Hit or Miss with Lotion Bars

Have you tried lotion bars yet? Your skin will thank you! Unlike bottled lotion from the store, (which end up in landfills after you empty them), homemade lotion bars don't use bottles and don't contain icky ingredients you can't even pronounce like: Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate (linked to reproductive toxicity), Ceteareth-20 (alters the skin's structure to … Continue reading Hit or Miss with Lotion Bars

Heard it Through the Grapevine: Wine, Jelly, and More

Wouldn't it be wonderful to grow your own grapes? Make delicious jelly? Healthy grape juice? FREE wine? The answer is YES! We ordered bare-root seedless Concord grapes and planted as soon as the ground would allow. Here in TN, that was January. We soaked them for a few hours, measured out a straight-ish line, and … Continue reading Heard it Through the Grapevine: Wine, Jelly, and More