Monthly Archives: July 2013


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To me summer is time out in the sun with parades, bonfires and fireworks. That means a long and busy day with much of it being out in the sun. Well, Utah is dry, dry, dry! After being outside all day, most people want to retreat inside with large glasses […]

Summer Days Lip Balm


Kathleen emailed me asking for help creating a nice butter out of her extensive cupboard for her brother, who suffers from excema. The dry and itchiness of excema can be hard to live with and can be incredibly distracting. Let’s help Kathleen make a lotion that will help moisturize and […]

Kathleen’s Hemp Butter


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Now it has been two weeks since Tina’s surgery and, yes, she also went to Washington state for a spinning class. Can’t keep a good knitter down. Her surgery stitches were removed after one week and at the end of week two she requested a sugar scrub for her healing […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, part 5



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If you are not genetically predisposed to carpal tunnel syndrome then prevention of carpal tunnel syndrome may be the best option out there. I will give you some suggestions, but remember your doctor should help you make the best plan. For those that may be doing repetitive activities – you […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, part 4


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I hope that everyone has had an opportunity to visit their local Farmers Market this season. This is a great opportunity to get fresh local produce, pick up that one of a kind art piece, or just experience the community gathering and wonderful foods that can be found at these […]

Give Away Winners!


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Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome – there are several options when it comes to relief of carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms. Always check with your doctor and they will help you make a plan to suit you. There are non-surgical treatments such as drugs that can ease the pain and swelling. […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, part 3



Carpal tunnel syndrome is often caused by a combination of factors; such as congenital predisposition. Some people have a smaller carpal tunnel than others, which can result in pressure on the nerve. Other reasons that can cause the syndrome are trauma or injury to the wrist, sprain, over-activity of the […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, part 2


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I thought that it would be a good idea to cover a serious topic that many people may experience during their lifetime. In fact, we have our own example here at MMS, Tina was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome and I will take you through her experience. First, I would […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, part 1




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Janet messaged me asking for assistance in creating a light, silky face cream for someone with mature skin. I was happy to oblige. As we grow and age, our skin has different requirements. I find that mature skin tends to want to be moisturized often with light lotions instead of […]

Janet’s Light Facial Lotion


Every month I get a smattering of requests for assistance with formulations or ideas or even certain projects people want to see on the blog. Not that long ago, I got a request asking for a lotion that had less than 50% water while not being to heavy or greasy. […]

Too Good to be True Lotion!


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Abraham Lincoln the 16th president, he was the tallest US president at 6’4” tall. He was a licensed bartender. He was also the first president to have a beard. He liked pets and owned horses, cats, dogs and a turkey. Abraham Lincoln was first president to be assassinated. Abraham Lincoln […]

US President Abraham Lincoln