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Healing Makes – Little Lights for the End of the Tunnel

‘A river has a magnificent capacity to carve deep canyons, trickle over rocks, plunge over falls, and keep moving. The river goes where she is meant to, all the while honouring her honest purpose: to ease gracefully over and around the obstacles she encounters. The promise is that if…

Making Magical Incense for Samhain

Sweetly scented smoke, spiralling upward to the stars, Sun and Moon, is almost a universal feature of magical alters. It is linked with magic and religion as far back as can be traced. The earliest Witches and magicians threw fragrant herbs and woods onto fires or glowing embers to release…

Handmade Autumn Mobile

One of the things that we love to do as a family is go on woodland walks, I’d say at least twice or three times a week. Frey, my two and a half year old loves to pick up souvenirs, and we’ve got a growing collection…

Handmade Rustic Lace Garland

I’ve always been a bit of a collector. When I was little I had a collection of erasers (I wonder what happened to those, I think erasers from the 80s are quite popular now!) I think it might run in the family. My Nana collected fridge magnets. My…

Handmade Coconut, Lavender and Chamomile Balm

Handmade Coconut, Lavender and Chamomile Balm

The scent of coconuts always reminds me of summer – sun lotion, pina coladas… mmm delicious! When Indigo Herbs asked me to create a recipe using a Summer Hero product, coconut oil had to be the one I went for. I’ve used coconut oil in recipes such…

3D Art Adventures Review and Giveaway

3D Art Adventures

One of the best things about being a child is the freedom to be as creative as you like when it comes to art, without having the critical eye which often comes with creativity in adulthood. I’m discovering, one of the wonderful things about being a parent is…

Sugared Orange Slices

Sugared Orange Slices

Did you used to get an orange in the bottom of your Christmas stocking? I didn’t, I used to get a little bag of chocolate coins. Which I probably preferred much more than an orange when I was a small person. Either way, oranges are very Christmassy. I…

Handmade Personalised Tree Ornaments

Handmade Clay Christmas Ornaments

One of my favourite things in the run up to Christmas is the opportunity to be creative, I love making gifts and decorations. These clay decorations have been on my ‘to make’ list since last year, so I’m glad I’ve finally got around to…

Handmade Autumn Wreath

Blessed Mabon! Today is the Autumn Equinox, when day and night are of equal length. From now on the nights will grow longer and cooler, time for warm scarves and getting cosy by the fire in the evenings. I really like the idea of decorating the house for Autumn. It…

Footprints in the dough

I absolutely love the idea of capturing munchkin’s little hand and footprints while he is growing, so last week we got out into the garden and got messy with some salt dough! We used half a cup of plain flour, half a cup of table salt and a…