It's a fall thing, color matching cinnamon sticks. I love the color. Cinnamon is an amazing spice! In the soap making world you have to be careful because it can be an irritant to some. I'm always a bit freaked out about adding it to soap formulations. A smaller ratio is required compared to citrus or essential oil's such as patchouli or rosemary.
I'm thinking about coloring my hair the same color as cinnamon!
Precious snow berries, are ever so dear to my heart. A natural dried bundle of berries to add to your holiday decorating. One small bundle tied with jute or ribbon makes for eye candy. I'm a natural loving girl.
I'm headed to the white pine's tomorrow to gather cones. I'm going to place the cones in a large bucket of bleach. Yes, it's true, I'm partial to natural hues too. Evident by the pictures of my shop. However, I love color also. A time and place for both, but balance is the key.
Holiday Soap packaging is settled. It happened today while I was at the craft store. I found some small items that will be the perfect final touches to the special seasonal soap packaging. What fun, to wrap your soap in pretty gift giving papers.
Wild Pine is my favorite soap flavor this season. A few runner up's.
The purple aster mums. The vibrant mums aren't quite as hardy as cushion mums. In fact, they're a bit finicky. This is an interesting read on the subject. Does that mean aster's aren't mums? I always thought they were in the mum family.
Have you baked your fresh pumpkin yet? I promise, you will freak out once you taste real pumpkin in your dishes. Totally! I forgot to mention to be very careful when cutting your small pumpkin in half. Pumpkins have a very thick skin and since you're cutting the entire pumpkin in half, it's more of a challenge than carving. I think I'll use my electric knife next pumpkin!
Enjoy caring and sharing days, and with all good wishes.