June Already

The rain and cool weather say May, or even September, but the flowers and the manic squirrels in the trees next to the soaproom all say it’s almost summer. I’m back at Market, cautiously, with sanitizer and mask. Everybody’s washing their hands now, so I’m deffo happy to be doing my part :) Here are […]

Finally :)

Springy sunny weather is finally here and I’m sooo ready! Sure there’s way too much snow left, but it’s going. I’ve been rather hibernating, but I do have several new varieties on the horizon, with more still percolating. Here’s one: Sunrise, a bright juicy tangy blend of mango, hibiscus and passion fruit in warm morning […]

Lavender Garden

Lavender blooming happily in the rain   Lavender Garden soap logs ready to be cut..this is and always will be one of my favorite soaps, I adore the aroma and everything about the plants..from their shiny tiny shoe-button seeds to their silvery green foliage to those flowers…

A few manly soaps

Several new soaps this year hew a bit more to the masculine side, as I found new blends or pattern-ways this winter. First there’s Rosemary, a single-note herbal soap with some subtle supporting notes including lemon, to broaden and sharpen the aroma–fresh, crisp, clean, and aromatic. One of my new favorites, I find myself sniffing it when I pass it on the curing racks.

Rain! now with soap pics

Here’s a few more photos of soaps for spring– taken on a rare sunny morning last week :)  I’ve been soaping up a storm to restock for summer markets, and having a good time with some new scents and patterns, nice on those days when there’s nothing much colorful or scented yet in the garden. […]