Soap Shed

It’s SOAP time!

It’s SOAP time!

Soaps will be on sale again Tuesday September 8th at 8:00 am EST! They are just about ready! I made a little more than I planned - about 300 bars! Let's talk about what will be available and what won't! It's fall and I like to make soap that goes along with the...

Making A Basic Soap – Beginner’s Recipe!

Making A Basic Soap – Beginner’s Recipe!

I've been asked by several to share a recipe for a basic bar of soap and I'm happy to do so! This recipe and instructions are excerpts from my book "Soap Making Made Simple!". Making your own soap at home is not hard. Most people are afraid of the lye but if you...

Soaps Available Monday Morning!

Soaps Available Monday Morning!

Soaps will be available for sale again Monday morning by 8:00 am EST.  There are quite a few new ones!  In honor of Texas you'll find Texas Rose! For those who love to fish...did you know they love the scent of Anise?  Bring the fish to YOU! Love to cook?  Hate to...

It costs WHAT? to ship????

It costs WHAT? to ship????

Soap sales opened early this morning - really early by west coast time.  And they pretty much closed shorty after lunch...y'all bought almost everything that was ready to go! I think there are a few bars of Canine Caress and some Sweet Relief left .  You can see more...

Soap!

Soap!

It's time!  The soaps are loaded into the shopping cart and ready for viewing.  Inventory will be added tomorrow and the shop will open first thing Monday morning! Thank you Texas!  If I couldn't live in Tennessee, I think Texas would be my next choice after "meeting"...

Miss me? In the last 10 days….

Miss me? In the last 10 days….

There has been a lot of ditch digging happening in the garden area.  Full garden post coming soon!  We're trying something new after 20 years of gardening in raised beds and I'm excited to share it with you. This happened in the greenhouse - natural pest control at...

Hey Texas!

Hey Texas!

Hey ya'll!  I promise, I am returning every phone call, email, Facebook message, text message and even carrier pigeons if one happens to arrive. I have been overwhelmed by your response to the show that aired on Texas Country Reporter!  Y'all are so friendly and...

He called it a “Beauty Shot”…

He called it a “Beauty Shot”…

He called it a "beauty shot" and boy it certainly was...my soap never looked so good! This gentleman came about 3 or 4 years ago and spent a day here on our farm getting to know us and doing some filming!  Evidently that film showed up today on a program called Texas...

A Rabbit Trail to Moonshine!

Just a quick break from my story to share with you the new soap in my life! I live in the heart of Appalachia where moonshine thrives. I had a request from Sugarlands, a local moonshine distillery in Gatlinburg, to carry my soaps. I was happy to oblige! When they...