-Execute-Evole