Yearly Archives: 2018


We will close early on Halloween (Wednesday, Oct. 31) because we don’t like our staff driving on the roads with the kids out trick-or-treating. Please keep this in mind when ordering so you give yourself an extra day or two for your shipment to arrive. Don’t forget about the special offers we gave you last week [...]

Don’t Get Tricked!


Halloween brings haunting laughter, spooky sighs, and creaking sounds. To celebrate the goofy science experiments, bubbling potion cauldrons, and smoking beakers, I wanted to make this slime inspired body wash. This neon green concoction has a little sparkle from the Silver Mica and will appeal to the mad scientist in your life. A finished bottle of [...]

Halloween Treats: Electric Slime Wash


Finished bars of soap with embedded bat rings.
Do you know kids who love Halloween? Here’s an easy project that will have them “oohing” and “aahing” while they help make gifts for friends and family! Come join us in the blog kitchen for this easy project! Ingredients Melt & Pour Soap Base, Transparent Punch Party Fragrance Purple Raspberry Dye, premixed with water * Lemon Yellow Dye, premixed with water [...]

Halloween Treats: Easy Melt & Pour Soap with Embedded Toys



A finished bottle of Bloody Body Wash ready for labels.
In October, I love curling up with Bram Stoker’s Dracula and other vampire books while I sip a cup of tea. I’m not the kind of person who enjoys haunted houses or scary movies, but vampire stories have appealed to me since my introduction to Dracula as a teenager. A finished bottle of Bloody Body Wash [...]

Halloween Treats: Bloody Body Wash



I can’t decide if Halloween is a dentist’s dream or nightmare. All that candy probably results in more than a few cavities, especially if children pull the same tricks as mine did – sneaking candy after they were in bed! But maybe dentists dread the uptick in toothaches. Likely a bit of both. Candy Corn inspired [...]

Halloween Treats



Finished jars of the Sweet Honey Hand Cream.
Now that the Autumnal Equinox has passed, I’ve been planning for cooler and drier weather. Today, I wanted to make a hand cream that is inspired by my childhood memories of harvesting honey and the sweet smell of honey that would drift through the house. I’ve selected a few fun ingredients to play with, so [...]

Sweet Honey Hand Cream



Arrowroot Powder is a favorite substitute for talc in body care products, and we are excited to have it back in stock for you! We love being able to offer a safe, plant-based talc alternative to our valued customers! Summer may be on the wane, but there are still plenty of warm temperatures ahead. Add [...]

Arrowroot is back!





Autumn is coming to the river. 2
Someone hand me a paddle, I’m floating the river Denial! (Say it out loud – De Nile – get it?) I’m not ready for summer to end, but in the far northern latitudes of Alaska where I live, it’s pretty much done. Labor Day is upon us, and we at MMS will join in the great [...]

Labor Day and Planning Ahead