French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 4: Pink Lemonade Macarons & Lemon [Curd] Buttercream Filling ~ The Recipe
French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 3: Chocolate Ganache Macarons with Feet!

This batter was unlike the others as it was much thicker. I probably used too much cocoa powder. It had only been sifted once, when added with the sugar and almond flour. Whatever it was, this batch was very difficult to mix and I got so tired I just stopped. As soon as it was awkwardly piped onto the parchment paper, it was already dry.

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French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 2: More Macarons + Strawberry Buttercream Filling Recipe

The macaron saga continues as I want to test the King Arthur “super finely ground” almond flour I’d found for a dollar less at Walmart. I also wanted to try a strawberry buttercream filling because I love strawberries and the idea of a buttercream filling seemed decadent to me.

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French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 1

I spent $12 for one pound of almond flour! This is one of the reasons why macarons aren’t cheap. I also learned that almond meal, almond powder, and almond flour are the same thing. Only when making macarons, you needed to sift or sieve it. The more you sift, the finer it gets, the better lookin’ those macarons.

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FREE Nilotica eBook 1/9 - 1/10/16
Activated Charcoal Soap Benefits

Activated charcoal is the kind of coal you want to use any time of the year!

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Oatmeal + Honey + Goat's Milk Soap Recipe
What's So Great About Nilotica Shea Butter?

Learn the quickest and easiest way to whip Nilotica shea butter. Each recipe is easy to follow and includes the time it takes and amount it yields. Find out the secret to getting that incredibly light and airy texture.

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Is Melt and Pour Soap Handmade or Handcrafted?

Melt and pour soap crafting is a legitimate craft. It’s not just slicing up soap, popping it into the microwave, and getting a perfect bar of soap each time. There are color and fragrance considerations. What, if any, skin-loving additives will you put in your batch? What type of mold will you use?

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Looking for a Soap Crafting Supplier?

This is an excerpt from Chapter 8 of my latest eBook, "Organic and Sulfate Free Melt and Pour Glycerin Soap Crafting Recipes."

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Don’t Eat the Sugar Scrub Recipe
Real Butter Pound Cake Recipe

This is an easy cake to bake. As I wanted it to be as rich as what my mom used to make, I used imported GMO-free butter, pure cane sugar, and eggs that come from chickens that are free to roam around outdoors

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Do Cats Like Soap? A Caption Contest + WIN 2 Soap Crafting eBooks

Caption the photo and win a free copy of my latest eBook Organic and Sulfate Free Melt and Pour Glycerin Soap Crafting Recipes AND a copy of Happy Birthday Melt and Pour Soap Recipes. The contest is open to anyone. Enter up to five [5] times to increase your chances of winning! The funnier the caption, the more likely it is to win. Please, keep it clean—pun intended!

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Out of the Blue: A Novel ~ Meet Sylvia's Mother

Her mother would’ve disliked Alexander, even though he was a well-known actor. She would have referred to him as a dissipated old lecher for he was a man. An older man. And of course since he was a man, he wanted to get his rocks off. Vivian feared her daughter would wind up as unhappy as she had been once she got married.

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