Natural Soapmaking Giveaway

I LOVE making soap.  I love the creative process that goes in to it.  I love experimenting with different oils & additives.  I love that it produces something useful.  I love learning new techniques and trying new recipes.  I love how it feels on my skin and knowing where all the ingredients came from.  When …

“The Beeswax Workshop” Peppermint Foot Care Lotion Bars

You may have seen my posts lately on homemade kitchen cleaners (here!) and homemade bathroom cleaners (here!) – I am on a mission this year to replace many of the chemicals in my home with more natural, homemade solutions.  So when I was given the opportunity to review the book “The Beeswax Workshop: How to …

Homesteading for Beginners

In recent years there has been a wonderful movement gaining traction in every corner of the country.  People are wanting to know more about the food they are eating and the chemicals they are unknowingly bringing into their homes. Fresh Farmer’s Markets are popping up in every town, solar panels are becoming more common in …

Homemade Lip Balm

The holiday season is right around the corner. I like to give a lot of homemade gifts so crafting time is kicking into high gear.  Let me share with you a super easy and super inexpensive gift that everyone will love – homemade lip balm!  Lip Balm makes great stocking stuffers or you can tie …