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How to make your own natural liquid hand soap with essential oils. An easy guide from The Smallest Light to create your own refillable, deliciously scented soap at home.
There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight. My memories of celebrating Halloween as a child are clear, a night of laughter and a seasonal marker in the year which signalled the onset of darker nights and colder weather.
Look to the skies in late September or early October and it’s likely you will be greeting with bright moonlight and a magical glowing orb, which seems so close to the earth, you could almost jump up and reach it. But why is it called the Harvest Moon?
When creating each natural soy candle here at The Smallest Light, I take time and great care over testing, to ensure a successful burn, a beautiful scent throw which fills the room and a candle that lasts you as long as possible. However, occasionally you may run into a problem or two so I have put together a few tips to ensure you can get the best possible burn out of your candle.
As Spring bursts into bloom all around us, we are faced with a season ahead unlike any other. As I write this I am looking out at clear blue skies and the start of a beautiful March day, but normal daily life has been upended for all of us. We can't go about our days...
Throughout history, humans have turned to storytelling during the long cold winter nights, our minds seeking stimulation, in need of a fire-side tale to set light to our imagination and open doors to other worlds.
I want January to be a welcoming old friend, not a shouty fitness instructor. I need time to mull over my ideas, time to stare out at the stark, bare trees and listen for those directional threads of thought that require a bit of stillness and patience. I want to weave a year that starts and ends with kindness to myself, a hot cup of tea and a solid connection to the shifts and rhythms of nature around me.
As we sit teetering on the precipice of August, I share some of my top essential oils for use during these warm and busy summer months!
The last days of summer can feel so bittersweet, even more so this year when the UK has seen one of the warmest, sunniest summers for decades! Whether you loved or loathed the heat wave, saying goodbye to the long, halcyon days of summer can often make us feel a...