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  • Hand washing with bar soap
    March 26, 2020 Diane Hagerstrom

    Hand washing with bar soap

    As Coronavirus is dominating the world scene, one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself is as simple as washing your hands with bar soap and water, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

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  • The Magic of Saponification
    March 15, 2020 Diane Hagerstrom

    The Magic of Saponification

    Who doesn't love a good magic show? Usually we're left scratching our head: how did they do that? As for soapmaking, isn't the process of oils, liquids and lye becoming soap a bit of a magic show? This concoction that...

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  • What is your Passion?
    March 9, 2020 Diane Hagerstrom

    What is your Passion?

    "One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular." -- Tony Robbins...

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  • Bombs Away!
    March 3, 2020 Diane Hagerstrom

    Bombs Away!

    When was the last time you found a bath bomb you could truly LOVE?  The kind that explodes in yummy-ness in your tub? We call them Smooth Cubes, and we have six fabulous scents to choose from. How will you...

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  • Have a Berry Delicious Day!
    February 19, 2020 Diane Hagerstrom

    Have a Berry Delicious Day!

    It’s about that time of year when we are weary of the cold and snow, weary of being cooped up inside, and ready for sunshine and warmth. Often called the dregs of winter (or cabin fever) it seems as though...

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  • What is Glycerin?
    February 4, 2020 Diane Hagerstrom

    What is Glycerin?

    I've been making soap for a good 15 years now, and I will tell you, the more you learn about the process, the more you discover how much more there is to learn. Glycerin is a by-product of the saponification...

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