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Palm Oil in Soap

Kathryn Basso

Palm Oil in Soap

This month's blog is written by my dear friend James Reed from The Tree Monkey Project. Many of you may not be aware that I do not use palm oil in my soap, which is a an ingredient that is used in so many soaps and in so many products we use these days. The harvesting of palm oil wreaks havoc on our rain forests and eradicates our precious wildlife that lives in our beautiful rain forests, especially orangutans. James has dedicated his life to traveling the world and saving our rain forests and the orangutans. I hope you take...


Bad Knees and Toes and Moving Forward

Kathryn Basso

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I am one of those people that is a big procrastinator.  I can't seem to get anything done, yet I am running around in circles.  I seem to be constantly busy yet have an endless list of tasks to complete that never gets finished.  Recently, I have had an endless streak of breaking toes, injuries and now, a very bad knee that is preventing me from getting any kind of much wanted and needed exercise.  After a recent visit from a friend who is so highly spiritual, I seemed to have a sort of spiritual "kick in the butt".  After...


Flying and Change. How does this analogy resonate with you?

Kathryn Basso

Flying and Change.  How does this analogy resonate with you?

 

 


Truth In Advertising and the Great Essential Oil Myth

Kathryn Basso

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Truth In Advertising and the Great Essential Oil Myth

One of the biggest challenges I face as an artisan soap maker and natural body care product maker is fielding questions from folks who sell multi level marketing essential oils or buy them for their own use.  Truthfully, I don't mind answering any questions at all about my products or what I put into them.  I try to be as transparent as possible.  Nor do I ever knock another product, especially if it is a product I know nothing about.  I certainly wouldn't want someone to do that to me or my products.  But I have to be honest here,...


Welcome to my new Website!

Kathryn Basso

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Well, at long last, here it is!  It's been a long, arduous task indeed.  Lots of grey hairs grown in the process too, as I am most definitely not a tech savvy kind of girl.  I hope you like my new website.  I want to thank my friend Ron for all his help and patience with this website. without him, it would not look this awesome.   It's got lots of new updates and easier navigation and prettier pictures to peruse my products.  You will also find a few new and exciting products here.  I hope you will check them...