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August 2015 - Alegna Soap

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1. I’m grateful for an order of 95 bars of soap for a bridal shower. (more…)

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lip balm

You may be surprised at how many times you lick your lips or bite into food.  (more…)

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Long Island Soap Nite

By Angela Carillo on Wednesday, August, 26th, 2015 in Soap Making Classes, Soaps.
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  I’ve had some friends who’ve gone to Paint Nite.  It seems to be very popular on Long Island right now. For those of you who don’t know what Paint Nite is, I’ll explain.  It’s usually held at a bar or bistro type establishment and you go with a bunch of friends. An artist guides […]


Jayne's soap Soap Nite

 

I’ve had some friends who’ve gone to Paint Nite.  It seems to be very popular on Long Island right now. For those of you who don’t know what Paint Nite is, I’ll explain.  It’s usually held at a bar or bistro type establishment and you go with a bunch of friends. An artist guides you through painting a picture.  They supply everything you need for the night and you go home with a beautiful picture you’ve painted.  It’s a fun, enjoyable evening out. This gave me a great idea. What about a Long Island Soap Nite, where friends can gather and create their own scented soap? (more…)

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food

 

This weeks gratitude list has a theme. Food, family and friends. I start back at my day job soon and spent this week catching up and eating with friends. (more…)

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Photo Friday- Alegna Soap & Ivy Cottage Gifts

By Angela Carillo on Friday, August, 21st, 2015 in Photo Friday.
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My friend Sharon is an artist and her website is called Ivy Cottage Gifts. She paints an amazing array of flowers on one of a kind furniture pieces, ceramic and glassware of all kinds. She even does custom orders. Please follow and like us:0


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My friend Sharon is an artist and her website is called Ivy Cottage Gifts. She paints an amazing array of flowers on one of a kind furniture pieces, ceramic and glassware of all kinds. She even does custom orders. (more…)

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My 10 Favorite Essential Oils for Soap Making

By Angela Carillo on Wednesday, August, 19th, 2015 in Business, Soaps.
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So many scents to choose from! When I started Alegna Soap® I wanted to make everything and buy every essential oil I could.. I knew that moving from a hobby to a business would be challenging, and one of the hardest things to choose was which essential oils to use for my soaps. Please follow […]


Alegna Soap essential oils

So many scents to choose from! When I started Alegna Soap® I wanted to make everything and buy every essential oil I could.. I knew that moving from a hobby to a business would be challenging, and one of the hardest things to choose was which essential oils to use for my soaps. (more…)

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1. I’m grateful for my friend Melissa of Healing Hearts Massage for the relaxing massage. (more…)

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Ricardos

 

My sister Lisa has always been a Lucille Ball fan. I remember my grandmother being a fan also, and she and Lisa (more…)

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Favorite Business Blogs of the Top Beauty Leaders

By Angela Carillo on Wednesday, August, 12th, 2015 in Business, Odds & Ends, Soaps.
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Have you ever wondered what blogs to be read? I don’t know about you, but my time is limited. There are a gazillion blogs on the internet, all claiming to help make your business better. Ever wonder what everyone else reads? Especially those entrepreneurs you admire? I sure did, so I asked a few of […]


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Have you ever wondered what blogs to be read? I don’t know about you, but my time is limited. There are a gazillion blogs on the internet, all claiming to help make your business better. Ever wonder what everyone else reads? Especially those entrepreneurs you admire? I sure did, so I asked a few of the top beauty leaders what their favorite business blogs are. It’s interesting how many of them overlap. So once you’re finished making your products, check out a few of these blogs. (more…)

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Gratitude List- Our Date Day

By Angela Carillo on Monday, August, 10th, 2015 in Gratitude List, Soap Making Classes.
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1. I’m grateful for the beautiful sunflowers Anne brought me when she came to visit. I’m also grateful Anne agreed to be my guinea pig for pacing out Soap Nite. She gave me great feedback and we had a good time together. Please follow and like us:0


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1. I’m grateful for the beautiful sunflowers Anne brought me when she came to visit. I’m also grateful Anne agreed to be my guinea pig for pacing out Soap Nite. She gave me great feedback and we had a good time together. (more…)

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