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Why We Don’t Use Coconut Oil For Toothpaste

Why We Don't Use Coconut Oil For Toothpaste

We started out using a coconut oil and baking combo for our toothpaste, and then we swapped to a mixed paste with coconut oil, baking soda and some essential oils for “flavor”. But, we won't be using coconut oil for toothpaste anymore. This year we had quite a catastrophe on our hands after using coconut oil for toothpaste. It also didn't help that we used it for many other things…

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Frugal Living/ Natural Living

My Top Toothpaste Alternatives To Save Money

My Top Toothpaste Alternatives To Save Money

About 3 or 4 years ago I started looking at what things in our home that we could replace with healthier and natural alternatives. At the time, I wasn't aware that there was any sort of toothpaste alternatives out there. In fact, I didn't really know that there were bad things in toothpaste! I've come a long way since then and am trying to rid things from my house one by…

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DIY Household Items/ Frugal Living/ Natural Living/ Work at Home

What Are Essential Oils and Why Young Living?

What are Essential Oils? After my 7 years in the military I wanted away from all medicines. I forwent using any OTC medication for anything and only used something if it was a dire need. I started cutting out certain things that had harsh chemicals, but I still needed help with bug bites, stress relief, aches, pains, cravings, and occasional illness.  It was in my search for results-oriented natural medicine…

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