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Today was a busy day.. I finally got to cut my soap I made last night. Last batch for the year. I’ve run out of room to cure anymore! When I do a swirl I think my favorite thing is how each bar is different! It’s the coolest thing! Since I got up this morning I’ve been cooking! I had everyone pick two favorite meals and I made them and put them in the freezer in individual containers. I now have 102 meals for the next month or so! 😳😬🤪 My freezers are stocked! My kitchen is still a holy mess, even after 3 washing breaks!... but my kids will not be saying there’s nothing to eat! Lol! 6FCB85B6-7D9A-47DE-BF11-437E4B18F7FA.jpegF3EF4E6A-5785-464F-BD0D-9165A0F02009.jpeg
 

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I’ve been dying to make a batch of soap scented with Sweater Weather from Muddy Soap Co. This is the cut and I’m a little bummed out about the discoloration as it wasn’t listed with the product at all. I’ve never had such weird discoloration before...pinks, purples and general weirdness. This is also the first batch that I used a small amount sodium citrate to as a chelator. So hopefully I’ll notice less soap scum and that would be a definite silver lining.
I’m kind of annoyed that I can’t leave a review on the Muddy Soap Co site so that others know the potential of this happening. I hate when suppliers don’t support review functions.
I’m just going to enjoy the colors before this potentially turns tan. 🤷🏻‍♀️
This discolor may turn out to work in your favor. Sorta looks like camouflage with the tan in the white. You could market it that way. :nodding:

Me, Im dividing up my mega tallow cube into buckets. No one was home when it arrived and I cant lift 50 lbs with my back so I rolled it into the house. 😅
 

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Today was a busy day.. I finally got to cut my soap I made last night. Last batch for the year. I’ve run out of room to cure anymore! When I do a swirl I think my favorite thing is how each bar is different! It’s the coolest thing! Since I got up this morning I’ve been cooking! I had everyone pick two favorite meals and I made them and put them in the freezer in individual containers. I now have 102 meals for the next month or so! 😳😬🤪 My freezers are stocked! My kitchen is still a holy mess, even after 3 washing breaks!... but my kids will not be saying there’s nothing to eat! Lol! View attachment 52112View attachment 52113
I love me some chaffles!!!
 

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I had everyone pick two favorite meals and I made them and put them in the freezer in individual containers. I now have 102 meals for the next month or so! 😳😬🤪 My freezers are stocked! My kitchen is still a holy mess, even after 3 washing breaks!... but my kids will not be saying there’s nothing to eat! Lol!
Good for you! You are an awesome Mom! I don't suppose you have room for just one more "kid"? Love:Girl.gif
 

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Well, I finally made the naughty custom soap order my friend asked me to make. She bought these phallic soap molds. They were surprisingly realistic looking, but unfortunately they weren’t very well made. I finally got em all duct taped together and in a small bucket. Made the soap with a sparkly pink mica, and a tiny bit of bright purple sparkly mica swirled in. Poured the soap and one of them started leaking. I wrapped it quickly in plastic wrap and kept pouring until it seemed like it was holding. I way over estimated the size. 😸 Then I put the small bucket inside my heated bucket and left them to gel. Well, the DH accidentally turned off the bucket. The soap didn’t gel, and the micas..... let’s just say they were very muted. So, instead of whimsical silly sparkly colored penises, they are an absolute perfect hyper realistic flesh color. I’ve been laughing all day! They’re kind of unsettling sitting on the counter. But, honestly, they are hilarious! I did NOT mean for the color to be SO realistic! Here is a PG13 version for SMF sharing.
 

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I’ve been dying to make a batch of soap scented with Sweater Weather from Muddy Soap Co. This is the cut and I’m a little bummed out about the discoloration as it wasn’t listed with the product at all. I’ve never had such weird discoloration before...pinks, purples and general weirdness. This is also the first batch that I used a small amount sodium citrate to as a chelator. So hopefully I’ll notice less soap scum and that would be a definite silver lining.
I’m kind of annoyed that I can’t leave a review on the Muddy Soap Co site so that others know the potential of this happening. I hate when suppliers don’t support review functions.
I’m just going to enjoy the colors before this potentially turns tan. 🤷🏻‍♀️
I think it will be pretty even if it discolors. I love the color palette you used.

