Beauty, Food

So Many Uses For Fresh Lemons!

My family goes through a lot of lemons every week. When Limoneira offered to send us a box of fresh of lemons of course I said yes!

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The lemons were nice and juicy. I could definitely taste the difference from the ones I buy in store.  I could not wait to put them to good use. I just love the versatility of lemons. They can be used for:

  • Cooking (sweet and savory dishes)

I had the best Lemon Ricotta Waffles at FireLake Restaurant at the Radisson Blu hotel!

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  • Cleaning (laundry and disinfectant)
  • Decorating
  • Drinks ( my favorites are Lemon Drops and Lemonade)

My daughter Savannah likes to start each day with a glass of lemon water. She really likes to drink water with different fruits in it.

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  • Wash fruits and vegetables
  • Make a face wash
  • Deodorize garbage disposals and cans
  • Insect repellant and so much more!

After making some fresh lemonade, I decided to make some homemade Lemon Lip Scrub real quick. easy lemon sugar lip scrub

Easy Lemon Lip Scrub

1 1/2 teaspoon avocado oil
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons sugar
lemon rind
small jar or container

In a small bowl add oil and lemon juice. Then mix in sugar and rind. Stir until mixed well. Store in refrigerator. Should stay fresh for 2 weeks.

To Use:
Apply to lips and rub for about 30 seconds. Wipe off with a warm towel.  Apply some type of moisturizer.

I would not use the scrub a lot. Maybe once a week at the most, it depends if my lips are really dry or not.  You just want to get off the dead skin and make your lips smooth.

Limoneira is one of the largest providers of lemons and avocados in the United States. Lemons are only one member of Limoneira’s Citrus Family. Learn how the world of citrus can make your world healthier, happier and brighter.

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  • Reply Shelly

    We LOVE lemons! I have tried the Limoniera lemons and they are truly the best. I like your lip scrub idea!

    August 24, 2016 at 6:24 am
    • Reply Tricia

      We easily use a lemon or two every day. The lip scrub works pretty well. All three of my daughters like it.

      August 24, 2016 at 1:24 pm

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