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Hot Springs Bathhouse Soap

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We make our Hot Springs Bathhouse soap with Hot Springs thermal spring water from Hot Springs, Arkansas! This water is taken from natural thermal waters which flow from springs of Hot Springs Mountain. The spring water reaches the surface from a watershed 4,400 years earlier.

 This soap is sweetly and refreshingly scented with ylang ylang essential oil with a dash of fir and peppermint for refreshment. It’s made with sustainable organic palm kernel oil which makes a hard bar of soap that lasts longer and a luxurious silky lather.


Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil

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Lavender is one of the oldest scents in the fragrance world. Amazingly, it is used in more men’s products than women’s and has maintained the status as most popular soap scent for centuries.

Queen Elisabeth loved lavender and encouraged lavender farms in England (oh, and thank you!).


Secluded Home with 80 Acres of Land for Sale – Southern Oklahoma

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Home with land in Oklahoma. Here is your secluded place in the woods with country living and room to grow.   This wonderful ranch style home is hidden away in the trees and surrounded in 80 acres of woodlands and pastureland.  There’s room for kids, horses, cows, goats or a weekend get-away, whatever your country heart desires. It’s located in sought after Love County, Oklahoma and just 18 minutes west of Marietta.

There’s a ton of storage space in the home and it even has a safe room.  There’s space for a large garden so you can grow your own food. It has a wood burning stove with plenty of oak timber to use as firewood.  The 80 acres is completely fenced and ready for livestock.

There’s a water well and another unfinished shallow water well that is meant for a hand-pump.

Approximately 70% of the property is beautiful wooded acreage mostly oak and hickory.

There are plenty of deer, turkey and dove on the property.

Sales Price: $397,900

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The kitchen includes all appliances, including stainless steel microwave and stainless steel refrigerator.


The cozy den has a wood burning fireplace.


Bathroom #1 is large with a tub/shower combo


Master bedroom has plenty of room and has a safe room/large walk-in-closet and en suite.


Master Bedroom Bath/En Suite



Safe Room/Master Bedroom large walk-in closet serves as a safe room to withstand tornadoes.



Bedroom #2 is spacious and has a large walk-in closet


Bedroom #3.  All bedrooms have plenty of room.


Bathroom #3 with large tiled shower


The utility room is large with space for freezer and plenty of cabinets for storage space.


Backyard View


This large 700 square foot room will make an excellent office space or home business, or a huge man-cave.  It could even be used to keep expensive tack.  This room is cooled with an energy efficient mini-split a/c unit. shop

The detached garage is large and insulated with plenty of shop space.  The garage doors are 10 foot wide and easy to get in and out.  Electric garage door openers are included. The construction is steel.  Overall measurements 30 x 30.

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The metal barn is 24×24′ with slab foundation. There are also 2 storage buildings.


This property has a long driveway and the home is secluded in the trees.  The driveway is perfect for taking walks.



There are plenty of deer, turkey and dove on the property.


18 Minutes west of Marietta, Oklahoma in sought after Love County.  2 hours from Dallas, Texas.

  • Ready to move in
  • 80 acres


80 acres more or less (79.77 acres)  with 1/2 mile frontage highway 76 by 1/4 mile. Approximately 60 percent is oak/hickory woods and about 40 percent is pasture.

3 bedrooms

3 bath

2864 square feet living area, concrete slab

Formal living room and dining room area.

year built 2002

Main living area has 10 foot ceilings, bedroom have 8 foot ceilings

Central heat and air

Wood burning stove

Ceiling fans throughout

Floors are beautiful stained concrete

Covered porches

Many native pecan trees

Sandy Soil

Water well

Completely fenced

Covered porches

Hardieplank siding (cement board)

Metal Roof (should last a lifetime)


Safe room (serves as master bedroom walk-in closet)

2×6 exterior wall construction

Energy efficient

Handicap accessible

All Electric

Slab foundation

above ground pool

2 storage buildings

Space for a large garden

Large,  beautiful,  trees mostly oak

Private – Home is nestled in trees

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Satellite View


Property for sale southern Oklahoma, Land and Home for sale Love County, Oklahoma, land+home for sale near Marietta, Oklahoma.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas

September 2014

Bathhouse Row – Hot Springs, Arkansas

Most of the bathhouses in Hot Springs were built around the turn of the last century at the height of spa popularity.  Situated in the Ouachita mountains, the bathhouses are sitting above hot springs that were known for their healing spring waters.  Today, many of the bathhouses have been transformed into restaurants and visitor centers.

