Lemongrass 1 NOV 2015

28 11 2015

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Things may be slower but I have gotten requests for lemongrass and here they are.

The new dragon and owl molds were a birthday gift from my mother and here they are displayed for the first time. Here’s a close up.

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Frankincense and Myrrh 17 OCT 2015

27 11 2015

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It’s been a long time since I made my last post. A few things happened.

The store that was selling my soap closed, making soap go out the door much more slowly and the remaining stock was back with me.

Our L2 automation engineer at work died. He was well loved and the smartest person in the Hotmill. I’m part of the effort to keep things running without him. That leaves me with less free time and as I’m no longer working rotating shifts, the free time I do have is on weekends when I’m more able to find other people to do things with.

More happily, I bought a house. While I’m very pleased with it, it’s also takes some of my time.

All of this happened within a month’s time. It’s going much more smoothly now but was a bit rough at first. I did make a batch of unscented during the summer for my own use and my Dad’s but didn’t post it. Other than that, this is the first batch since March. I wanted these to give to the choir again for Christmas and for my mother to give to her choir. Most of the old soap is gone or used up now though so I’ll be making some more although at a slower pace going forward.

Pear 9 JAN 2015

25 02 2015

This was asked for by my sister and so it is made.

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Ocean Rain 2 JAN 2015

25 02 2015

The color is a little less ocean sun-shower and a bit more ocean storm but the scent is still nice.

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Gingerbread and spice soap 8 OCT 2014

6 11 2014

A couple years ago, I made some of this and my sister loved it. She asked me to make some more. I said, “sure”. She mentioned it a few more time and each time I said I’d make some more. Well, finally anyway. The previous time, I put ground oatmeal in it but it was the scent she raved about (smells like warm cookies), not the texture. Anyway, I didn’t have any oatmeal handy and I probably wouldn’t eat much of it if I bought a can.

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Beeswax soap 26 AUG 2014

7 10 2014

I like the beeswax soap. I made some more for me but I made plenty.

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Tea Tree Liquid – 4 SEP 2014

7 10 2014

I’ve had some people tell me that the tea tree oil liquid soap has been helping with skin conditions and asked me to make some more. So, I did and here it is, ready to be pumped into bottles as needed.

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