Sunday, April 19, 2009

Team Member Special

All my Mama Love gift sets are on sale -- this week only -- for 30-40% off! Mama Love perfumes are all natural and, depending on which one, 98-100% organic. Great for Mother's Day and other gift-giving occasions or use them for yourself. Mama Love combines the emotionally uplifting and healing properties of flower essences and aromatherapy with principles of fine perfume making... but you won't impact a room (or other people) when you walk in. They're made to be USED by the body. Made to aromatherapy standards and designed for issues like "Releasing Worry and Fear", "Doing New Things with Confidence," "Attracting a Partner," and many others, they work by changing how you feel from the inside out.

Smelling good makes healing fun! And an opportunity to buy them at such deep discounts won't come along all the time! So take advantage of this chance now and get several for all the people on your gift-giving list. Visit the Mama Love shop! Check out the SPECIAL SALE section now through April 26.

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Ecofriendly Easter Egg Dying

by Jo Cullumbine of greensprings0

The whole family is coming for Easter Brunch along with our extended family. It is snowing right now so I hope it clears up by Sunday for our annual Easter Egg Treasure Hunt. My daughter will be bring her organic chicken and duck eggs, which we will dye with pieces of old silk ties. It is super easy and so eco-friendly. I use old silk ties that my husband no longer wears and cut a piece of the tie big enough to wrap around the egg. You can find silk ties at thrift stores or the Free Box.

Then cover the egg with a piece of cotton material. I use cut up old sheets. Once all the fabric is wrapped around the eggs I secure with a twist tie and place them in a pan full of cold water with a heaping tablespoon of vinegar and boil as usual. When you remove the fabric you will be left with beautiful unique colored and patterned eggs. Try it; the kids love it! I got this idea from an old Martha Stewart Magazine.

Then, we have a treasure hunt with lots of clues and my husband hides the eggs in our woods (we rope off an area). The golden egg which we make from a yellow or gold tie will be well hidden as usual so the adults can have fun helping the little ones search. I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday!