Yankee Candle Goes Manly

I like to keep up with the trends that the big companies set or follow in the bath and candle industries.    Most of the time, I am not usually impressed.  It’s often what everyone else is doing, and I like fresh ideas to talk about.  I was particularly interested to see that Yankee Candle is offering some manly scented candles for …

Soap Assortments

Just a peek at a couple of soap assortments I put up on Etsy.  100% natural, made with essential oils. For Her   For Him     More peeks coming soon!  The Bonnie Bath Co. offers handmade soaps, bath and body treats, and scents for the home. Many products are 100% natural or almost all natural, created in small batches using the finest quality …

The Search for Sustainability in Soap Making

The Search for Sustainability in Soap Making

Sustainability Sustainability means “to endure.” A sustainable business is a company that leaves no negative impact on the global or local environment, community, society, or economy. The business strives to ensure that all processes, products, and manufacturing activities adequately address current environmental concerns and that it “meets the needs of the present world without compromising the ability of the future …

New Packaging Reveal - Milk and Honey Lotion

New Packaging Reveal – Milk and Honey Lotion

Here’s a peek of our new lotion labels and packaging.  More to come.  For more information, see our other blog, click here.  I can tell you that a couple of these will change a little, but overall I am pleased. More peeks coming soon!  The Bonnie Bath Co. offers handmade soaps, bath and body treats, and scents for the home. Many …

Orange Blossom Cold Process Soap Sneak Peek

Orange Blossom Cold Process Soap Sneak Peek

I whipped up a batch of my Orange Blossom soap this evening. I usually make it a peach and cream swirl with a sprinkle of dried orange peel on top. This time I made it with a deep shade of orange and the cream was a bit darker, too. I then topped it with dried orange slices as well as …

Our Newest Edition to the Family - Lucy the Beagle

Our Newest Edition to the Family – Lucy the Beagle

We gave my daughter her very own beagle puppy as an early birthday present. My daughter named her Lucy. She was just 7 weeks old and weighed 3lbs 10oz when we brought her home from our trip to NC. Today she is 10 weeks old and weighs 6lbs 14oz. Boy do puppies grow fast! I thought I’d share a couple …

2010 HSMG Annual Conference a Huge Success

I’m a little late getting this post out to you all considering the conference was in Apr/May, but I wanted it to be viewed in the Saponifier first. So better late than never, right? The Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild (HSMG) held their annual conference in Denver, Colorado on April 30th – May 2nd of this year to a sold out crowd …

July August Saponfier Issue Available Now

July August Saponfier Issue Available Now

July August Saponfier Issue Available Now The new Saponifier magazine issue is out, and it’s jam packed with some really good information you don’t want to miss. This issue’s theme is Rules and Regulations with the following articles: Scientific Soapmaking Do You Know the Science Behind Your Soap?, by Beth Byrne Titania’s Dreamy Delights, by Lindalu Forseth Natural Ingredient Terms, …