Category: Homestead Crafts

Soap Successes

By , March 15, 2018

Lately, we’re celebrating a few small, quiet successes in our homestead soap making.

First, Made in Alaska has released their Body, Bath and Spa Directory, which lists our homemade soaps for sale. It even includes photos of our product!

Cover, Made in Alaska Body, Bath and Spa Directory

The Made in Alaska Body, Bath and Spa Directory (Image: Alaska Department of Commerce and Economic Development)

Hopefully, that’ll help spread the word, although the photos aren’t paired with the producer listings. It’s not perfect, but no bad publicity, right?

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To Remake a Bed

By , November 14, 2017

While I have been staying over at the cottage for several months now, it’s been more like camping, because I’ve slept on the guest mattress that’s lived over there for many years.

At the end of October, we changed that. We dismantled my homemade bed frame from the cabin for reuse in the cottage.

hauling bed pieces to cottage

Dad and I disassembled the bed and hauled the frame pieces to the cottage (Photo: Michelle L. Zeiger).

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