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A Perfect Craft Activity for the Little Entrepreneur

My daughter loves anything crafty. She also has an emerging spark for making money. She has explored the possibility of selling what she has made, but the demographic that is shopping for a rubber band pencil grip or a duct tape bracelet usually don’t have the means to pay for it. 499 more words

Kids, Honestly

On Becoming Creative Again.

Discover Feature on Creative Habits I came across this post called “Writers and Artists on Creative Habits, Accepting Self-Doubt and the Rewards of Perserverance” the other day and found a little inspiration there. 990 more words

Home Life

石鹸作り No. 6

A brief visit to Soap Gallery, a specialty soap shop with a small workshop in Sutera Mall, brought about the realization that I now have access to lye, palm oil and other cheap carrier oils. 370 more words


When Suds Lye...

Wasted days and wasted nights!

Those words from Freddy Fenders song rang over and over in my head as I finally got off the soapbox and scooted it out of my way for some soaping therapy play. 377 more words

Coldprocess Soaps

Book Review: Castile Soapmaking by Anne L Watson

So, prior to reading this I knew nothing about Soapmaking. I didn’t even know what made soap “Castile” soap. Which is admittedly bad since I actually use a liquid Castile soap. 254 more words

Book Reviews

In Memory of Mama on Mother’s Day

This is the first Mother’s Day without my mama. It’s hard for I lost her nearly a year ago come July. 119 more words


From Soap Fail To Soap Art

As a soap maker I’ve had my share of fails from undesired color bleeds to WTF fragrance blends. But up until now I had yet to experience that dreaded fail we refer to as “soap on a stick”. 693 more words