I can’t remember if I have told you this before, but I love glitter. Cough. Cough. Sorry, I have a frog in my throat due to all of the cottonwoods flying around. I mean, I LOVE glitter. I wear and play and craft with glitter whenever I get the chance. Giggle. It brings the cheerful, romantic [...]

Glitter Soap Collection

   Yesterday I told you of my love for ginger. I decided I wanted to make a triple ginger soap. In my mind  you can never have to much ginger. In this soap I used our Ginger Fragrance Oil, ground ginger, and fresh ginger! Even if you are not part of the ginger fan club, this [...]

Triple Ginger Soap

Have you ever had homemade ginger and grapefruit marmalade? Imagine it on toast: citrusy, spicy and sweet. This marmalade is so good you can’t get enough! I am already imagining it in yogurt, thumb print cookies and paired with Indian curries. Yummy. Sorry, I have to dry out my keyboard.I wanted to make a soap [...]

Ginger Grapefruit Soap

I don’t know about you but I love it when school starts. I love seeing the children scampering off of the bus heading for home with brightly color pictures in hand and ear to ear grins on their faces. I can just hear them bursting in the door, their back packs dangling crookedly from their [...]

Kid’s Play-Do Soap

Since Andee did that segment of kitchen spices in cold process soap, whenever I make something (anything for that matter), I wonder about using it in soap. Ack! She has corrupted me! Will I ever be able to cook in peace again? [Seriously, I keep wondering about sesame seeds, nori (sheets of seaweed), almond paste, [...]

Parsley in Cold Process Soap

We all have had a blemish at least once in our lives. (Some of us wish we had them less.) However, it is a fact of life that we all get them. I wanted to make a soap that was refreshing and useful in cleansing the skin. I used Tea Tree in this soap. Come [...]

Tea Tree Soap Bar

The other day I made the Tropical Rose Soap which I had to force through saponification because my temperatures were too hot. I was so in love in the color, smell and feel of this soap I decided to make another soap without the cosmetic problems my first batch had. Come join me this delightful [...]

Tropical Rose Soap 2

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always been able to ask my grandpa for stories about the fishing trips he used to go on with his buddies. Most of these stories bring a smile to my grandpa’s face and he can’t stop chuckling as he tells the story. After hearing some of these [...]

Grandpa’s Fishing Soap