I heart lemongrass

I was washing the floor with the best mixture of floor soap in the world: baking soda, white vinegar and a squirt of dish soap with plenty of hot water in the bucket, and I wanted to add a little something. I have many essential oils, but especially own a huge (too huge) freakin bottle of lemongrass…

Asheville and Deodorant

Noelle from Bayberrywoods Candles and myself had a blast at the Organicfest in beautiful Asheville, NC. Our tents were near a large, spouting fountain..I mean really, a lovely city!  I’ve been here before, but only then for fun!  Yet this was just as fun! The people were so nice, happy, and I made record sales!…

Sushi Sunday

I know on Sundays many ladies are in the kitchen cooking food for the next couple of days or even a week! They freeze containers of lasagna or soup or whatever to last them. I always admired those who did that, as I do not!  If I had more children, I bet I would though….

Homemade Perfume

Here is something I just made while my dear son was still sleeping this Sunday: Homemade perfume.  This was super easy since we keep vodka in the house (for tinctures..I’m not a fan of vodka for drinking). If you don’t have jojoba oil, I would suggest another like Vegetable oil. I wouldn’t recommend Olive oil–the…

Making Yogurt at Home

I have made yogurt in the crock pot before and it turns out okay … sometimes! Even if it seems I am doing the same thing, at the same temperatures, sometimes the yogurt is too liquid-y, or smells bad. We finally bought a Euro Cuisine yogurt maker at Target ($23.00) which basically heats the milk…