Monthly Archives: August 2011


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Whew! Where has our summer gone? I can’t believe that we have started school already. The young kids are back and the buses have their flashing lights going in the morning. The college kids are back in town and the Saturday traffic is slow moving. The book stores, coffee houses […]

Tea Tuesday August 30


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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 […]

Kid’s Play-Do Soap


This morning I received an e-mail from our UPS representative about disruptions in operations along the East Coast. I’ve attached the text from the email for you to read. Localized evacuations in preparation for Hurricane Irene are causing unavoidable service delays along the Eastern coastline of the United States. No […]

Hurricane Irene – UPS Shipping Alert











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Since I made that Mountain Man Bar several weeks ago, I decided I wanted to make a cream to match. I wanted to make a similar recipe to what would have been around at the time with a few modern modifications. (I will be using a preservative and an emulsifier.) This […]

Mountain Man Cream


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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 […]

Parsley in Cold Process Soap