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]

natural colorants experiment

2 weeks ago I attended the Lonestar?Soap and Toiletries Soapmakers Seminar in Austin – it was great!? It was a full day of talking about soap, which I don’t get to do very often with other people who actually LIKE to talk about soap.? Lots of great info shared, including an experiment that I participated … Read more

my tasty root beer experiment

Recently?I brewed my very own, from scratch (whatever that is) all natural root beer.? From actual roots.? True story – there are actually lots of roots in root beer.? Go figure….that fabulous, herby, sweet beverage doesn’t just come from a sugary artificial extract.? This was my second batch – I wasn’t quite happy with the … Read more

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