How to Make Simple Soy Wax Candles

I want to clear something up real quick before ya’ll read this tutorial. I’m no expert candle maker. I don’t have the patience to learn all the different techniques that’s involved with “real” candlemaking. But if you want a quick, cute, unique gift…this is a winner! Friends will think you have some secret candle-making talentContinue reading “How to Make Simple Soy Wax Candles”

Sick of Chemicals On Your Skin? I Was, Too.

I became a little psycho about what foods were going into my body a few years ago… then I also realized what you put ON your body can be just as bad! Ahh! Since then, I will admit, I’ve calmed down. But when you see warning about breast cancer on the deodorant label, warnings aboutContinue reading “Sick of Chemicals On Your Skin? I Was, Too.”

Easy Soapmaking Tutorial (Step-by-Step)

Want to know how to make soap, quickly, easily, and naturally? I am going to show you how step-by-step, photos of each step included! This is a cold process soap, meaning no heating required. I’ve chosen my favorite recipe from Anne L. Watson’s book, <a href=”Smart Soapmaking: The Simple Guide to Making Soap Quickly, Safely,Continue reading “Easy Soapmaking Tutorial (Step-by-Step)”

Homemade Laundry Detergent

I discovered this recipe for homemade laundry detergent about 7 years ago. (Wow, it’s been a long time!) That’s how long we’ve been married. I stumbled across a great blog that I’ve followed ever since. (The Prairie Homestead. Jill Winger is the author. I’ve used so many of her recipes!) I’ve tried several different laundryContinue reading “Homemade Laundry Detergent”