Tasty, delicious, and garden unfriendly, oyster mushrooms thrive in a cozy bed of coffee grounds. In addition to making a tasty gift, mushrooms are also a great source of selenium, a powerful antioxidant that helps support the immune system and prevent cell and tissue damage. Mushrooms grow best in porous, sterile, slightly moist soil known... Continue Reading →
Upcycle your coffee grounds into a homemade fire-starter
Here is a DIY project that provides an easy and clean way to get your fire blazing. It incorporates used coffee grounds, is simple to make, and takes around 15 minutes or less from start to finish. Each fire-starter should burn for about 20 minutes, enough time to get even the most resistant blaze going. These fire-starters would make excellent gifts and or stocking stuffers for the fireplace enthusiast in your life!
Create your own rejuvenating face, hair, and body coffee scrubs!
Ready to be let in on a lesser-known age and weariness-defying secret? Coffee applied topically works wonders on your skin and hair. Coffee grounds naturally exfoliate the skin / scalp while the caffeine tightens, brightens, and smoothens the skin. In this blog, we are sharing our three favorite coffee beauty concoctions. We hope they leave... Continue Reading →
11 Simple, natural ways to recycle used coffee grounds in your home
Coffee grounds are... messy, drippy, difficult to clean, and absolutely wonderful for beautifying your home and garden! Keep reading to discover some of the most common, easy ways to recycle and upcycle those pesky grounds. In the home* Cleaning and beautifying with coffee may sound counter-intuitive but you need to trust us on this one!... Continue Reading →
Good for the inside, good for the outside: DYI body scrub!
We all know that coffee is good for our insides but most don't know that coffee is also great for our outsides! Full of antioxidants and naturally corse, coffee scrub is a fabulous natural exfoliant, known to reduce cellulite with regular use. Making your own coffee scrub from used grounds is simple and quick. To... Continue Reading →
Oh that lovely smell of … coffee?
We all know that freshly brewed coffee is a magical smell but many do not know that those same glorious grounds due double duty as odor absorbers. Both brewed and fresh grounds absorb odor. I like to make small oder eaters out of my used grounds and throw them in the back of the fridge... Continue Reading →
Grounds for growth!
For all coffee-guzzling gardeners out there, save your grounds! Coffee grounds are a wonderful supplement to organic fertilizers. They release nitrogen, a natural fertilizer, into the soil, attract earthworms, keep pests away, and increase natural drainage. You can either scatter the grounds directly onto the ground or mix them into your fertilizer. Grounds... Continue Reading →
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