To start the day off, I went about cutting all of the logs of soap made on Day One and Day Two, then realized I had run out of room on the drying racks, so I rearranged the racks to make things a bit more organized and tidy.
|Lavender Goat Milk Soap|
Dark Orange areas, a lot of soda ash (from the lye), about 1/2 inch of crumbly "soap" on the bottom, and the tops were extremely soft. The importance of making sure you have indeed thoroughly combined the mixture prior to pouring it into the molds!!!
Day Four ~
I got a very late start to my morning due to the fact that Ashley's "baby" Emma, the Bassett Hound, which we dog sit while she is working second shift, had a rough night because she was not feeling well. This dog has serious separation anxiety, and needs a lot of TLC when she comes to stay with us so not feeling well didn't help and made for a very long night. I won't bore you with the details, but Ms. Moo was VERY tired and slept in this morning.
|Day Four Projects|
I knew my soap batches were a touch too much for these molds, but I purposely did not adjust my batches because I wanted to pour some smaller soaps for future planned projects. From left to right we have the beginnings of a Mother's Day project (I haven't fine tuned the name yet), A grape scented soap, and Energy. I am anxious to see how the round soaps turn out in the new molds I receieved today. I poured the two round molds with more than one color and curious to see what the cut bars will look like. As for the log for the Mother's Day project, it is a floral scent that has been added to the list of fragrances that MUST be soaped when I can have a window open. Mr.Moo came home from work as I had just mixed up the batch and mentioned he could smell it as soon as he stepped onto the porch...outside!!! Pretty, but extremely intense when I played with it.
|Small molds filled with excess soap|
As you can see I had a lot of soap leftover from the new round molds so I had quite a few smaller molds that were filled with the excess, more than I thought. Next time I will adjust my batch so I don't have so much leftover.
My son's laptop is seriously misbehaving tonight, so I apologize for any oddities with spellig and/or punctuation tonight. Argh!!!