Trail Dust

A collection of our adventures, recipes, and inspiration out here on the Prairie.

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    Making Beer Soap

    As small batch soap makers we often wonder, “Hey….can I make soap out of that?” Fruit purees, essential oils, dried herbs, and teas are all amazing in a bar of handcrafted soap but what about trying one with beer? Inspired by the approaching warm weather, long days in the garden and of course the upcoming Irish holiday St Patrick’s day, we decided to create a bar of soap with one of our favorite pale ales! To make handcrafted soap you only need 3 things…water, fat...  Read More +

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    Good Luck Horseshoe

    March is synonymous with green things and good luck. Green gardens, green beer, and the luck of the Irish. In Oklahoma, horseshoes hanging in doorways are a common sight. In fact we have one hung in our shop in the Stockyards.   Read More +

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    Think pink!

    At Prairie Dust, we love to use ingredients that can pull double duty……. beautiful and beneficial. This keeps our recipes short and simple which is just how we like it.   Read More +

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    Spread the Love

    We live in a world where often it is easier to see the negative than it is the positive. Negativity has infiltrated our lives. It’s in the news, on social media, television and it’s becoming more and more difficult to avoid.   Read More +

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    Combat Winter Skin with these 5 Ingredients

    Much of the U.S. is suffering from brutally cold temperatures this winter and those freezing temps can wreak havoc on skin. The subzero temperature combined with hot showers and dry winds can leave your skin feeling tight and maybe even looking a little bit cracked.   Read More +

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    A Look at 2017

    Happy New Year! We hope you had an amazing holiday filled with family, friends, and fun. We have all kinds of adventures, new products, and events planned for the upcoming year but before we cut into 2018, we want to take a minute to appreciate all that 2017 gave us.The beginning of 2017 kept us deeply immersed in website construction, including product and lifestyle photo shoots, writing product descriptions, our story page, blog posts… many words!   Read More +

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    Traditions for a Merry Dirty Holiday

    The most memorable moments this holiday will most likely NOT be the gifts that are opened in a flurry of wrapping paper Christmas morning but rather time spent with your family and friends. Here are some fun ways to get out and get dirty this holiday season, and best of all they are easy on the wallet!If you find yourself in need of some adventure and fresh air, then consider a visit to a tree farm to pick out the perfect family Christmas tree. Each year we drive to Martinbird Tree Farm in Tuttl...  Read More +

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    Five Reasons to Try Handcrafted Soap

    So are you wondering what all the hype is about? Why is everyone you know buying up handcrafted bath and body products at local markets? If you haven’t made the switch to locally made, handcrafted products yet, here are 5 reasons you might want to give it a try!5.   Read More +

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    Autumn Inspiration

    Oklahoma has beautiful fall weather! The sweltering summer heat is finally replaced with crisp, cool mornings and chilly evenings. Needing some autumn inspiration?   Read More +

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    What's Dirt Got to Do With It?

    Have you noticed all the new products containing clay that are popping up on store shelves across the country? When shopping for beauty products, grabbing that jar of “dirt” may not initially seem appealing but they are natural purifiers and have been used in cosmetics for centuries! Clays are a naturally occurring fine grained mineral substance with the ability to cleanse, tone, purify, and absorb oil.   Read More +

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