Category Archive for: ‘Month November Week 3’

Seasons Greetings Printable Herb Packet And Recipe

Season’s Greetings! A Kitchy Printable Herb Packet Gift Idea

Quick and easy holiday gifts are essential for surviving the holiday season. This free printable “Season’s Greetings” Herb Packet is perfect for small gifts and can easily fit into the mail with your holiday greeting cards! Use herbs harvested from your own garden to create flavorful seasoning mixes paired with a simple and delicious recipe. Materials: Cardstock Ruler & X-acto …

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Frozen Ice Candles

Frozen Garden Candles

Looking to get a little garden therapy in these winter months takes creativity, but that is not a quality that is lacking from our guests today, John Gillespie & Christina Symons authors of Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome (Harbour Publishing). These ice candles are a simple project that will gleefully help to decorate your home and …

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Red Amaryllis Blooming

Growing Amaryllis in a Jar

When the garden is going to sleep, it doesn’t mean that you can’t find ways to do a little indoor gardening. Amaryllis are very popular at this time of year for their showy blooms that last about 2 months. My window that looks out at the garden is seeming a little drab now, so adding a bright red bloom or …

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Pink Grapefruit And Lavender Handmade Cold Process Soap Recipe

Pink Grapefruit Soap Recipe

I make all of my own soap because it is fun to do, makes thoughtful gifts, and is really great for my skin. One of my very favourite blends is this pink grapefruit and lavender soap that I made using this process.   I love to get new recipes and today we are graced with the expertise of a wonderful …

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All Natural Vapor Rub Recipe For Cold And Flu Season

All Natural Vapor Rub Recipe

Ugh, it’s cold and flu season. I have a rotten cold which is why I haven’t been around as much. I suppose it’s not a terrible time of year to snuggle in and watch about 20 movies (give or take) but when you are hit hard and need a little relief from chest pain and cough there is nothing like camphor and …

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How To Make Soy And Beeswax Candles With Wax Succulents

Beeswax Succulent Mason Jar Candles

These mason jar candles topped with beeswax succulents look impressive but are super simple to make. This project can be done with homemade soy and beeswax candles, or even to top a store bought votive. We’ll continue on our theme for making homemade holiday gifts again this week for this Weekend’s Project: a DIY Beeswax Flower Mason Jar Candles Tutorial. The beauty …

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