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Fragrance Free: My Switch to Homemade Dish Soap

This post follows up my laundry soap post. For those of you with dishwashers, this may not apply. I hand wash all my dishes.

Finding fragrance free dish soap is impossible. 479 more words

The Week in Soap: 15th Jan '17

It’s been another fairly quiet week in the soapmaking cave this week.  I cut the bars that I made last Sunday, and I made another three batches, one of which was the Castile that I’ve been promising myself that I’ll make for many months. 307 more words

Cold Process

Sunday Homestead Update

Snowed in…well more like drifted in!

All barn projects and plans came to a halt this week because we had to spend our project time digging ourselves out of a big snow drift.   408 more words

Farm Life

first soap batch and mistake

Years ago, when Andy and I first met he asked me if I wanted to see his soap. This was after he showed me his bee hives, garden and chicken coop. 646 more words

Refining Domesticity

So What Is The Big Deal About SOAP?

I wondered that myself. Why would people spend hours making soap and dealing with caustic lye when there were packs of the stuff available at every grocery store? 1,164 more words


“A fresh laid egge”

The Egg Float Test explained, for period Soapmakers, Cooks, and Brewers.

By Unnr in elska á Fjárfella (Susan Verberg, 2017).

Of the Dominion of Myrkfaelinn in the Kingdom of Aethelmearc. 4,008 more words

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