Creating Worm Farms. Step 1:Find a glass or plastic container large enough to fit worms and soil. We used small aquariums but even a plastic soft drink container would be suitable. Step 2:Layer soil and sand in the container, making sure the top layer is soil. If the soil is dry, add some water so that the soil stays moist. Step 3:Gather your worms. Step 4: Add food (lettuce, egg shells, tea bags, coffee grinds, fruit peel) to the top of the container. Step 5: Add your worms to their
scrub for cellulite mix 1/2 C. coffee grinds w/ 1/4 C. brown sugar. Rub olive oil over areas of cellulite and rub the espresso/sugar mixture into skin for 5 min. Caffeine can enhance fat metabolism, especially right beneath the skin and absorbed when directly applied to your skin. It's also a diuretic, and removes some fluids, making cellulite less visible. Oil will help moisturize and soften. sugar exfoliates. Of course this won’t get rid of your cellulite, but it's a great temporary solution
Turn the Coffee into a Shower Scrub: After you’ve made your morning pot, place the grinds in a bowl and cover them with olive oil, sweet almond oil, grapeseed oil (or any kind of oil you’d like, really … just try to stick to cold-pressed and avoid ANYTHING that’s partially-hydrogenated). Stir the mixture and let it sit for a few minutes to allow the coffee time to infuse into the oil. In the shower, scrub your body with this mixture, focusing on the tricky dimply parts. Rinse well.
Well, we’re on the .001-mile diet. Back to the Roots kits come with everything we need to grow our own pearl oyster mushrooms right in our kitchen. In 100% recycled coffee grinds, no less. It’s a green as gourmet gets. So how do we cook these tasty little morsels? Chef Mike Robbins of the Oakwood Canadian Bistro has whipped up a recipe for a pearl oyster mushroom sandwich on Vitamin Daily.
4. Do-it-yourself facial No need for high-end (and high-priced) spa treatments to get your skin glowing. Indulge in a coffee grounds facial to soften the delicate skin on your face. We love this mocha-frappuccino facial mask from the blog, Crunchy Betty. Simply mix together these ingredients: 2 tablespoons freshly ground coffee (or used grinds) 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 3 tablespoons milk (whole), heavy cream or yogurt 1 tablespoon honey Massage this chocolatey delicious mask into you
Coffee grounds for your gardenMix your grinds with equal amount of organic potting soil and add water to create a fast acting liquid fertilizer (in a big five-gallon bucket mix 1 lbs coffee grounds with 1lbs soil and the balance with water). Ring your plants with coffee grounds just before watering them or before it starts to rain; this will provide a great slow-release source of nitrogen. As mentioned above, this also serves as a great slug and pest deterrent.
Freshen the Air with Coffee Grinds~ A room containing a fireplace that has been unused for a long stretch of time will sometimes start to have a sooty odor from drafts circulating through the house. The Old Farmer’s Almanack for 1914 suggests this method for freshening up the air: Crumple old newspapers, put them in the fireplace, and sprinkle ground coffee on top of the newspapers. Light a fire and allow it to burn. The coffee scent will clear the sooty odor.
Coffee Grinds Scrub for Cellulite Caffeine enhances fat metabolism. It’s easily absorbed when applied directly on the skin. It’s a diuretic, that gets some of the fluid out of the fat beneath your skin. Olive oil is a moisturizer and an emollient, which softens the skin. The brown sugar works as an exfoliant. Directions: Combine 1/2 cup coffee grinds with 1/4 cup brown sugar. Place olive oil over areas of cellulite and then rub the rub mix into skin in a circular motion. Scrub 5 minutes