It also includes being a mother, which I knew nothing about before having kids. The irony here being that instead of all the criticism I thought I would receive, I have since found out that most parents are winging it by the seat of their pants anyway.
But every now and then I accomplish something that even impresses myself. It happened again the other day.
I made chocoalte and mint soap. A big leap forward and an even bigger leap of faith from the other soaps I've been making.
The result is this:
As always, the pictures are not perfect. I am using my camera here, but it's on the fritz. However Photoshop helps somewhat.
I made a basic soap batch and split it in two. I then added pure dark cocoa to the one half and lots of natural mint leaves (ground up) to the other.
And then I swirled them together......
The result is a dark heavy cake of soap that looks good enough to eat. Wow - if I didn't know that I was going to get the stomach ache to end all stomach aches....