The dreaded lye

Images of Fight Club came to mind at the thought of dealing with lye. Maybe I've seen the movie too many times. I watched all the YouTube videos of ladies talking about how to safely use lye in their soap making and became convinced that it really isn't that big of deal, and I could … Continue reading The dreaded lye

Learning to swim

Ever curious what it is like to raise a baby duck without other ducks? Remember baby Ballard duck? Would you believe that little Ballard had to learn to swim? Because he was raised with chickens, humans and a dog, he had to figure out swimming all on his own. Luckily the sensation comes quite natural for … Continue reading Learning to swim