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👋🏾 I’m here at Dumbarton House Spring Makers Market.

10am - 3pm
Dumbarton House
2715 Q Street NW

Shop local artisans, tour the museum, and enjoy the garden on this fine day. Grab your ticket at the link in @dumbartonhouse bio. The event is free, and includes museum entrance!

@destinationDC #DCTogether #MyDCcool @cageorgetown @officialgeorgetowndc #dc #popville #acreativedc #exploredc #mydccool #washingtondc #washingtondaily #dcfocused #BYThings #walkwithlocals #dmvnetwork #freeindc #fraylife #igdc #dcevents #wethepeopledc #dchousemuseums #adventuresindc #dcist #mydcist #thingstodoindc @topthingstododc @thingstododc @yelpDC #shoplocal #shopmadeindc #supportsmallbusiness #madeindc
👋🏾 I’m here at Dumbarton House Spring Makers Market. 10am - 3pm Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street NW Shop local artisans, tour the museum, and enjoy the garden on this fine day. Grab your ticket at the link in @dumbartonhouse bio. The event is free, and includes museum entrance! @destinationDC #DCTogether #MyDCcool @cageorgetown @officialgeorgetowndc #dc #popville #acreativedc #exploredc #mydccool #washingtondc #washingtondaily #dcfocused #BYThings #walkwithlocals #dmvnetwork #freeindc #fraylife #igdc #dcevents #wethepeopledc #dchousemuseums #adventuresindc #dcist #mydcist #thingstodoindc @topthingstododc @thingstododc @yelpDC #shoplocal #shopmadeindc #supportsmallbusiness #madeindc
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Tomorrow is the Dumbarton House Maker's Market!

Mayapple Soaps will be there with "Peace for Ukraine" soap: a creamy goat milk soap with Lavender and Mint essential oils. 75% of each sale is donated to World Central Kitchen. Their project #ChefsForUkraine is delivering fresh food and hot meals to recently liberated Ukrainian cities. #wck #worldcentralkitchen 🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦

Come out and shop local artisans on the grounds of Dumbarton House. Then step inside to see the exhibition, "Making DC" about how DC was established as the capital of the United States.

Sunday May 15th
10am - 3pm
Dumbarton House
2715 Q Street NW

The event is free, but please register at the link in @dumbartonhouse bio. 

@destinationDC #DCTogether #MyDCcool @cageorgetown @officialgeorgetowndc #dc #popville #acreativedc #exploredc #mydccool #washingtondc #washingtondaily #dcfocused #BYThings #walkwithlocals #dmvnetwork #freeindc #fraylife #igdc #dcevents #wethepeopledc #dchousemuseums #adventuresindc #dcist #mydcist #thingstodoindc @topthingstododc @thingstododc @yelpDC #shoplocal #shopmadeindc #supportsmallbusiness #madeindc
Tomorrow is the Dumbarton House Maker's Market!

Mayapple Soaps will be there with "Peace for Ukraine" soap: a creamy goat milk soap with Lavender and Mint essential oils. 75% of each sale is donated to World Central Kitchen. Their project #ChefsForUkraine is delivering fresh food and hot meals to recently liberated Ukrainian cities. #wck #worldcentralkitchen 🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦

Come out and shop local artisans on the grounds of Dumbarton House. Then step inside to see the exhibition, "Making DC" about how DC was established as the capital of the United States.

Sunday May 15th
10am - 3pm
Dumbarton House
2715 Q Street NW

The event is free, but please register at the link in @dumbartonhouse bio. 

