Happy New Year!

Hi all!

Well, it’s been a whirlwind of a vacation for me.  I didn’t do too much bath and body formulating, but I sure did a lot of knitting with my new machine!  Details are over on my other blog – LDKnitwear!

Still I did find time to make a few refills of various lotions and potions and found a good use for all that Sepimax Zen I bought (and don’t like). Continue reading “Happy New Year!”


Christmas Wrap-Up

Yes, I know I said a couple of weeks ago that I was done making my Christmas gifts, but that is almost never the case until the day arrives and I run out of time. 🙂

This past weekend, I was busy making a few more bath bombs, just to make the holiday extra special! Continue reading “Christmas Wrap-Up”

Analytical Recipe – Walnut Facial Scrub

My niece, Andi, asked me if I could try to make her something like St. Ives Apricot Scrub. I decided to give it a try.

You see, surfactants and I don’t always get along.   They are finicky and I don’t really have as good a handle on using them as I do with lotions and creams.   I have had a few successes with them though, so I thought, “why not try?”

Continue reading “Analytical Recipe – Walnut Facial Scrub”

Out with a BANG!

As I wrap up my Christmas “making” for this vacation, I am thankful for all the free time I had this week to make so much.  It’s incredible!  My dining room is absolutely overflowing with bath and body products and it smells like heaven in there!

Today was spent making balms and bombs… all things herbal (and one not so herbal).

Continue reading “Out with a BANG!”

Oh What Fun It Is To…

Formulate!  🙂

I had such a great time today formulating and waving my magic wand to concoct some super-duper magical potions in my kitchen!

First, let me start with last night though… Continue reading “Oh What Fun It Is To…”

Vacation – Let the Fun Begin!

FINALLY it’s vacation time for me!  I have been saving up some fun just for this purpose!

I refilled my stash of bath & body ingredients, and have been patiently waiting for  vacation to arrive so I could play with my new goodies! I have SO much in store for this vacation!  I even have an itinerary all worked up. Continue reading “Vacation – Let the Fun Begin!”

The Christmas Bath Bomb Marathon Begins

It’s that time of year again, folks!  Yep, you guessed it, the time to start making bath bombs for your Christmas giftees!  Of course, if you don’t celebrate Christmas, these would work just as well for any celebratory occasion you do observe! Continue reading “The Christmas Bath Bomb Marathon Begins”