5 Reasons to Support Small Business

5 Reasons to Support Small Business Small Business Satuday, sandwiched in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, was started by American Express in 2010.   It gained momentum so quickly that in 2011 the senate made it a national Holiday. It's a great way to support...

Benefits of Royal Jelly for Your Skin

Benefits of Royal Jelly Did you know there are many benefits of Royal Jelly for your skin? Royal Jelly is composed of vitamins, lipids, and hormones straight from the bee hive and has been used as a beautifying ingredient for centuries. Royal Jelly contains amino...

So What is Cold Process Soap, Anyway?

So what is Cold Process Soap, anyway? Cold process soap is made the old fashioned way with oils, water, and lye. It is a very exact science. Too much lye, and your soap is dangerous, too little, and you've got an ooey gooey mess. All the heat of this reaction is...

Tap My Trees Starter Kit Product Review

Tap My Trees starter kit with aluminum buckets - Product Review   As the snow recedes and the birds return from warmer climates, all begin to yearn for spring, and there is no better way to welcome the coming of spring than to make maple syrup.  Heading into the woods...

Alligator Skin (Dry skin Do’s and Don’ts)

Dry skin is a fact of life for most of us at some point. Hormones, age, weather, daily habits, and diet can all affect the integrity of our skin, but there are some easy steps we can take to protect our largest organ.   Avoid synthetic detergents like the plague!...