I thought over the next few weeks I could share some of my favourite DIY recipes for gift giving this holiday season.
One DIY holiday gift that is actually time sensitive is homemade soap. It will take two weeks to cure, so the next few weekends will be the ideal time to get your soap making skillz ON.
(our red hibiscus-lemon soap: the colour is from water steeped in red hibiscus tea overnight)
The two big road blocks to soap making are:
2. Finding the lye (in HRM it is only sold at Home Hardware).
(Christine from Fit Hippie Chick, and I mixing the lye)
Our three batches produced 12 bars of soap each with scents ranging from lemon-hibiscus, sweet cinnamon and chai. I'm keeping some for myself and some to gift.
So go on, get your holiday soap on: