cuticle oil

A few months ago my mom called me and said she was having a difficult time finding a good cuticle treatment that wasn’t filled with chemicals. ?She was at the beauty store and started reading me the ingredients on some of the ‘natural’ brands, and they were filled with all kinds of unnecessary stuff. ?I … Read more

swirly soap!

I’ve been trying (unsuccessfully) to get a swirled soap that I think looks good for a while. ?Every time I do a test batch, something seems to go wrong and it doesn’t swirl. ?It either traces too quickly and is too thick to swirl, or doesn’t get quite thick enough and just blends together. ?I … Read more

Happy Birthday Mom – have some limoncello

Today is my Mom’s birthday – Happy birthday Mom! ?To celebrate, I made her homemade limoncello – here’s how I did it. My mom LOVES limoncello, and is planning a trip to Italy with my Dad in the fall, so I decided I would try my hand at liquor making and give her a (hopefully) … Read more

Cowtown Indie Bazaar goody bag sneak peek

It’s less than 2 weeks until the Cowtown Indie Bazaar in Fort Worth, and I’m pumped. ?This is going to be a great show, sponsored by Etsy Fort Worth, a group of local Etsy artisans of which I am a member. ?I really enjoy doing shows that only allow handmade artisans, and I always have … Read more

I don't smell like patchouli anymore

I’ve been using ‘natural’ deodorant?for several years now, and have tried lots of different brands.? For a year or so I have been using Lush’s aromaco?deodorant – it smells like patchouli.? I’m getting a little tired of people telling me I smell like patchouli because of my deodorant (true story – LOTS of people have … Read more

First Saturday = New Public Market day!

Tomorrow is the first Saturday of the month, which means it’s New Public Market?Day in Fort Worth.? This is my favorite monthly market – I wish it were more often.? For all you Fort Worth locals that haven’t checked it out yet, it’s at the corner of Hulen and Camp Bowie in the parking lot … Read more

new soaps in testing

Here are a few new soaps I’m testing out right now.? I’m working on my fall and holiday scents, and have more ideas than I’ll be able to do, so only the best will make the cut.? Let’s start with the soaps I don’t have pics of yet (either because I just haven’t taken them, … Read more

another great YouTube review!

I’ve been busy sending samples to ‘YouTube Beauty Gurus’ lately.? Here’s another fabulous review of my stuff, this time by Kate on her YouTube channel about beauty products.? Isn’t she cute? (I’m not just saying that because she’s gushing about my products, promise). [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9CivU09988&playnext=1&videos=BmoPcG674oM]

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