@destinationDC #DCTogether #MyDCcool @cageorgetown @officialgeorgetowndc #dc #popville #acreativedc #exploredc #mydccool #washingtondc #washingtondaily #dcfocused #BYThings #walkwithlocals #dmvnetwork #freeindc #fraylife #igdc #dcevents #wethepeopledc #dchousemuseums #adventuresindc #dcist #mydcist #thingstodoindc @topthingstododc @thingstododc @yelpDC #shoplocal #shopmadeindc #supportsmallbusiness #madeindc
Tomorrow is the Dumbarton House Maker's Market! Mayapple Soaps will be there with "Peace for Ukraine" soap: a creamy goat milk soap with Lavender and Mint essential oils. 75% of each sale is donated to World Central Kitchen. Their project #ChefsForUkraine is delivering fresh food and hot meals to recently liberated Ukrainian cities. #wck #worldcentralkitchen 🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦 Come out and shop local artisans on the grounds of Dumbarton House. Then step inside to see the exhibition, "Making DC" about how DC was established as the capital of the United States. Sunday May 15th 10am - 3pm Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street NW The event is free, but please register at the link in @dumbartonhouse bio. @destinationDC #DCTogether #MyDCcool @cageorgetown @officialgeorgetowndc #dc #popville #acreativedc #exploredc #mydccool #washingtondc #washingtondaily #dcfocused #BYThings #walkwithlocals #dmvnetwork #freeindc #fraylife #igdc #dcevents #wethepeopledc #dchousemuseums #adventuresindc #dcist #mydcist #thingstodoindc @topthingstododc @thingstododc @yelpDC #shoplocal #shopmadeindc #supportsmallbusiness #madeindc
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Who doesn't like a bargain? This Saturday is the Great Brookland Yard Sale, and sales are happening all across the neighborhood. You can find many deals at the Brookland Farmers Market, and not just at my table. Several studios in the Arts Walk are also offering discounts. 🎉🎉🎉

Pick up a $1 bar of Seconds Soap. What is Seconds Soap? It's rebatched from all the soap scraps that pile up in my workshop. I shred, melt, and repour all the flopped batches of soap, adding organic coconut milk and organic essential oils. The best part is, Seconds Soap is packed with all of the skin-loving ingredients you find in my other soaps, and available for a fraction of the price!

Be sure to bring a cart for all the treasures you'll find around the neighborhood. Visit GreatBrooklandYardSale.com to see the map of all the sale locations, or pick up a paper map Saturday morning at Atlantic Electric, 3726 10th St NE.

#brookland #brooklanddc #destinationdc #dmvblogger #dcblogger #dcyardsale #walkwithlocalsdc #washingtondc #shopdc #yelpdc #theotherdc #popville #mydccool #exploredc #igersdc #dcist #onlyindc #freeindc #goatmilksoap #bythingsdc #madeindc #monroestreetmarket #artswalkdc #dcmarkets #thingstododc #dcdeals
Who doesn't like a bargain? This Saturday is the Great Brookland Yard Sale, and sales are happening all across the neighborhood. You can find many deals at the Brookland Farmers Market, and not just at my table. Several studios in the Arts Walk are also offering discounts. 🎉🎉🎉 Pick up a $1 bar of Seconds Soap. What is Seconds Soap? It's rebatched from all the soap scraps that pile up in my workshop. I shred, melt, and repour all the flopped batches of soap, adding organic coconut milk and organic essential oils. The best part is, Seconds Soap is packed with all of the skin-loving ingredients you find in my other soaps, and available for a fraction of the price! Be sure to bring a cart for all the treasures you'll find around the neighborhood. Visit GreatBrooklandYardSale.com to see the map of all the sale locations, or pick up a paper map Saturday morning at Atlantic Electric, 3726 10th St NE. #brookland #brooklanddc #destinationdc #dmvblogger #dcblogger #dcyardsale #walkwithlocalsdc #washingtondc #shopdc #yelpdc #theotherdc #popville #mydccool #exploredc #igersdc #dcist #onlyindc #freeindc #goatmilksoap #bythingsdc #madeindc #monroestreetmarket #artswalkdc #dcmarkets #thingstododc #dcdeals
5 days ago
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Mother’s Day gifts? I got you covered. Come find me at the Brookland Farmers Market today. I’m here until 1 pm.

This lovely floral scented soap is called Meadow. It’s part of the Spring Collection, and not available online. Come shop in person to find the latest Mayapple Soaps. 

If you can’t make it to the market today, stay tuned for a shop update Monday. It’s not too late to ship items to mom! 🌸🌸🌸

#monroestreetmarket #artswalk #brookland #brooklanddc #artswalkdc #monroestreetmarketdc #washingtondc #weekendmarkets #thingstodoindc #naturalsoap #springcollection #mothersdayideas #shoplocal #202creates #imadeyoursoap #dcmakers
Mother’s Day gifts? I got you covered. Come find me at the Brookland Farmers Market today. I’m here until 1 pm. This lovely floral scented soap is called Meadow. It’s part of the Spring Collection, and not available online. Come shop in person to find the latest Mayapple Soaps. If you can’t make it to the market today, stay tuned for a shop update Monday. It’s not too late to ship items to mom! 🌸🌸🌸 #monroestreetmarket #artswalk #brookland #brooklanddc #artswalkdc #monroestreetmarketdc #washingtondc #weekendmarkets #thingstodoindc #naturalsoap #springcollection #mothersdayideas #shoplocal #202creates #imadeyoursoap #dcmakers
2 weeks ago
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I’m at the Brookland Farmers Market today. How do you like my new nerd look? 🤓

