Month: June 2016

Detergent (SLS) is great for killing bugs, but I sure wouldn’t use it on my body!

I do not use SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate), chemicals, alcohol, parabens, titanium dioxide or any other such additives to any of our products. Strangely enough, I do, keep a dribble of dish detergent in a little container under the sink in the soap kitchen for a particular reason… it kills aphids. Yep, it kills bugs. It […]

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Dirty-Fingered Flower Rustlers

Last evening,  ‘dirty-fingered’ flower rustlers made off with several petunias, lobelia along with dirt, from the huge pot that graces the front of our little shop! Last year I replaced the flowers 3 times after flower rustlers purloined the helpless little dears. I finally stopped replacing the flowers and dirt due to cost and absolute […]

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Bring us your tired, your wrinkled your used…

… packing paper. At F.R.O.G. Soap, the ‘R’ stands for ‘Reclaimed!’ Packing paper is material that we reclaim with reckless abandon to the tune of hundreds of pounds every year. We use it to wrap and protect our soap for shipment, using material that already exists rather than buying it new. It’s clean and useable, […]

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Ladies Night Out – June 9, 2016

Ladies Night Out ‪#‎16LNOBAM‬ in Bremerton, is just a few days off. We’ve nearly 50 businesses that are participating this year and we’re going to have a ball. Shuttles will run all evening to make sure you are able to get back and forth between Downtown Bremerton and Manette. Woooo hoooo! Rain or shine, we’re […]

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Easy as a ‘Kayak’ in the Park or a Walk Around the Fence

This morning I pulled the kayak off the dock and took a little paddle down towards Marine NAD Park at the end of our street. It is the same park where the gate was closed by the US Navy about a month ago and that has been in the local newspapers. The closing of the […]

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Heat Advisory in Effect!

Over the course of the next few days, we here in the western part of Washington State are under a heat advisory. Be sure to drink plenty of water and don’t overdue in the warmest hours of the day. If you are runner, do it in the morning or cool of the evening, away from […]

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‘First Friday in Bremerton, WA

‘First Friday’ in Bremerton, WA – the ferry ride from Seattle, makes the evening top notch! You just can’t do this anywhere else! They don’t call this the Great Pacific Northwest for nothing! It’s a beautiful sunny evening and things are hoppin’ in town. Music, food, art and fun. We’ll be here until 7:30 p.m. […]

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