Whipped Coffee (Dalgona Coffee)


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This was my second time making this coffee drink.


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All you need is 2 tablespoons of instant coffee, 2 tablespoons of water and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Use a hand mixer to whip all of the ingredients together.

This time, I decided to add 1 drop Young Living’s Peppermint Essential Oil to the mix.


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Try experimenting with different flavors. I heard mixing Nisquik Strawberry is a thing 😉

You can add the whipped coffee to either hot milk or iced milk.


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How do you like your coffee? ☕

Thieves Household Cleaner

I absolutely freakin love this stuff. Why? Because it is VERSATILE, non-toxic, natural, highly effective, and can save you money!!! And who doesn’t want to save money? 😏

What’s in THC? Water, Alkyl polyglucoside, Sodium methyl-2 sulfolaurate, Eugenia caryophyllus† (Clove) bud oil, Citrus limon† (Lemon) peel oil, Tetrasodium glutamate diacetate, Cinnamomum zeylanicum† (Cinnamon) bark oil, Rosmarinus officinalis† (Rosemary) leaf oil, Eucalyptus radiata† leaf oil, Disodium 2-sulfolaurate, †100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil

For an all-purpose cleaning solution, you need 1 capful of THC and 2 cups of water.

Here is the cost breakdown for the 14.4 oz / 426 ml bottle:

426 ml ÷ 4.929 ml (1 tsp) = 86.42 tsps (capfuls)

Members: $22.50 = $0.785 per 16 oz spray bottle or $0.05 per oz

Non-Members: $29.61 = $1.025 per 16 oz spray bottle or $0.07 per oz


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Dilution Ratios for Cleaning:

  • All-Purpose Cleaner: 1 capful of THC and 2 cups of water

  • Heavy Degreasing: 1-2 capfuls of THC and 1 cup of water

  • Light Degreasing: 1 capful of THC and 4 cups of water

  • Glass Cleaner: 1 capful of THC, 3 cups of water, 1 teaspoon of white vinegar, and 10-15 drops of citrus essential oil

Earlier I mentioned it is versatile… which saves you a ton of money because then you do not need several different products for different chores/projects around your home. Here is a list of a few things you can do with Thieves Household Cleaner:

  1. Kitchen – counter tops, microwave, oven, microwave, small appliances, fridge, floors, add a capful to your dishwasher cycle for an extra boost

  2. Bathroom – counter tops, sink, tub, toilet, mirror, floors

  3. Dusting – furniture, blinds, fans

  4. Toys – safe for both children and pets!

  5. Laundry – add to your load of laundry for an extra boost

  6. DIY Stain Spot Treatment – make your own stain remover & rub it on the stain before washing

  7. Veggie & Fruit Soak – see my blog post

  8. Indoor Plants – add a capful to your spray bottle

  9. Outdoor Plants & Yard

  10. Wash your car

  11. DIY Hair Treatment – make your own hair treatment out Thieves Household Cleaner & Thieves Dish Soap to remove product build up.

There are many, many different uses for this product. Especially a lot of DIY projects! What do you think? Let me know in the comments below! 😀

Lemon Muffins, 3-ingredients Only!

It is a cold day here in Montana. So much for spring, it is snowing today. I woke up wanting Starbucks and a fruit flavored muffin. I wasn’t able to find a muffin recipe on the WW app, so I turned to google.

I came across Lemon Weight Watchers Muffins Recipe 1 Points Plus Value or 2 Smart Points! by cookeatgo.com. It seemed so simple, so I said “why the heck not!?”

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All you need is 1 box of lemon cake mix, 1 container of lemon flavored nonfat Greek yogurt and 1 cup of water.

I’m sure you can do other flavors, such as strawberry. I was thinking I might try a pineapple flavored one with pineapple bits or maybe even blueberries! Yummm!

Before you mix your batter, preheat your oven to 350°. You can use cupcake liners, a paper towel or use a spray to oil your muffin pan.

Fill each pocket approximately halfway with batter. Cooking times vary depending on your oven. Mine took 17 minutes. I used a toothpick to check the center. Be sure to cool down the muffins before you store them.

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I was able to get 24 muffins out of this mix. Using the WW Recipe Builder, each muffin is 1 Smartpoint. Of course, it may be different depending on the size of your muffin pan and the ingredients you choose to use.

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These are so delicious! In my opinion, you cannot tell that I only used 3 ingredients!

According to the WW Recipe Builder, these muffins are only 1SP each on the Blue plan!

For those of you who are not on Weight Watchers, but would like to know the nutrition value, I have entered the ingredients I used into MyFitnessPal.

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If you make this recipe and really enjoy it, please give a shout out to cookeatgo.com for sharing this delicious recipe with the world! 😄

DIY Mermaid Hair Spray

I remember when I was younger, my hair grew so fast and was so thick. I think by the time I reached my mid-20’s is when my hair started to thin out and grow more slowly. It is easier for us to notice “bald spots” than others. Every time I look in the mirror, my eyes go directly to my “bald spot.” 😦 I didn’t know Mermaid Hair Spray existed until two years ago. I did make it at one point, but didn’t commit to using it daily.

I will be challenging myself to use this daily. I suggest you join me on this challenge! Be sure to take a before photo for comparison in a couple of months 🙂

Here are a few benefits of each oil:

Lavender oil improves blood circulation, which helps follicles to grow healthy, thick and long hair throughout your entire scalp. It also has antimicrobial properties which kills bacteria and fungi. It also moisturizes your scalp, which keeps dandruff away! 😉

Rosemary oil has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It restores the micro capillaries in your scalp, enhancing blood flow to the hair follicles, which stimulates new hair growth.

Cedarwood oil cleanses and enhances circulation to the scalp, tightens the follicles and stimulate healthy growth. It also reduces thinning and slows hair loss. ;)What you need:

  • 2 oz spray bottle

  • Alcohol Free Witch Hazel (unscented)

  • 15 drops of Lavender

  • 15 drops of Rosemary

  • 15 drops of Cedarwood

  • Distilled water

Directions:

  1. Add all drops of essential oils

  2. Add in 3 tablespoons of the witch hazel

  3. Top off the rest of the bottle with distilled water

  4. Shake to mix before each use

  5. Spray on hair daily while wet or dry. You can use this spray multiple times during the day. Try to focus/aim on your scalp.

Notes:

  • If you are using a 4 oz spray bottle, be sure to double the recipe

  • There are several different recipes floating around the internet. If this one doesn’t seem like it is working for you, try a different one! 🙂

  • Other Essential Oils that promote hair growth:

    • Clary Sage

    • Cypress

    • Fennel

    • Thyme

    • Ylang Ylang

If you have used this before, please let me know if it worked for you! If your recipe is different, please post it below in the comments section. I would love to see which recipes work for others.Thank you 🙂