Monthly Archives: May 2013










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It is Friday again! I am looking forward to this weekend because I am going to visit one of the parks here in Beijing to look at the blooming peonies. Just a few weeks ago, I had a chance to visit the Beijing Botanical Gardens and take pictures of the […]

Freebie Friday!


When I first opened the Kelp Powder, I was a little unsure. Sure, I was in love with the color but I wasn’t so sure about the odor. It smelled salty and even a little fishy. I wasn’t quite sure what to do. What do you think? Will the odor […]

Kelp Powder Soap




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My grandparents have a row of lilac bushes in their back yard and I have many fond childhood memories of making “beds” of lilacs for the fairies living in my grandparents yard. I also remember getting permission for cutting bunches of lilacs so I could take them home with me. […]

Lilac Fairy Body Cream


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One of my favorite things to do here in Beijing is to walk down the streets in busy shopping areas. I’ve really enjoyed walking down the tiny (and generally crowded) street of the Nan Luo Gu Xiang (南锣鼓巷) Hutong. The shops are always changing, but the smell seems to be […]

Old World Market Body Balm