Thursday, February 12, 2009


I really like Green Deane's YouTube videos on various herbal plants. Here is the one on elderberries: .

Monday, February 9, 2009

Wine Soaps

Just cut up, bevelled and hand stamped each wine soap with a celtic symbol. I used a bottle of Fetzer's Gewurztraminer wine in the small batch. I like the wine soaps. The wine enhances the lather making it silkier and thicker.

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Woodland Mist

The doug fir trees within my view have a magical background of fog. So, one of the soaps I make is reminiscent of this view. I call it Woodland Mist. It has the scent of walking through a dense wood. I love the woods, although, since the fires of 2008, I have another view of their potential. So, this blog is a bit of rambling about soap, life, etc.