You can now find Sweet Cheeks Soap Co. products at River North Workshop. River North Workshop Co. is an open workshop/retail store, crafting and sourcing locally made housewares. They collaborate with local artists + makers that teach classes out of our space! Located at 3040 Blake St #131, Denver, CO 80205, in a beautiful old warehouse,… Continue reading NORTH RIVER WORKSHOP
Asparagus Pasta Salad This a recipe I created, it turned out super good.. My dear friend, Mary Loveless, turned me onto this wonderful pasta called Orecchiette. I’m sure many companies make it, I used the DeCecco brand. One thing I learned from my Italian friends is to buy good pasta! Ingredients: One pound or Orecchiette pasta… Continue reading Asparagus Pasta Salad
Some soapmakers don’t mind having ash on the tops of their soaps while others do everything in their power to prevent. When it happens to my soaps I embrace it I love how it gives my soap the appearance an extra dimension, as you can see in the pictures posted below. Many soapermakers question how… Continue reading To Ash or Not to Ash?
I started off with 2 organic pie pumpkins. The organic pie pumpkins were quartered and gutted (saved the seeds for later). Sprinkled the pumpkin with salt, covered with foil and placed in the over for an hour at 250 degrees. After that I added allspice, fresh nutmeg and cinnamon, covered with foil and baked for another… Continue reading Wynkoops Pumpkin Spice Beer Soap
My cousin Diane sent this to me and it made me think, we did a lot of those things growing up. Thought you all would enjoy reading this as much as I did. Being Green Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman, that she should bring her own grocery… Continue reading BEING GREEN!
The first picture is a 6 pound soap block. It is scented with lavender essential oil and contains olive, rice bran, coconut, palm, apricot kernel, avocado, hazelnut oils, lavender buds and lots of honey. This is a soap I make for my beeswax candlemaker who I make soap for. Lavender and Honey Comb Soap Block… Continue reading Some Soaps
http://www.honeyflowfarm.com/aboutourfarm.php Star Thistle (above two pictures) and Sweet Clover (below pictures) are some of the main summer honey crops in our area. They bloom all summer long. Golden Rod (pictures below) is one of the main Fall honey crops. The honeybees bring this sweet nectar back to the hives and concentrate it into honey Putting… Continue reading Honeyflow Farm