What’s In A Name?

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So this was a pretty exciting week at the soap factory!

It all started when some customers on the Tracy’s Soaps website had trouble ordering online. At first, I didn’t think anything of it until I realized that it was one soap in particular that seemed to be causing all of the problems.

Havana at Dusk

Havana at Dusk

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HOW IT ALL BEGAN…

Oatmeal Honey Soap

Oatmeal Honey Soap

If it wasn’t for my oatmeal soap, I would not have a soap company today. 🙂

I thought I would share why I started making soaps and why I started with Oatmeal.

Before you read, I just want you to know that I am not bashing chemical peels or any type of cosmetic procedure. I know that every one’s skin IS different and I have meet women that had wonderful experiences from theirs. I wasn’t one of them. Continue reading

The 1st ATM Dispenses Cash!

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From History.com

On this day in 1969, America’s first automatic teller machine (ATM) makes its public debut, dispensing cash to customers at Chemical Bank in Rockville Center, New York. ATMs went on to revolutionize the banking industry, eliminating the need to visit a bank to conduct basic financial transactions. By the 1980s, these money machines had become widely popular and handled many of the functions previously performed by human tellers, such as check deposits and money transfers between accounts. Today, ATMs are as indispensable to most people as cell phones and e-mail.

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Dry Weather…Even Drier Skin!

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So far it has been a milder winter across the country, but with this week’s snow storms across the Midwest and New England, Mother Nature has left her dry weather calling card.

How do you protect yourself against these cooler conditions? Well of course you would put on a coat, mittens, hat and boots. You might even have a pair of long underwear underneath all those layers. However, what do you do beneath all the coats, turtlenecks and long johns? Continue reading