We survived the Montecito natural disasters

A year of losses This has been quite a year for Love from Santa Barbara. Eventful doesn’t even come close to describing it. It’s been a year of perseverance in the face of Montecito natural disasters. Montecito is part of … Read More

New products… all handmade with love

It’s fall now. Time to start getting out our sweaters and enjoy a little nip in the air. I love this time of year. And to help get ready for the change in the weather, it’s time to add new … Read More

Back at it with new soap and lotion

It’s been just over a month since my mom died. I stayed up in Grass Valley an extra week to help tie up loose ends, then came home with my puppy dog and tried to take it easy for awhile. … Read More

New products coming!

Here at Love from Santa Barbara, there’s a LOT going on. You may have seen the photos on our Instagram feed. I have been soaping away and I’m creating lots of beautiful, yummy smelling soap. I’m using the Cold Process method, … Read More

Happy Spring!

New wine inspired products coming soon! There are lots of new skin care products coming soon. Most recently, I’ve been working on getting some moisturizing soap made, since it needs to cure for 4-6 weeks. Since wine country is all around … Read More

Welcome to Love from Santa Barbara!

  One of the things that attracts people about Santa Barbara is the quality of life. Another is the abundant beauty almost everywhere you look. It makes you FEEL good. I’ve had friends come to visit and tell me that … Read More