Soap making Thursday

Hello, friends it’s been a busy couple of days. Today I finally had time to make some new soap combinations for an up coming craft fair. I really enjoy making soap it’s kind of like therapy for me. What’s your way of escaping everyday stress?I know we all live such busy lives it’s nice to…

Crafting on a rainy day

Hello, friends. Today on the homestead I started making my bath soaks and milk baths to take to a local craft fair next week. I love the smell of the herbs and flowers that fill my home when Im crafting these products.I’m really pleased at how they turned out. There is something just so simple…

Dried Flowers 🌷🌼

Hello, Friends today I have decided to try out the dehydration setting on my oven. I have have so many flowers with healing and and relaxation properties I just hate to see the petals fall off and lay on the ground when I know there are lots of wonderful uses for them. Today I enlisted…

Honeysuckle Jelly

Nothing puts me in a state of nostalgia more than the sweet smell of honeysuckle. It takes me back to a more simple time of sitting on my grandparents front porch listening to my grandpa’s many stories with the sweet smell of honeysuckle in the air. So when I came across a recipe for honeysuckle…

The Journey Begins

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