Monthly Archives: July 2008

This will be the last Annabella Blog post for awhile…

Ensconced at another undisclosed location – actually my parent’s home in Gig Harbor – I survived the Bellingham to Seattle flight no worse for wear, well, just a little air-sick. Anne-Marie picked me up at 10 and took me to … Continue reading

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The End of the Intensive

Again from my second floor room, the leaves of the alder trees are moving in the wind. We kicked off today with a class in the basics of Cold Process soapmaking.  That started at nine, then we broke for a … Continue reading

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Weekend intensive, end of Day One

What a day.  After a morning of being treated to what continues to be “to the ends of the earth” hospitality, we kicked off the day with getting a foundation in Melt and Pour (and a lot more) from one … Continue reading

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At Home on a Soap Trip

Hellloooo! Blogging from the cozy second floor bedroom at an undisclosed location in Bellingham. Even travel that doesn’t cross time zones is wearing. And I’m always pretty much of a trouper, I don’t get grouchy, just tiny. But I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Packing for the Otion Soapapalooza

I’m packing. I’m thinking about packing. I have lists. I have a suitcase and plastic zipper bags. If I pack too early, I sit around thinking, now what? If I leave it too long, I run around thinking, what a … Continue reading

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Video from The Handcrafted Soapmaker’s Guild Conference.

I’m not on my own computer, and can’t embed the video, but go to this link – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwG97sPua8o to see a re-cap of the Guild’s conference. The only shot of me is at about 2:02 – I’m sitting on the … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Teach at Otion! Is it July already??

I can’t believe it is only a little over a week away!! I just talked to Ann-Marie on the phone and she has me amped into a happy froth of anticipation. Teaching the cold process and emulsifiers classes are great … Continue reading

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