Category Archives: soap

What’s Your Favorite Handmade Soap Scent?

A couple of friends and I are busy making up things for an undetermined craft fair (later in the year)…I’m quilting, sewing, printing photographs, and will be making cold-process soap. Put an order into Brambleberry and received my oils, butters, … Continue reading

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Soapmaking on a state Furlough Day

How I spent my furlough day…hopefully making up some of the money that the State of Nevada taketh away. Started off Sunday afternoon measuring out oils and butters into four separate baggies…that way I just needed to add the olive … Continue reading

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For Today ~ 19 September 2010 ~ A Simple Woman’s Daybook

FOR TODAY … 19 September 2010 Outside My Window…It’s 10:00 pm at night…dark. I see my neighbor’s kitchen light on. I am thinking… IT’S ABOUT DAMN TIME that the team backed Barry Zito up with some runs! Goodness sakes! The … Continue reading

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Soon it will be soap making time!

My order from Bramble Berry came yesterday…very soon I’ll be making soap! Palm Oil, Coconut Oil, Mango Butter, Shea Butter, and deodorized Cocoa Butter (already had the lye). Just need to go to the store and pick up some Olive … Continue reading

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Thursdays Rambles ~ 09 September 2010

First off…got out of the car at work this morning and looked up to the mountains. Mt. Rose and Slide Mountain had a dusting of snow last night! 🙂 I went to bed last night (after a heart-wrenching lost for … Continue reading

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Are We There YET?!

I’m soooo looking forward to Autumn. It’s too bloody hot here in Northern Nevada…and it was so hard not to hug the tv last night while watching Thursday Night Football to try to feel the rain that was coming down … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Ramblings ~ Garden Veggies, Soap, Candles, Boys & Critters, Sunflowers & Pumpkins

I know…long title. Garden Veggies ~ I don’t have a lot of corn to freeze, mainly because we’ve been eating it! 🙂 But I wanted to freeze some of it for a later date ~ either to put in stews, … Continue reading

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