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  • Inspired by 'Fight Club,' this bubbly soapmaker goes beyond 'church lady soap'

    Soaps McGotes owner Monica Moore, of Mascoutah, sells handcrafted soaps that she made from her own recipe. Though Moore was inspired to make soap after watching the movie "Fight Club," she is also inspired by her grandmother, who told stories about how her family used to make soap when she was a little girl.

Soaps McGotes owner Monica Moore, of Mascoutah, sells handcrafted soaps that she made from her own recipe. Though Moore was inspired to make soap after watching the movie "Fight Club," she is also inspired by her grandmother, who told stories about how her family used to make soap when she was a little girl. jlim@mcclatchy.com
Soaps McGotes owner Monica Moore, of Mascoutah, sells handcrafted soaps that she made from her own recipe. Though Moore was inspired to make soap after watching the movie "Fight Club," she is also inspired by her grandmother, who told stories about how her family used to make soap when she was a little girl. jlim@mcclatchy.com

Local woman started making soap because of her grandmother — and ‘Fight Club’

August 06, 2017 7:00 AM