Here's where I get to share all the experiments I've done between writing my five books on soap and lotion making. There's a lot here that never made it into any of those books!
I've organized it in the form of a monthly magazine, so just scroll down till you see a month that interests you. And don't let the order confuse you—it starts in June, because that's when I started writing it!
The recipes are mostly just ingredients lists, because they assume you already know how to make soap. If you need directions, please see one of my books, Smart Soapmaking or Milk Soapmaking, or another reputable resource. Each recipe makes a 30-ounce batch.
The pictures I show are either my own photos or else Victorian trade cards or other paper ephemera from my personal collection.
In many of the articles, you'll find a section called "What Would I Do?" That's my corner for preferences, opinions and editorializing. Just look for this icon.