The summer heat is here and a little relief is needed!
Are you melting? Let me give you some relief! Relief for your pocketbook that is! I have a perfectly timed coupon code for you to use on your next order. Here are all the details! The summer heat is here, and a little relief is needed! This fabulous discount code will save you 5% on orders over [...]

It’s Time for Summer Heat Relief!

No Sir'ee Bob's partially used tin of paw balm next to his foot.
Happy Wednesday! I’m looking forward to heading to the farmers’ market on Saturday with my dog, No Sir’ee Bob. My favorite vendors are the ones that offer vegetable produce for my kitchen, and No Sir’ee Bob’s favorite vendors are the ones who offer canine hydration stations (water bowls) or edible foods that he might eat. No [...]

The Dog Days of Summer – Part 5

Burrs tangled in dog fur.
In my last Dog Days of Summer post, I shared our favorite Poodle Poof recipe to help with detangling your furry friends. I’ve discovered that while Poodle Poof helps remove lightly tangled burrs, it takes more than I’d like to remove burrs that are snarled and matted in. This is where today’s recipe steps in! Burrs [...]

The Dog Days of Summer – Part 4

My finished wash cloths with a wash basin my grandmother used and an old box of Scotch Cleanser. 6
You can read about upcycling in every magazine and on every blog. Upcycling is a way of making a new use from a product that may be discarded. Recycling is a way of turning an existing product into another usable item. Using a spaghetti sauce jar as a button jar is an upcycle, sending the [...]

How can soap makers upcycle?

4th of July Fireworks in Logan, Utah.
Happy 4th of July! We hope you have a safe and enjoyable holiday with family and friends! We’re off today and the rest of this week to celebrate the holiday and we will return to ship your orders on Monday, July 9th. A number of businesses have transitioned into summer hours and we decided that [...]

Happy 4th of July! Have a Present on Us!

When these burrs get tangled in fur coats, everyone is miserable!
Do you have a fluffy pup who loves to go looking for adventure only to find it in the form of weeds, burrs, and other plants? Unfortunately, many of us try to convince our four-legged muttcases to stay out of the weeds and they just give us a grin as they ignore us! After they [...]

The Dog Days of Summer – Part 3

Sometimes during the dog days of summer, our pets can find the best adventures that really weren’t fun until someone got dirty! Watson helping plant trees last summer. Today, we’re going to make a batch of soap for dogs because a dirty digger dog is only cute until they want to come inside. When our furry friends [...]

The Dog Days of Summer – Part 2

The dog days of summer are here, and we’ve been trying to stay cool despite the heat. Today, we’re going to share a few tips on how we stay cool. Dog paws on the ground Here are a few tips! Always take water with you to help prevent dehydration. Don’t forget water for children, pets, and even forgetful [...]

The Dog Days of Summer – Part 1

Wrapped bars of soap with dried lavender.
In my previous blog post about losing lavender, I talked about the scent fading in soaps. Today, I’m going to share some of our favorite ways to maintain scents in finished bars of soap. Here’s our favorite list of physical techniques to help maintain or increase scents in your soap. Wrapped bars of soap with dried [...]

Safely Increasing (and Maintaining) Scents in Soap

Splashing at the beach.
Summer is officially here, and I think it’s time for a special offer for all of our adventurous makers! If you are making things for summer markets, this special coupon code will help you with restocking supplies for your amazing soaps, foot scrubs, lotions and other fun potions. Want all the details? Splashing at the beach. This [...]

Splash into Summer with Fantastic Savings!

An uncolored bar of soap with dried lavender. 5
We’ve recently had some technical support calls about losing the lavender scent in soaps, and today I’d like to share some of our thoughts, observations, and results from recent test batches. Come join me for a cup of tea ☕ and let’s chat about soap! An uncolored bar of soap with dried lavender. Our recent calls about [...]

Losing Lavender in Soap? Thoughts from Technical Support at

Good News! Breaking news! We have an awesome deal for all of our adventurous makers out there. When you purchase a 100 pack of the following tubes: Big Lip Balm Tubes Mini Lip Balm Tubes Lotion Bar Tubes You will receive a FREE filling tray! This deal runs until the end of July so be sure to stock up while you [...]

An Awesome Summer Deal for Our Adventurous Makers!