I started writing this post on Saturday, then thought I should add a couple of food snippets (as this is a food blog) and before you knew it, I had a post written about my pavlova.
So what have I really been doing over the Christmas break? Making soap, of course! Continue reading
I have been making soap again and am having a ball. Now we are settled into Bridgetown on a more permanent basis, I have been trying to build up my supply of soap ready for Christmas. Soap needs four weeks to cure and I am going away for the whole of September, therefore, I don’t have that much time to build up supplies.
Soaping is a wonderful hobby because there is so much to learn and I love learning new things. My long term plan is to get a range of soaps that I can make consistently. I am still at the very beginning of this stage but there are already some soaps I think will form part of this range. Continue reading
I know it is hard to believe but, by Christmas day, I was all outa soap. A month before Christmas, I was concerned that the soap would take over the house but then I really got into the Christmas groove and sold or gave away every decent bar of soap I had. Maus and I get to use the not-so-pretty ones. It felt great being liberated from all the old ones and gave me an excuse to make some more. Continue reading