A Simple, Natural Face Powder Recipe

07/03/2014 14:44:00 PM

I don't use many "beauty" products, but when I do, I make them myself when I can with simple, natural ingredients. I save a little money that way, but more importantly, I have piece of mind knowing that the stuff I'm using is safe for me, my ...

So You Say You Got an Organic Garden?

06/29/2014 19:06:00 PM

Actually yes. We do. (Check out our squash and watermelons.)

those are some pretty ugly soaps

06/21/2014 17:37:00 PM

Hey, they said it, not me. All I did was search Google for "ugly soap" and this is what I got. Luckily, a wild soap bar did NOT pop up (knock on wood). These represent some hard lessons learned. Soapmaking can be so very much fun at times...too ...


05/28/2014 12:42:00 PM

They've done it again.

Life's Too Short...

05/10/2014 16:50:00 PM

For a prickly pear cactus flower. Each delicate bloom lasts only about 8 hours, but what an incredibly beautiful bloom it is! And they're edible too (bonus point). This one has a bee rummaging around inside, which is typical, so harvest them ...

We Got Horsemint

04/27/2014 18:05:00 PM

There it was.

Whole Foods SW Holiday Show

04/23/2014 16:37:00 PM

Christmas in April?Apparently so.A Wild Soap Bar had the privilege of attending the Whole Foods Market SW Holiday Show yesterday in Austin, TX where we presented 4 exciting new holiday products to approximately 45 buyers and team leaders. Each ...

A Time of Renewal

04/20/2014 18:05:00 PM

"The poetry of the earth is never dead." - John Keats

No Heartbleed Here

04/12/2014 12:17:00 PM

By now, you've probably heard about the ominous

Year of the Horse EO Blends - Basic & Not

02/11/2014 17:33:00 PM

Recently I had the good fortune of collaborating with my friend David Fisher, About.com Candle & Soap Making Guide, to come up with some essential oil blends commemorating the Chinese Year of the Horse. David did most of the work.

Power of Possessions

01/19/2014 08:26:00 AM

While cleaning, organizing, and purging our soap shop of all the unnecessary "stuff", I ran across this newspaper clipping I had saved many years ago...author unknown.

Our New Mini Soap Loaves Are Here!

11/14/2013 11:27:00 AM

But only for the holidays. Our festive new 8.5 oz.

Of Course We Use Sustainable Palm Oil

10/31/2013 15:32:00 PM

A Wild Soap Bar was using sustainable organic palm oil before it was cool to do so.

Farewell to My Friend, David Busch

10/15/2013 11:57:00 AM

I just learned of a freind's passing. These things are never easy. David W. Busch

Why is Our Handmade Soap So Expensive?

10/03/2013 16:07:00 PM

After all, it's only a bar of soap! And a cheap bar of soap gets you just as clean as an expensive one, right? Most likely. So if getting clean is all you're after, then by all means buy the cheaply made commercial bars and go about your merry ...

Warm Wishes

09/22/2013 16:25:00 PM

I'm so excited.

AWSB Enters Whole Foods Southern Pacific Region!

09/18/2013 08:22:00 AM

You may remember that we exhibited at

In Focus - Handcrafted Soap

09/13/2013 11:16:00 AM

This is a great little video about the handcrafted soapmaking industry. See me accepting the award for Best Packaging at the 2010 Handcrafted Soapmakers Guld Conference in Denver at marker 3:58.

Little Green Things Add Up

09/10/2013 17:01:00 PM

We've been using biodegradable packing peanuts for as long as I can remember (which admittedly, isn't all that long sometimes!), but we also do lots of other little things that are green in nature.

Boys Will Be Boys

08/22/2013 17:21:00 PM

Meet our 2 wonderful sons....Jory (L) & Cael (R).Do their FB profile pics tell you anything about our family? (yep, that's a mushroom!) LOL

Paisano Pete

08/02/2013 07:59:00 AM

Summer's are usually hot and dry here in Texas. Very hot. And VERY dry. That's why I keep a bird bath near my office window. I never know who's gonna pop in. From snakes, to frogs, to squirrels, to...well...birds. There's always something to ...