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One of my favorite things to do when I'm not teaching 2nd grade or making soaps and other products, is to go outside and enjoy nature. One way that I do that is by planting flowers in my yard.

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Traveling around northeast Georgia has given me the opportunity to meet some very interesting artists, crafters, and other individuals who work with their hands. One of those artists is Mike Craven of Craven Family Pottery.

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When you order something online, have you ever been frustrated with shipping charges? I know I have! Having a website where customers can order Crescent Mountain Soap products is a new venture for me and I'm still learning the ins and outs of online commerce.

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The picture above sums up my week! As many of you know, I teach 2nd grade and school started back in session this week on Monday. Don't get me wrong, I love teaching! In fact, this is my 29th year teaching! But getting a classroom ready for a bunch of eager students is exhausting, both physically and mentally! 

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Georgia, Helen Arts and Heritage Center, Helen GA, rain, soapy story -

Soap and water are only a good combination in the bath or shower...

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