$1754 ~ $910 ~ $790  - What does this all mean???

$1754 ~ $910 ~ $790 - What does this all mean???

We're past the halfway mark in our 30-day campaign to launch the "Be a Soap Star" Program and the results are terrific! Here are the stats: $1754 - Raised to help folks in difficult circumstances feel content, wow!!!! $910 - Gift cards awarded to date - 2 x $200 and 17 x $30, yeah!!! $790 - Gift cards yet to be won - 2 x $200 and 13 x $30, not too late!!! Still time to win & give in doing so!!! Daily draws continue until June 15 and there's still lots of opportunity to win a $200 gift c...

Super Sudsy Start to "Be a Soap Star" Program!!!

Super Sudsy Start to "Be a Soap Star" Program!!!

On May 17, 2019 we officially launched our "Be a Soap Star" Program via a 30-day social media campaign. My colleague in entrepreneurship and friend, Danny Corriveau (pictured above), kicked off the campaign with a donation equivalent to 200 bars of soap! Wow! That initial contribution was increased to $1,448 in the first 8 days of the campaign and it continues to grow every day! It's super-exciting to imagine where we will be when the campaign wraps on June 16! :-) So why is is such a big dea...

Raising the Bar—One Soap at a Time

Raising the Bar—One Soap at a Time

On a cold night in January I hugged my son, William, farewell as he prepared to head west for a winter of work.

New Shipping Capability, Yeah!!!

New Shipping Capability, Yeah!!!

One of the biggest issues we've faced with a rural business is the cost and availability of a variety of shipping options . . . both for incoming and outgoing parcels. I am a firm believer that there's a silver lining to everything, just sometimes I need to look hard to see it. For the past couple weeks I have felt pretty much paralyzed by the Canada Post strike. I simply didn't know what to do to get folks the orders that continued to come in daily.  Finally, in desperation last evening, I r...

Canada Post Strike Impact on Delivery

Canada Post Strike Impact on Delivery

As a rural business Canada Post has been an incredibly important part of our customer service chain. We exclusively use Canada Post for all of our outgoing shipments and have based our free shipping levels on the rates we are charged by Canada Post. The current strike is out of our control and we are hoping that it will come to an end very soon.

What we're all about . . .

What we're all about . . .

Good morning! I'm very happy to have this new site up and running. The foundation is in place now for much new content to come, including this blogging section. I thought it'd be useful to launch this blog with what guides us every day . . . our vision, mission and values.