Smoky Mountain Soaps, LLC

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Many of you know me as a homeschool mom and blogger. Some of you may have also read my books or my newspaper columns. Today I would like to introduce you to my business, Smoky Mountain Soaps, LLC. Don’t we all have a side hustle? What is yours? Please let me know in the comments.

I have always loved the idea of natural soap, cosmetics, and candles. A few years ago, I went from the idea to the making of it.

Smoky Mountain Soaps, LLC products

Some of our products: lavender soap, bath salts, and oatmeal soap

You see, my grandmother used to make lye soap in the 60s and 70s. I grew up knowing that soap making is not just something that happens in a factory. We used grandma’s soap when I was growing up.

Then I got to be in my 40s and experienced all sorts of allergies, including on my skin. I changed my diet and looked for handcrafted soap. At some point, I felt impressed to learn how to make my own soap. After all, how hard can it be, right? Continue reading »