Daily Archives: April 13, 2013

Hand sanitizer what a great item to have around, expecially this time of year. You do not want to catch a cold, so wash your hands often and when you are not able to wash with soap use a hand sanitizer. We made some great hand sanitizer gifts in our […]

Hand Sanitizer

I left the Ground Vanilla Beans tincture in the cupboard for approximately two weeks, during which I noticed that the liquid turned a beautiful coppery-brown color. After the two weeks I checked it and decided to leave it in longer, I wanted to see if I could get more color […]

Tincture – Vanilla Beans, ground

The rosebuds and petals tincture was the fastest to make approximately three days and I felt that the process was completed. The dried material broke down fairly fast and the rosebuds turned into a faded pink color. All the color ended up in the liquid portion exactly what we were […]

Tincture – Rosebuds & Petals

I left the peppermint leaves tincture in the cupboard for approximately two weeks, while I did notice that the liquid turned a dark green color fairly quickly the leaves did not break down and change in color as fast as the rosebuds. After the two weeks I felt the process […]

Tincture – Peppermint Leaves

The tinctures have been sitting in the cupboard for a few days to three weeks now, this has been a fun project. I going to show you how to finish the process, then in some future blogs I will be taking the tinctures and using them in recipes. After putting […]

Making Tinctures – What I Made