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Body Basics – Create your own body oil

One of the nicest homemade gifts I have ever received was a custom body oil blend. Not only did it leave my skin feeling super soft and smooth, but it also smelt divine. Even to this day whenever I smell sandalwood, I think of that oil! So, I thought it only fair to share with […]

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Sunday Faves December 1st

December. Yes, you read that right. We are now in December. The month of excessive spending and general happiness to all. Except for this year, I won’t be the one spending excessively. I will be the one making my own gifts for family and friends. I will be buying one main gift for my three […]

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Blackcurrant and Sage Foot Powder

One area many of us neglect are our feet. The one part of our body that is always in contact with something and bears the most weight and we forget about them. Now, I know I have included this in my Handmade Christmas series and you may not want to gift this, but I’m sure […]

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Sunday Faves November 24th

Yet another rollercoaster of a week over here. It seems like the universe is sending over everything before the turn of a new decade. I one way at least I can hopefully get it all out of the way before the New Year and be able to start afresh. Even though the universe seems to […]

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Apricot and Lemon Lip Balm

Looking for a great small gift to make for someone special? Lip balms are perfect. They’re easy to make, cost hardly anything and last a long time. This Apricot and Lemon Lip Balm will leave any lips smooth and soft for hours. Our lips are one area many of us forget to moisturise until its […]

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Handmade Christmas – Sugar and Vanilla Body Scrub

Looking for ways to give gifts this Christmas without breaking the bank or damaging the environment? Then you need to check out my new series on Handmade Christmas Gifts and Decorations. Starting this week I will share one or two posts that include something you can make at home. Mainly from things in your cupboard […]

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Sunday Faves November 17th

This week has been a rollercoaster. First off our poorly car has had to go to the garage and needs too much done to put it through it’s MOT. This has left us carless but luckily I have a great family who helps us out more than they should. Yet, by Friday things seemed to […]

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Milk Foot Soak

Looking for a quick and cheap way to treat your feet? Why not give this simple yet effective foot soak a try and reap the rewards of silky smooth feet. One area on our bodies that often gets overlooked is our feet. This is especially true during those long winter months. They’re wrapped up in […]

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Sunday Faves November 10th

Bonfire night is now out of the way so the countdown to the big day is on now! This week has been an interesting one. With lots of rain and a poorly car, it hasn’t been the most smooth sailing of all weeks. One highlight was the fireworks that the kids enjoyed. I’m not a […]

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Fruit Smoothie Hair Mask

A hair mask that’s good enough to eat, yes please… As I’m getting older and after having children, my hair is getting drier. No matter how often I have it cut or what storebought products I’ve used, it still looks and feels dry. So, I thought why not try a natural hair mask and see […]

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