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Homemade Bug Repellent with Beautyberry – Second Try

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5 Month Update on No Poo

It’s hard to believe I stopped using shampoo 5 months ago.  I am glad I did and will never go back to using chemicals, if I have anything to do with it.  I don’t know how much shampoo I used … Continue reading

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Homemade Bug Repellent Using Beautyberry – First Try

Ever since my foraging class and finding out that the beautyberry has great properties for a bug repellent I have wanted to try my hand at making a recipe. I read through many recipes for bug repellent on the internet … Continue reading

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Lotion Bar 2

I have been using more and more essential oil and have found that putting them into my lotion bars is one of the best ways to use them. I really like the first lotion bar I made but wanted to … Continue reading

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Olive and Castor Oil Soap (Castile Soap)

I guess this could be labeled Castile Soap but I understand that a true Castile Soap is 100% olive oil.  From what I have read 100% olive oil is much harder to get to trace so I decided to stick … Continue reading

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Oat and Honey Castile Soap

OK so I am on a soap making frenzy.  I looked up hot process soap and found this yummy looking  recipe. This soap has only 4 ingredients in the basic soap and then you add honey and oatmeal. Kaleb’s HP … Continue reading

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Vegan Soap Bar

The two types of hot process soap I have made in the past have both used bee’s wax so when I saw this recipe I wasn’t sure if it had just been left off the ingredient list.  Like I know … Continue reading

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