Benefits of Goat Milk Soap

The secret is in the butter fats that get turned into soap during the saponification process. Saponification is the chemical reaction that turns liquid, lye, and oil into soap. Goat milk contains butter fat, water, lactose (a milk sugar), casein (proteins), and salts. But because goat milk is naturally homogenized, the butter fats and milk …

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Family is always first

Family is still the most important thing in the world to me. Like many of us, I lose sight of this from time to time: Thinking of my businesses, dogs, cats, chickens, goats, milking, laundry, and other day-to-day tidings. Absentmindedly focusing only on the now and could be, I was immediately reminded of family when …

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Goat Milk Soaps at God’s Country Outfitters, Albemarle, NC

What a delightful time we had at GCO's event. GCO has hosted this Hospice of Stanly fund raiser for the past two years, and we've been there, too. GCO has been a customer for several years so anything Nathan needs, we do our best to accommodate. Like last year, we donated several products for the …

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Soap Making Process Makes or Breaks Your End Product

Having a recipe for making soap is one thing but knowing how to put all the ingredients together makes a huge difference. When? How? What temperature? For how long? … are all critical questions that can be answered by taking a few minutes before you begin to stop and think about what your getting ready …

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Newest Soap Batch Aging Nicely

The newest soap batch is aging nicely. This morning they were firm enough to bevel the edges. Touching our new soaps is a pleasant experience. They're creamy and make my hands feel soft after working with soaps. Maybe that's why I handle them so much. Anyway, they're back on the drying racks now. Just waiting …

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