Author: Holly Upchurch

Mexican Sunflowers Are Easy to Love

This is the first year that I have grown Mexican Sunflowers, but they are easily my new favorite. My original intent was to use these as nutrient accumulator in order to help improve my garden. I believed that the flowers would be an added bonus, but did not fully understand HOW BEAUTIFUL they would be. […]

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The Wabi-Sabi of Soapmaking

The Wabi-Sabi of Soapmaking: Embracing the Art of Imperfection

In soapmaking, rebatching is the process of taking a previously made (usually irregular) batch of soap, melting it down in liquid, adding additional scent or color, and spooning it into a fresh mold.

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