Re: Hot chili pepper oil on nipples
I don't think that using spices is the way to go for weaning, but that certainly is creative. I would, however, be wary of getting that in her eyes or your own. Since she is upcoming on her 2nd birthday you have the upper hand with reasoning with her to wean.
I believe that weaning should be a gradual process that both child and momma feel comfortable with. Perhaps you could try dropping one nursing session at a time?
I can't remember who posted this before, but maybe you could let her 'hold' your breasts and not actually nurse when she needs the comfort. I always thought that was such a nice way to ease the transition, and my own nursling loves to do that at night already.
We're not weaning yet but that's what I could think of for now, I'm sure the more experienced mommas will be along to give some advice. Hang in there!