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farmhouse laminate flooring Still roaming for the perfect kitchen remodel. When I found this laminate flooring I just about fell over! Love, love, love it! I'm on the hunt for a local supplier. You can't find it at your local... Continue reading
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I'm still grabbing ideas for kitchen makeovers off of Pinterest. Golly, my golly, so many inspiring and great ideas at this place! A bit overwhelming sometimes, and I feel as though I'm gazing through a hundred magazines at once. Is... Continue reading
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We're getting ready to remodel our kitchen and bath. Decisions, decisions... What color should the floor be, cabinets, counter top, lighting, fixtures, etc. ? I'm leaning towards gray or white cabinets, hardware like the picture above. White, lots of white... Continue reading
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Cream & Sugar... Not the real stuff, but rather the colors. No matter how I toss back and forth with color I always lean towards Cream & Sugar. The pictures are from past designs. That rosebud fabric was a favorite... Continue reading
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Our weather turned back to winter this past week. No worries, because I know it will transform into spring soon. In between, I've been adding flowers on my grocery list so that we can at least have a touch of... Continue reading
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Seriously, if you love lavender, really love lavender, then you'll absolutely adore both of these products. From lavender to crazy night... We headed to the basement last night after the tornado sirens began to whistle. Such a strange weather night.... Continue reading
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I'm often reminded while rummaging through old designs how those past ideas help to mold present ones. It's nothing short of amazing to me as I travel back in time some almost twenty years, to ponder those first prototypes, designs,... Continue reading
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White Cotton, I love you! Wood Beads, I love you too! Galvanized Buckets, you're on that list. For the time being anyway. It's so funny how my taste has changed over the years. When I look back at past design,... Continue reading
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When I was a little girl, my mom warned me to never eat a white flower. What a strange thing to tell a child, you're thinking, right? My mom was an amazing spirit, and always ahead of her time in... Continue reading
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Without fail, it always happens this time of year. My thoughts are surrounded with flowers. Flower Soap, and designs, clothing, wrapped up in pretty colorful, sometime neutral flowers. New White Flower Line starts with soap, and then quickly marries with... Continue reading
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Our little radio show is not nationally recognized but rather a humble little show that brings me joy. There's time when the phone rings and I have to turn the mics down so that I can whisper the call letters... Continue reading
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I can't wait for these to bloom! I'm getting super anxious for spring to arrive. Although we've had an unseasonal warm winter, there's just something about the renewal of spring. Not to mention those beautiful blooms. I've mentioned many times... Continue reading
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Angel Hair and Wood Beads, Linen and Antique Buttons, Wire bent to form a heart, and other Artisan creations now showing. I made the best macaroni and cheese tonight! Honestly, I've probably tried almost every mac and cheese recipe over... Continue reading
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I'm slowly working my way around the "Soap House on the Hill." Really pondering those less is more thoughts and categorizing useful everyday items over once in a great while items. I'm already noticing more speedy production. It's great being... Continue reading
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We're moving closer to spring at the apothecary shop on water street. Baskets of new Wild Violet and Moonflower soap bars are oozing out of the storage drawers. We'll be cleaning off shelves to make room for the new seasonal... Continue reading
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Lately, I've had sudden urges to reintroduce living plants into my surroundings. My love for green, sometimes tropical, but not always, plants, dates back to my early twenties when I had my own apartment that housed eighty six plants. At... Continue reading
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The Soap House on the Hill is slowly, but surely, with baby steps beginning to take shape. The storage obstacle's and manufacturing challenges are getting much smaller. I'm quickly realizing that this room is housed with necessary and unnecessary items.... Continue reading
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It's probably obvious to you that I'm obsessed with blue hues about now. It shall pass, as color preferences usually fade and another is replaced. Not for a while though, I'm really into that dark navy shade. It's been a... Continue reading
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I can always tell when Winter begins to get old and I begin yearning for SPRING. Color begins to pop back into my surroundings. Dreams are in color and thoughts are whipped around navy and for some reason tangerine? I'm... Continue reading
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Sitting here pondering simple thoughts on this cold winter day. Sometimes it's refreshing to have a simple thought day. Sunday feels like that day, most always. We're moving and a shaking things up however in the home studio. Three coats... Continue reading
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For the past almost twenty years I've operated a soap manufacturing plant in the basement of our home. During that time and in addition to making soap, I also make over one-hundred other skin care products, and useful essentials in... Continue reading
Laurie, We're seasoned soap maker's! Happy New Year! xo
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Happy New Year! I'm feeling really good about this year. Really Good. The future is always unknown, but the past remains the same. Without the past, there would be no future. Stop the philosophical talk, Jill! We're ushering in a... Continue reading
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You better put your wraps on! You better put your three to four wrap layers on! Baby it's cold outside! Hat, Gloves, Scarf, Extra Leggins, Extra Everything, please! My, oh my! Even though it's so brutal outside, we managed to... Continue reading
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Baby it's cold outside! I took a picture of our zucchini boats, but for some reason the picture never arrived in my in box. H'm, I wonder whom received the pic? Today was a major production at the apothecary studio.... Continue reading