Monthly Archives: May 2010

Flickr – LiveJournal posting gap

Does anyone know how to prevent the huge gap below photos posted to LJ from Flickr?

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Rich Orange

RichOrange Originally uploaded by AliciaGrosso This smells so great. It is 5x orange, benzoin, clary sage and lavender. WIll be ready to put up on Etsy soon.

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Ginger Papaya

GingerPapayaSquareEtsy Originally uploaded by AliciaGrosso Not hideous, but not beautiful. You can see on the top the papaya-colored swirl. There is green in there, too but it doesn’t really show.

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More soap

Today I made small batches of Black Tea and Cutting Garden.  I set them out to gel in the sun and brought them in the house when the sun went down.  The house smells like the insanely delicious black tea … Continue reading

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Patchouli, Geranium, Clove

I made a batch of soap for a friend today, one I’ve not made in ages – Patchouli Spice.  It came along in the early days of the Collective, 1997 according to my notes.  It is swirled with henna and … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Soapmaking

I love this rainy weather.  It’s “June Gloom” a little early.  It is a Full Moon today, too, so it’s a perfect day for making soap! Today I’m making Bunny’s Garden Special Gardener’s Soap, Sebon y’r Ffynnon Rhudd aka Chalice … Continue reading

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Annabella and Company Is Awake

I’ve had the main web presence of Annabella down for some time.  With everything that has happened I just didn’t have the heart to keep up with things, so Annabella was Dreaming for over a year.  Although I don’t feel … Continue reading

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Melting and Pouring

and as if the Sweet Orange swirly soap wasn’t enough, I melted and poured some Sheep-Shaped-Soaps.  It is so hard to say that I could barely type it! I’m taking them to Spinning Guild tomorrow.  The Guild graciously allows some … Continue reading

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Sweet Citrus Soap

Out in the Sheddio today I cleaned and organized and – ! – MADE SOAP!  A new essential oil blend with Orange, Grapefruit, Lavender, Clary Sage, Benzoin and Ylang Ylang.  I swirled it and it is currently on the dining … Continue reading

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