Lavender Festivals 2015

May 27, 2015

lavender festivals 2015Mark your calendar and save the date for the 2015 Lavender Festivals. Lavender festivals start in June and the beginning of July. They are so much fun. The scent of lavender is intoxicating and brings such joy. The lavender festival is the place to see all the different varieties of lavender grown and purchase unique lavender varieties.…


New Releases! Natural Shampoo and Conditioner

May 21, 2015

New Releases! Natural Shampoo and Conditioner

I’ve been reformulating and formulating several products. I have formulated the products with under 10 ingredients and the ingredients are readily sourced in small amounts and in different countries. This is really challenging to do.

As a formulator, I have access to large suppliers and their ingredients but few people are at the level of big batch making and ordering supplies in large amounts.…


National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day: Joan’s Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

May 15, 2015

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day: Joan's Vegan Chocolate Chip CookiesHappy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! 5/15/15

In celebration why not make these amazing vegan chocolate chip cookies. The dough freezes great if you want to bake a couple at a time so you can eat fresh baked cookies easily, they sure are irresistible!

Joan’s Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes about 2 dozen cookies

Part 1: Flaxseed Slurry
2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
6 tablespoons hot water

Part 2: Wet Ingredients
¾ cup Earth Balance (vegan butter)
½ cup unrefined sugar
¾ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Part 3: Dry Ingredients
2 cups all-purpose flour (I use organic unbromated Bob’s Red Mill)
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon sea salt
¾-1 cup vegan chocolate chips

 National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day


Preheat Oven to 325°F

  1. Part 1: Make the flaxseed slurry: In a small bowl, add hot water to ground flaxseed and mix together with a fork.

5 ideas for Mom

May 7, 2015

5 ideas for Mom

Make from your home – Mother’s day gift ideas! These products are great gifts for any woman. What better than to give a gift that allows a mom to take the time to care for themselves, our bodies deserve it! Even better – create a “Just Be” basket with each of the products below.

5 ideas for mom5 ideas for Mom

Soy Candles – Container Soy Candles, Votive Candles, Pillar Candles, Gemstone Candles & Aromatherapy Soy Melts.…


Happy May Day!

May 1, 2015

Happy May Day!

Happy May Day! May Day is a holiday that falls on the first day of the month of May. It is a day that is full of meaning in the Celtic cultures of the Northern Hemisphere. The May Pole is a famous tradition associated with May Day. It is often decorated with flowers, wreaths and intertwining ribbons.…