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    Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail

    48 pages. Jump-start curiosity with this take-along field guide for children ages 4 to 8. From worms, birds, and spiders to trees, flowers, and clouds, young explorers learn what to look and listen for wherever they are — whether in a nature preserve, an urban park, or a suburban backyard.

    Seek-and-find lists, on-the-trail art projects, and discovery games get kids engaged in hands-on learning about nature, and a real pull-out magnifying glass helps them get a close-up glimpse of leaf veins, seed pods, and tiny insects. Filled with activities, checklists, and stickers, this interactive nature guide belongs in every kid’s backpack.

    Chocolate: The Consuming Passion

    By Sandra Boynton

    112 pages. An entertaining read for the chocolate addict in your life, this handbook is filled with good information, facts and advice.

    Discover which of the five classic chocolate personality profiles most represents you. Enjoy the most essential of the chocolate cooking techniques and laugh over how to ask for chocolate in eleven languages!

    Handmade Houseplants

    By Corrie Beth Hogg

    300 pages. Do you ever feel that you don't have a green thumb? Travel too much or have random office hours? Brighten your space with realistic looking plants that you can make using paper!

    This book is full of great photographs, templates and instructions for 30 types of house plants. Spend an afternoon making Sweet Potato Vines, Philodendrons, Cordylines, and more! We loved this book for helping jump start our creative thoughts for solutions in our daily lives.

    Say Cheese!

    By Ricki Carroll and Sarah Carroll

    136 pages. Best-selling author Ricki Carroll — known around the world as “the Cheese Queen” — and her daughter, Sarah Carroll, bring easy cheese making right into your kitchen with this fun guide for kids and families. Step-by-step photos take kids ages 8–12 through the cheese making process, then teach them how to make 12 classic favorites, including mozzarella, feta, ricotta, and cream cheese.

    A hearty helping of kitchen chemistry and math along with bits of international cheese making history add to the education. A bonus log sheet lets young cheese makers keep notes just like the pros, while punch-out labels and colorful flags will embellish homemade cheeses and global cheese platters.

    The Aromatherapy Garden

    By Kathi Keville

    276 pages. A captivating book, The Aromatherapy Garden takes you through how to plant your own garden filled with scent. Kathi's knowledge and experience with aromatherapy and gardening helps you decide if you would prefer a formal, cottage, tea, or a border fragrance garden.

    We've found ourselves happily immersed in this fascinating book and trying to plan our gardens. Filled with planting advice, fragrant plants and their details, herbal recipes and more, this book is a perfect gift for the gardener in your life!

    The Illustrated Herbiary

    By Maia Toll
    Illustrated by Kate O'Hara

    176 pages. This book is a perfect read for a quiet evening with a cup of tea. Take meandering adventure through 36 botanicals that will guide your life into balance with easy meditations.

    Combining a passion for plants with imagery reminiscent of tarot, enticing text offers reflections and rituals to tap into each plant’s power for healing, self-reflection, and everyday guidance. Smaller versions of the illustrations are featured on 36 cards to help guide your thoughts and meditations.

    Aromatherapy Diffusers, Kitty Stretches

    A stretching cat is one of the cutest things in the world! Enjoy this reminder to find comfort in life and that good stretches always help the blood get pumping to bring energy to your daily tasks!

    Don't forget that putting the fragrance on the diffuser pads will allow you to enjoy your favorite fragrances without your body chemistry altering the fragrance.

    Necklace Diffuser: Both the diffuser and chain are made from stainless steel and do not contain nickel. The diameter of this diffuser is 1.19 inches and the total necklace length is 22 inches.

    Auto Diffuser: The diffuser is made from stainless steel and does not contain nickel. The diameter of this diffuser is 1.19 inches, and the total length of this air vent clip diffuser is 1.5 inches.

    Don't forget to order a Diffuser Pad in your favorite color for this diffuser!

    Photo Note: Shown from left to right with the Scarlet, Cerulean, Purple, Grey, Orange, Forest Green, and Pink Diffuser Pads.

    Healing Herbal Teas

    By Sarah Farr

    272 pages. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own herbal teas? We love this informative book that inspires creativity, well-being, and health.

    A fascinating read, we think this book offers tasty recipes that help heal the body while soothing the mind and soul. Pick up a copy for yourself and maybe an extra one to loan to friends! You won't want to be missing this book from your library.

    Mason Jar Science

    By Jonathan Adolph

    136 pages. The best part about being a soapmaker and a parent is encouraging our children's young minds to explore the world around them.

    This fun book is packed with 40 fun experiments for scientists 8 years and older. All you need is a few household items, a mason jar, and curiosity! Experience adventures while making slime, tornadoes, lava lamps, and more. Have fun and learn with the kids after your adventurous soap making sessions!

    Stephanie Tourles’s Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide

    By Stephanie L. Tourles

    248 pages. Have you wanted to learn how to use essential oils effectively and safely? This book is the best gift you can give yourself or your best friend who wants to learn more about the best way to use essential oils.

    An informative read, we think this book offers fantastic guidance for safe essential oil use. We've added this to our bookshelf and find that our blog team always pulls it our to reference the information inside!

    Liquid Soapmaking

    By Jackie Thompson

    Want to delve into the world of liquid soaps, but not sure where to start? This book will help you make beautiful liquid soap no matter if you are a beginner or have several batches of liquid soap under your belt!

    We've found this book to be filled with clear and helpful explanations, color photos, and tables and charts illustrating how to: a) Successfully create sparkling clear soaps quickly and easily every time. b) Formulate liquid soap so you never have to dissolve a stubborn soap paste again. c) Make the most luxuriously thick shower gels ever. d) Color, fragrance and thicken your liquid soap. e) Add nutritive value with herbal extracts and infusions. f) Extend the shelf life and stability of your soap. g) Formulate your own recipes.

    An excellent resource and great for troubleshooting mid-batch!

    White Bullet Style HDPE Bottles
    Size 24

    White 4 oz bottles for packing lotions, massage oils, shampoos and conditioners. The bottle is made from HDPE plastic and has a rounded bullet style shoulder like many expensive hair care products. Easy to squeeze so a dispenser cap can be put on this bottle.

    Be sure to order a size 24 cap for these bottles. Thanks.