I'm Stephanie, wife and mom of two kids in college and stepmom to three grown children. I live in tropical Naples, Florida. I'm a retired clinical psychologist, but I've always been interested in crafting and needlework and love to crochet and sew. An herbalist friend of mine showed me how to make handmade soaps nearly 10 years ago in return for a copy of a book I'd written about an image editor, and I was off and running with soapmaking. I love being an "alchemist" who makes soaps, creams, balms and other useful and helpful potions with my own two hands.
I love especially the creamy richness of handmade soaps, and the fact that they don't strip my skin of oils. In fact, I was amazed the first time I washed my hands with my own soap and found that my skin wasn't tight or dry, and I didn't need to use hand lotion. Even my husband noticed how wonderful these soaps are on your skin, and now he…
- Born on July 8
- Joined July 6, 2007