Emily's Handmade Soaps Blog

Goal Setting...and REACHING (Not Soap Related)

Goal Setting...and REACHING (Not Soap Related)

Please forgive me, but this post is not soap related. At all. It's the 4th day of the new year, and I've been thinking about goals and resolutions. At the beginning of last year I made several goals for myself and my business. Armed with my trusty bullet journal I set out to implement and track these new habits every day. Looking back at my progress over the year I can see that my little notebook was an incredibly powerful tool that helped me to achieve much more than I would have without it.  While some people felt like 2018...

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6 Ways to Take a Pause from the Holiday Hustle

6 Ways to Take a Pause from the Holiday Hustle

  Between craft shows, festive gatherings with friends, holiday shopping, kid activities, and maintaining our house (or trying to), I've been incredibly busy these past few weeks! As a momtrepreneur, finding time to balance my business and personal life can be a challenge, but one I’m super grateful to take part in. I’ve been putting in a lot of time reading personal development books this year and have found that taking a pause when I start to feel overwhelmed has been a lifesaver for me. Here are some of the favorite ways to take a personal vacation. Taking care of myself...

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Anniversary Giveaway - Free Wooden Soap Dish

Anniversary Giveaway - Free Wooden Soap Dish

We're so excited to be celebrating our 4 year anniversary this month! To spread the joy, we're giving away a Pacific Northwest made Wooden Soap Dish this month with the purchase of 4 bars of soap (limit 1 per order, while supplies last). No coupon code is required, and bundled soaps (like our Lavender Lover's Soap Trio and 4 Soaps for $30 deal) all count toward the 4 bar purchase. Our Wooden Soap Dishes are the perfect accessory for getting the maximum use out of your hand crafted soaps, and we know that you'll love them as much as we do.

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Fall Favorites are Here!

Fall Favorites are Here!

Fall is here and I can tell because I now have enough ponderosa pine needles in my yard to build another house! I'm not complaining, though. I love this time of year. The leaves are already turning the most gorgeous colors, I have my instant pot, crock pot, and grill all going at the same time, and I even broke down and had a pumpkin spice coffee the other day. Hey, 'tis the season!  It smells particularly delicious around here these days,and I'm giving credit to my limited edition fall favorites. Here's what's cookin'! Pumpkin Soap Not only does is...

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Big Changes in Little Des Moines

Chakra Soaps New Items Store News

Big Changes in Little Des Moines

Emily's Handmade Soaps is closing our retail shop in Des Moines, but we're still open for business and have some lovely new soaps coming your way!

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