A Little Slice of Soapy Heaven

Does your soap have lye in it?

Mar 18 2013 0 Comments

 Have you heard anyone call bar soap, lye soap?  Or have you heard someone talk about "grandma's lye soap"?  And have you ever wondered if your soap actually has lye in it?  I am happy to tell you that Prairie Sage Soap Company only provides you soap that has no lye in it!  But was it made with lye?  Yes it was.  And therein lyes (sorry, couldn't help myself) one major difference between a good soap and a bad soap.....if there is still lye remaining in the finished soap.  The bottom line is that you cannot make soap without lye....

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New Blog Series - The Questions You Ask Most

Mar 11 2013 0 Comments

 Today I was thinking that it is a daunting task to create a blog post that will actually interest people.  I don't feel real comfortable writing about myself or my life because I am fairly certain that there are people out there that are much more interesting than I.  So after some consideration, I have decided to write a short series of articles that answer the questions that my customers ask most.  After many years of attending the Farmer's Market and a whole lot of craft shows, I have become accustomed to hearing the same questions over and over again....

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Picasso

Aug 28 2012 1 Comment

 A dear friend sent me a handmade card recently.  Anything that is handmade is just a little more special because somebody spent some of their personal and valuable time creating it.  Something handcrafted says, "You are important to me."  I especially appreciated the card she sent because it has to do with my craft - soap making.  The quote on the card is attributed to Picasso, and I have seen it before, worded in slightly different ways.  It says, "The art of making soap washes from the soul the dust of every day life.  Picasso"  I am a little thrilled...

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My first blog - Welcome!!

Aug 23 2012 1 Comment

 Welcome to Prairie Sage Soap!  My website is very young.  And me.....well not so much.  Thank goodness I have a son who is very much on top of everything technical about living in today's world.  I am the soap artist and he is technical support.  Together, we hope to make your visit to PSS a pleasant one.  He will make sure your shopping goes smoothly and I will make sure you LOVE what you purchase.  Thanks so very much for checking out our website!

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