Bargello quilt progress

02. September 2018 careers, therapies 0
Bargello quilt progress
Auto and home repairs are sucking the life out of our funds. Once this is finished, I’m hoping to sell my designer bargello quilt to help out and perhaps buy more material. I’ve recently learned that designer patterns are also a potential business endeavor.

Shampoo bars

24. June 2018 grooming, therapies 0
Shampoo bars
Re-purposing used soap is my idea of fun. I’m enjoying my coffee scrub bars. The latest batch is shampoo balls. I used glycerin soap, coconut, almond and vanilla Dead Sea bath salt with coconut cooking oil spray. It took some tinkering; this turned out better using stove top simmering heat and a portable mixer. Instead ...

Grief relievers

20. June 2018 health, therapies 0
Grief relievers
I was feeling awfully sad and sensitive during the week of June 20th. Even the most comical movie I’ve ever seen only lasted for two days worth of relief. Rat Race (Wikipedia link) gave me uncontrollable belly laughs again; I peed. Laughing was a temporary fix and probably wouldn’t define it as depression. Well okay, ...

Scented ideas

27. November 2017 therapies 0
Scented ideas
Putting cats among lit candles can be a recipe for disaster. I’ve found some notable solutions to aroma therapy. Instead of lit candles, a mixture of baking soda with scented oil inside a glass can fill a space with aroma. Battery operated tea lights can be used in place of candles for special effects. Chunks ...