I Need Your Help!

sage, pine & mint

I’ve spent the last few weeks plotting, planning, and making lists for the new year. Lots and lots of project idea lists! The problem is, I’ve got so many ideas, I’m not sure where to start. I could really use your help! I’ve set up a short survey, with just a few questions. If you get a chance to hop over and take it really quick, I would appreciate it so much. As a bonus, … Continue reading

Hot Process Oatmeal Honey Soap (Crock Pot Method)

Homemade Oatmeal & Honey Soap Hot Process Method

(You can find a cold process recipe for Oatmeal & Honey soap HERE.) This classic, gentle soap contains finely ground oatmeal and raw honey. Its creamy mildness makes it perfect for everyday use by those with sensitive skin. By cooking soap in a crock pot (hot process method), you’ll bypass the several weeks of waiting time that cold process recipes usually require and can use your homemade soap right away! Hot Process Oatmeal Honey Soap: … Continue reading

Rosehip & Honey Anti-Aging Eye Treatment

Rosehip & Honey Anti Aging Eye Treatment

This Rosehip & Honey Anti-Aging Eye Treatment is perfect for dabbing around your eyes, on laugh lines, or other wrinkle prone spots. I actually use it as a full face, neck, and hand cream, but since it tends to start out feeling slightly sticky on the skin – you will probably only want to apply it at night. When you wake up in the morning though, it will have left your skin soft, smooth, and … Continue reading

Mint Chocolate Lip Balm

Minto Chocolate Lip Balm Recipe

This yummy lip balm is flavored with peppermint essential oil and real chocolate chips. It makes a great last minute stocking stuffer too! (Which is especially helpful if you’re the world’s worst procrastinator like me – who hasn’t made a single Christmas gift yet. Eep!) You can find the recipe right HERE at HobbyFarms.com. If you need help making labels, THIS POST might prove useful: You may also like: Peppermint Rose Lip Balm | Cold … Continue reading

Milk Chocolate Mint Soap Recipe

Milk Chocolate Mint Soap Recipe

This recipe builds upon my milk soap making tutorial, which you can find HERE. With a few simple tweaks, you can turn a plain, unscented bar into a deliciously scented milk chocolate mint soap! (PS: That soapstone soap dish in the picture was made for me by my friend Mark. He has an Etsy shop HERE and can custom make all sorts of things for you!) To make this, you’ll need: 22 ounces olive oil … Continue reading

Soap Recipes Resource

herbal soap

If you enjoy making soap, I think you will LOVE Adriana’s web site: SoapRecipes101! The photos are gorgeous and the recipes are creative and inspiring. Have you ever wondered about adding beeswax to soap? (I get that question a lot!) Her Beeswax Soap Recipe gives lots of tips, along with a great palm free recipe. Another favorite of mine is this French Rose Clay Soap. It’s so pretty! Check out the recipe page, HERE, to … Continue reading

Coconut Honey Balm

coconut honey balm

This simple balm contains just three ingredients and is perfect for soothing dry, scraped, or irritated skin. It’s gentle and safe enough to use on all of your family members, including the dog! You can read the full recipe HERE at HobbyFarms.com. You may also like: Dandelion Lotion Bars | Aloe Rose Anti-Aging Cream | Boo Boo Balm       

Calendula Lotion Bars

Calendula Lotion Bars are easy to make, are perfect for treating dry/cracked skin, and make wonderful gifts too!

Lotion bars are an exceptional treatment for dry, cracked skin and make wonderful gifts for those you love. The basic recipe requires only three ingredients, and is super simple to whip together. If you can melt chocolate, you can make lotion bars! For this recipe, the oil portion is infused with calendula flowers for extra skin healing power. You can resize the recipe by increasing or reducing the amounts as you wish, keeping in mind … Continue reading

Honey Soft Hands Scrub

DIY Honey Soft Hands Scrub

This homemade scrub will leave your hands soft and silky feeling! To make Honey Soft Hands Scrub: You’ll need just a few items,  which should be found at your local grocery store: 1/4 cup coarse sea salt 1 1/2 tablespoons softened coconut oil 1 1/2 tablespoons liquid castile soap (like Dr. Bronner’s) 1 teaspoon honey Mix all of the ingredients together, until thoroughly blended. If you’d like, you can add a drop or two of … Continue reading