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What's Coming In The Fall

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Spiced Carrot Cake Whipped Soap Available Now!

I have been taking a little break from making soap. I am up to my eyeballs in soap. I recently had a HUGE sale on my website a couple of weeks ago which was very successful. I had a lot of my bars really discounted so I can start to move them out. I will do that again after the holidays so everyone can get in on the deal. If you haven't signed up for my newsletter you can go here

I only send about 1-2 newsletters a month depending on how many sales I have running that month. This is just to let you know upcoming sales, and special promotion codes for discounts for our mailing list customers. Keep in mind orders 65.00 or more is FREE SHIPPING at our website

So what is coming up for us in September. Well first I have to say that my birthday is coming up on the 15th and my husbands is the 8th. Yeah go figure. :-) I have so many family members birthdays in September. I use to dread looking forward to my birthdays after I reached 40 but no…

Great Etsy Find

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What did I find at Etsy that I thought was such a neat idea. Recycled Vinyl records. :-) I know you youngins are like "what are vinyl records" This shop has such awesome stuff that I had to tell you about it.

The shop is called Retired Records What did I find in this shop? Take a look as some of the awesome items I found

Madonna Wine/Beverage Tote Recycled Record Album Cover
Wine/Beverage tote or ReUsable Gift bag



Made from Madonna's first album cover and the sleeve with the lyrics circa 1983. Album cover on front sides and bottom, back is constructed from the album sleeve encased in another transparent album sleeve of wax paper.Strap made from shiny black vinyl recycled belt, measures 30" long and is adjustable.

Tote Measurements are approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" x 3". Large enough to hold two bottles of wine/liquor or four cans of beer.Ideal to take to your favorite BYO restaurant,for a hostess gift or party.

Great gift for a music lover or that cool some…

800th Sale at Etsy!!!

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Oh my how it has taken so long to reach this milestone. All summer it has been so so slow. I am so very happy to have finally reached this point in my shop. I feel like I fell behind and never was able to recover and get back up again. But there is always a light at the end of the tunnel.

So I want to offer a FREE BAR OF SOAP OF YOUR CHOICE FOR THE 800TH CUSTOMER AT MY ETSY SHOP. Thats right you heard me correctly. This has been a very long and slow summer for me for sales and now that I have finally reached my 800th sale I want to give something back. The economy has been really hard on a lot of people and the recent gas hike has made it even worse. So many foreclosures and people losing their jobs, it has been so tough. But there is always a brighter side of things. I use to always say, "things may seem bleak at the moment but the only way is up again". Sometimes you can't see it at the time when things are bad but there is only way from the bottom and that is up. What…

One of Etsy's Great Shops

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This is one of my favorite shops on Etsy. Why you say? Well because CRAFTYSTEPH has awesome incense. I have bought from her shop many many times and have never been disappointed. When I get my order it is well packaged and she also sends me other scent samples to try which got me coming back from more. Not only does she make lovely incense but other great gifts too.

Take a peek at some of her items in her shop.

20 Hand-dipped Charcoal Incense Sticks with your Choice of Scent

These lovely-scented incense sticks are made to order, fresh just for you - so you know they haven't been sitting on a shelf somewhere!!

I hand dip all incense sticks myself, beginning with the high-quality charcoal incense sticks which burn cleaner than "regular" incense sticks (the punk type), which burn with a more "woodsy" smell. Because we use charcoal, all you get is pure fragrance!

I then soak the incense sticks for 24 hours in an aromatherapy blend of highly-scented oils. Once comp…