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Book Review: Finger Knitting Fun

Vickie Howell's new book, Finger Knitting Fun: 28 Cute, Clever, and Creative Projects for Kids, is a god send for me with my middle child. He wants to learn how to knit so badly, and well....if you have read my crafting posts you know I am 10 thumbs with knitting. I can do loom knitting,… Continue reading Book Review: Finger Knitting Fun

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DIY Citrus Body Wash

This recipe has won me over. Or rather, it has won my skin over. Taking us off the more commercial versions of certain body products has been very hard. It's really hard when you miss the lather of a good bottle of brand name body wash....what I don't miss is the dry, tight and very… Continue reading DIY Citrus Body Wash

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DIY After Workout Spray

Shake gently and mist on your skin after working out, for a lightly scented and cooling effect. After Workout Spray Ingredients: 2-ounce glass bottle 14 drops Bergamot Oil 14 drops Lime Oil 14 drops Lavender Oil 6 drops Peppermint Oil Distilled water Directions: Add the oils to the bottle, carefully top with water. Seal tightly.… Continue reading DIY After Workout Spray

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Spicy Heat Muscle Rub

Cayenne Pepper, Ginger, and Turmeric, worked into coconut oil & beeswax makes a wonderful balm, for working into tired or hurt muscles. Much better than what you find in the store, and you can control what goes in. There is a few caveats: Keep away from your eyes, due to the pepper, and don't use,… Continue reading Spicy Heat Muscle Rub