Tag Archives: Soap

Day 28 – Making Lavender Rose Soap – {DIY From Scratch}

Today I made soap using the cardboard soap mold I made yesterday.  The recipe I use is from the Soapmaker’s Companion, by Susan Miller Cavitch. It’s called the Soap Essentials bar made from olive oil, coconut oil and palm oil.  … Continue reading

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Day 27 – DIY Soap Mold – {DIY From Scratch}

Here’s an update from yesterday’s blog of the National Bleach Alternative.  After leaving the solution in my sink over night, I woke up to a sparkly clean sink (minus the porcelain chips from years of use).  I have to say … Continue reading

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Day 21 {Make Madness} – Part 2 – Rebatching Soap

  Day 21 of Make Madness – Rebatching Soap   So I went about rebatching my soap slivers left over from a big soap project and everything was going to plan until…. my bag melted! As instructed, I began by … Continue reading

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Day 21 {Make Madness} – Rebatching Soap

  Day 21 of Make Madness – Rebatching Soap   Last year I had the privilege of helping a friend with her wedding.  She wanted to give hand crafted soap to her guests as a wedding favor.  We used a … Continue reading

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Top 10 posts of 2014

I started this blog on October 1, 2012 and while it’s taken me a while to settle into a regular posting schedule, I finally feel as though the train is heading steadily down the track. As I’ve been planning out … Continue reading

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Once you’ve used handmade soap, you will never want to go back.

I know that’s quite a claim, but it’s true.  Really. I was taught how to make cold process soap by a friend a few years ago.  In fact, I think she was the one who made that claim and I … Continue reading

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Quest 46 | A 365-day Journey

On November 24th, I turn 46.  And I know this is quite a ways off – 46 days to be exact. A couple of months ago I was reading a blog where the author talked about turning 30 and wanting … Continue reading

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