Monthly Archives: August 2010


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Today begins our fifth day of using kitchen spices in soap by using Garam Masala Powder, which contains cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, black pepper, and coriander. Did you know that garam masala is Hindi for hot mixture? Garam actually refers to the intensity of the spices rather than heat like […]

Garam Masala in Cold Process Soap


Weather in Northern Utah has been very interesting today and I just had to share with you! This morning started out with a heavy cold rain and then the skies cleared to mostly blue skies. Within half an hour, the clouds would roll back over the skies and it would […]

Weather in Northern Utah


Today begins our fouth day of using kitchen spices in soap by using Red Chili Pepper Powder, which is simply powdered red chili peppers. Chili powder is typically blended with other spices in Indian, Spanish, Caribbean and Tex-Mex dishes. Chili con carne, enchiladas, curries, spiced rice, and many other similar […]

Red Chili Powder in Cold Process Soap




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Today begins our second day of using kitchen spices in soap by using dill weed, which is the leaves and stalks of the dill plant. Dill is typically used as aromatic flavoring for pickles, butters, fish, and breads. Dill is a popular herb in the Baltic region of Europe and […]

Dill in Cold Process Soap






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Yesterday I showed you how to make a Grape Lime Rickey. Now I’ll show you how to make a refreshing bar of soap to pair perfectly with the Grape Lime Rickey. This soap will be a swirled soap and very easy to make. I will start mixing the larger batch […]

Grape Lime Rickey Soap




After I made the Lemon Zest soap, I decided I also needed to make a Lime Zest soap. I used some Bay Rum Fragrance Oil to help scent the soap because so many masculine blends contain lime. I hope you enjoy this soap as much as I do! Collect needed […]

Lime Zest Soap


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Have you ever heard the song, “This One’s For The Girls” by Martina McBride? I’ve had this song stuck in my head and while I was testing this lip balm, I started singing this song with my own twist! “This is for all you coffee baristas, Pouring coffee just trying […]

Perfectly Coffee Lip Balm