Review: That Noodle Life by Mike Le

Review: That Noodle Life by Mike Le

That Noodle Life by Mike Le is a cookbook that is chock full of every kind of noodle recipe that you can imagine. This recipe book gives fans of noodles lots of options as it takes us on a culinary adventure through many different takes on this delicious staple. If you love noodles and are looking for some inspiring ways to cook them, this is a book that you won’t want to miss. Continue reading

Review: Essential Oils by Neal’s Yard Remedies

Review: Essential Oils by Neal’s Yard RemediesTitle: Essential Oils
Author: Neal's Yard Remedies
Publisher: DK
Genres: Lifestyle, Non-Fiction
Publication Date: October 11, 2016
Rating: four-half-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

An introductory guide to essential oils and aromatherapy from the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies, a trusted source for natural health and beauty products.

Introduce yourself to the world of Essential Oils for treating maladies and improving mental and physical well-being. Featuring comprehensive profiles of 88 essential oils, all-natural remedies for common ailments, aromatic recipes for home and beauty, and helpful guidance for blending, storing, and using essential oils, this introductory guide is packed with authoritative information from the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies.

Whether you seek natural alternatives to conventional medicines or want to eliminate synthetically produced chemicals from your home and beauty products, simple visual instructions and gorgeous full-color photographs make it easy. An illustrated A to Z reference section helps you identify the most useful oils, while information on application methods, tips on massage techniques, guidance on creating custom blends, and up-to-date safety recommendations help you learn how to use them for maximum benefit.

Essential Oils can help you improve your overall well-being and start you on the path to a more natural you.

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Review: Essential Oils by Neal’s Yard Remedies

Essential Oils by Neal’s Yard Remedies is the book that has opened up my eyes to the world of essential oils.  I have just recently become aware of the benefits of using essential oils, and while I probably will never use them exclusively to treat my own ailments, there are some interesting ideas and tips in Essential Oils. This book really is a great resource for anyone wanting to understand natural medicine and the different ways that essential oils are used. There are tips for your home, health, beauty, and a very descriptive guide about each plant and oil used in these techniques. Continue reading

Botanical Beauty: 80 Essential Recipes for Natural Spa Products

Botanical Beauty: 80 Essential Recipes for Natural Spa ProductsTitle: Botanical Beauty: 80 Essential Recipes for Natural Spa Products
Author: Aubre Andrus
Publisher: Capstone
Genres: Lifestyle
Publication Date: March 1, 2017
Rating: four-half-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

Soak, scrub, and soothe your way to relaxation with simple homemade spa recipes from award-winning author Aubre Andrus. Using some of nature’s best ingredients, such as beeswax, sugar, coconut oil, shea butter, avocado, sea salt, essential oils, and more, craft everything from a Cooling Peppermint Hand Cream to a Vanilla Honey Body Scrub. Make practical products, like your own all-natural Bugs-Be-Gone Insect Repellent, Minty Homemade Toothpaste, and Natural Shaving Cream. Or pamper yourself after a long day with a Re-energizing Tub Tea, Lovely Lavender Bath Salts, and a Deep Conditioning Treatment. Nourish your body from head to toe with these organic, handmade recipes and crafts, or package them as a gift to share a fresh, fun spa experience.

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Botanical Beauty: 80 Essential Recipes for Natural Spa Products

Botanical Beauty: 80 Essential Recipes for Natural Spa Products by Aubre Andrus is a book that has a multitude of essential recipes and ideas to make your own bath bombs, lotions and many other beauty products. This book is gorgeous and contains very simple instructions and tips. The only criticism that I have is the fact that some of the required items, such as essential oils are quite expensive. Continue reading