#artswalk #brookland #brooklanddc #madeindc #202creates #brooklandartswalk #freshfarmsdc #goatmilksoap #herbalsoap #farmersmarketdc #monroestreetmarket #dcmaker #treatyourself
I’m at the Brookland Farmers Market today. How do you like my new nerd look? 🤓 #artswalk #brookland #brooklanddc #madeindc #202creates #brooklandartswalk #freshfarmsdc #goatmilksoap #herbalsoap #farmersmarketdc #monroestreetmarket #dcmaker #treatyourself
1 month ago
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It’s that time of year when the beneficial weeds are coming up. 

Native blue violets are popping up everywhere in my yard. They soothe and cool inflamed skin. They’re also edible, so this one is good inside our bodies as well as out! Eat them in a salad or infuse them in vinegar to make a bright purple vinegar. A half cup of leaves and flowers give the same amount of vitamin C as eating four oranges. It’s also high in vitamin A.

Dandelions are also edible, and have tons of vitamins and minerals. If you want to eat the greens, I suggest cooking them so they are less bitter tasting. You can also mix them together with other greens that are available now like kale. I infuse the dried flowers in oil, and incorporate the oil into soap and shampoo bars. Dandelions help protect the skin against damage caused by sunlight, aging, and acne. They strengthen hair, stimulate growth, and help combat dandruff.

If you’re foraging in the city like me, never take from an area with degraded or contaminated soil, and leave some for the bees! 🐝

Do you love these bowls I forage in with their “crazy green” glaze. Me too! They were hand made by a DC potter, Carol Herwig. You can follow her at @gardenandpots.

#eatyourweeds #herbalsoap #madeindc #myherbalstudies #kitchenwitch #herbsforskin #herbalapothecary #plantbaseddiet #plantsarefriends #plantmagick #blueviolet #dandelion #dcpottery #soapmaking #herbalism #crazygreenglaze
It’s that time of year when the beneficial weeds are coming up. 

Native blue violets are popping up everywhere in my yard. They soothe and cool inflamed skin. They’re also edible, so this one is good inside our bodies as well as out! Eat them in a salad or infuse them in vinegar to make a bright purple vinegar. A half cup of leaves and flowers give the same amount of vitamin C as eating four oranges. It’s also high in vitamin A.

Dandelions are also edible, and have tons of vitamins and minerals. If you want to eat the greens, I suggest cooking them so they are less bitter tasting. You can also mix them together with other greens that are available now like kale. I infuse the dried flowers in oil, and incorporate the oil into soap and shampoo bars. Dandelions help protect the skin against damage caused by sunlight, aging, and acne. They strengthen hair, stimulate growth, and help combat dandruff.

If you’re foraging in the city like me, never take from an area with degraded or contaminated soil, and leave some for the bees! 🐝

Do you love these bowls I forage in with their “crazy green” glaze. Me too! They were hand made by a DC potter, Carol Herwig. You can follow her at @gardenandpots.

#eatyourweeds #herbalsoap #madeindc #myherbalstudies #kitchenwitch #herbsforskin #herbalapothecary #plantbaseddiet #plantsarefriends #plantmagick #blueviolet #dandelion #dcpottery #soapmaking #herbalism #crazygreenglaze
It’s that time of year when the beneficial weeds are coming up. 

Native blue violets are popping up everywhere in my yard. They soothe and cool inflamed skin. They’re also edible, so this one is good inside our bodies as well as out! Eat them in a salad or infuse them in vinegar to make a bright purple vinegar. A half cup of leaves and flowers give the same amount of vitamin C as eating four oranges. It’s also high in vitamin A.

Dandelions are also edible, and have tons of vitamins and minerals. If you want to eat the greens, I suggest cooking them so they are less bitter tasting. You can also mix them together with other greens that are available now like kale. I infuse the dried flowers in oil, and incorporate the oil into soap and shampoo bars. Dandelions help protect the skin against damage caused by sunlight, aging, and acne. They strengthen hair, stimulate growth, and help combat dandruff.

If you’re foraging in the city like me, never take from an area with degraded or contaminated soil, and leave some for the bees! 🐝

Do you love these bowls I forage in with their “crazy green” glaze. Me too! They were hand made by a DC potter, Carol Herwig. You can follow her at @gardenandpots.

