Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Soap

Wood: Making It Shine

When I sat down to write about wood, I figured it would be a quick short post. Six pages of notes later, I realized this wasn’t the case.

I Wash my Face with Castile Soap

"Enjoy only 2 cosmetics: enough sleep and Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap”. While there may be many things on my grandfather’s label that are rather enigmatic, this statement is as straightforward as

Testing for Water Hardness

The term “hard water” refers to the concentration of minerals dissolved in the water. “Soft water” indicates that there are very few minerals in the water. In this

Scum, Scum, Go Away

Let’s not pretend here. The drawback to using real soap in the bathroom is that you have to face the reality of scum. Soap scum, to be exact.

Washing the Dog with Dr. Bronner's

Meet Sandy. She’s my 12-ish year old dachshound-something-or-other. She has kindly agreed to be my model in demonstrating how great the castile soap is in washing dogs. The castile soap