About Taylor

I'm a twenty something happy, animal loving, curious experimenter. I love reaching back into history and trying old recipes for cosmetics or foods. I'm constantly asking "Why?" My curiosity has me trying new things. I love taking walks with my dog as well as staying at home to cuddle with the dog and my cats. Some of my favorite scents include Hinoki Wood, Rose Garden, Jasmine and Gladiator.

Oranges are simply yummy! I adore fresh oranges. I remember being a little girl and taking my orange to my mother to peel. She would get it started and I would disappear to work off the skin. Like any child, I had not yet mastered clean orange eating and would come back with the peel and [...]

Orange Dream Lip Gloss

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Capture some sunshine! Okay, some days can seem to start out great then flip topsy turvey, leaving me feeling stressed, sad or even melancholy. Those are the days where I just want to go home, pull the covers over my heads and wait for things to get better. While it certainly sounds good, all of us [...]

Sun Shine Day Challenge

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Finished Rose Scented Cold Cream I adore going through antique shops and finding things that have history. Don’t get me wrong. I love the conveniences of the modern age but there is something romantic and elegant about the things that have survived hundreds of years. Lotions and cold creams have been made at home for a [...]

Rose Scented Cold Cream with High Lycopene Oil

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I adore fresh peppermint! I absolutely adore peppermint. While sometimes the essential oil is too potent for me to work with, I still adore peppermint. I actually have a peppermint plant in the company garden though I am forced to keep it in a pot to prevent it from taking over. I personally wouldn’t mind if [...]

Garden Spotlight – Peppermint

I need practice meditation and finding my inner calm!
I need practice meditation and finding my inner calm! Some days it is hard for me to keep still. (Okay, make it most days.) My days tend to be high energy and fast paced chaos, riddled insanity. I have been trying to learn how to tone down my intense personality because it can really overwhelm people. [...]

Tranquility Massage Oil

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Experimenting can be fun but let’s make sure we don’t waste materials while we learn. Maybe it is just me but it seems like Kombucha is everywhere. If you have never heard of Kombucha, let me fill you in really quick. Kombucha is a fermented drink that is made from tea and sugar. It originated in [...]

Kombucha Soap – A Good Idea?

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Fragrant Black & White Kitties It is summer time and that means that people are outside, exploring, hiking and adventuring. Have you or a four pawed friend ever been skunked? What was your clean up solution? Even if it didn’t get the odor out 100%, we want to hear your stories! There are tons of solutions [...]

Skunked – Share your Solutions!