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Vegetable Stacks - this is Delicious

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Eggplant, Red Potatoes, Zucchini, Mushrooms and Tomato! Yummy! (skip the tators)
Ingredients:   1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 medium yellow onion
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 medium zucchini
1 small Chinese Eggplant

1/2 cup Mushrooms1 medium red potato(optional) 1 medium tomato
1 tsp. dried thyme to taste
    salt & pepper
   1 cup your favorite shredded cheese
Directions: STEP 1: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Finely dice the onion and mince the garlic. Sauté both in a skillet with olive oil until softened (about five minutes). STEP 2: While the onion and garlic are sauteing, thinly slice the rest of the vegetables. STEP 3: Spray the inside of an 8x8 square or round baking dish with non-stick spray. Spread the softened onion and garlic in the bottom of the dish. Place the thinly sliced vegetables in the baking dish vertically, in an alternating pattern. Sprinkle generously with salt, pepper, and thyme. STEP 4: Cover the dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil, top with…

Cyber Monday Sale!!

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Save 15% off on all items at our at our website til Friday December 5, 2014  No Coupon Codes needed.
Save 15% off at our New online shop at TheCraftstar with coupon code CYBER15
Sale valid on in stock items only. Cannot be combined with any other online offers.

Save Your Winter Skin

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Winter is among us very early this year. In some parts of the country, they have seen snow already and lost of it. Fortunate for us we haven't seen any snow, just very cold temps.
Even though around the country the weather may vary, the problems with our skin are similar. Dry itchy skin. In the winter your skin deals with a lot of harsh environments, strong winds, cold air, indoor heaters, rain, snow, sleet and an overall lack of a good healthy dose of sunlight. We are left with dry skin that can become chapped and cracked. The cures to your skin’s winter ailments are simple. Your skin this winter should be to moisturize, exfoliate and moisturize again. Keep moisture in mind with all the choices you make in your skin care regime. Your skin functions differently in the winters so you need to change your routines.



Cleanse: Winter is the time of year when you need to get rid of cleansers, surfactant and  detergent ingredients and stock up on cream cleansers. Cleansing creams, lotions …

Veterans Day Sale!!!

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In honor of our Veterans, stop by our shop and website this week and save on select items. 

NO COUPON CODES NEEDED.


SAVE  15% OFF
Hemp and Aloe Body Wash
Stop by our Etsy or website and save on select items. Sale starts Monday Nov 10-14th midnight est.  Offer good on in stock items only and cannot be combined with any other offer. $6.00 shipping is available for most large orders. Plus, for soap purchase 3-8 bars, get an extra soap free. 


Thanks for stopping Michelle Pegasus Soaps

Why You Do Or Don't Buy Handmade Soap

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Soap has always been my main focus 

since the beginning and I love making 

soap but as of lately, most of my sales

 pretty go to my other items so I want 

to know why people buy or don't buy 

handmade soaps. 



Is it because..

A) handmade soaps are pretty and smell good
B) that is is better for your skin
C) You have skin allergies or skin conditions
D) You just don't buy handmade soap

E) handmade soaps are too expensive to buy
F) Other (please specify)
I would love to hear why you do or don't buy handmade soaps in the comments below. 
Thank you in advance. Michelle

What Is The Best Cereals To Eat

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DietDetective.com says it evaluated 301 cereals and has ranked them by healthiness. 

The findings were based on 19 criteria, including things like calories, sugar and sodium per serving. 

According to their evaluation, here are the Top 10 "Healthiest" cereals: 

1.    Nature's Path Organic Millet Puffs  
2.    Barbara's Shredded Wheat
3.    Kashi Whole Wheat Biscuits Autumn Wheat (Tied for 3rd place)
3.    Quaker Oats Old Fashioned (Tied for 3rd place)
5.    Nature's Path Oatmeal Gluten Free Selections Homestyle
6.    Kashi  7 Whole Grain Cereals Puffs
7.    Post Shredded Wheat Original Spoon Size
8.    Nature's Path Qi'a Superfood Chia, Buckwheat & Hemp Original Flavor
9.    Post Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Wheat'n Bran
10.  Nature's Path Original Hot Oatmeal 

I wonder why Cherrios is not added to this list. ???

Top 10 "Unhealthiest" cereals: 

1.      General Mills Monsters Boo Berry (Tied for last place)
1.      Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats (T…
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THINGS YOUR MOTHER SHOULD HAVE TOLD YOU!!

