Making Updates

I’ve been writing on this blog since March 2008. Somewhere in the middle of 2011 or so all of the images from those posts disappeared. Like 200 of them. I probably lost them during an update or something, and I’ve […]

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Vote in the Saponifier Design Mania Contest!

Saponifier Magazine is hosting another Design Mania contest with four different categories: FruitSopia Swirl, Gradient Design, Miss Betty’s HP Swirl, and Embedded Soap Design. (These were all design tutorials that were featured in their May/June 2014 issue.) All submissions have […]

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Soap Swap Link-Up

This post is for those who participated in the Soap Challenge Soap Swap to show off what they received and for the rest of us to admire all the lovely soaps! The deadline for sending out soap for the swap […]

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Swap Link-Up Coming Soon!

I’m getting anxious to see all the soaps the Soap Challenge participants received in their swaps!! I will open up the link-up this Saturday at 6am CST so those who participated can post the photos of the soaps they received. […]

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Friendship Swap Soaps from Spain

You may remember that I was participating in an international friendship soap swap, and that I made some lemonade soaps for Ayuko of Tokyo Factory. Well, my name was drawn for Jennifer of Naturalmente Mediterraneo to make a soap for […]

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This is about how I feel today

I am reminded of one of my grandpa’s favorite songs today. Only you could substitute “Amy” for “Granny” and “kitchen” for “cellar” and “soap” for “biscuits”: There isn’t enough kleenex in the world… Ok, so yes, my nose is runny […]

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Faux Funnel Soap – French Style!

Elle is one of my blog readers who recently commented that she had made a couple batches of soap using the faux funnel method. So I clicked the link to her blog to check it out. Unfortunately, I couldn’t read […]

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Our Halloween Fun

I don’t know about your kids, but my kids seem to have a hard time deciding what they want to be for Halloween. Especially my older daughter, because she wants to be something that no one else will be. She […]

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Overdue Anniversary Post

Last weekend we celebrated my parents’ 40th wedding anniversary! My brother and I have been working with my mom to get everything together for the big reception at their church which was Sunday afternoon. My mom finished up the heritage […]

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Fall Planter

If you think the reason I haven’t posted very frequently is that I am so busy working on soap that I haven’t had time to blog, that would be incorrect. As a matter of fact, I’ve had the last two […]

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