Tag Archives: natural soap

Unmolding soap

I unmolded some of my soap yesterday. The lavender one was still pretty soft, and I couldn’t get it to release from the shaped molds, but the larger blocks were okay. I think I should have waited to do a … Continue reading

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A Visit to Uddermost Farm in Raleigh

Today we went to Raleigh, NC to visit a friend on her urban homestead, Uddermost Farm. I have written about her before, and she has been here, but this was the first time we were able to go see her … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Giveaway

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and with it the stress of being with family you may (or may not) like, preparing the perfect holiday dinner, or simply trying to to get enough food together to give your kids a good meal. … Continue reading

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Natural, hypoallergenic shampoo: Soap nuts or Soap berries

Soap nuts, or more accurately, soap berries, are from a tree grown primarily in India and China, though there are species grown in all the tropic and sub-tropical parts of the world. They contain saponins, which are a natural surfactant. … Continue reading

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