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Sneak Peak of Our New Candle - Amani Soaps

May 3, 2019

Sneak Peak of Our New Candle

Candles make great gifts. But what if they could be even more meaningful? We wanted to offer a truly unique product; a way for people to convey a message of love or encouragement far beyond flowers or a casserole. We have created a new candle that does just that.

Feb 12, 2019

All About Podcasts

Why you should be listening to podcasts plus ones to check out.
Second Training in Kenya - Amani Soaps

Feb 5, 2019

Second Training in Kenya

This article was first published by the Lovin' Soap Project. In May 2018, the Lovin’ Soap Project conducted a soapmak...

Jan 12, 2019

Tips to get the most out of your candles

I have occasionally heard consumers or even other candle makers complain that they have a hard time with wood wick candles. They love the crackle and unique flame but have said the flame is small or they have a challenge lighting them. Fear not, dear readers, for I am here to help! How can you get the best use out of your new candle? Here are four tips to try...
Zanzibar Spice cookies - Amani Soaps

Dec 4, 2018

Zanzibar Spice cookies

My sweet friend Yajaira has a cookie party every year. Folks bring 3 dozen cookies, everyone pigs out on cookies, the...
Our Charitable Partnership--Kate's Club - Amani Soaps

Nov 27, 2018

Our Charitable Partnership--Kate's Club

Following the death of my husband from cancer, my young children and I became involved in Kate's Club, a non-profit organization in Atlanta that serves children who are grieving the loss of a parent or sibling. Kate's Club ended up being a lifesaver, for so many reasons.

Sep 20, 2018

Repost ICYMI--Properties of Soap Making Oils

An oldie but goodie all about the oils used to make soap. *** Soap is a bit like curry. Sure you can buy straight yel...
New Product Spotlight: White Quartz Soap Stone Dish - Amani Soaps

Jul 25, 2018

Washindi Naturals Training Kenya - Amani Soaps

Jun 12, 2018

Washindi Naturals Training Kenya

The Washindi Victory Center in Nairobi requested assistance with a soap making training. They are a small community-based organization serving the people living in the Kibera slums through economic empowerment. We led a two-week training there in May 2018 focusing on soap making and business skills.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie - Amani Soaps

Mar 12, 2018

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

We haven't had a pie recipe in a while. That's no bueno.  This is my father's favorite pie to have in spring and earl...
Spotlight on Earl Gray - Amani Soaps

Mar 1, 2018

Spotlight on Earl Gray

Learn all about one of our popular fragrances, Earl Gray.

Feb 23, 2018

The trick to staying motivated

This isn’t going to be the definitive list of ways to stay on track with goals because I don’t have all the answers. Sorry, folks. ;) With that said, I will share a few of the things that are working. Read on for more...
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