Sunday, August 15, 2010
desert rain...in soap form
I've been a resident of New York for a little over 2 months. With the glorious trees and flowers and pretty summer breezes I'm not exactly missing Arizona's summer heat. Except, it's around the time of year when the monsoons hit Phoenix, which is always one of my favorite times of year. The rain comes, the nights are stormy...the lightening is mesmerizing. The most incredible aroma sweeps in from the desert and lingers in the city for days. It's a difficult scent to pin point....but it's so fresh, calming and rejuvinating.
My friend Tracy, the soap making goddess behind Strawberry Hedgehog, sent me a bar of her August soap club scent: Desert Rain. It's just like home.
I want to congratulate Tracy...(she is one of my friends from high school!)...and she made her passion come alive. The girl LOVES to create vegan eco-friendly soaps and body products. She's worked her booty off to craft the most scrumptious scents and creamy products (if you've ever tried her soaps, you would never go back to whatever you used before....swear.) Now, her handmade creations are sold in fab lil boutique shops all over the Phoenix Valley. It's so hard to follow your heart and make your dreams a reality...but Tracy is making it happen. I love that. You go girl!! Go check out her shop - and see all the difference she is making in her community!