All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘book club’

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Weekend Handmade: Trivets to Stepping Stones

We had a great start to Garden Therapy Book Club with lots of readers visiting and commenting on the recipes from A Green Guide to Natural Beauty + Mango Citrus Body Butter Recipe and Hemp & Honey Lip Balm.  The selection is a book that I’ve been very excited about reviewing: Weekend Handmade, by Kelly Wilkinson. On the jacket, it describes Kelly Wilkinson as …

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Garden Therapy Book Club: Reviewers Wanted

~ UPDATE: The reviewers have been chosen for the first book.  Please read the full post (or click “continue reading” if you see a break).  At the end you will find out how to keep in touch with Garden Therapy so you can be the first to hear about the next call for reviewers. ~   Would you like to participate in Garden …

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Hemp & Honey Lip Balm

This week I tried another recipe from the current Book Club selection, A Green Guide to Natural Beauty, Hemp & Honey Lip Balm. For ages now I’ve been making manuka honey lip balm because of the extraordinary healing properties of the magical golden goop.   Hailing from New Zealand, manuka honey comes from bees that pollinate the Leptospermum scoparium, a shrub or small tree …

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A Green Guide to Natural Beauty + Mango Citrus Body Butter Recipe

As part of the Natural Skincare Series I’ve shared recipes and tutorials for soap, scrubs, and bath products all made with natural ingredients, and where possible ingredients from my garden. I love to try new recipes so here is my take on a few of them from A Green Guide to Natural Beauty: 35 step-by-step projects for homemade beauty by Karen Gilbert. As …

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Get Ready for the Garden Therapy Book Club!

I learned to garden at the library.  Well at least that’s where the guidance came from: the books.  When I was forced to stop working due to illness, both budget and boredom had me leaving the library with an armload of books on some gardening-related topic to learn about.  Then through multiple trials and failures and successes, I started to get my feet (or should I …

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