Weigh water. Wearing appropriate safety equipment, weigh lye. Go outside and add lye to water and stir until dissolved, being careful to not breathe in fumes. Let cool until it is around 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
4.7 ounces lye, 5.5 ounces filtered water
When both oils and lye water are at desired temperatures, pour lye water into oils and use a stick blender to blend on and off until very light trace.
Add essential oils, pumpkin puree, and clay to the soap mixture and blend.