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Spotlight On Essential Oils: Carrot Seed Oil

Spotlight On Essential Oils: Carrot Seed Oil

Carrot seed oil is probably not what comes to mind when you think of aromatic essential oils that smell so good we insist on running the diffuser as often as we can. After all, carrots aren’t known for their aroma, but they are know for their skin benefits... but I’m getting ahead of myself. Carrot [...]

Bread Pudding From Scratch

Bread Pudding From Scratch

I have been having so much fun teaching the Bread Making eCourse. Every time I think I know enough to teach a class it never ceases to amaze me at how much I learn by actually teaching it. It proves two things: first, no one can know everything about a certain topic (no matter how much I [...]

Summer Jobs For College Students

12 Summer Jobs For College Students

With summer just days away, it's time for many college students to start thinking about summer jobs. You could try starting your own business this summer, but if you're not ready to take the plunge then there are still plenty of short-term jobs available that pay pretty well ($12 - $20 per hour on average). [...]

How To Make Hard Lotion

How To Make Hard Lotion & Lip Balm Plus FREE Labels

What Is Hard Lotion? Shouldn't lotion be soft and creamy? Sometimes, but if you make it from scratch and don't add preservatives it will go bad relativity fast. Also some lotions can have a ton of ingredients. If you're into making your own it's fun to experiment with all of those different herbs and extracts. But what [...]

A Review Of The Solo Stove

A Review Of The Solo Stove

Traditionally, when backpacking I carry a gas-fueled stove (such as my Jetboil Zip), but there are circumstances when that's just not practical. If you're flying, you're not going to be able to carry the gas canisters onboard (and you can't mail them ahead to your destination either...),  and if you have a long trek (or [...]