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A Soapy Weekend

I made three batches of soap today.  I have things ready to do another four batches tomorrow.

I’m so happy to say that sales have been good.   20 more words


Infusing oils

I’ve been making oil infusions and getting a small start on my herbal medicine cabinet before winter gets here. I strongly believe in the power of using nature in every way we can. 355 more words


Welcome to my new blog!

My name is Bexy, I am the owner of MBotanicals Skincare, a natural, unisex skincare range.  At the moment my range contains face oils, balms and powdered cleansers – of the anhydrous (waterless) variety.   309 more words


The Beautiful and Hard Kindness of God

It was as I picked twenty-five pounds of tomatoes in my garden that I noticed, my breath catching in my throat, the huge celosia flower.  It’s also known as cockscomb, and though you can often find a small, plume-like version of it, getting it to grow as big as a brain is another matter.   772 more words


Soap making ~ was it a failure or a 'happy' accident

I had wanted to make a ‘man’ soap for sometime and as I love and live amongst the beautiful Cairngorm mountains of the Scottish Highlands what could be better than to try a two-layer Mountain Man Soap. 339 more words

Cairngorm Mountains

John's Antidepressant/Eczema Soap Recipe

– To create enough high-quality soap for a family of 3 people for 1 year for ~$53 CDN (a savings of >$1,000 over our usual drugstore purchases) 808 more words


My Daughter's 1st Batch, "Fiesta de Alex!"

This is a batch I did with my daughter.  It includes shavings and balls left over from “Bubble Gum Blast”.  The fragrance oil is “Monkey Farts” and it is super fatted w/Shea butter.