I’m not sure how it happened, but here we are at the fourth birthday of my little blog! I can scarcely believe that thousands of you awesome people join me here to make messes—when I first got started I couldn’t imagine so many of you could ever care about my little projects.

I took an embarrassing quantity of selfies in order to end up with something where I looked sort of surprised/happy and not surprised/somebody just poked me in the bum. You're welcome... I think.

I took an embarrassing quantity of selfies in order to end up with something where I looked sort of surprised/happy and not surprised/somebody just poked me in the bum. You’re welcome… I think.

As is becoming tradition, today I’ll go over a few favourite projects from the last year—my favourites, crowd favourites, favourites for gifting, and the things I’m most proud of.

5 Most Popular

  1. How to Make Liquid Soap The Easy Way
  2. A Guide to Carrier Oil Substitutions
  3. Why There is No Such Thing as Making Soap Without Lye
  4. Essential Oil Headache Eraser
  5. Why I Use Lard & Tallow in My Soap, and Why You Should, Too

My 5 Favourites from 2015

  1. Powdered Acidic Hair Rinse
  2. Rocky Mountain Foot Butter
  3. Manitoba Forest Balm
  4. Ruby Lip Tint
  5. Scar Salve

My 5 Favourite Innovations/New Things I Tried

  1. Powdered Acidic Hair Rinse
  2. Creamy Cocoa Body Truffles
  3. Winterlight Argan Serum
  4. Red-be-Gone Airbrushing Powder
  5. Yucca Root Eye Make-up Remover

My 5 Favourite Gifts

  1. Candy Cane Body Lotion
  2. London Fog Lip Balm
  3. Ruby Lip Tint
  4. Coco Mango Body Balm
  5. Rose & Lavender Princess Silk Soap

Something else I published this year that I’m quite pleased with is the FAQ. It’s constantly updated and contains the answers to loads of questions I’m asked all the time. It’s pretty much required reading—check it out!

Well, those are my tops. What are yours?