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Winter Closure and Exciting Spring Reopening of the Soap Shop

Winter Closure and Exciting Spring Reopening of the Soap Shop

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Written by Debra Hendron
Hello to all our wonderful customers and supporters! As the winter hugs our town with its chilly...
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Not slowing down but time to reorganize

Not slowing down but time to reorganize

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Written by Debra Hendron
Happy New Year everyone! With the start of 2024, I am overwhelmed with all of the kindness and pa...
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Open this Monday & Tuesday

Open this Monday & Tuesday

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Written by Debra Hendron
With lots of family and friends coming to the Valley, people have asked if I could be open this w...
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The Soap Shop is Going Dark: Winter Wonderland Launch Coming Soon!

The Soap Shop is Going Dark: Winter Wonderland Launch Coming Soon!

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Written by Debra Hendron
As the temperatures start to dip, and the leaves turn to warm fiery hues, we know that autumn is ...
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How the Buy Missouri Program Helped My Handmade Soap Business

How the Buy Missouri Program Helped My Handmade Soap Business

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Written by Debra Hendron
Last week ended Buy Missouri Week, which happens every year around the middle of October.  It's a...
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Embrace the Harvest Moon with the Raven Fragrance Collection

Embrace the Harvest Moon with the Raven Fragrance Collection

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Written by Debra Hendron
The colorful array of fall foliage is beginning here in Arcadia Valley, and it's time to embrace ...
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Resting up until Sept. 7th

Resting up until Sept. 7th

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Written by Debra Hendron
I have been blessed with an amazing summer of in store and online sales, and well I am tired.  It...
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Out of Stock! The Tale of Black Bird and Black Cat Soaps

Out of Stock! The Tale of Black Bird and Black Cat Soaps

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Written by Debra Hendron
Hello, soap lovers! I hope this blog post finds you well. I am facing a situation that made me fe...
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Get Ready for Fall with Our Harvest Collections!

Get Ready for Fall with Our Harvest Collections!

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Written by Debra Hendron
As the leaves start changing color and the air gets a little bit crispier, I'm excited to introdu...
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The Importance of Using a Soap Dish for Handmade Soap

The Importance of Using a Soap Dish for Handmade Soap

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Written by Debra Hendron
As a lover of handmade soap, you know the benefits of using natural ingredients and how it can no...
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Best of the Parkland 2023

Best of the Parkland 2023

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Written by Debra Hendron
 Thank you to all that voted for the Arcadia Valley Soap Co. shop as best boutique in Arcadia Val...
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April Showers brought in May's Flowers

April Showers brought in May's Flowers

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Written by Debra Hendron
Welcome Spring with a splash of color! Our Spring and Early Summer Collections of florals are her...
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New Shop Hours

New Shop Hours

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Written by Debra Hendron
You can certainly tell Spring is here with the warmer temps and flowers everywhere here in Ironto...
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New Loyalty Rewards Program!

New Loyalty Rewards Program!

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Written by Debra Hendron
For all my soap fans that shop in the store and here online at ArcadiaValleySoap.com, I am now ab...
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Changes online and at the shop

Changes online and at the shop

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Written by Debra Hendron
    They say Spring is the time for new beginnings, and I have to say, 2023 is shaping up for lot...
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Spring has arrived at the soap shop!

Spring has arrived at the soap shop!

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Written by Debra Hendron
When it's chilly and warm, raining and sleeting all in the same day, you know Spring is close at ...
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Last 2 weeks of 2022 Schedule

Last 2 weeks of 2022 Schedule

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Written by Debra Hendron
Here's our hours for the next two weeks.
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The Blur that is Christmas in Retail

The Blur that is Christmas in Retail

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Written by Debra Hendron
Starting this holiday season, I had the best laid plans for being organized and prepared for the ...
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Winter Holiday Collections are here!

Winter Holiday Collections are here!

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Written by Debra Hendron
Check out our Winter Wonderland Holiday Soap Collection!   
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Black Friday / Cyber Monday

Black Friday / Cyber Monday

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Written by Debra Hendron
I'll be direct - it's rare that we do sales.  Our business plan is more about steady sales throug...
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Winter Wonderland Holiday Schedule 2022

Winter Wonderland Holiday Schedule 2022

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Written by Debra Hendron
Holiday 2022 Schedule of events!
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Fall is in the air!

Fall is in the air!

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Written by Debra Hendron
Two new fragrance collections are out for this fall, Autumn Sunshine and Spiced Pumpkin!  Startin...
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A perfect time for a drive

A perfect time for a drive

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Written by Debra Hendron
With fall in the air, one of our favorite stress relief outings is simply driving around the She...
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Cleaning Copper Pots

Cleaning Copper Pots

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Written by Debra Hendron
As we work on fixing the shop at 119 S Main, I am also starting to pull together some of my displ...
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Visit Arcadia Valley!

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Written by Debra Hendron
We were very excited this last Thursday to learn that the Arcadia Valley Soap Company was added t...
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Twenty years fly by in soap making

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Written by Debra Hendron
2021 marks my 20th anniversary for making soap professionally in Missouri. Had I known the eff...
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Basic Handcrafted Soap Facts

Basic Handcrafted Soap Facts

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Written by Debra Hendron
So what really is “handmade soap” or “handcrafted soap”? I can only give you my definition as man...
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Holiday Schedule and Events

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Written by Debra Hendron
Originally published November 24th, 2014 For those asking, and placing on-line orders for loca...
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Peaceful Valley Olive Oil Soap

Peaceful Valley Olive Oil Soap

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Written by Debra Hendron
Originally published on July 15th, 2014 One hundred and twenty years ago today, this photograph w...
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Eco-friendly teamwork

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Written by Debra Hendron
First published April 29th, 2014 The first soap business I started almost 15 years ago was Bot...
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Dorothy Reese Handmade Soap

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Written by Debra Hendron
A couple of weeks back, I mentioned that I had made the new Dorothy Reese Soap and here it is! ...
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A day of firsts

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Written by Debra Hendron
It’s the first day of spring. Anyone that follows me on facebook knows I have been looking for...
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Welcome to Arcadia Valley Soap

Welcome to Arcadia Valley Soap

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Written by Debra Hendron
It’s March.  It’s finally sunny.  It’s time to start fresh. My tulips are beginning to poke their...
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