The View from my Soapbox (Literally)

  • Why Everyone Ought to be Buying Handcrafted Bar Soap

    There is magic in soapmaking--it's the perfect balance between art and chemistry. It allows us to make something beautiful (or on occasion, catastrophic). It can reflect our mood, our style, our passions. It tells a story of creativity and joy. It is not a simple bar of soap you are buying; it is a piece of someone's heart and soul.
  • Favored Herbs for Bathing

    It's springtime. Rosebushes are bursting forth with brilliant hues, stalks of lavender are endlessly enticing bees, and dandelions dot our backyards with dots of vibrant yellow. But did you know these common plants lead a double life?