Tina


About Tina

I started thesage.com in 1996 with the help of my husband. Now I get to help people make all kinds of soaps and bath and body products. I think my favorite things to make are lip balms and lotions/creams. Of course I get most of the soap technical support questions because that is my strong knowledge area. Glad this blog is here!


Dear readers, The end of the year is fast approaching. A few tips from my accountant are as follows: Pay your expenses so you can take the write off. This includes buying supplies for which you are waiting for their arrival! Hint: Shop now and ask for delivery in the new year. Find all your receipts. You can’t [...]

End of Year Help


All it takes to fix a sugar scrub is a little salt!
We were asked about a sugar scrub base that was having a bit of issues. The Glycerin Scrub Base was enjoying the sugar that was finer than expected and the sugar dissolved very quickly causing a separation problem. I’ve noticed a difference in the sugar I buy in the last 30 years. It has changed! Let [...]

Salt rescues the Sugar!


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A gift basket! Hey! Are you a soapmaker in Kansas? We need to find a soapmaker in or near the Gardner, KS area. A school in the Gardner area is doing a Parent Teacher Organization auction to help the school. Would you be willing to make a gift basket of items to donate to the school? [...]

Calling all Kansas Soapmakers!




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I am writing with great concern for all humans on this planet. Today I have received two different phone calls asking for MMS, not for Majestic Mountain Sage which is often shortened to MMS, but for a product called MMS. A bit of research on the Internet has me greatly alarmed. On Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miracle_Mineral_Supplement the connection [...]

MMS – a cure for cancer





Today is Boxing Day! This day is set aside to remember how lucky we are and to consider those who need assistance. We all have things around the home that can be donated to charity. Coats, mittens, hats, socks and boots are especially helpful to people in need. If you received new towels for Christmas [...]

Boxing Day




The USPS and UPS are hard at work delivering packages to all of you. I know it has been a hard year for getting Christmas deliveries because the systems have been overwhelmed! Please know that the services that MMS uses are working till they fall over from exhaustion to get packages to their destination on [...]

Deliveries are being made!