@violets2217 @TashaBird I never heard of a chaffle. Had to look it up. Sounds tasty!
 

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I cleaned the bars of the last two batches, mainly ash and some crumbs, and arranged them on trails together with the corresponding printouts. Up to now I turned the bars every day, from now they'll only be turned now and then. They are three weeks old and will be just fine for Christmas.
 

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I’ve been dying to make a batch of soap scented with Sweater Weather from Muddy Soap Co. This is the cut and I’m a little bummed out about the discoloration as it wasn’t listed with the product at all. I’ve never had such weird discoloration before...pinks, purples and general weirdness. This is also the first batch that I used a small amount sodium citrate to as a chelator. So hopefully I’ll notice less soap scum and that would be a definite silver lining.
I’m kind of annoyed that I can’t leave a review on the Muddy Soap Co site so that others know the potential of this happening. I hate when suppliers don’t support review functions.
I’m just going to enjoy the colors before this potentially turns tan. 🤷🏻‍♀️
Beautiful Wow!
 

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Made 2000g batch- biggest every i think- for Christmas gifts. Late I know!!! But they'll at least cure some! I know it's not ideal. I used TheGecko's Regular Soap Recipe. It's a new recipe for me, so I went unscented and uncolored so as not to make a mistake and waste 2000g! Looks beautiful though-not to toot my own horn. Also used my collidial oatmeal bars for the first time and really loved the scratchiness.
 

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Maybe I can get someone to make me a font instead. Dawni's font? Dawn to Earth font?Eh?
You totally can make your own handwriting into a font! Go here.
 

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Well, I finally made the naughty custom soap order my friend asked me to make. She bought these phallic soap molds. They were surprisingly realistic looking, but unfortunately they weren’t very well made. I finally got em all duct taped together and in a small bucket. Made the soap with a sparkly pink mica, and a tiny bit of bright purple sparkly mica swirled in. Poured the soap and one of them started leaking. I wrapped it quickly in plastic wrap and kept pouring until it seemed like it was holding. I way over estimated the size. 😸 Then I put the small bucket inside my heated bucket and left them to gel. Well, the DH accidentally turned off the bucket. The soap didn’t gel, and the micas..... let’s just say they were very muted. So, instead of whimsical silly sparkly colored penises, they are an absolute perfect hyper realistic flesh color. I’ve been laughing all day! They’re kind of unsettling sitting on the counter. But, honestly, they are hilarious! I did NOT mean for the color to be SO realistic! Here is a PG13 version for SMF sharing.
OH. MY. GOD. I have never laughed so hard as I just did at your post LOL. This is awesome. I would have been laughing my butt off the entire time making this soap.
 

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You totally can make your own handwriting into a font! Go here.
I was looking at that! Thanks hehe

So.... I'm tired lol. Did nothing all day but wrap n label lotion bars. And a few of the Christmas soap boxes. I only had 35 and I've sold out. So happy!

I need to make soap haha otherwise I'd have none left for after the gifting season.
 

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I was looking at that! Thanks hehe

So.... I'm tired lol. Did nothing all day but wrap n label lotion bars. And a few of the Christmas soap boxes. I only had 35 and I've sold out. So happy!

I need to make soap haha otherwise I'd have none left for after the gifting season.
I need to find some time to start wrapping and labeling. The other day when I gathered some soaps for Hubby to take to his co-workers as a give-away, I realized I'm running low on wrapped and labeled soaps suitable for gifting. I thought that would NEVER happen! One of his co-workers brought in some fresh eggs from her chickens, and they were the best eggs I've had in a long time. The yolks were so much more a deeper yellow and tasted so much better when I made the filling for the deviled eggs for Thanksgiving. So of course, I had to send some soap their way as a matter of courtesy. I was gone from here for such a long time this past year, that he didn't have me sending soap with him to share with his co-workers.

Dawni, I used to hand letter my soap labels, too. It was so time-intensive! And I'd get hand cramps on top of already existing discomfort from arthritis AND Dupeytren's. I had to switch to printed labels just to preserve my hands. But mine never looked as good as yours.
 
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