Hot Process vs. Cold Process Soap (Which is Better?)

Usually when people start out making their own soap, they quickly realize they like one way or the other best: Hot Process or Cold Process. After having made soap using both soap making methods, I have my own preference, which I'm sure you know if you've been reading my blog for awhile. But I thought I'd answer the question I get all the time: Which is the best way to make soap? Hot process or cold process? Here are the pros and cons for both methods of making soap. Then YOU can decide! Hot Process vs. Cold Process Soap: Which is the best way?

How to Make an Herbal Tea Infusion: Loose Leaf Herbal Tea for the Beginner

One of the most commonly asked questions I get as an herbalist is, "How do you use loose leaf herb tea? How do you make the tea?"  If you are new to preparing loose leaf teas, you might feel leery of giving it a try, but it is really very simple and easy! Here are our two favorite ways of infusing herbal tea blends---using a cup or a Mason jar! Learn how to make an herbal tea infusion for health!