Count Your Blessings

Count Your Blessings

With the recent devastation that has taken place in Haiti, I continue to count my blessings.  Though we are going through a recession in our own country we have to count our blessings for the things that truly matter; our loved ones. As I watch the news I see the hope...
A Case of Soap Fever

A Case of Soap Fever

Recently there was an outbreak in NYC and this time it was not the H1N1 but interestingly enough it was a case of Soap Fever which has spread to 15 individuals from one person. Back in December I finished teaching a 5 session workshop on Handcrafted Soap and Lotion...
The Beauti-FALL Recipe Contest!

The Beauti-FALL Recipe Contest!

The fall time of year is so awesome.  Living in the northeast I have the joy of actually experiencing all 4 seasons.  The change of the seasons are definitely apparent as the foliage begins to change to hues of red, orange and yellow.  You begin to think about the...
What Will Your Legacy Be?

What Will Your Legacy Be?

I had the great pleasure to celebrate my childhood best friend’s 40th Birthday at the Chocolate Spa located at the Hershey Hotel in Hershey, PA.  The grounds were absolutely fabulous and the hotel staff treated us so well those couple of days. After indulging in...
Like Minded

Like Minded

This past week me and two other soapmakers, Maria Gelnett and Victoria Marsted, both from Upstate NY, supported each other in learning how to make liquid soap.  None of us live in close proximity to each other but we all wanted to try our hand at making liquid soap. ...