Don’t throw away junk mail and old scraps of paper. Use it to make scented handmade paper bookmarks, gift tags, handmade cards and more. My son is a prolific scribbler and artist, but not every sketch or story is worth saving. So we end up with lots of paper for the recycling bin. Rather than […]

This handy lotion stick winter skin balm is made with moisturizing and healing oils, essential oils and shea butter. It’s an excellent dry skin treatment for chapped, cracked, flaky and itchy patches. Winter weather can be tough on the skin. Lower humidity levels, cold temperatures outside and dry air inside can leach out moisture and […]

These heart-shaped homemade bath bombs are scented with jasmine and sandalwood, and they make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. The first time I ever heard of bath bombs was on our honeymoon, when our sightseeing took us into a luxurious bath shop. My new husband treated me to all kinds of fancy bath products to take home […]