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Monoi de Tahiti Shea Salve

What I really need right now is a vacation. Can you relate?  Can you also relate to the utter disappointment you face when you snap back into reality from your daydream to realize that it just Ain’t. Gonna. Happen. I know.  It’s rough.  We’re in this together. That longing of …

Sunburn Relief Spray

Sunburn Relief Spray Gosh darn it. I knew this glorious, scorcher-of-a-day was too good to be true! Today  I had company to occupy the children, so I took full advantage of my semi-free time to get dirty!  I accomplished a lot in the garden, but the sun has left his …

Bar Soap To-Go

You guys.  I’m really excited to SHARE my latest creation with you…  (Don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of this post!) Bar Soap To-Go! The inspiration for this portable bar soap was actually my workplace. (My workplace outside the home, that is).   It has some of the most …

A Recipe for DIY Ruby-Colored Lip Tint

Charming Alkanet Root.  The star of this lovely lip tint. If you’re like me, you can’t be bothered with make-up, but sometimes, a little lip tint goes a long way, and can be just what you need to enhance your natural radiance.  Gotta love those kitchen cosmetics!  Alkanet is a …

Kokum Butter Salve

Kokum butter. This skin-rejuvenating, healing butter is dervived from the kokum, or mangosteen tree, indiginous to India. (Garcinia indica). Kokum oil (butter) contains 60-65% saturated fatty acid making it solid at room temperature. Kokum butter is prized for it’s skin healing properties, and is a favorite for many making their …

Oral Pain Salve

Oral Pain.  It’s so awful. Most of us have experienced it at some point in our lives.  If not as adults, then definitely as children, and it’s incredibly hard for parents to see their babies in pain. Thankfully, Sweet Toddler hasn’t had too rough-a-go of things… until now. Canine teeth.  …

Lavender~Calendula Lip Balm

Homemade lip balm is so awesome. And so ridiculously easy to make!  It’s a wonder how large companies have managed to screw it up so incredibly!? Oh.  Wait a minute… Petroleum.  Petroleum jelly is an ingredient in many popular chapsticks/lip balms, along with petrolatum and mineral oil.  None of which …

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