Lotions!

I've been working on my lotions - lotions, body butters, and facial moisturizers - and have tweaked the first 2 so I'm happier with them now than their previous version. Almond oil has replaced olive in my body butter, and I've replaced my preservative…

Planning a wedding?

Now in stock! We’re excited to expand our gift soap line, and now offer wrapped and custom* labelled mini bars! Each 1oz/28g bar of soap is handmade with the same care and quality as all our soaps, just mini sized. You can choose from the…
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A plethora of new soapy goodness

Customers have been requesting more unscented and all natural soap options and I think I might be over delivering, but really - any excuse to make more soap is always welcome here! All soaps are finishing their cure and are in the process of…

Summer Skin Care Tips

If you receive our newsletter, you'll have seen some of these tips in the last couple emails. ~Pat (don't rub) your skin dry after your shower ~Moisturize after hand washing, don't wait until they are very dry ~Don't rely only on the chemicals…
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Compost that scrap - or regrow it?

If you're tossing all your scraps into your compost pile, read this before you toss any more! Here's some of my favourite things to regrow, though many more plants can be regrown. Potatoes Romaine Lettuce & Cabbage Celery Celery…
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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…

2014 Veggie Garden offically started!

Finally - it's been years since I got to really get into doing a veggie garden, but I got a start on it today! It didn't take much work to get the container/raised beds cleaned up from the winter, and I planted onions: And a lonely rhubarb that…
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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…
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Carrot Cake

  Carrot Cake A simple, but completely delicious and frosting smothered carrot cake. Doesn't include yucky stuff like pecans or pineapple (which are fine on their own, but not in carrot cake). For the Cake4 eggs1/2 cup applesauce3/4…
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Edmonton Journal's story about our MTV Movie Awards Gift Bag participation!

I was pretty jazzed to wake up this morning - I'm "one of those" that checks my email before I'm even out of bed, just a quick look to see if I've got orders that need attending to right away - when I saw the Google Alert in my inbox letting…

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…