#eatyourweeds #herbalsoap #madeindc #myherbalstudies #kitchenwitch #herbsforskin #herbalapothecary #plantbaseddiet #plantsarefriends #plantmagick #blueviolet #dandelion #dcpottery #soapmaking #herbalism #crazygreenglaze
It’s that time of year when the beneficial weeds are coming up. Native blue violets are popping up everywhere in my yard. They soothe and cool inflamed skin. They’re also edible, so this one is good inside our bodies as well as out! Eat them in a salad or infuse them in vinegar to make a bright purple vinegar. A half cup of leaves and flowers give the same amount of vitamin C as eating four oranges. It’s also high in vitamin A. Dandelions are also edible, and have tons of vitamins and minerals. If you want to eat the greens, I suggest cooking them so they are less bitter tasting. You can also mix them together with other greens that are available now like kale. I infuse the dried flowers in oil, and incorporate the oil into soap and shampoo bars. Dandelions help protect the skin against damage caused by sunlight, aging, and acne. They strengthen hair, stimulate growth, and help combat dandruff. If you’re foraging in the city like me, never take from an area with degraded or contaminated soil, and leave some for the bees! 🐝 Do you love these bowls I forage in with their “crazy green” glaze. Me too! They were hand made by a DC potter, Carol Herwig. You can follow her at @gardenandpots. #eatyourweeds #herbalsoap #madeindc #myherbalstudies #kitchenwitch #herbsforskin #herbalapothecary #plantbaseddiet #plantsarefriends #plantmagick #blueviolet #dandelion #dcpottery #soapmaking #herbalism #crazygreenglaze
1 month ago
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Mayapple Soaps will be at the market today in the Brookland Arts Walk (716 Monroe St NE). Make some time to walk around, and see the cherry blossoms while you're out! 🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸

#dcevents #popups #dcpopup #weekendplans #weekend #dcthingstodo #dmvevents #brooklanddc #brookland #dcfarmersmarket #shopsmall #bythingsdc #mydccool #districtlylocal #destinationdc #popville #yelpdc #acreatvedc #exploredc #dclife #washingtondc #walkwithlocals #mydcist #thisismadeindc #202creates #imadeyoursoap #everydaymadewell #artswalkdc #madeindc #dcmakers
Mayapple Soaps will be at the market today in the Brookland Arts Walk (716 Monroe St NE). Make some time to walk around, and see the cherry blossoms while you're out! 🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸 #dcevents #popups #dcpopup #weekendplans #weekend #dcthingstodo #dmvevents #brooklanddc #brookland #dcfarmersmarket #shopsmall #bythingsdc #mydccool #districtlylocal #destinationdc #popville #yelpdc #acreatvedc #exploredc #dclife #washingtondc #walkwithlocals #mydcist #thisismadeindc #202creates #imadeyoursoap #everydaymadewell #artswalkdc #madeindc #dcmakers
2 months ago
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Celebrate the Spring Equinox with our Spring Collection!

🌲 Forest Bathe is a creamy goat milk soap with organic gluten-free oats for medium exfoliation. The idea of forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, comes from Japan. Science supports what we innately know every time we hike in the woods. The scent of the forest, the sound of the wind through the trees, and sunlight dancing through the leaves help us relax, think clearly, and stop worrying. Now you can immerse yourself in the peaceful scent of the woods, in the shower as well as the wilderness. 

🌼 Gritty Gardener is great for washing dirty hands. It has an aggressive, dirt-busting scrub with fine pumice and broccoli seeds. Homegrown herbs like calendula, comfrey, and blue violets help soothe irritated skin. The scent is verdant and green like an herb garden. If you want more of the exfoliating benefits, you can also use it as a body soap. Exfoliating speeds up healthy cell turnover, and reveals baby soft new skin.

🍀 Do you remember the ads from the 90s with Irishmen bathing outdoors to the sound of flutes? Okay! Then you'll love the final soap in our Spring Collection. I Relish Spring is reminiscent of the brand-name soap, but without artificial fragrances and other chemical B.S. We use organic essential oils for a fresh, clean scent: Siberian fir needle, spearmint and eucalyptus. This one is sure to please, whether you shower indoors or outdoors under a frothy waterfall!

#springcollection #springequinox #naturalsoap #goatmilksoap #dcmade #madeindc #herbalsoap #202creates #plantmedicine #forestbathing
Celebrate the Spring Equinox with our Spring Collection!

