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October 20 Sunday Roundup

Good Sunday Morning all! I bought a new Brother Innov-is 950D embroidery and sewing machine!  I love my old Elna, but it seems lately that it takes more time to get her up and running. Once I finally get her … Continue reading

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September 8 Sunday Roundup

First of all, I want to thank Judy for this beautiful stepping stone. Here it is in the trunk of my car. We’ve not decided where it will call home.  It is so beautiful. I met Judy when she attended … Continue reading

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Sunny Calendula Soap

Our last soaping session was in late April, right before the gardening season really took off. Dave grew some Calendula just for us to use in lotions and soap. It’s not a real impressive plant. But the blooms are beautiful. … Continue reading

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Cocoa Coconut Milk Soap

If you’ve followed this blog you know that we make our own soap. We started with this basic bar and graduated to using goats milk instead of water. We found that we absolutely love goats milk soap since it gives … Continue reading

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Soap Recipe: Chocolate Almond

Dave and I made some more soap the other day. Our supply is really low and with spring coming and all of the gardening chores ahead of us, we need to get on the ball and replenish our supply. Monday … Continue reading

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Soap Making Demo

Dave and I hosted a soap making demo at our home a couple of weeks ago for the Evansville Homesteading Co-Op. Lisa Garrett, the “Party Crasher”  with the Warrick Section of the Evansville Courier & Press joined us covering our … Continue reading

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Coconut Cocoa Soap

We made so much soap last year, especially in November and December. I’ve wanted to blog about some of these new soaps but there just hasn’t been enough time. However, I just had to tell you about this one. This … Continue reading

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Banana-licious Olive Oil Soap

As mentioned earlier, we tried our hand a couple weeks ago at making a 100% olive oil soap. I was really kind of scared to try this. We had made 90% olive oil soap this past year and it was … Continue reading

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Rebatching Soap

Dave and I will be making some new soap in the next week or so, but I thought it might be fun to make some rebatched soap of all of the scraps I have around the house. You know – … Continue reading

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Cocoa Mango Soap

This is the second soap we made Thursday. I really can’t wait to try this one. It smells divine! Here is our recipe. If you are not familiar with cold process soapmaking, please read and print out the instructions Here. … Continue reading

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