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Celebrating The Winter Solstice

This year, in 2017, the Winter Solstice will happen December 21st, a Thursday, at 8:28 am in the Northern Hemisphere. The Solstice has always been a comfort to me, even as a child. I was raised in a cult, and we were forbidden from celebrating Christmas, so as a child, without knowing what the Solstice… Continue reading Celebrating The Winter Solstice

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Handmade With Love Super Bundle

I love the Super Bundles brought out by Ultimate Bundles, and the newest one released today, Handmade With Love, is amazing. If you love to craft, sew, knit or have wanted to learn, this is the one for you! As soon as it went live I picked up my copy, which I am happily going… Continue reading Handmade With Love Super Bundle

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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

After workout spray, a cooling mist to shake the hot feeling. 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… Continue reading DIY After Workout Spray