Monday, September 22, 2014

Johnson City Folk Festival, 2014

It's official! My craft show season is getting started this weekend with the Johnson City Folk Festival!

The JC Folk Festival will run from Thursday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Sept. 28! I am so stoked because, beyond just a normal craft show, this is going to be a music festival as well! I love shows with live music, and some of my favorite local bands will be playing here, like Demon Waffle, Kryss Dula and Friends, and Cutthroat Shamrock!

It's going to be a fabulous show, so if you are in the area, stop by and see me and Heather Applegate of Heather Applegate Photography! I will be debuting my handmade liquid soap and body wash, too, so grab a bottle while you can!

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Friday Roundup: Week of Sept. 19

September has absolutely flown by! And I suppose that its flown since I've been working nonstop in both school and soaping, preparing for craft shows and tests! Time flies when you are having fun!

On to this week's new goodies:

In soap, I've debuted my new Scrappy Soap, made from scraps of previous batches! Kind of looks out of this world, doesnt it?
Scrappy Soap, scented with Black Currant!

I've also got a new lip balm flavor making waves. Get natural and juicy with my new Tangerine Lip Balm, flavored with Tangerine Essential Oil!
Tangerine Lip Balm

And two new wax tart scents are here, both are year round favorites!

Peppermint Wax Tarts
Birthday Cake Wax Tarts
I have loads of new soaps to photograph and wrap, so keep your eyes peeled for the new goodies showing up! And make sure to check back on October 1st when I announce my awesome holiday sale! Are you excited for... well, I dont want to spoil the surprise, but its my best sale yet!

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Second Spring Soaps Fall Craft Schedule 2014

It's time to start announcing my Fall Craft Show line-up! I am so excited... my first three shows this year will be with one of my best friend, Heather Applegate at Heather Applegate Photography! We will be at these shows:
-- Johnson City Folk Festival in Unicoi County, TN, September 25-28
-- Apple Fest in Erwin, TN, October 3-4
-- Heritage Days in Rogersville, TN, October 11-12

I will also be at Mountain View Bulk Foods for their Fall Craft Show, which should be on the last Saturday in October.

For November, I will be at Hal Henard Elementary for the Greeneville Women's Club Craft Bazaar on November 1-2! This will be my third year at the Bazaar and I love attending this one!

And finally, for the last four weekends before Christmas, you can find me and other awesome artists at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough, TN! Check us out every Saturday before the Christmas holidays, starting on November 29th!

Some fun things you will find in my booth: check out gift baskets, handmade liquid soap and liquid body wash, soapy decor for your bathrooms, and more!

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Friday Roundup: Week of September 12

The last time I updated my blog, I promised to be more consistent in posting.

Yeah... about that... :o)

Sorry for the lack of updates. My fall is turning out to be fairly chaotic, which was not what I was expecting. My classes are starting off strong and fast. I've already got one paper and one test under my belt and its only week 3! Kiddo had his 4 year checkup this week, complete with his last round of immunizations and he was down for the count for about 2 days afterward, which slowed things down. I have also recently started seeing a therapist to help me get through grieving for my twins. It's a huge step forward for me and I am so thankful that I happened to stumble into the ETSU Counseling Center.

So, this week's roundup is kind of slow, but bear with me!

This week, my Clubs are back

Sign up for the Soap of the Month Club or the Bath Bomb of the Month Club and get sweet packages in the mail each month! These are fantastic gifts to give a friend or loved one, or they are a fun treat for yourself! Both the Soap Club and the Bath Bomb Club have different subscription options: 3 months, 6 months or 12 months! 

For Halloween, you can now grab four candy-flavored lip balms in a discounted set! I'm making up a few sets for my nieces for trick-or-treat treat bags! This set includes Marshmallow, Bubble Gum, Caramel, and Candy Corn! Yummm! 

And my shop now features wooden soap dishes! These dishes are made from pressed pine and are cut and sanded before shipping (thanks, Dad! I'm a klutz with a saw!). I leave these dishes natural so you can stain, paint, and finish these yourself to match your house's decor! These dishes help keep your soap dry between uses, making the bars last longer!

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