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Crossing the Ocean is Easier Than You Think

  In life I have realized that you can't be shackled to what's comfortable. It may be comforting that you go to the same restaurant every Friday night and order the same Chicken Fried Steak meal. The 20 or so times that you have ordered it in the past have never disappointed you but what are you missing? Are you missing the best tasting Shrimp Scampi the world has ever known? Maybe you're not missing anything at all. That's the beauty of it. Stepping out on a limb and reaching for a different goal can end in overwhelming success or catastrophic failure. This has been the case many times in my soap making. I have made a batch of one...

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A Little About Me

I've been making soaps for almost 3 decades. Unlike some soap makers it wasn't out of a need for a hobby but because my infant child had severe eczema. After being prescribed costly creams and lotions I decided to take matters into my own hands. I did hours of research and found that the commercial soaps we had been using for years was most likely the culprit. After using the soaps on my son and seeing a remarkable improvement in his overall skin health I decided to use it as well and was completely floored. My skin was much cleaner, the essential oils I liberally used left my skin soft and smooth and I noticed that the need for using gobs of lotions to keep my...

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