Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Himalayan Salt Lamps

I’ve had a Himalayan Salt Lamp on the headboard of my bed for the last 5 years or so. Why? I suffer from allergies, hay fever in particular, so I thought what have I got to lose.

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Ear Wax Candles

Have you ever heard of or used Ear Wax Candles? I have used them before and I find they have been very helpful when my sinuses were clogged. Ear candles are the holistic treatment for ear aches, and they have … Continue reading

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Soapwort – also known as Bouncing Betty

The soapwort in my rock garden is starting to flower.  This is one of my favorite flowers, not only is it beautiful and flowers from June to September, but it has many uses. Soapwort (Saponaria) has been know for thousands … Continue reading

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Reduce Inflammation Diet

Can changing your diet really help to reduce inflammation?  Yes it can, but be aware of other problems that can occur.  Maybe not for everyone, but when removing one thing from the body it can react and cause other problems … Continue reading

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Soap Making Terms

Have you ever been confused by the many soap making terms and abbreviations that are mentioned on websites or in recipes. Well here is a pretty good list of abbreviations and terms to help you through.

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Essential Oils that Repel Ticks

Essential Oils that Naturally Repel Ticks Avoid Lyme disease from Ticks with Essential Oils You have probably heard that a tick bite can lead to contracting Lyme disease, but researchers are also learning that ticks can also transmit other dangerous diseases.

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Naming your Soap Company – what is a good name?

So you have decided to start your own soap company and now you need a name.

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Christmas Craft Fair – just some thoughts as I’m packing

I’m packing for a couple craft fairs this weekend so thought I’d share some thoughts as I go along.

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What is Glycerin?

What is Vegetable Glycerin? Vegetable glycerin is a thick liquid similar to the thickness of maple syrup; it is produced using plant oils. Most often the plant oils used to produce vegetable glycerin are Palm, Coconut and Soy.

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The Farmers Market – Selling your Soap

Selling your Soap at your local Farmer’s Market How to become a Vendor Most Farmers Markets have an application form you will need to fill out.  Usually there will be a membership fee to pay and the fee for your … Continue reading

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