We’ve always made beer soap for personal use. It’s one of our favorites because it is super moisturizing. The high desert wind can do a number on your skin so we need a soap that will both nourish and soothe. We’d make beer soap and give samples to our friends to try . Everyone loved it…especially the ones with skin …

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It’s humbling to admit that sometimes we don’t know what we are making until we sit down and look at the plants and materials we have gathered. Then the ideas flow.  Admittedly some ideas work. Some ideas don’t. When they do work…well we love the results. Here’s a glimpse at our “idea machines” works as …

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This moisturizer is all you need. It’s so fabulous we named it after our grandmother whose beautiful skin was a testament to this face balm. We rendered tallow from Angela’s East Texas family farm and combined it with lavender and beeswax from Aine’s Northern New Mexican garden and apiary. A small amount goes a long …

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We could do things the easy way but that’s no fun. We needed an exfoliant for our oatmeal stout (from Marble Brewery) mechanic’s soap. Instead of ordering, we just hiked the Rio Bravo to get our own. If you’ve swam the river you know the silt mix at the banks leaves your feet super smooth. …

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