Category Archives: Soap & Other Crafts

Finding the good

I can barely keep up with what day of the week it is — and today I realized it is JUNE. The year is half gone, and it’s been fairly shitty so far. Today I’m having one of those “I … Continue reading

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Things are just weird

The Mr. and I are fortunate in that we have remained at our jobs through the pandemic that sent so many people to unemployment websites. My office has had to respond to a decrease in business, but we will survive … Continue reading

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Taking pause

Tour de Fleece was a fun experiment in seeing how much I could spin if given the parameters within which to do so. I managed to spin at least a little on all but a couple days of the Tour; … Continue reading

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Not quite as planned

We had a nasty storm blow in this weekend, and I was only able to get half of my stuff planted… I’m sure it’s because I had my seeds all ready to go, much like washing the car will make it … Continue reading

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Scraps for scraps

I flubbed on a batch of soap and cut the bars to the wrong size. When I re-cut them to the proper size, I ended up with a bunch of really thin slices that I dampened and stuck together. Still … Continue reading

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Sunday soaps

Three more batches yesterday – Beer Belly, Plumeria, and another wholesale soap. They are now cut and on the drying racks, so I can go knit for awhile!

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Soapy Saturday

I only have one more bazaar this year, and I let my soap inventory drop a bit – but I still have to make soap now and then to keep up with web orders. Yesterday I made three batches: one … Continue reading

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Feeling old

Apparently I pulled some muscles in my lower back over the weekend – most likely from loading and unloading the truck for the street fair, lifting totes of soap. And the tent. And the tables. Gah, back pain makes a body feel old! I’ve … Continue reading

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Doing the happy rain dance

Rain! I’m so glad it’s raining. Not only for the plants, lake levels, air quality, and fires – but also because it means I can make soap again. The rain barrels have been empty for months. Saturday’s soaps were Dragon’s … Continue reading

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Productive yet restful

It was a looooong week, folks. This weekend couldn’t get here fast enough, and while I still had chores to do, I also spent time sewing, baking cookies, and knitting – all guaranteed to reduce stress. My brain feels much … Continue reading

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