I have been wanting to create a new soap for a while now. After collecting some ideas I decided to try making an Earl Grey soap. I love earl grey tea and find it very warm & soothing with its smoky, sweet citrus tones. It gets its unique taste and fragrance from bergamot essential oil.… Read More A Nice Warm Cup of Soap?
I love lavender and that is why I make 3 different lavender soaps. The scent of lavender is one of the most popular and recognized fragrances in the world. It comes from Lavandula Angustifolia, an evergreen woody shrub that is native to the western Mediterranean, primarily the mountains in northern Spain. Today it is grown all over the… Read More Lavender – Medicine and More
When I moved into my new home I was anxious to start designing my yard. I worked with the landscape when planning the location of my gardens. One of the features the previous owners left behind was a large tree stump. As I pondered what to do with it I got the idea to make… Read More Meet Stumpy
Ahh Lemongrass. Let’s start with the bright scent of lemon. So “summery” and “sunshiny” it just warms you up with memories of the hot sun on your skin and a refreshing glass of lemonade quenching your thirst. What could be better than this? My Lemongrass Soap because besides the Lemongrass essential oil, I add… Read More Soap Introductions – Lemongrass
When I moved into my new home last year it was late July and too late to start a garden. However, I did scope out the yard and found a spot where the grass wasn’t growing so well. There was an old tree stump there and a small “bald” spot of dirt and mud. I… Read More Spirit Food