I am honored to welcome you to Wooten Farm. My husband Clay I bought our 44 acre parcel of land in rural Buckingham, Virginia 10 years ago. Clay is a self- employed plumbing contractor and I am a Staff Accountant for a local non-profit. Our children are grown and living on their own, so we are officially empty nesters...
Have you ever left your handcrafted soap in the shower spray and wonder why it melted away seemingly overnight? Handcrafted soaps are different than your average mass-produced cleansing bars. Handcrafted bars contain glycerin which retains moisture making these soaps so moisturizing. They benefit from good drainage and allowing to dry between uses. To ensure you […]
I can’t start this blog without giving the most special thanks to my son, Matt for creating my website. He has a full time job as a developer and worked many more to build my site for me. At no cost $$$. Pretty sweet deal right? This guy has been the apple of my eye […]
I take lots of pictures of my soaps once they are complete. I thought you might want to see how I get soap from oils and sodium hydroxide. First of all I am thankful that we have a large kitchen because when I’m soaping I tend to turn the kitchen into a version of Dexter’s […]
I’ve been keeping myself busy this week since Clay has been in the hospital. His heart surgery went well and he should be coming home tomorrow. Woo Hoo 🙂 I believe I’ve made a batch of soap almost every night as well as new candles. My favorite, believe it or not is this lavender hot […]