We're No Stinkin' Outlaws — reflections

| Danielle Vincent

It Isn't Business As Usual

The other day, in a small business owners' group I'm part of, someone asked what they can post without sounding insensitive or tone-deaf. I responded that we have to be human beings during this time. We are all experiencing the same concerns, hardships, and changes in our ways of life....

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| Danielle Vincent

Don't Panic: Your quick guide for surviving zero gravity living

Author's note: I am hoping this will be a series, but, given all that is happening, we'll see how it goes. Second author's note: I know that "Don't Panic" is from HHGTTG and the picture is from Firefly. I am a dork on a massive scale and this conflict was...

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| Outlaw Soaps

International Day of Happiness (Postponed due to unforeseen events?)

Not canceled. Postponed! Our original intent for today was to liberally delve into the “Happiness” angle of International Day of Happiness.  We’d pepper this page with what makes Outlaws happy, and since this year’s theme is about what brings us together, focus on what us Outlaws have in common. What...

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| Danielle Vincent

Shit, meet fan.

This morning, we received an email from one of our suppliers informing us that they're shutting down until April 1 at the earliest. Thankfully, it's not a major supplier and we do have a backup plan, but this prompted me to write our actual major supplier to place a just-in-case...

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| Danielle Vincent

I'm feeling particularly grateful for being alive today. How about you?

I think we can all agree it's weird times. Most of us are hanging out inside, or going for solo hikes (being sure not to touch anything, and if we do, wiping clorox on our fingers)... It seems like there's a lot of widespread fear (I've heard it said that...

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| Sue Caplan

Oh Happy Day: The International Day of Happiness

Here’s a little-known tidbit: March 20th is The International Day of Happiness.  Coincidentally it is also Frog day, Bock Beer Day, and Extraterrestrial Abductions Day. Now, I know this readership is expecting to hear the story of how Outlaw Lust in the Dust Body Wash made its way up and...

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| Danielle Vincent

International Women's Day: Some reflections from the co-founder of Outlaw

No one told me I couldn't do this because I'm a woman. They had lots and lots of other reasons -- "Isn't soap a long shot?" "That's a very competitive industry." "Everyone thinks a handmade business is easy. It's not." "Aren't you more of a 'desk jockey' type?" -- but...

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| Danielle Vincent

The hiccup in our giddy-up!

I was kicking so much butt at doing 90 blog posts in 90 days, but then I got to Denver, got a flu, got done with the trade show, got home, and got busy... with other stuff. It's no secret that small business is a big job -- we're in...

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| Danielle Vincent

Who is Outlaw for?

We sometimes get questions about whether Outlaw is for men or women, and, call us modern, but we believe that anyone can smell like campfire at dusk, like warm leather, and like a fine bourbon. Outlaw's made for everyone, plain and simple. Sure, we have some more traditional scents like...

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| Outlaw Soaps

Happy Thanksgiving from Outlaws to In-laws!

On this holiest of gratitude days, we want you to know, from the heart, how much we appreciate you as our friends, customers, and family. It’s you and your undying love of our little band of Outlaws that keeps this whole shebang bangin’. This has been a year of many...

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| Danielle Vincent

What are you living for?

One of our employees* was working across from the Twin Towers when the airplanes hit. Every year, she takes this day as a day of reflection on her life. What does she really want? What is she living for? What does it mean? Because it can all be gone in...

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| Danielle Vincent

Cha-cha-cha changes!

Outlaw Soaps has been around for many years, and over that time, I've pretty much been the only person maintaining the website, writing the product descriptions, updating the photos, and, possibly most importantly, making all the design decisions in the company. In the past year, we've brought on some new...

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