Homemade Moisturizers

By Mimi Mason

Suffering from dry skin or chapped lips? Here are some simple, all natural recipes for making your own moisturizer and lip balm.

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The Idea Bank: Cheese-Making Fun

Making cheese can be fun and economical. Start with something easy, like cream cheese. The simplest cream cheese doesn’t require cooking, so it’s great to make with children.

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