🌲 Forest Bathe is a creamy goat milk soap with organic gluten-free oats for medium exfoliation. The idea of forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, comes from Japan. Science supports what we innately know every time we hike in the woods. The scent of the forest, the sound of the wind through the trees, and sunlight dancing through the leaves help us relax, think clearly, and stop worrying. Now you can immerse yourself in the peaceful scent of the woods, in the shower as well as the wilderness. 

🌼 Gritty Gardener is great for washing dirty hands. It has an aggressive, dirt-busting scrub with fine pumice and broccoli seeds. Homegrown herbs like calendula, comfrey, and blue violets help soothe irritated skin. The scent is verdant and green like an herb garden. If you want more of the exfoliating benefits, you can also use it as a body soap. Exfoliating speeds up healthy cell turnover, and reveals baby soft new skin.

🍀 Do you remember the ads from the 90s with Irishmen bathing outdoors to the sound of flutes? Okay! Then you'll love the final soap in our Spring Collection. I Relish Spring is reminiscent of the brand-name soap, but without artificial fragrances and other chemical B.S. We use organic essential oils for a fresh, clean scent: Siberian fir needle, spearmint and eucalyptus. This one is sure to please, whether you shower indoors or outdoors under a frothy waterfall!

#springcollection #springequinox #naturalsoap #goatmilksoap #dcmade #madeindc #herbalsoap #202creates #plantmedicine #forestbathing
Celebrate the Spring Equinox with our Spring Collection!

🌲 Forest Bathe is a creamy goat milk soap with organic gluten-free oats for medium exfoliation. The idea of forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, comes from Japan. Science supports what we innately know every time we hike in the woods. The scent of the forest, the sound of the wind through the trees, and sunlight dancing through the leaves help us relax, think clearly, and stop worrying. Now you can immerse yourself in the peaceful scent of the woods, in the shower as well as the wilderness. 

🌼 Gritty Gardener is great for washing dirty hands. It has an aggressive, dirt-busting scrub with fine pumice and broccoli seeds. Homegrown herbs like calendula, comfrey, and blue violets help soothe irritated skin. The scent is verdant and green like an herb garden. If you want more of the exfoliating benefits, you can also use it as a body soap. Exfoliating speeds up healthy cell turnover, and reveals baby soft new skin.

🍀 Do you remember the ads from the 90s with Irishmen bathing outdoors to the sound of flutes? Okay! Then you'll love the final soap in our Spring Collection. I Relish Spring is reminiscent of the brand-name soap, but without artificial fragrances and other chemical B.S. We use organic essential oils for a fresh, clean scent: Siberian fir needle, spearmint and eucalyptus. This one is sure to please, whether you shower indoors or outdoors under a frothy waterfall!

#springcollection #springequinox #naturalsoap #goatmilksoap #dcmade #madeindc #herbalsoap #202creates #plantmedicine #forestbathing
Celebrate the Spring Equinox with our Spring Collection! 🌲 Forest Bathe is a creamy goat milk soap with organic gluten-free oats for medium exfoliation. The idea of forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, comes from Japan. Science supports what we innately know every time we hike in the woods. The scent of the forest, the sound of the wind through the trees, and sunlight dancing through the leaves help us relax, think clearly, and stop worrying. Now you can immerse yourself in the peaceful scent of the woods, in the shower as well as the wilderness. 🌼 Gritty Gardener is great for washing dirty hands. It has an aggressive, dirt-busting scrub with fine pumice and broccoli seeds. Homegrown herbs like calendula, comfrey, and blue violets help soothe irritated skin. The scent is verdant and green like an herb garden. If you want more of the exfoliating benefits, you can also use it as a body soap. Exfoliating speeds up healthy cell turnover, and reveals baby soft new skin. 🍀 Do you remember the ads from the 90s with Irishmen bathing outdoors to the sound of flutes? Okay! Then you'll love the final soap in our Spring Collection. I Relish Spring is reminiscent of the brand-name soap, but without artificial fragrances and other chemical B.S. We use organic essential oils for a fresh, clean scent: Siberian fir needle, spearmint and eucalyptus. This one is sure to please, whether you shower indoors or outdoors under a frothy waterfall! #springcollection #springequinox #naturalsoap #goatmilksoap #dcmade #madeindc #herbalsoap #202creates #plantmedicine #forestbathing
2 months ago
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