Handcrafted from the Heart of the Home

Welcome to Mother Makings!

 See what I have learned to make in my Mompreneur business

as well as recipes and projects that will help you learn to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) too!

Maggie Estes selfie

Hello, I'm Maggie!

I am a mother, a maker, a DIY-er, a late learned cook of nourishing food, and a mompreneur. I am passionate about self-directed education and empowering women to do-it-themselves.

I am also a lover and maker of tallow balm because it is the best emollient for my own dry skin eczema.

Read my story!

Featured Tallowed Touch Tallow Products

Nourishing Whole Body Skin Care Made with 100% Grass-fed Beef Tallow

3 Infused Vanilla Mint Tallowed Touch Tallow Lip Balms
2oz Palmarosa Tallowed Touch Tallow Balm product photo.
10mL Ginger Tallowed Touch Tallow Lip Balm with ginger root and cut up leather.

Creamy, minty  & soothing on your lips – One of our bestsellers!

Lemony rose scented, great for extreme dry skin or eczema!

Fresh ginger scent – essential oil extracted from organic ginger from local Buchi Kombucha

Latest Blog Posts

Easy DIY Liquid Hand Soap Recipe for Eczema

Easy DIY Liquid Hand Soap Recipe for Eczema

If you suffer from dry skin eczema in your hands you may be making it worse every time you wash them! In this article I will tell you why, and then give you an easy DIY Liquid Hand Soap Recipe specifically for eczema sufferers. This recipe was one of my first DIY household recipes and I still make it on a regular basis because it works so well.

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Forging A New Path

Forging A New Path

When you are forging a new path like starting a new business or even learning something new, there are many obstacles and hardships to overcome. No matter how much you want to get done if it is only you with little support and lots to do progress is very slow. Sometimes, there is no support to be had other than ourselves and we must push on

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Winter Holiday Tallowed Touch Gift Guide ver. 1.0

Winter Holiday Tallowed Touch Gift Guide ver. 1.0

The holidays can be very stressful whether you make gifts for your family or you prefer to purchase from small handcrafter businesses or big box stores. To make choosing the perfect Tallowed Touch tallow products easier I have created this Mother Makings Tallowed Touch Gift Guide for you!

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What is Tallowed Touch? [Our Tallow Products]

What is Tallowed Touch? [Our Tallow Products]

100% grass-fed tallow is awesome! Since you know how I was introduced to tallow, what tallow is and it’s benefits. Now I would like to answer the question “What is Tallowed Touch?” The answer is: Mother Makings’ Tallow Balms and Tallow Lip Balms.

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Tallow is Awesome! Series [Intro]

Tallow is Awesome! Series [Intro]

Tallow changed my life! I can’t wait to tell you about it because it might change yours too! In this series, I will tell you all about tallow: my introduction to tallow, tallow defined and its benefits and about Mother Makings’ tallow products. Finally - a roundup of 10+ different ways to use tallow.

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How to DIY

How to DIY

Would you like to know how to DIY (Do-It-Yourself)? Have you ever thought “I wish I could make something myself but I don’t know where to start? “ If you have, you are not alone but with a little mental shift, some practical knowledge and simple steps you too can learn how to DIY (Do-It-Yourself)!

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