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July 2014 - Alegna Soap

Making Soap

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Gratitude List 7.28.14

By Angela Carillo on Monday, July, 28th, 2014 in Gratitude List.
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<p>Gratitude List, Bubbles & Blazes, Friends, Mad Oils, <span class="_5yl5" data-reactid=".15.$mid=11406505523906=2fc5330fb19b04ca608.2:0.0.0.0.0"><span class="null">#bubblesandblazes2014</span></span></p>


Gratitude List 7.28.14

Bubbles & Blazes 20145 Long Island Crew alegnasoap_com

1. I am grateful for Mad Oils Micas. The colors are so amazing they inspire me to be more creative with my soap making (more…)

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Collaboration, Women supporting other Women, and the Feminist in Me

 

Diane & Angela Soapy Selfie(1)

I don’t exactly remember when I met Diane Bard of Peace Soap. I think it was about four years ago at the Huntington Fall Festival where we were both vendors. I do remember when I first heard about her. One of the students in the high school where I work (Joey) told me his aunt also made soap. I asked him to pass my information on to his aunt so we could connect. I think Joey dropped the ball because Diane never got the message. (more…)

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Gratitude List 7.21.14 My Parents Hands

Hands alegnasoap_com

I took this picture of my parents holding hands. As I looked at their hands, I realized how many things those hands have done for me.

1. I am grateful for the hands that fed & bathed me (more…)

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How long will a bar of your handcrafted soap last?

Laney Line packages

“How long will a bar of your handcrafted soap last?” a new customer (thank you Carol) asked me a few weeks ago.  The thing is, being a soap maker, I always have a few different soaps in my shower at one time.  Usually, these are the odd pieces and scraps I don’t sell.  So I couldn’t answer her question. However, I believe “I don’t know” is not an acceptable answer unless it is followed by “but I will find out for you.”  So I did. (more…)

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Gratitude List 7.14.14

Beach Alegna Soap

1. I am grateful I live on Long Island. I am surrounded by green grass, trees and bushes. I can hop in my car and In 20 minutes I am at the beach. I can also hop on the LIRR and be in NYC in 50 minutes. (more…)

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Soap last

How to make your soap last longer

1. When storing your soap, take off the wrapper and expose the soap to air. This will help harden the bar. The harder the bar, the longer the soap will last. (more…)

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Gratitude List 7.7.14

Our wedding done

1. I am grateful I have been married to my best friend for 34 years. Happy Anniversary Brian! (more…)

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