Sunday, November 7, 2010

Soap Class!

We've done it again!  We just had our Third Annual Soap Making Class!  (Click HERE to see the past classes.) 
With Yvonne Smythe as a teacher, some wonderful girls as students, and Eden and I as photographers... I knew we would have a wonderful and blessed time! 
As it turns out, we did... and praise the Lord!  Everyone was kept safe, too... =)

Enjoy these pictures:


 Right after every one's arrival, we set up class.

Here is our wonderful instructor, Yvonne!
She set us all up with mixing the lye.

WARNING!  Hazardous Materials!

What?!  Hyperactive soap making with De De, again?!

Mikell, Maddie, and Mahala taking a moment to sit, after finishing their "Hot Processes".

Krista and Kathrina, making their "Cold Process".

Hmmmm, I think Kathrina was enjoying herself! :)

Our table, busy at work... (except for me, because I took the picture!)

Eden and Krista photographing the last bit of the class.

After the class (and clean up!) everyone came inside for a tasty lunch!

Kathrina and I enjoying our food and a good conversation!  (Of course!)

Special thanks to Mommy who prepared all the food!

After the meal, "off we went" to the room above the garage to do some Irish Dancing!

With me "trying" to tell everyone what to do, but at the same time "remembering" what I was suppose to do... ended up to be a success!!!  (Surprise, surprise!) 
Everyone learned really fast and had a lot of fun!

Swinging partners...

...with hair flying!

"Go Ava!" 
I was quite impressed with Ava's dancing!  Here she "helps" me with my braiding in the "Haymakers Jig".

Our last dance, "The Sweets of May", was a big success... everyone did such an amazing job!

Doing the "Seesaw"... the most dangerous step in Irish Ceili Dancing!

And "Ring the bell!"

Over all, we had a marvelous time fellowshipping with everyone!  It was truly a blessing to do this class.
"Thank you, Yvonne!"

The majority of the girls... well, at least the ones who got in the picture!

"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!"
~Psalm 133:1

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Ebenezer Forest Farm said...

Great post, Bethany... but don't forget who made the awesome brownies... Shiloh!!! They were so good that we gobbled them all up before we could take a picture!
Love you,

Ebenezer Forest Farm said...

Thank you, Mommy!
Shiloh's brownies were very good... so were Jordan's! :)

I love you too!

Kait Palmer said...

Looks like you guys had a blast! Especially the Irish dancing part!

Ebenezer Forest Farm said...

Oh, we did!
And the Irish Dancing was one of the best moments! ;)
Thanks for commenting!


Bethany Ward said...

Sound like you all had loads of un!

Cochran Family said...

Wow!!! It looks like you all had a great time!

We'll have to call you all for tips when we get around to trying our hand at soap making. :)

Blessings in Him,
Savannah (for the rest of the Cochran's)

P.S. Congratulations Shiloh on winning the "Joyfully at Home Giveaway"!!! I was SO excited for you!!! :)

Shiloh said...

Thanks for your comment, Bethany!

Ebenezer Forest Farm said...

Thank you, Savannah! I was so surprised when I received the email from Jenna!

You'll have to let us know how your soap making adventures go! :)