Making "Lavender Orange" Soap

Click on through here for a little peek behind the scenes at the making of "Lavender Orange" soap. "Lavender Orange” is scented with essential oils of lavender and orange for a cheerful, sweet, and floral aroma, while...

 

May 24, 2017 by Jennifer Katehos

Body Oils: Game-Changing Moisturization

For a time, when I was a young girl, I used a popular pharmacy-found brand’s body oil instead of lotion.   Lotions are basically oils + water + an emulsifier — as you know, oil and water don’t mix, which is where the emulsifier comes in, to keep the oils and water together and creamy and lotion-like.  The idea is that body oil is simply...

 

March 16, 2017 by Jennifer Katehos

Making "Peaceful" Soap

Click on through here for a peak behind the scenes at the making of "Peaceful" soap.  Peaceful's warm, mellow, and earthy scent of patchouli is given a sharp boost by the fresh and tangy zap of rosemary...

 

February 27, 2017 by Jennifer Katehos

Comfort Food: Split Pea & Squash Stew

Jamie's PictureIt has still been a good time as any for some comfort food.  One of my favorite homemade comfort foods is a Split Pea and Squash stew, from a recipe I got from Jamie Checket, a Certified Holisitic Health Coach.  It's easy to make, beautiful to look at, and delightful to eat.  My husband and I have kept this recipe in regular rotation since first trying it out...
February 13, 2017 by Jennifer Katehos

Making "After Dark" Soap

Click on through here for a little peek behind the scenes at the making of "After Dark" soap. "After Dark” is scented with a warm and mysterious blend of allspice, anise, cinnamon, patchouli, and orange essential oils...

 

 

January 24, 2017 by Jennifer Katehos

Salt Soaks: Take Back the Bath

I think we take for granted how luxurious it is to submerge our entire bodies in the bathtub, and thus we often forget to take the opportunity to have a long, relaxing bath.  Take back the bath with...

December 10, 2016 by Jennifer Katehos