Category Archives: personal care product

Making Bacon Soap

We eat a lot of bacon. Even our vegetarian meals tend to have a strip of bacon. And I save every drop of grease. How could I not? I grew up with a mug of bacon grease in the fridge for frying eggs in the morning. This was ironic because we otherwise avoided animal fats (the fat-free craze was gaining speed at that time). Instead we used Imperial Margarine (Canada’s premier butter-substitute) for baking and ‘buttering’. Except for potatoes and popcorn – those were butter. I guess my parents just made this stuff up… Continue reading

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Homemade deodorant!

My friend and soul sister Erin is an inspiring scientist, educator, and renaissance woman. Erin taught me to make soap. For those of us with the I-want-to-learn-make-do affliction, that about says it all. When she told me about her homemade … Continue reading

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