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Lisa’s Luscious Lotion

ingredients 20 grams Bees Wax 20 grams Shea Butter 25 grams Coconut Oil 3/8 C. Calendula Infused Oil 1/4 C. Cottonwood Infused Oil 1/8 C. Plantain Oil 2 Tbsp. Tamanu Oil 1/3 C. Rose Water 1/3 C. Lavender Tincture 10-30 drops Essential Oil of your choice Optional Additions Include: 1 tsp Vitamin E oil or […]

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Garlic: Cold and Flu Fighter

We’re coming up on wintertime again, and for many, that means more colds, flu, coughs, sniffles, and other annoying ills.    What natural remedy helps to keep you healthy during this time?  The answer is probably sitting in your kitchen cupboard.  It’s Garlic: cold and flu fighter also called natures antibiotic. Garlic has been touted as a […]

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Soothing Bath Salt Recipe

I’m a pushover for homemade gifts both for giving and receiving. Lavender, Chamomile, and Bergamot all offer soothing relaxing properties when both when applied to the body and inhaled; they are each known for a variety of benefits to the skin.  Orange lifts the spirits induces relaxation and reduces depression. Pine is reminiscent of the […]

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Vanilla Mint Honey Scrub Recipe

Quick and easy scrub recipe can be made with either salt or sugar. 1 C Salt or Sugar ½ C Oil (almond, grapeseed, olive) ½ C Honey 1 Vanilla bean 10 drops Peppermint Essential Oil You’re going to mix it all together in a glass jar. Watch the attached video for a quick demonstration. All […]

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Begin with Bitters

My first understanding of Bitters came while traveling in Europe many years ago.  Dining in France, we were often asked if we would like to begin with an Aperitif.  Not knowing what it was I began asking, “What is this custom all about?”  The most popular aperitifs are Campari, Dubonnet, Lillet and Vermouth.  The Aperitif […]