Rebranding in 2022

soap designs 2021

Just a heads-up (TL;DR): Things will look a little different on our product packaging and our online presence in the near future.
We’re rebranding to TRAIL BOTANICA !!
Only our name and logo will be changing. Please keep following us – no changes needed – and don’t be a stranger!

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USPS Update


In order to meet increased production demand, we will be making a small shift in our schedules to assemble online orders for pickup only Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This should still support the essential USPS service, maintain safe and sanitary product handling, while still maintaining our 1-2 business day fulfillment goals – it is our […]

Local Shopping

UPDATE (7/29/2021) Local pickups have been discontinued until further notice. You can visit one of the retailers who choose to stock a selection of our products, or call ahead to see if they have something specific in stock, OR place your order with our website directly to have it shipped to you for a minimal cost.   […]

Ethical Pricing is a Triple Bottom Line

Logic: we need to establish parameters for sustainable success for the environment, community and our businesses.  Pricing is complicated, and incoming and outgoing costs may vary, requiring constant research.  Cultural negligence is an opportunity loss for all of us.  If after reading this, it also resonates with you, I want to know you exist.  If […]

Choice is Freedom

This isn’t a sale pitch. It’s more like a public record of why I do what I do. This may change over time and most certainly will be perceived differently by others, but I have always felt the need to anchor my personal values somehow in my work to create meaningfulness. Rules and boundaries have […]

Hidden Puzzle?

If you’ve recently purchased a bar of my soap, you might be wondering what that red code is on the bottom right of the front panel on the label. Previously, it included only the style number which I figured might be useful one day. I opted not to include the date stamp on previous batches, […]