Wedding Favors

Perhaps because I started making soap for my own wedding favors, I love making them for other's weddings. If you're looking for a custom and unique wedding favor for your guests, contact us at least 8 weeks in advance (12 is better!) and we'll…

To market, to market...

We had a fantastic day at our first market. I don't get to get out (off the farm) all that often so it was really nice to meet so many great people. Didn't do too bad on sales either! Great customers, lots of awesome feedback on our soaps, and…
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DIY Body Butter

Being here in Northern Alberta with the extra cold (though it has been a mild winter) and dry air has made me appreciate my handmade shea body butter far more than I ever did in Oregon. It's a thick, heavy duty moisturizer, great for dry, cracked…

Just another Soaping Saturday

(anyone get "Manic Monday" stuck in their heads thanks to my title? sorry about that) Soaping Saturday actually ended up being Soaping Friday Afternoon because I had my kitchen clean and knew as soon as Saturday morning breakfast hit, it would…

Soaping Saturdays

For the past couple weekends, my Saturdays have turned into Soaping Saturdays. You may have noticed my new domain is Alberta Soap Company. My husband is Canadian, and my kids and I are in the process of being sponsored for permanent residency…

Three Months!

You might imagine the time leading up to my wedding and the weeks after were chaotic... but that's no excuse for me not to have written a thing in 3 months! My wedding soaps turned out wonderfully, everyone loved them. Some pics of them: …

Latest Soaps

"Walk in the Woods" - Twilight Woods-type scent (personal favorite)Unscented - this was my first batch using tallow in place of palmShaving Soaps - I can't tell you how wonderful they…

Rendering Tallow

Tallow is made from rendering (separating out the impurities and water) animal fat. For beef tallow, you want to use been suet, or the fat around the kidneys of the animal. My goal is to improve my regular recipe as well as make an excellent…

Pine Tar Soap

If you're looking for the best pine tar soap available, we have it in stock (usually) here:

Salt Bar

After seeing thread after thread on SMF about salt bars, I had to try one. Many posters posted that they were their favorite bar and it makes their skin feel amazing. They are usually super high in coconut oil because coconut oil is well known…

Ugly duckling (HP Gardener's Soap)

Having just made this soap yesterday, I haven't been able to give it a thorough testing, but it's already got good lather and bubbles, and I seem to have hit a decent recipe because my hands are nice and soft.But man, is it ugly. I used parsley…

First batch

This was my first batch, just after pouring. It went well thanks to all the great threads at SMF that I obsessed over prior. Made on Jan 14, 2011, I did not have proper molds yet, so I cut the bottom off a cereal box, lined it with freezer paper…