The Svec family vacations in California

•So we are about halfway through our stay here in Huntington Beach and just enjoying the beach, the weather and relaxing. We have eaten twice at the Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach which is awesome as well as Ruby’s here on Huntington Beach. Last night we just ordered a pizza here onsite at ate it…

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Europe Wrapup and What’s Up Next!

I know many of you followed along on my Facebook pages as Jerry and I took our first trip to Europe. I have a few more pictures to add to those and thought I would post them here for those who hadn’t seen the play by play action. And for what’s up next? We will…

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The current scoop on Susan

Next on my list to tell you about is our new soap Lavender & Lime. I just uploaded it to our website and you can find it with our Signature Soaps or listed with the New & Onsale items. It is a fresh, clean scent that is particularly perfect for those who don’t want too…

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After the HSMG Conference – Key West

We are back home now and getting back to normal after the HSMG Conference and then 5 nights in Key West. I thought you might enjoy a pictorial of our visit there. If you are planning to visit I show some of the restaurants we ate at and the things we did. It’s very laid…

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Day 2 After the HSMG Soap Conference

Today we visited the Vizcaya House, located in the Coconut Grove area of Miami. It was built by James Deering or International Harvester fame and fortune. We decided to take on Miami’s public transportation to get there which ended up being a bit of an experience. On the plus side we met a very nice…

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Day 1 After the HSMG Soap Conference

So now the HSMG Soap Conference is over. Jerry and I have planned to take advantage of being in Florida and see some sights. Day 1 we went on an Everglades excursion, including an airboat tour. That evening we had dinner at a local Cuban diner, Latin Cafe.

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Tranquil Tuesday – Fresh Basil = Pesto!

For today’s Tranquil Tuesday moment I thought I would share one of my favorite make at home foods – pesto! Three reasons to make pesto at home: 1. Relatively expensive to buy in restaurants or a store. 2. Tastes better made at home. 3. Easy and inexpensive to make.

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Susan’s Soaps & More has record snowfall!

I know this is totally off topic but I just had to share pictures from our record snowfall here in Scurry, Texas. You folks up north will probably be completely unimpressed, but we received approximately 11″ of snow yesterday which is a sets an all time record for the snowiest day in Scurry’s (in fact…

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Yes, I am still alive!

So I hope you will continue to follow along with me as we start the journey through a new decade. I started my post off with a photo of a some paperwhites (narcissus) just starting to sprout. These were given to me as a Christmas gift by a good friend. To me they are somewhat…

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