Soap Making

How to Infuse Dried Herbs in Oil

Toni / October 18, 2017

Herbal infusions are made by “brewing” large amounts of herbs in water or oil. As the herbs steep, their nutrients are drawn out into the liquid. All of my infusions are done in oil that I then use in soaps, balms, or my all natural healing salve. There are two ways to infuse herbs in oil: Slow Infusion / Cold Infusion…

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Mama Life

My Honest Review of the Zipadee Zip!

Toni / October 13, 2017

My honest review of the Zipadee Zip. When Ev was born we swaddled her. Well actually for the first 2-3 weeks of her life I went back and forth between swaddling and not swaddling because I couldn’t tell which helped her sleep better – I was new, she was new, we were a mess. Eventually it became clear that she…

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Soap Making

8 Things I Learned Selling Soap at a Farmers Market

Toni / October 3, 2017

I just wrapped up my first season selling soap at a farmers market. It was great for my soap sales and I secured quite a few repeat customers. Before joining this farmers market most of my soap sales came from local stores where I have soap on consignment so this was a whole new learning experience for me. Here’s what…

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