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The Soap Tribune, Issue #192--let's break bread
April 13, 2023
Sourdough BreadOver the last 18 months, I have been teaching myself to make sourdough bread. It's all about the starter and your flour.
If you are a baker and want to perfect your skills, join me on this journey. I have updated the technique and recipe to get great bread!
Wedding anniversaryIt's our 21st wedding anniversary. Celebrate with us and get 25% off all orders of 100 or more for Thursday April 13th only. Coupon expires at midnight est.
Use coupon code 21years in the checkout
local food for a local economyThe Ithaca Farmers Market has fabulous meat farmers, growing a variety of healthy selections. Get some farm fresh eggs.
When an economy is small and local, it is very healthy and vibrant. Every place has it's own economy with different foods and businesses. Small business is the backbone of every society. Support all small business. Vote with your dollars.
What's in season in Early April in Central NYS? Click the link below to find out.
Know your farmers. Eat the food grown where you are.
Water Conservation effortsMany liquid soaps, natural or synthetic are thickened with a liquid vinyl gel, known as a poly acrylic acid. It is designed to expand many times its size when it absorbed water and swells.
Instant Liquid Soap is an easy way to pitch in in the world wide water conservation efforts.
Garden tips and tricksI start my seeds in my sunniest windows every year. This year, we've had a temperate Winter. I thought I had some fruit flies from my apple cider vinegar making adventures. I didn't understand why my fruit fly traps were not catching them.
After talking with some of my farmer friends, I discovered that this is a common entomological challenge that all farmers face.
Click the link below to see how you can easily and safely deal with aphids.
How to exfoliate your skinWhat does exfoliation mean? Exfoliation is the action of removing dead skin cells and dirt build up on the skin's surface, thereby promoting new skin cell growth. New skin cell growth deep cleans the skin.
Beard and Body SoapIn the case of natural beard soap, your beard and body soap can be the same.
Beards are exposed to more than just the elements. Air, dust, perfumes, indoor and outdoor fumes from cooking, car exhaust, HVAC systems, cleaning solutions, camp fires, and smells of all kinds love to stick to hair and sink in. Unlike the hair on your head, beards are also subject to everything you eat, drink and smoke (if you do such a thing).
Click the link to read more
Small Biz RocksSupport local businesses wherever you go. Choose them first, if you have the opportunity.
Instant Liquid Soap is now at Bear Minimum Goods in Nyack, NY
Our retailers are great places to go! Check out The Nest Egg Woodstock, NY P and C Fresh Ithaca, NY The Crooked Closet Owen, WI Lexington Real Foods Buffalo, NY Greenstar Coop Ithaca, NY
Check out our list of retail places to go and visit a new place. Stay at one of the B and B's that use our soap in their bathrooms.
Coupons are always available for youYou can get a 25% off coupon when you write a review for a product you've purchased. The review e mail should arrive 2 weeks after your purchase. Check your e mail for the link.
All of the review, add your story, and comment submission coupons are different, so you can collect quite a few of these coupons. They do not have expiration dates and you will receive a coupon with each of the story posts.
Since shipping is out of our hands, I have adjusted our free shipping offer to keep up with the changing times.
Because you are Soap Tribune Subscribers, you have a free shipping coupon for orders of $75.00 or more.
Simply copy and paste the coupon code in the shopping cart. This is the code "freeshippingtribune"
I apologize for this extra step in the checkout process.
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