Buckstaff Bathhouse - Bathhouse Row - Hot Springs, ArkansasBuckstaff Bathhouse – Bathhouse Row – Hot Springs, Arkansas – The Buckstaff Bathhouse which originally opened in 1912, is the only remaining operational bathhouse in Hot Springs.

  Bath HouseThe Quapaw Bathhouse – Bathhouse Row – Hot Springs, Arkansas. The Quapaw was originally opened in 1922.  It was named after a local Indian tribe.

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Bathhouse on Bathhouse Row – Hot Springs, Arkansas


Bath House

Bathhouse on Bathhouse Row – Hot Springs, Arkansas

2014.09.22- Bath House Row - Hot Springs 011 Superior Bathhouse on Bathhouse Row – Hot Springs, Arkansas.  This one is now a restaurant and Brewery. Only root beer is brewed here at this time.  Nice place to grab a bite or have a drink while people watching.

Downtown - Bath House Row - Shopping and places to eat - Hot Springs, Arkansas

Downtown – Bathhouse Row – Shopping and places to eat – Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Spring by the walking trail – Hot Springs, Arkansas

It was actually a good workout just to get up the hill to the walking path.  Gravity is very noticeable on the way up.  I need to do that about 10 times a day.

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Spring running down the hill into a pool – Hot Springs, Arkansas

The hot springs in this area are still very much active in downtown Hot Springs.  There is a public fountain were you can fill your cup or your jugs with the springs water.  We met a couple filling gallon jugs with spring water to take back home declaring it is the best water you could ever drink.  The water is directed to underground tanks to cool before it is sent to the public fountain.  We were told that the water comes out of the ground hot enough to burn your skin so it must be cooled before it is ready for the public fountain. Next trip I will be sure to take a picture of the public fountain.

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Walking Trails – Hot Springs, Arkansas


Lake Ouachita near Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Lake Ouachita – Hot Springs, Arkansas


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River Below Lake Ouachita (runs into Lake Hamilton) Hot Springs, Arkansas



Beautiful old watermill from the 1920’s near Hot Springs, Arkansas




Natural Woman: Natural and Organic Makeup – See How It Looks

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Reasons that top the list for using natural and organic makeup are that they are better for your skin as well as being better for the environment. Nontoxic skin care products are a healthier choice for your skin and allow you to look and feel your best.

Using top-quality makeup is key to achieving a great look. Here, Lisa is modeling some of our products so that you can get an idea of what the cosmetics will look like on.

Natural and Organic Makeup

She starts by cleansing and moisturizing her face with Exactly Organics face cleanser and moisturizer. She then gives her skin a bit of a boost by applying Miessence Organic Balancing Skin Conditioner.


For foundation, Lisa begins with applying Miessence Honey Translucent Foundation (liquid) which offers sheer coverage. For concealer around the eyes she uses Ecco Bella FlowerColor Cover Up in Beige. Next, she applies Ecco Bella FlowerColor Face Powder in the color Fair which offers a medium coverage and smoothes the look. To contour, she uses a little darker shade of Face Powder in Light. You can also use a bronzer to contour.

For the colors Lisa is wearing:

Ecco Bella FlowerColor Powder Eyeliner in Ivy applied with a wet liner brush


Ecco Bella FlowerColor Eye Shadow in Deep Taupe in the crease and blended

 +eccobella_shimmer_dust_120Ecco Bella FlowerColor Shimmer Dust in Star to highlight


Ecco Bella FlowerColor Powder Eyeliner in brown to fill in the brows


Ecco Bella Burgundy Rose


Ecco Bella FlowerColor Lipstick in Peach Frost


Finished off with Ecco Bella Botanicals Flower Color Natural Mascara in black

 Lisa commented that she likes the Ecco Bella blush, eye shadows, and powder liners better than other mineral/natural makeups. The color pigments are richer and take less to put on. They also hold their color throughout the day.

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If All Else Fails

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