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How to Make Pomanders

In the tradition of the Victorians and Royalty alike, pomanders were used to mask odors. The sweet smelling scent will fill your home with citrus freshness. (more…)...
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How to Make Potpourri – Instructions and Recipes

Want to make some potpourri? Here is all the information you'll need. You can create your own scent for your home by adding spices that enhance your well being. Ask at the florist shop for any discarded flowers, or dry out your own flowers. Remember to handle your herbs and flowers carefully to avoid bruising...
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Wheat Weaving

A Simple Family Craft Idea - Although the stores are trying to convince us it's time to start putting up our December holiday decor, I'm personally just not ready to start thinking about snowmen and red-nosed reindeer invading my home in November. We're still working on the autumn leaf theme around our house. Read more

Drying Roses

In addition to their romantic role as a traditional Valentine’s Day token of affection, roses are a classic symbol of love and beauty. (more…)...
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How to Freeze Mushrooms

Choose mushrooms free from spots and decay. Sort according to size. Wash thoroughly in cold water. Trim off ends of stems. If mushrooms are larger than 1 inch across, slice them or cut them into quarters. (more…)...
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Mehndi Art

Henna body art is an ancient tradition of Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Traditionally done on the hands and feet, it involves painting beautiful and elaborate patterns with a dye made from crushed leaves of the henna plant. (more…)...
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What Can a Horse Teach You about Hair?

There are many forces that can make your hair look listless, dull and unhealthy. From sun, chlorine and blow dryers to an unhealthy diet, any number of hazards can conspire to damage your hair. Fortunately, whether your hair is long or short, straight or curly, thick or baby-fine, there are certain habits that will help...
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Milk Bath Recipe

Cleopatra, Queen of The Nile was known for her charm and beauty secrets. She would have approved of our version of the milk bath. Leaves your skin gently scented and feeling like silk. (more…)...
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