Life in the Soap Lane

| Danielle Vincent

There is no real difference between flying and falling, until the end.

In all businesses, there comes a time when a person looks around and goes "JIMINY CRICKET, WHAT AM I DOING HERE? EVERYTHING IS TERRIFYING!" I've had dozens of those moments, but then the drugs wear off and I realize I've been in my living room the whole time.* That person...

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The Outlaw Soaps 2013 Customer Satisfaction Survey Will BLOW YOUR FUCKING MIND

SEE the amazing charts filled with data!  FEEL the thrill of seeing kittens in a presentation!  TASTE ... whatever you're eating or drinking!  EXPERIENCE THE 2013 Outlaw Soaps Customer Satisfaction Survey for yourself!  Never before have so many datapoints been collected in a single presentation!* Never before have so many...

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10 Amazing Westerns Available for Streaming Online

Russ and I are addicted to streaming Westerns. When we're having dinner, working, or just sitting around imagining what it'll be like when we become pioneers in the vast span of forests and prairies somewhere... somewhere... These are in order of most favorite to least favorite-of-my-most-favorite. There are tons of...

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5 goats that are rocking goatness so hard

1. This Proud Goat [caption id="attachment_3188" align="alignnone" width="576"] via Pinterest[/caption] He is definitely ready to be your amigoat. 2. This Hopeful Goat [caption id="attachment_3189" align="alignnone" width="404"] via Pinterest[/caption] He just wants to make sure you have everything you ever wanted in life. Like him. 3. This Climbing-for-dear-life Goat [caption id="attachment_3190"...

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Your vote makes the next Outlaw Soap: The democratization of saponification!

In our 2013 Customer Satisfaction Survey (open through January 15), you said you wanted voting on potential products and discount coupons for existing products... so here it is! This is a contest in three parts: 1. January 7 - 15: You tell in us in Facebook Comments and Twitter @mentions...

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Tired of soaps being backordered? Vote to end that pain.

At the very least, click this link to see our ADORABLE VIDEO. That's right! We've entered the Martha Stewart American Made competition! It's entirely based on popular vote and if we win, we'd get $10k to invest in the business, which would mean help around the shop, better equipment, and...

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Announcing our new stickers!

The poll winners are in and here are our new stickers: Congratulations Shannon and Ron!

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The Great Bumper Sticker Contest

THE POLL WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 (the midnight between wednesday and thursday). [polldaddy poll="7332930"] Above is a poll. It's a contest that you may have heard of if you were following our Facebook page or our Twitter account. IF YOU ENTERED, IT'S TOTALLY FINE FOR YOU...

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A Business Made from Love

[caption id="attachment_978" align="alignleft" width="350"] Original photo by Mark DiengerIllustration by Lynette May, commissioned by Jon and Cambry Curry[/caption] I was writing thank you cards this morning. It's a nice way to start the week. Today and yesterday, I've been working on the PILE of thank you cards for the registry...

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Yes, we'll totally ship to the middle of the Northern Nevada desert!

I've been going to that thing in the desert since 2001 and this is one of two years I've taken off... and the other time was so that I could go to the regional burn in Spain. This year, we're just not going. But that doesn't mean we don't desperately...

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Sage Copper Canyon and Blazing Saddles (and all associated products) are Backordered :(

Someone asked it (not just anybody... one of my favorite customers, Harmony), so I wanted to say it: Yes, Sage Copper Canyon, Blazing Saddles, and The Greatest Outdoors Sampler Set are all backordered until mid-September. I'm sorry... it's as frustrating for me as it is for you (maybe more!). Here's...

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On Soaps and Backorders!

Here's a picture of our tired and over-excited dog! I'm showing you this picture because I want to have a nice, happy lead in to the subject of BACKORDERS. Some of our soaps have been so popular we have sold out of them or they are otherwise on backorder. You...

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