Raw Buckwheat & Chocolate Bars

If someone had told me some years ago that one day I would eat raw buckwheat groats in bars, I would not have believed it… Buckwheat, or kasha as we used to call it at home, is something we grew up with. If you have never eaten it you are definitely not born in the…

‘Chisinaul de seara’ Cake

When you miss your home country, homemade food can bring it closer! There is no moldovan who hasn’t heard of this delicious chocolate bar: Chisinau de seara! The mix of plums and chocolate is such a perfect combination that you wouldn’t be able to stop eating these chocolates. Every time my mother sends me a…

Alternative Liquid Soaps

It’s been a long time since I last made a challenge soap but when I saw that Amy is organizing a challenge concerning natural colorants, I immediately thought that this would be interesting to participate. The theme was something I love: alternative liquids. So bye-bye water and think of something different to make your soap….

Ode to clays

I am not going to start this post saying that it’s been a while since I wrote something here… instead I will tell you how good it was seeing my mother and my sister again. We spent more than a week together and we enjoyed every second of it. Now, looking back at those moments,…

Where there is love…

…there is life.   Mahatma Gandhi Soap made of: coconut oil, olive oil, sunflower oil, cacao butter, shea butter, walnut shell powder, litsea cubeba essential oil, citronella essential oil.

Wish you a lovely 2015!

“In the New Year, let’s look for the good. We may have to search through a mass of negative media, but the good is there, all around us. I wish for you a New Year filled with good, engulfed in serenity and happiness!” By Joanna Fuchs

Christmas Tree Soaps

  “Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall” ―Larry Wilde  

Rose Hip Powder Soap

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables