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Alegna Soap® rose molds


I love rose soap molds.  In fact, I love rose soap molds so much I bought two of them. (more…)


Brian and I try to go to see grandson #2 in Virginia as often as we can. Brian forgets about Vengo, I forget about Alegna Soap® and we take a road trip. In May, our monthly road trip fell on Mother’s Day weekend and my mom and sisters came too. (more…)

Alegna Soap® HSCG 2017 presentation


I like to push myself out of my comfort zone every once in a while. So I did it. I spoke in public for the first time last weekend at the 2017 HSCG Conference in Las Vegas. I prepared for months, practiced for weeks and although I was nervous, it wasn’t as uncomfortable as I’d imagined.



I spent some time going through my old blogs and came up with my 5 most popular posts. I enjoyed re-reading them and thought you might too. After you read them, tell me which one is your favorite.  Here they are, in no particular order.


My Favorite 10 Essential Oils for Soap Making

One of the first soap making blogs I read was Marla Bosworth’s Top 5 Essential Oils for Soap Making. When I realized I wanted to write my own list, I knew I was comfortable with my knowledge base and wanted to offer it up.


Alegna Soap® Lavender Lemongrass soap


I was practicing my presentation for the Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic conference and my phone rang. The woman who called said her name was Deborah and she purchased my soaps at a garage sale. She wanted to know if I still made them. I had a split second to choose. Be upset or be grateful. (more…)

Alegna Soap® Long Island soap making class


I’m so grateful for my healthy body, but lately I have a lousy way of showing it. (more…)

It’s Tuesday night and I’m just writing my weekly gratitude for last week. A little late because we watched Luke Dominik a few days when my son and daughter-in-law went away.


Brian showed him how to turn on my bubble machine.  (more…)


I thought this week I’d show my gratitude in pictures.


An awesome gift from one of my customers. (more…)


Alegna Soap® soap making class


Lately it seems I’ve been surrounded by mothers and daughters and soap.


Last weekend I blogged about Brittany and her mom Christine. (more…)


Alegna Soap® soap making class


I had a soap making class in my studio on Long Island a few days ago. I usually only take 4 students at a time.  My studio is small and I want to be able to give everyone personal attention.  (more…)