Springing Into Flower Season!
Are bath salts the same as edible salts?
While some types of bath salts, such as Pink Himalayan salt, can be used for cooking and seasoning, it is important to note that not all bath salts are food-grade and should not be used for consumption. It is important to to know that bath salts and table salts are not the same.
Bath salts have been used for centuries for their therapeutic properties. Dead Sea salt, Epsom salt, and Pink Himalayan salt are the most popular bath salts used today. Although these salts share some similarities, each one has its own unique characteristics and benefits.
7 ways to start your zero waste lifestyle!
Zero-waste initiatives are becoming increasingly important as the world's population continues to grow and consume at an ever-increasing rate. These initiatives aim to reduce the amount of waste that is sent to landfills and incinerators, and instead promote recycling, composting, and reusing materials. The benefits of such initiatives are numerous, and include reducing pollution, conserving natural resources, and creating jobs and supporting local businesses.
Calm after the storms
Well the inevitable plague got us literally on the last day of 2021! My daughter and I both came down with what we thought were colds just after boxing day, and to our surprise, we both tested positive for Covid.
It is a bit of a blur, but overall, we are grateful to have been down with mild symptoms with only 1-2 days of serious discomfort. Glad to have the antibodies and to be on the other side of that and 2021... what a year! From fire insurance, store theft, weeks after starting to reopen from the fire, to heat domes, forest fires, losing 2 sweet pets to the heat wave and then flash floods in the fall to crazy snowstorms. This year has served us up a little bit of everything.
Anatomy of a bath bomb
Obviously you can keep them longer, months really. But over time the 2 main ingredients (Citric Acid & Baking Soda) will start to oxidize, and eventually they bind to each other (which reduces the fizz-ability factor.)