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100 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #17

100 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #17

Reason #17:  It Deodorizes Your Car According to Reader’s Digest, you can “Place a little piece of your favourite scented soap in a mesh bag and hang it from your rear-view mirror.” You’ll never have to buy those little green tree air fresheners again! Related articles You Can Tackle 40 Household Tasks With Only Five Items … Continue reading

What’s Your Color Personality?

What’s Your Color Personality?

      There’s a fun little personality quiz at RealSimple magazine that I really enjoyed taking.  It says that according to color experts, color choices  can be linked with personality. So what do your favorite colors say about you?         The quiz gives four options: Earth personality, Water personality, Fire personality, and Air … Continue reading

100 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #99

100 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #99

 Reasons to Buy Eden’s Rivers Soap #99: It’s the Great Unsticker According to RealSimple magazine, soap is the best “unsticker” you can own. Do you have a door that won’t quite close? Just rub a bar of soap over the inner frame of the door. This trick also works well for drawers that don’t glide open … Continue reading

Got Soap? Beauty and Milk

Got Soap? Beauty and Milk

Milk—it is the first food we eat. In fact, it is the first food all mammals eat. Even the Bible mentions milk a whopping 58 times. According to The Untold Story of Milk by Ron Shmid, “The Old Testament refers to a ‘land which floweth with milk and honey’….The phrase describes Palestine as a land of … Continue reading

Eden’s Rivers – Making Soap is Fun!

Reasons #2 It’s Fun! The first reason is for health. The second is for joy. When I made my first bar of soap, it was amazing.  I made soap ! I’d been making to make my own lotions and creams for years, but this was soap. It had bubbles and everything! Plus, I could scent … Continue reading

Why Make Soap?

Why Make Soap?

There’s a ton of soaps on the market, why make soap? You know what’s in it. Have you ever taken a good look at the label of a commercial soap? Go ahead and grab a bar. Take a look at the ingredient list. Now, try to pronounce the first three words.  If you’re not a doctor, … Continue reading

The Origins of Soap: What is Soap?

Wash your hands, young man (lady)! It is everywhere –from bathroom signs to that age-old parental declaration—you should wash your hands. But, exactly what is soap, and how does soap, a product made from fat and ash, actually clean? It’s in the science. Yep, I mean the science of cleaning. As mentioned in the first article in … Continue reading