MI Soap Blog

Crazy for Bath Bombs

Are you suddenly noticing that bath bombs are everywhere?  These fizzy treats can turn an ordinary bath into a fun and luxurious experience. But what is the difference between a $1 bomb and an $8 bomb? It’s all about the ingredients. Inexpensive bath bombs are made of baking soda and citric acid, to make them fizz in the tub. Add some fragrance, and you have a bath bomb. They may also contain some filler, likeContinue reading

Adventure Inn B&B

This summer, take a road trip up past port Huron to this beautiful bed & breakfast on the sandy shore of Lake Huron. While you’re there, you can enjoy the comfortable rooms, beautiful views, amazing sunrise and Michigan Market soap in your shower. To reserve your room, call Sandy at 810-300-0088 or visit adventureinn.com to book online. Adventure Inn B&B 3650 Shorewood Drive Burtchville, MI 48059

The Christmas Tree Shops (Bed, Bath & Beyond)

Michigan Market and Signature Scents soaps are now available at The Christmas Tree Shops in Taylor, Utica and Flint! Owned by Bed, Bath & Beyond, these shops now have a special selection of Michigan-Made products in their stores.  Try out some of our newest soaps and help support Michigan Makers.

Home Fragrance Jars Get an Updated New Look

Our Home Fragrance Jars have been a customer favorite for almost 13 years and we felt it was time to make them even better. Our new jars are clean and modern with silver lids to match today’s’ decor. Even better, we made them 40% larger! Now you can have even more of your favorite fragrance ! Safer than candles, these jars require no burning or heating to release their scent. Just take off the lidContinue reading

Treasure Cookie Recipe

OFFICIAL STATE COOKIE House Bill 5919 Sponsor:  Rep. Edward Gaffney Committee:  Agriculture and Resource Management Complete to 6-7-04 A SUMMARY OF HOUSE BILL 5919 AS INTRODUCED 5-18-04 The bill would create a new act to designate the Michigan Treasure Cookie as the official state cookie. According to the sponsor’s office, the following is the recipe from Defer Elementary School. Recipe (makes about three dozen cookies) – 1 ¾ cups of all purpose flour – 1/3Continue reading

Coming Soon – Michigan Market Soaps!

“A little bit of Michigan in every bar.” Our brand-new Michigan Market soap collection is a celebration of  amazing Michigan-made products. Inspired by the numerous Farmers Markets and small-batch producers of produce, milk, beer, apple cider, cherries and more, every bar contains one or more ingredients that were made or grown right here in the Great Lakes State.  Every bar helps a Michigan farmer, Beekeeper, Brewer or artisan. Combined with lots of skin-loving natural ingredients, likeContinue reading

Product Changes

You may have noticed some recent changes on MichiganSoap.com. As we get closer to launching our new, upscale soap brand, Places, we are taking The Great Lakes Natural Soap Company back to it’s Michigan-only roots. Our Signature Scents soap line will remain here, while our Luxury Artisan Soap will move to our new web site. Soapmaking classes will stay on MichiganSoap.com. We appreciate your patience and understanding throughout this process and are so excited toContinue reading

Spring Fair at the Summit In Canton

On March 12, the Summit in Canton is holding its annual Spring Fair. This event is designed for anyone who is considering taking a class this year. We will be there with samples of the soaps we make in our classes, so you can see exactly what you would be making. I will be there answering questions and I would love to meet you!

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