Category Archives: Personal Care Recipes

Cinnamon Lip Plumping Balm with Calendula

Cinnamon Lip Plumping Balm with Calendula

Whenever my sister and I got together, in what seems like another life, we would go do the girly things that we would never do normally.  Things like shopping for make-up or getting our nails done.  Now neither one of us have the time to do such things with the babies running around.  On the rare occasions that we can get together, who wants to spend time apart, when we actually have time to do a project together.  This week, my sister came to town for a visit.  We decided it would be fun to make lip balm as both of us are struggling with chapped lips in the dry winter climate.  Continue reading

Citrus Bay Hot Process Soap

Citrus Bay Hot Process Soap

I have always loved Bay based fragrances and last winter a friend asked me to create a bay rum combination that included lime.  I may have enjoyed it a little too much.  This holiday season, when I needed teacher gifts, I pulled out this essential oil combination to make a neutral, naturally scented shea butter soap.  Continue reading