And….relax

Well, the Christmas rush is finally over for us here at The Soap Cabin, so we can kind of relax now until it all starts again next year! It has been a crazy few weeks getting our stock ready for the Christmas fairs and Rebel Pebble, as well as all the orders that started to trickle through website. We sold out of a few of our popular items, such as Lemongrass & Lime soap, the body butters and our new Soothing Skin Balm, which has been very popular among eczema sufferers.

As we have been able to slow down a bit, we managed to get along to the Rickmansworth Christmas Evening and the fabulous Carols by Batchworth Lock, which were lots of fun, and it’s great when you spot familiar faces around town. The Soap Cabin Christmas Meal took place this year at The Pennsylvanian in Rickmansworth…again. We also managed to get some Wooden Soap Cutting guide blocks made by the skilled Barry Lawrence of Crafty Ideas (a Little Fox regular) so that we can start to cut our soaps straight (!) and more evenly… Time to start booking in next year’s markets.

We hope you have a great Christmas and see you in 2015!

Little Fox Christmas Market 2014

“Feliz Navidad!” was one of the many Christmas hits on the loudspeaker this Saturday…

Today we did our final (until someone convinces me to do another) market of the year and I have to say it was manic for our little soap stall! Lemongrass & Lime and also Coconut products were big sellers as always.

There were some good chats with customers about dry skin in this season of cold weather and central heating, so a few went away with a Soothing Skin Oil or Balm. I think many of us have managed to neglect our skin in all the busyness, or have been fooled by the mild Autumn, and then found ourselves with scaly legs or flaky scalps and peeling lips; great look for the office party…not.

It was freezing cold and we had much sympathy for our friends stationed under gazebos outdoors!