Disclaimer: A few words about links, my relationships with suppliers, and other relevant things

When I mention a company or provide you with a link to a shop, I’m doing it so you know where to get ingredients or to help you on your search for cool stuff. You will never find affiliate links, ads, or sponsored posts on this blog. If I say I like something, you know...

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Oops, this is embarrassing!

As you’ve probably noticed, I keep it pretty Rated E for Everyone around here language wise, but I’m more Rated M for Mature in real life. Sometimes sweary Susan spills over into the blog as I did with the new e-zine, and although I doubt any of us are shrinking violets who faint at the...

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Conferences and cancellations

As you may have read on the SwiftCraftyMonkey Facebook page, on March 29th I had to cancel my attendance at the 2018 conference in Atlanta due to these ongoing muscle spasms I’m enjoying so much. Because the Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild felt that cancelling with five weeks’ notice because I’m in agonizing pain was a “hardship...

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Happy National Cupcake Day!

A few years ago, Raymond commented that everything in our house smells like cupcakes or looks like cupcakes, but nothing tastes like cupcakes. He’s not wrong! We tried doing cake decorating with our youth program, and I tried to test whether the icing was done by smearing it all over my hand. Oh, right! Kitchenaid...

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Facebook arguments, being wrong, and penetration enhancers…

Okay, so I kinda kicked a hornets’ nest on Facebook last night – click here to see that post – by sharing my thoughts on something I read in a magazine. Here’s what I wrote… Thought for the day: I read that old myth of “much of what we put on our skin is absorbed...

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