Fast and Simple Gifts







Red licorice is a staple Halloween candy. That sweet cherry-berry flavor is so good! I once lived near a Twizzler’s plant, and I have enjoyed tours through the manufacturing kitchen. The best part about having a Twizzler’s plant nearby was that the licorice sold at the local movie theater was ultra-fresh, soft, and truly delicious. I [...]

Halloween Treats: Red Licorice Lip Scrub


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. 4
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