It finally turned cool enough a few weeks ago around here to actually start feeling like fall! We had temperatures in the 90’s through the middle of October, so it has been nice to have weather that matches the season these last few weeks!
As much as I love the season changing, I really do not look forward to changing out my closets from my summer clothing to my winter clothing. It is such a pain and it is even more of a pain to sort through all of the kids clothes. It is one of those tasks that I dread!
As I was pulling out my fall and winter boots, I wanted to share with you a fantastic find that I discovered last year. Read More →
The blogosphere is already inundated with bath bomb recipes.
BUT, you will never find an easier or more fun way to make bath bombs than what I’ll show you here.
What makes my version so easy?
It uses already scented and moisturizing epsom salts. No need for additional coconut oil, essential oils, etc… (I am a huge fan of Dr. Teal’s products. You can read about some of my favorites here.)
Also, because I use a mooncake mold to create them, you are not limited in how many you can make at once. If you use silicone molds, you can only make as many as there are molds (at least at one time).
What makes my version so fun?
The mooncake molds! Read More →
This year, the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is Monday, September 24, 2018. This is a festival that is halfway through the autumn season in the Chinese calendar and it is a time to celebrate the harvest and a lot of traditions center around the moon.
Traditional mooncakes are baked pastries filled with lotus flower paste or sweet bean pastes. I am just in love with mooncake molds, but truth be told, I am not in love with the traditional fillings.
My solution? Make a peanut butter and chocolate “mooncake.” This is a perfect way to have the beauty of a mooncake, but with an American twist!
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