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Kokum Butter Lotion Bar

Kokum Butter Lotion Bar

If I was new to making soap and body care products I think I'd start with lotion bars. The ingredients are relatively easy to source, the recipe and directions are a breeze, and it makes a great product.

Lip Balm made easy

Lip Balm made easy

My latest batch of lip balm is a new recipe and it's a winner and I've discovered a super easy way to fill lip balm tubes.

2016 Seasonal Art Wall Calendars for sale

2016 Seasonal Art Wall Calendars for sale

I am very pleased to present Laurent's most recent project - a 2016 wall calendar. On sale now for holiday gift giving.

The Spring Shift

The Spring Shift

We had a string of sunny days last week and the season shifted, irrevocably, into spring.

Introducing Black Widow

Introducing Black Widow

Real life, project-based learning is driven by a person's natural need or want to make or build something. These projects arise from an innate desire or interest to figure something out, express an idea, have an experience, or participate in community and culture.

Soapmaking Workshop on the Gaspe Peninsula

Soapmaking Workshop on the Gaspe Peninsula

Friends have asked me for years to teach them how to make soap and it's always been my intention to do so. Now, with a Montreal moving date on the horizon I figured it was now or never.

Mid-Winter: Making

Mid-Winter: Making

Culinary and citrus essential oils are a dominant theme in this winter's soap, lotion, and lip balm making.