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How much is that soap??

I get comments occasionally - from folks used to paying less than a dollar for store bought detergent "soap" bars - who range from confused to downright angry that I dare sell soap so expensive. A few points I'd like to make:~ My costs, even…
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Edmonton Journal's story about our MTV Movie Awards Gift Bag participation!

I was pretty jazzed to wake up this morning - I'm "one of those" that checks my email before I'm even out of bed, just a quick look to see if I've got orders that need attending to right away - when I saw the Google Alert in my inbox letting…

Currency - Canadian to US Dollars

For the past few months, the exchange rate between the Canadian and US dollar has been dismal - at least for Canadians wanting to purchase things from the US. Right now, it's 91 cents on the dollar, which means that if I order $50 in supplies…
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#ICYMI - Our participation in the 2014 MTV Movie Awards Gift Bag

Following up on my post a few weeks ago, The Artisan Group just released the 2014 GBK MTV Movie Awards Gift Guide and I have to share it! Our new Bergamot & Tarragon Leaves Handmade Soap that was gifted to the celebrities at the awards (page…
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Our gift to celebrities at the MTV Movie Awards

We recently joined The Artisan Group®, a group that works with small handcrafted businesses to help get their products into the hands of celebrities and others to help increase visibility for their business. Our first event is GBK's 2014 MTV…
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Lots of new soap coming!

The holidays are fast approaching (I can't figure out how though, it seems like summer hasn't even started yet) so that means LOTS of soaping to do! Stocking up on customer favorites and introducing a few new scents this season; in addition,…

Wedding Favor Soaps, from block to mini soaps

Here's a sneak peak at part of the process of making wedding soaps.  If you're looking for custom made wedding favours, click the image below to learn more! [ilink url="http://albertasoapcompany.com/catalog/wedding-favours-guest-soaps/"]You…

Lemon Drop Hand Soap

I made a large batch of Orange Vanilla Cream soap today - it's a family and customer favorite and has been out of stock for way too long! The just-listed Apple Beer soap is sold out, as is the Green Apple Cider, so I will be making both new…

A soaping first!

As another soaper called it, I had a "Happy Soaping Accident" with my last batch! This is a customer favorite - Orange Vanilla Creme (smells like an orange creamsicle or orange cream soda)No, I didn't embed anything in the soap, nor did…

Wedding Favors

Perhaps because I started making soap for my own wedding favors, I love making them for other's weddings. If you're looking for a custom and unique wedding favor for your guests, contact us at least 8 weeks in advance (12 is better!) and we'll…

To market, to market...

We had a fantastic day at our first market. I don't get to get out (off the farm) all that often so it was really nice to meet so many great people. Didn't do too bad on sales either! Great customers, lots of awesome feedback on our soaps, and…
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DIY Body Butter

Being here in Northern Alberta with the extra cold (though it has been a mild winter) and dry air has made me appreciate my handmade shea body butter far more than I ever did in Oregon. It's a thick, heavy duty moisturizer, great for dry, cracked…