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Garden Mentor: Grow Right Guild #3 and #4

The GWG #3 prompt is to describe your garden right now and since it doesn't exist, and all that is in the area is mud and snow, I'm going to move on to #4: write about your garden mentor or muse.The earliest gardener influence I had was…
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Dream Garden – Grow Write Guild #2

What do you picture when you hear the question "what is your dream garden"? What does the area grow, vegetables, flowers, trees, bushes? Is it tame or wild?Today's GWG prompt is "Describe your fantasy garden". If you'd asked me this 20,…
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My First Plant – Grow Write Guild #1

Hard truth about me: I tend to be late to the party. I don't mean I'm 10 minutes late to doctor appointments; I mean, I'll notice a thing - a trend, a new product, some thing that is neat - but my mind isn't in a place that is receptive at that…
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Hello, there

It's been a while since I posted anything. The past year has been a hectic mix a bunch of adjectives that aren't very optimistic or positive. We've come through the roughest part and things are definitely looking up... (aside from this head…
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A close look at handmade soap ingredients

On our FAQs page, I've details what is in our soaps, but in the interest of keeping that page short, I didn't give a whole of information. I get frequent emails asking for more information about what is in our soaps, so I thought I'd bring all…
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How much is that soap??

I get comments occasionally - from folks used to paying less than a dollar for store bought detergent "soap" bars - who range from confused to downright angry that I dare sell soap so expensive. A few points I'd like to make:~ My costs, even…

Currency – Canadian to US Dollars

For the past few months, the exchange rate between the Canadian and US dollar has been dismal - at least for Canadians wanting to purchase things from the US. Right now, it's 91 cents on the dollar, which means that if I order $50 in supplies…