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. […]

It’s spring (no, really)

Gardener's soap

There are ducks and robins and rwbb’s about, so it must be true :) even though today it looks decidedly more like Christmas when I look out the window. Spring is rolling along in the soap studio, too, with restocks and lots of new soaps.  I experimented with lots of new scents and ideas this […]

Sunny September

Thundershower soap log

While we all wish it would rain more, to relieve our drought, still the glorious blue skies of late September, vs the awful brown/red from summers’ fiery weeks, are most welcome.   Summer was pretty stressful, between not being able to water the gardens enough to keep things happy, and the horrid air and worries, […]

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