Week Six Baby-Step Creation: Three Ingredient Coconut Oil Scrub

Want to look young forever? Exfoliate. Want to be poor? Buy expensive, beauty therapist recommended exfoliators. Want to be thrifty and retain your youthful looks? Make this coconut oil scrub. It’s super dooper easy, and although you can head over to I Heart Naptime for the full instructions it’s pretty self explanatory. A whole bunch…

Withstanding Stormy Challenges

Always one to write down great quotes on post-its and surround myself with these inspirational words at work, one of my favourites comes from Elizabeth Edwards: She stood in the storm… and when the wind did not blow her away – and it surely has not – she adjusted her sails. These words have a fearless…

Week Four Baby-Step Creation: Mini Gardens

The green thumb gene didn’t skip a generation in my family, just the whole barrow-load was only dumped on my brother’s patch of dirt. But not being one to give up without a fight, here’s my attempt to fit in with the rest of the Walkers and skilfully locate the potting mix with ease. We’re…

Week Three Baby-Step Creation: Soy Candles

In my humble opinion, candles are a staple crafty thing to do – I remember my Mum’s friend gifting us creme caramel coloured beeswax candles at Christmas time. Too pretty to burn, they often ended up gathering dust on top of our piano, or as an absolute last resort during the far too often power…