Simple Lavender Salve

dried lavender

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** This lavender salve is one of my all-time favorite things to make. It smells divine, but is not over powering. Perfect for dry hands, it also relieves rough patches on elbows and knees. The best part: it is EASY to […]

Peppermint Foot Scrub Recipe

DIY Peppermint Foot Scrub

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Foot scrubs are a real treat for tired feet. When made with salt, they are extremely effective at exfoliating the dry skin around the heels and balls of the foot. This helps remove dead skin cells and leaves […]

How to Make Lotion Bars (A Simple Lotion Bar Recipe)

lotion bars

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** I’ve given lotion bars as gifts for a few years now. They are usually a big hit! One reason I love to give lotion bars is because they are unique. Most people have not used a lotion bar […]

Homemade Lavender Pillows

lavender pillows

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Lavender pillows are usually very small pillows filled with lavender buds. They are not large enough for sleeping on, but rather, a little sachet of comfort to tuck in beside you at night. Lavender is an herb well-known […]

Want to Host Spa Party (the Easy Way)?

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** There’s something coming, and I’m really excited about it!   Here’s the story: Katie, of Kitchen Stewardship, contacted me to tell me she had used my book, Simple Scrubs to Make and Give, along with Crunchy Betty’s eBook, Food on […]

All-Natural Spa Party Recipes

spa party recipes

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Today I want to share two recipes that will make hosting a spa party simple and doable. You can use both, or even just one. As you know, getting-together is half the fun. These recipes are so simple, […]

How to Make Facial Masks with Clay

Spa Mud and Sea Salt

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Clay masks have the amazing ability to pull toxins from the skin and are well loved for their pore cleansing and skin balancing abilities. A variety of clays are suitable for masks. You might consider some of the […]

Stock Your DIY Natural Medicine Cabinet in One Afternoon

natural medicine diy

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** This post is LONG. You might want to pin for future reference.  If you’ve been around here long, you know I like to make remedies and beauty products in quick time. It started with 50 homemade gifts in […]

All about Plantain

all about plantain

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** Today I’d like to tell you about one of my favorite herbs: Plantain. While the word, plantain, may bring to mind a banana-like fruit, this plantain is actually a plant, often thought of as a weed. It is found […]

Lavender-Chamomile Bath Soak Recipe

Lavender Chamomile Bath Soak

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! Until 7/31! Details here.** The following is a soothing herbal soak I created recently. It aims to relieve sore muscles and relax the body (and mind). This DIY bath soak recipe uses dead sea salts and Epsom salts, both containing high levels […]