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Citronella Lemon Bowl Candles

Is there anything more satisfying than an end of summer get-together under the stars sharing stories and a farm to table meal?
When autumn draws near and summer comes to end we gather friends and family on our deck and large screen porch from the third floor. Our home is…

Apple Blossom Soy Candle Jars

 
 Are you drawn to fresh fruity, floral scents in the summer?
I most certainly am! Apple is one of my favorite fruits, although I bake with it more in Autumn. There’s something about biting into a fresh crisp apple on a hot summer day. I’ve found that apple combined…

10 Must Have Essential Oils

10 Must Have Essential Oils with a Powerhouse of Benefits
Are you new to essential oils or discovering more to expand your use of essential oils? This resource list of my ten must-have essential oils will guide you on your way. Each can be used for a variety of methods…

5 Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts

Give mom the gift of relaxation with natural easy to make 5 Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts.
Mother’s Day is moving up on the horizon and you may have run out of ideas for what to get your mother or mother-in-law this year. Mothers always appreciate handmade gifts and you don’t…

Stamped Linen Pouches

I created these simply stamped linen pouches for gift giving with just 5 supplies I had on hand and you can too!
With Easter just around the corner and back to back trips from Chicago to Dallas to California this month and I needed to pull together gifts for Easter…

Pressed Flower Mason Jar Candles

What is quite possibly the best way to fragrance your home?
Candles of course! Not only will they fragrance your home, but they also make a beautiful decoration- especially in mason jars.
Save your lavender cuts from the garden or purchase a dried bundle at the farmer’s market to make…