Happy New Year all! A little late, but I'm finally settling into the strangeness that is two thousand and twelve. I vividly remember standing in the girl's bathroom at my elementary school on the first day back from Christmas break talking about how i could not believe it was already 1998. I thought it was such an adult-like thing to say, since of course when you're 8 time goes by at a snaaaaiiiilllll's paaaaace. So anyways, Brittany Conrad, if you're reading this, I hope life has sped up for you since 1998!
Three friends and I turned my little apartment into a soap-making factory before Christmas and had a blast making these nice scented gifts! My portion went to my madre.
We used a glycerin soap block kit, which we melted down. One day I want to try the real cold-process method which involves lye, oils, and weeks of curing. Seems like a lot of work though. For soap. Anyways.
Our stroke of genius was to use ice-cube trays as molds and some lemon fishies were born! Take a moment to appreciate their cuteness, please.
Some were peppermint-scented and others were lemon. These will make your house smell good!
Adding poppy seeds, lavender, and marigold leaves.
I'm loving this song as a driving motivational anthem for an exciting new year.