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Scent, Home and Body, Potions and More

Cream Irish Breakfast Tea

This is Irish magic in a tea blend. It is loose tea, with some amazing touches that turn this into a beautiful gift or...

Decorative Wheat Sheaf Bread From Our Cover

Wouldn’t this make a great centerpiece? It takes a low-yeast white dough (aka as ‘dead dough’) an easy assembly, and a truck load of...

Hot Mulled Cranberry Apple Cider

This will take the chill out of the air. A wonderful hostess potable to serve throughout the fall into winter – but perfect for...

Lavender Orange Cleaner


This is my own recipe for a non-chemical cleaner. I use it on...

Lavender, Rose and Lilac Talc

All the ingredients for this are available from aromatherapy as well as soap suppliers (check Scent of a Baker for some great sources). This...

Mocha Fudge Brownies with Coffee Oil Concentrate

These are deep, dark, moist, delicious brownies, enlivened with the gorgeous fragrance of pure coffee ‘absolute’ an intense, pure coffee extra my friend Anya...


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Orange and Spice Pomander

Gather some whole cloves and a firm, naval orange and go to.

This makes a beautiful, citrus pompadour you can hang anywhere.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Biscotti

These are one of my own go-to favourite recipes. They are crisp and spicy and festive - a wonderful coffee klatch biscotti or gift...

Russian Tea from Serendipity

This from the Serendipity Parties cookbook, Rizzoli, Universe Publishing, 2008 and is by Stephen Bruce. Russian Tea is a recipe you see around and...