Jan 29th 2019

A Surprise and a Sale!

Greetings my wonderful handmade soap loving friends!On Thursday of last week, Shanda was told I needed to attend the annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet.  Like, I really needed to attend.  Alas, Colin had purchased VIP tickets to the Crown V…

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Jan 3rd 2019

Happy New Year 2019

Thank you all for an amazing year this past 2018!  The last few months at the shop have been a blur and I am grateful for some extra sleep for the start of 2019.  A lot was great but some parts were just plain lousy in 2018 for personal and…

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Sep 1st 2018

Peaceful Valley Olive Oil Soap

Originally published on July 15th, 2014One hundred and twenty years ago today, this photograph was taken at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Pilot Knob, Missouri which is part of the region known as the Arcadia Valley. It’s a simple, humble church bu…

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