Everything I know about candle making from the past 10 years!

April 13, 2015

Everything I know about candle making from the past 10 years! - Joan Morais Naturals

I can’t believe how much time I spent on revising this candle class!!! Over a month and countless hours. I was only going to add a few more candles to the class. Well, it evolved into including EVERYTHING I know about candle making from the past 10 years! I shared it all. It is packed full of natural candles to make and instructions and resources.…

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Dandelion Hair Rinse & Scalp Tonic

April 9, 2015

Dandelion Hair Rinse & Scalp Tonic

This rinse helps to balance the scalp. It soothes irritated scalp and adds body and shine to hair. It works wonders for a problem scalp. To learn how to make dandelion infused apple cider vinegar, see this free eBook: Dandelion for Body, Hair & Skin
 

Dandelion Hair Rinse & Scalp Tonic

1 tablespoon dandelion apple cider vinegar extract (see free e-book)
4 ounces distilled or spring water

Light color hair
Add 1-2 drops Roman chamomile essential oil

Dark color hair
Add 1-2 drops Rosemary essential oil

 

Directions

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Fun, Animal & Kid Friendly Easter Ideas!

March 28, 2015

Fun, Animal & Kid Friendly Easter Ideas!

Alternatives to Dyeing Chicken Eggs for Easter

EggNots are a great alternative to chicken eggs. (Here is some info on the egg industry and reasons to give mother chickens a break). EggNots are made of ceramic, look and feel like chicken eggs and are dyeable just like chicken eggs and reusable. Purchase yours here!…

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First Day of Spring: Spring Equinox

March 19, 2015

spring equinox ebook cover 2015

Spring came to California very early this year. We didn’t even have a winter. The temperatures have been warm here. Everything is blooming in my garden; daffodils, iris, calendula, rosemary, lavender, roses and jasmine. As soon as I walk into my garden the scent of jasmine greets me. We have had cats for over 30 years.…

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Kalifornia Krunch Salad

March 16, 2015

Kalifornia Krunch Salad

Kale salads are popular in California. I crave kale and eat it almost everyday. Kale is a nutrient dense food. It is packed with vitamins and minerals. This salad can be made ahead of time and the kale leaves won’t become soggy.

Kalifornia Krunch Salad

1 bunch of kale cut, or 7 cups chopped or 7 handfuls curly leaf kale cut
1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes whole or cut in half (orange or red)
1/2 red onion diced (1/4 cup to 1/3 cup)
2 medium sized carrots diced
1 cucumber diced
calastrano or kalamata olives whole or halved (as many as you like)
1 cup cooked lentils, chick peas or other beans (can top each individual salad or mix into the main salad)

Combine all ingredients into a large bowl

Dressing
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 minced garlic clove or 1 teaspoon dried garlic granules

Combine all ingredients into small bowl or mason jar and mix well.…

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