Category: Soap

Soap Making Workshops!

Soap Making Workshops We finally have space to hold soap making workshops again. We will be able to set up for 10, yes 10 wanna be soap makers. I’ve been waiting to do this for 4 years! Yippee! We secured vintage tables from the Admiral Theatre’s rummage sale. Wicked-cool tables for formica… fairly indestructible, which […]

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15% off Halloween Items at the Shop!

Halloween is just about here, and we’ve got some great soap made expressly for the occasion! We’ve got Candy Corn Soap that looks and smells like the real deal, but it’s about 4 inches high and 3 inches wide, and crazy good bar of soap. Scented with Lemon, Orange and Vanilla Essential Oils, it is […]

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Wash your hands… it’s cold and flu season!

Wash your hands often and keep your hands away from your face; two of the most important things you can do to help keep you and your family safe, and to keep from spreading germs! Cover a sneeze with a tissue – not your hands, and stay at home from work or school if you are […]

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I am the Village Soapsmith…

… or, The Village Idiot, depending on which day you show up here at our smithy. Thankfully, most often, I am the Soapsmith (and not the Village Idiot) making soap from scratch using oils, water and an alkali ( lye). I make beautiful and natural soap in what is known as a ‘Smithy,’ the workplace […]

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Detergent (SLS) is great for killing bugs, but I sure wouldn’t use it on my body!

I do not use SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate), chemicals, alcohol, parabens, titanium dioxide or any other such additives to any of our products. Strangely enough, I do, keep a dribble of dish detergent in a little container under the sink in the soap kitchen for a particular reason… it kills aphids. Yep, it kills bugs. It […]

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Heat Advisory in Effect!

Over the course of the next few days, we here in the western part of Washington State are under a heat advisory. Be sure to drink plenty of water and don’t overdue in the warmest hours of the day. If you are runner, do it in the morning or cool of the evening, away from […]

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