After all that shopping yesterday, I am wiped out! Luckily it isn’t very hard (nor does it take too much energy) to make soap!
Today, for my final two vacation soaps, I gave the lard another try. I made two batches with the same recipe (just slight modifications to it for each). Continue reading “Final Two Vacation Soaps”
It’s the mid-way through vacation already, but I feel like I have already begun to amass a week’s worth of crafting (so that is a sign of a well-spent vacation!).
Today I was quite busy as I made two soaps and a lotion. I also managed to get a couple of the malas I made for my husband photographed as well. Continue reading “Wednesday Vacation Power!”
It’s finally vacation and I have adequate time to devote to refilling all the stuff I made and now can’t live without!
Today I had a busy day making refills — so many refills!
Continue reading “Refills”
It has been far too hot this summer to run my roaster oven to make herb infused oils. Yes I could have made them using the longer method of brewing them for weeks and weeks and shaking them up in between, but I am far too impatient for that nonsense!
Well today, it was still hot, but I decided to go ahead and make the infusions anyhow because I need them for my vacation this week. Continue reading “Herbal Potion Balms”
Monday is here already and I am in full swing, making BIG messes of my kitchen!
I had mixed success today, with a few successes and a few failures.
Let’s start with the biggest failure — Experimental Surfactant Facial Scrub.
Continue reading “A Thing a Day on Vacation – Monday – Messes Were Made”
My chores were stacking up on me lately since I have been spending so much time knitting. I spent a good part of my morning today catching them up.
I got my chores done now, and am including a recipe here for some herbal bed time tea and (my dinner), teriyaki chicken marinade.
Continue reading “Weekend Chores and Recipes”
There was a little experimental soap making on my mind ever since I thought a few weeks ago about adding Rooibos tea to a soap recipe. This weekend I took on the challenge! Continue reading “Experimental Rooibos Tea Soap with Diatomaceous Earth”