Mama Life

My Honest Baby Wise Review

Toni / January 10, 2018

This post contains affiliate links. I’m going to start this off by saying up front that I am a Baby Wise mom so if you came here looking for reasons to hate the book or method, you’re in the wrong place. There are plenty of bad reviews on Amazon if that’s what you’re seeking. However, I have read many of those reviews…

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Soap Making

Soap Design Planner 

Toni / January 9, 2018

The first time that I cut into a soap that I had planned out ahead of time… I mean really visualized how I wanted it to look – I jumped around my soap lab kitchen with excitement when I saw how great it turned out. For at least a good five minutes…. I forced my husband to come stare at…

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Soap Making

Sandalwood with Bentonite Clay Soap Recipe

Toni / January 8, 2018

My Sandalwood bar is always a best seller among men and women alike. This was actually the first of my handmade soaps that my husband would try, after I had been making soap for over a year and now it’s the only soap he uses. The man is as picky as they come so it’s a huge compliment that he…

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Soap Making

How to Use SoapCalc: Video Tutorial

Toni / January 4, 2018

I have newbie Soapmaker’s tell me from time to time that they want to make their own recipes but don’t understand how to use the lye calculator. You are not alone! However, it’s a lot easier than it looks.  In the video below I go over just the basics – what you need to plug in to get a working…

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