DIY Harry Potter Series – Amortentia Foot Scrub

I saw this heart shaped bottle at Hobby Lobby and just had to make a Potter themed love potion with it. I measured the jar by adding plain epsom salt to see how much I would need. The jar was too small to hold bath salts for one sitting so I decided to make an…

DIY Highly Moisturizing Lip Balm

Are your lips dry and chapped from this harsh winter? This tutorial will show you how to make homemade chapstick in any flavor or scent combination you want. Super easy recipe and inexpensive. Here are a bunch I made… of course, with a Harry Potter theme. Love all the different product labels I got online 🙂 Ingredients…

Christmas Rose Petal Candle

I got a cute Christmas tin last year and wanted to make a nice Christmas scented candle but didn’t have the right oils. I decided on a rose scented one with dried petals in the mix. Materials: Old tin or jar Rose essential oil, dried rose petals Beeswax or soy wax Double boiler setup Wick…

Friendly Friday – Something Different – New Pet Shenanigans

The most prominently different thing for me this past week has been adopting a baby chinchilla, as a companion to my older one. Chilli is the older one at 10 years and Pepper is 18 weeks old. This isn’t too different for me since I already have one chin but it’s different observing their personalities…

DIY Soap Bars and Bath Salts During Covid

When you have unexpected extra time and are bored, this is a great way to pass the time. Stock up on your soaps, candles and bath salts for a long time. I played around with my colors this time and created some marbled soaps. I used beet juice, turmeric, spinach and red cabbage to make…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Handmade HP Postcards

I found my new addiction. Making postcards. They are so much fun to design and create, plus it takes very little time to churn out 10-20 in a day. I started doing this 2 weeks ago, since joining a FB postcard swap group. These make unique souvenirs for people across the world. Materials Cardstock (preferably…

Friendly Friday – Rails

Not really connected to rails or trains in anyway but the pattern on this iron chair reminds me of rails. Took it at Zion while feeding a little sparrow who joined me for breakfast 😛

Friendly Friday: Simple Joys

For this week’s ‘Simple Joys’ challenge, I share with y’all my li’l fuzzkins… my Chinchilla, Chilli. Just looking at her gives me the sweetest pleasure. I like nothing better than to drink some coffee and watch her curious face exploring everything around her 🙂