DIY Lavender Sugar Body Scrub

DIY Body Scrubs are one of the easiest homemade beauty products you can make. The are also easy to customize to your liking. Because this month is all about LAVENDER, I though a DIY Lavender Sugar Body Scrub recipe was a must. The coconut oil, sweet almond oil, and Vitamin E are extremely moisturizing while […]

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All About Lavender

Lavender Technical/Latin name: Lavandula Family: Lamiaceae Why I Love It: I have long adored the scent of lavender and have recently become obsessed with its vast use in my DIY projects. Its calming properties makes it a staple in an apothecary’s kitchen. I use it in many of my homemade beauty projects.  A Bit of Cool History […]

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Basil Infused Oil Recipe

Herb of the Month: Basil Infused Oil Recipe We are coming to the end of our first herb of the month! Basil has been a true friend and is even more useful than I had originally thought. After introducing it, we have explored it in our culinary endeavors with Penne with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Mozzarella […]

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DIY Basil Facial Toner

Herb of the Month: DIY Basil Facial Toner   I have been munching on basil as a favorite culinary herb and have to say I am a culprit of dismissing it for homemade beauty care products. However, little did I know that basil is absolutely fabulous for skin care. With it’s antiseptic properties and anti-aging […]

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Basil Growing Tips

Herb of the Month: Basil Growing Tips I sort of have a soft spot for basil. When I first got on this whole herb gardening kick, I planted one pot with 3 different types of seeds and basil was among them. Now basil is the only one that has survived and it is flourishing. However, […]

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Penne with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Mozzarella

April’s Herb of the Month Recipe:┬áPenne with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Mozzarella I am pleased to announce a guest post for April’s Herb of the Month recipe highlighting basil. This awesome recipe comes from my very favorite cook, my mom. She inspires me daily and is always sending me delicious recipes so I thought she […]

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All About Basil

Welcome to my new series – HERB OF THE MONTH! Every month I will be highlighting a new herb. Throughout the month I will post recipes, growing tips, natural uses, homemade beauty product recipes, etc. all to do with the “Herb of the Month!” Not only will I use my knowledge of the herb, I […]

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Balcony Gardening

I was never one to keep a plant alive. I mean to the point that I bought a bamboo shoot to have something green in my dorm I wouldn’t kill. My roommate and I even tried to name the plants in order to inspire us to try a little harder in keeping it sustained. But […]

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