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Lisa's Friday Reviews: I may be in Maine, but I don't just review books..

Upon looking for an e-mail that I never received, I decided to search my trash; and guess what? Not only did I find the missing e-mail, I also unearthed quite a treasure. 

As a novice essential oil advocate, I am not unfamiliar with coconut oil, but the link below provides a wide world of uses that will keep you reading and pondering for days. But do not be overwhelmed. Grab your jar of coconut oil and experiment. 

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I can absolutely attest to the cosmetic value of coconut oil. After only three days of moisturizing with said product, my skin is amazingly soft. I haven noticed the disappearance of some fine lines around my eyes and mouth and my complexion has actually "evened". I am hoping that further application will eliminate that wobbly neck age forces upon us.

I apply the oil to my face and neck every morning and evening after a quick cleanse and let it dry. I also massage a little (and that is all you need) into my feet and heels. Guess I will have sandal feet all winter!

No, I am not a sales person. If I were, I would be even more broke than I am now. But I recognize a good thing when I see it, so I vote for coconut oil as the foundation of natural remedies. It really isn't that expensive when you calculate the price of the multiple beauty products lining  medicine cabinet. I call this one stop shopping.

My next plan of action is to begin experimenting with the internal use of coconut oil. I will keep you updated on my experience with the fuzzy nut.

As I enjoy my soft skin, I am also enthralled with Louis Dickinson Rich's We Took to the Woods. Originally published in 1942, Rich includes dusty photographs and vivid descriptors of her sojourn into the woods of Maine.     
I still have more to read, so I am with holding my review until next week so that I can give you a thorough impression. By then I will also have traveled to Vermont in reading my way across the US. I am not in any hurry and plan to enjoy my journey to its fullest. 

Don't forget to share your own adventure(s). I am anxious to hear about your own visit to Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire.

Have a wonderful weekend!


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