Lye (sodium hydroxide) is a necessary component of soap making. Let’s learn what it is, how it’s made, its caustic properties, and how its used to make soap.
Archives for January 2015
I choose to buy loose leaf teas for the same reason I insist on selling them to my patrons–it’s a superior way to harvest flavor and benefits from the plants.
Simple, homemade, healthy soup recipes that are delicious and easy to adapt to fit personal food preferences. I love having these soup recipes in my rotation!
This goats milk soap recipe yields a soap that is great for your skin! It works with other milk types too: use what you have, follow the recipe, and get started!
Home remedies for sinus headache can be a life saver, especially if you get the headaches often! Drop over-the-counter solutions for natural remedies that work!
What are the best natural sugar substitutes? Organic cane sugar or sucanat can be used sparingly. Other alternatives are stevia, maple syrup, honey, and others.
Learning how to stay warm in cold weather isn’t always easy. Getting out of bed is brutal, and getting out of the shower requires an iron will. You can use these tips to stay cozy and warm, even in freezing temps!