What is Soap? Soap is made by mixing fats (an acid) and sodium hydroxide (lye). The resulting chemical reaction produces soap and glycerine. When the fats and oils come into contact with the lye they are saponifying, or turning into soap. The two most critical components of the chemical reaction are mixing between the acid… Read More »

{Photo by Cuddly Bunny Co.} At 191 Queen Street in Port Perry, Ontario you will find Cuddly Bunny Co. Carrying a selection of our mom & baby care line, Cuddly Bunny operates a retail store filled with baby clothing, supplies, gift ware, party supplies and balloons and even feature a gift registry. Stop in and… Read More »

Om Shanti. Our most popular soap with a sweet, intoxicating smell combining pure cinnamon and patchouli essential oils with the decadence of certified organic and fairly traded coffee grounds and cocoa powder. It holds its scent forever and I’m told it can be habit forming. Case in point: people present themselves to me at craft… Read More »

Remember that day when you met your first baby? When you held that little being in your arms and everything inside you shifted? When you realized that the world was bigger than your place in it, that what you considered priorities before were put on the back burner? When you realized that your heart really… Read More »

During my lunch break I: :: fed the gold fish, Goldie and John. :: Made sure the dog was still breathing. He was. :: Ate a left over bowl of chili cashew chicken noodles, a recipe by Donna Hay. Note that mine looks nothing like her photo. I also substituted pine nuts for cashews since… Read More »