I did not know about all of these!
1. Stuff a miniature marshmallow in the bottom of a sugar cone to prevent ice cream drips.
2. Use a meat baster to “squeeze” your pancake batter onto the hot griddle and you’ll get perfectly shaped pancakes every time....
3. To keep potatoes from budding, place an apple in the bag with the potatoes.
4. To prevent eggshells from cracking, add a pinch of salt to the water before hard-boiling.
5. Run your hands under cold water before pressing Rice Krispies treats in the pan and the marshmallow won’t stick to your fingers.
6. To get the most juice out of fresh lemons, bring them to room temperature and roll them under your palm against the kitchen counter before squeezing.
7. To easily remove burnt on food from your skillet, simply add a drop or two of dish soap and enough water to cover bottom of pan, and bring to a boil on the stovetop.
8. Spray your Tupperware with nonstick cooking spray before pouring in tomato-base…

Spicy Potato Soup

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Spicy Potato Soup

Ingredients:...
1 pound garlic breakfast sausage (add more if you desire)
1 onion, chopped
4 cups water
1 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
4 cups cubed potatoes
3 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
2 teaspoons salt
hot pepper sauce to your taste(I used Tabasco)
Directions:
Brown the sausage and onion, then drain.
Add water, pepper, potatoes, tomato sauce, salt, and Tabasco sauce.
Bring to boil, turn down and simmer until potatoes are tender and soup is thick.
Garnish with chives, sour cream and some bacon bits and enjoy!

Salves Are Coming Back This Fall

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What have I been working on the past couple of days, well I have had many request to get my salves back so I am working on those. I will have Lemon Balm Salve,  Calendula Salve, Herbal and Lavender Salve. You will have a choice of either vegan with Carnauba Wax or with Beeswax.

I am also working on Shea and Goats Milk Body Wash. I use to have just the Goats Milk Body was available a couple of years ago but I will be adding Shea Butter to it.

I will also have other body washes available too. I am also working on a new recipe for our sugar scrubs so they will be back again soon as well.

Thanks for stopping by and you can find us on Facebook and like us for more updates, sales and coupons codes.

Thank you for stopping by
Michelle
www.pegasussoaps.com




Homemade Nutri-Grain Bars

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Nutri-Grain Bars Make your own Nutrigrain-style fruit bars for a quick breakfast or snack for the kids during the busy weekdays.
You'll Need: 1 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup almond meal/ flour (substitute plain flour if needed)
1 1/2 cup of oats
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

1 Jar of Jam or Preserves (Fig, Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, blueberry, etc)

Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl, mixing well. Spread half of the mixture into a 9"x9" baking dish that has been buttered, spread a layer of your favorite jam on top, crumble the remaining half of the mixture on top of the jam (It will form a "bar" top when it bakes) Bake at 375F for 20-25 minutes. Cool & cut into squares.



Nutri-Grain Bars (The Quickie Version)
1 pkg yellow cake mix
3/4 cup butter
2 1/2 cups quick oats
12 ounces preserves or jam
1 T water

Preheat oven to 375. Melt butter. Combine cake mix and oats in a large bow…

Labor Day Weekend Sale!

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Stop by our Website,Etsy, Shop or our New and improved Zibbet shop this weekend for our Labor Day Weekend sale on select items. These select items will be 10% off. All bath items such as soaps, bubble baths, shampoos, Whipped bath butter soaps, hand soaps, body washes, bath soaks, and so much more. Don't be shy, tell a friend. And we also combine all shipping or multiple items at our Zibbet and Etsy shops. Refunds will be issued upon shipping your items if you over paid for shipping. We always try to use flat rate packaging to save on shipping. If you don't want to pay for all the shipping prior before hand, send me a email or convo and I can set a special listing for the correct shipping price for you. We also have flat rate shipping for 6.00 at our website. Please read our Shipping Category on this special shipping rate. Not items can fit in these flat rate envelopes so please that info first.

The sale will only last til Monday Sept 1, 2014 @ 11pm est.Only valid on in stock…

To Have Fancy Colorful Soap or Just Plain Soaps That’s The Question?

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Yes that is the question of the day. I have always wondered what my customers prefer. Some have told me that having fancy colorful and decorative soaps is not but to nice to want to use. I tend to agree but when it comes to colorful and beautifully scented items, when are attracted to :- ). But on the other hand I have had customers tell me that they like it simple with color and highly fragrant soap. The kind  of soaps that you can still smell after you leave the shower. Then I have customer that haves said they like it simple with natural ingredients and not to perfumey as this is a turn off.  
So that is my question of the day. What do you like for your soap?  I myself try not to make my soaps too fancy and colorful but I know there are customers that are visual when it comes to their soaps.  For me if the soap is too beautiful I won’t use it, I would feel that all that creativity will be wasted once I get it wet and use it.  I know it sounds silly but there’s more than meets the …

Strawberry Legs Oh NO!

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I know I am not the only one that have this problem. That is when you shave and see these awful black dots on your legs.As you can see I have the dreaded strawberry leg problem. I am a woman of color so my dreaded spots were so much darker on my skin than if you are not a woman of color. But no matter what your skin type is, it is not nice to see especially when you it is the Summer and you want to show those legs off. I pretty stopped shaving my legs a long time ago but never really paid much attention to my legs until recently. My hair on my legs have pretty stopped growing. This photo is pretty much an after/during my process of trying to get rid of them. My legs were much worse so they are starting to go away slowly. It is a tedious daily process and unless you go get afford to go get laser removal, try to get rid of them yourselves.

What I have tried to get rid of them? Stop shaving!!!

While shaving is the quickest, easiest and cheapest method for hair removal, it might be necessa…