Homemade Castile Soap

There’s nothing better than having a shower or bath and using a bar of natural Castile soap. Castile soaps don’t dry your skin out or have a toxic chemical scent, instead, they smell and feel wonderful! This recipe for Castile soap is one of Wendyl’s; be sure to follow it precisely as any changes in quantity and/or procedure will affect the result and …

 

 

Slow Cooker Ideas That Don’t Involve Food

If you’re anything like me, you have an excellent slow cooker sitting in your kitchen cupboard (which comes out for about one week each year in winter when it’s freezing), and you have a sudden need to make lots of comfort food like stews and soups. Well, now you don’t have to feel guilty about it because I’ve found the …

 

lavender soap

 

How To Make Your Own Soap

I love this humorous, inspirational story from A Home Companion about the first time Wendyl made soap, am definitely going to give this recipe a try. If you or anyone you know suffers from skin allergies making your own soap is one way you can be sure that the soap you are rubbing on your skin is free from added fragrance and …

 

foaming soap

 

DIY Lavender Foaming Soap

In our book Recipes For A Cleaner Life, there’s a recipe for Liquid Hand Wash that contains Sunlight soap, we’ve had a few people with sensitivities ask for a liquid soap recipe that is made with Castile soap instead. This DIY recipe works best in a foaming soap dispenser; when used this way it will last about three times as long …