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June 2018 - Alegna Soap

Bridal Shower Favors

By Angela Carillo on Monday, June, 25th, 2018 in Gratitude List, Soaps.
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  A few weeks ago I received an order for 19 of my Soap for Soup soaps and an email from Helga.  It seems her son was getting married and she needed 30 soaps for bridal shower favors.  Her son works for Association to Benefit Children and the bride-to-be works for Breaking Ground. The almost […]


Alegna Soap® Bridal Shower Favors

 

A few weeks ago I received an order for 19 of my Soap for Soup soaps and an email from Helga.  It seems her son was getting married and she needed 30 soaps for bridal shower favors.  Her son works for Association to Benefit Children and the bride-to-be works for Breaking Ground. The almost married couple are big believers in giving back to the community, and she loved the idea behind my Soap for Soup. (more…)

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My Dad

By Angela Carillo on Monday, June, 18th, 2018 in Gratitude List, Soap Making, Soaps.
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  My dad was a simple man. He supported us by working as a construction worker, but was a carpenter at heart. He had four daughters, (my sister Mary died a few months after she was born), and although I’m sure he would have liked to have a son, you wouldn’t have known it.  I […]


My dad

 

My dad was a simple man. He supported us by working as a construction worker, but was a carpenter at heart. He had four daughters, (my sister Mary died a few months after she was born), and although I’m sure he would have liked to have a son, you wouldn’t have known it.  I felt that I was his favorite, (more…)

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Handmade Conference and Project Linus

By Angela Carillo on Monday, June, 11th, 2018 in Gratitude List.
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Handmade Conference and Project Linus     This past weekend I was lucky to attend the Handmade Conference in Independence Ohio. The conference is a full three days of education for handmade artisans. This year, in addition to attending some great workshops, the Handmade Conference and Project Linus came together to do a philanthropic project. […]


Handmade Conference and Project Linus

 

Handmade Conference and Project Linus

 

This past weekend I was lucky to attend the Handmade Conference in Independence Ohio. The conference is a full three days of education for handmade artisans. This year, in addition to attending some great workshops, the Handmade Conference and Project Linus came together to do a philanthropic project. The attendees became “blanketeers” and we made 100 blankets for children in need. (more…)

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Lavender Lemongrass

By Angela Carillo on Monday, June, 4th, 2018 in Gratitude List, Soaps.
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  Since I spend a lot of time with my soaps, I think of them as my friends. I give them different personalities and I thought you may like to see them the way I do.  Meet Zowie, my Lavender Lemongrass soap.     Zowie As she emerges from her room, the word “peace” spelled […]


 

Since I spend a lot of time with my soaps, I think of them as my friends. I give them different personalities and I thought you may like to see them the way I do.  Meet Zowie, my Lavender Lemongrass soap.

 

Alegna Soap® Lavender Lemongrass soap

 

Zowie

As she emerges from her room, the word “peace” spelled out in Tibetan symbols on her back peeks above Zowie’s yoga pants.  She downs a wheat grass shot until the electric kettle signals that the water is hot and ready to pour. Steeping a pot of lemons, ginger and turmeric, she adds some of the hot water to a small pot of quinoa and cooks it a bit on the stove.  (more…)

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