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Basic Living On The Marston Ranch

welcome to my Blog !

I,am a wife of 47 years and a Mother of 4 awesome boys,  I should say grown men !   Just wanting to share some of my stories , experiences  and Basics of living that all began in 1971 and ending here in a small rural river town on our “Little Marston Ranch a cost a plenty”.  IT IS ALWAYS A WORK IN PROGRESS!  AS IS THIS BLOG!  🙂

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Deodorant with Lavender (Serves 4 oz jar)

Ingredients:

1/4 cup Shea butter

2 Tabl  coconut oil

3 heaping Tbl beeswax  ( I use the small pellets)

3 Tbl baking soda

2 Tbl arrowroot powder/ or substitute with cornflower

20 drops of Lavender Essential Oil

10 drops of Tee tree ESsential Oil

In a double broiler or bowl placed in pan of water over medium heat, bring the water to slightly boil.

Add the Shea butter and Coconut oil to the top bowl . Once she Butter and coconut oil melt add the beeswax and stir until all ingredients are liquid.  Remove the bowl from heat and quickly add the arrowroot and baking soda. Add the essential oils stirring to combine all ingredients.

pour the deodorant into a 4 oz Mason jar.

The deodorant will solidify as it cools.

Enjoy this Healthy Natural deodorant without all the chemicals!

Crafts, Marston Crafts, Uncategorized

O Town Country Crafts

My Crafts

I have loved doing crafts for many years as a stay at home mom and now retired I have more free time so I began to get crafty again!!  Always loved it Always will !!  Home made signs, Vinyl Decals and Personalization, Heat Press Items, and More !

If you are interested in seeing more of our projects and or purchasing contact us at

#O Town Country Crafts

Pamela Marston

309-313-3400

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