Homemade Citrus Mint Hand Sanitizer Spray

This homemade hand sanitizer spray is simple to create, and makes a great gift too. Recently I was talking with my friend about the cleaner I make to use on my granite countertops. I like the way it smells, and it’s great for disinfecting the kitchen. I wondered if I could bottle this same recipe,… [Read More]

Making Bath Salts with Herbs and Essential Oils

Making bath salts is a fun and easy craft, and makes a great gift for any time of year.  This project starts with Epsom salts and essential oils. Then you add layers of dried herbs for added beauty and health benefits. Best of all, it looks so pretty in the jar. Making Bath Salts with… [Read More]

Homemade Gifts: Simmering Potpourri

I really like to give out gifts at the holidays to just about everyone I know. My family and friends, co-workers, and all of those people who have helped us throughout the year. You know, the mailman, babysitters, teachers, hair stylists etc. Our list typically ends up being a minimum of 50 gifts, and though… [Read More]

Middle Eastern Bread Salad – Fattoush

This Middle Eastern Bread Salad recipe is easy to put together with a few key ingredients that make it unique, fresh and tasty. Also known as Fattoush Salad, a Lebanese salad with toasted or fried bits of pita bread. Middle Eastern Bread Salad contains some affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure policy…. [Read More]

Easy Herbal Harvest Wreath Tutorial

Recently I hosted a live tutorial on how to make this Harvest Wreath, and many people were interested in creating one themselves.  Looking back on the original post, I see that more details would be helpful, so I made a short video to show you some of the detailed steps.  Making a Harvest Wreath   Making… [Read More]

10 Amazing Appetizer Recipes

Here are 10 appetizer recipes that you can make for your own party, or to bring to the next gathering. All are pretty easy to make and contain a variety of easy to find ingredients.   Don’t forget the Free Caldrea Kit offer is still available while supplies last. (ends July 24th @ 6pm)Affiliate links…. [Read More]

Make Your Own Hydrosol

What’s a hydrosol? A hydrosol is the floral water that remains through a steam distillation of plant material, and are often a by-product of the production of essential oils.  Since I was trimming up some of my herbs, I thought this would be a good time to make a hydrosol. Make Your Own Hydrosol contains some… [Read More]