Rivanna Ridge Soaps

Happy New Year!

Thank you to everyone who tried our soaps in 2013!  

Because of you and your purchases both online and at the craft shows we have attended Rivanna Ridge Soaps will be able to donate over $450 to Service Dogs of Virginia - not bad considering we only started in May!  

Happy New Year and please continue to enjoy our soaps in 2014!

Last Chance For Christmas!

We still have most of our dog soaps in stock and some of our Christmas scented soaps for people available to ship in time for Christmas!

Soaps For Sale at Service Dogs of Virginia in Charlottesville This Week!

Stop by the SDVA center by the library in Albemarle Square this week to see and smell some of our soaps!  

We will also have some of the paintings done by the dogs for sale as well as the beautiful note cards with photos of some of the dogs in training or some of their art work!  Great gifts for Christmas!

Wednesday, December 4th, from 1-5 and Thursday, December 5th from 10-2. 

BONUS - Meet Sierra the newest recruit who flew in a week ago from Vancouver and has the distinction of being the first golden retriever in training at SDVA in quite a while!

Sparkle Shea Butter & Peppermint Fragrance Oil Soap

Check out one of our new soaps - handcrafted with a shea butter base, red curls with white jojoba beads and translucent curls with a little red glitter for a sparkly soap to celebrate the holidays..... available in our guest soap size also - 4 smaller slices but still an average of 4+ ounces per bag!

Albemarle High School Band Craft Fair

This Saturday, from 9-3, join us and other crafters at the Albemarle High School Band Craft Fair in Charlottesville, VA!  


We will have our entire collection of soaps for you to see and smell!  River (10 month old service dog in training) will be there promoting her soap (River's Chill Out! Shea Butter & Lavender Essential Oil) but you can pick your favorite!

Sts Peter & Paul Church Craft Fair

Saturday, November 9th!  Join us - the church is located on Rt 53 near Lake Monticello - about 20 minutes from the exit for Rt 20 on 64.  Lots of great vendors and we will have our soaps for sale also!

New Christmas Soaps! Special Pre Christmas 20% Discount!

We have just added our new Christmas soaps to the web site!  Be sure to check them out - wonderful scents that evoke memories of the season .... Winter Wonderland, Bayberry, Frasier Fir and Red Clove Fragrance Oils..... Frankincense - an essential oil with many reported beneficial skin properties .... in wonderful colors and designs.  All handcrafted and containing natural oils of coconut, palm and safflower.  And a special pre season discount of 20% off!  Great stocking stuffers!

Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival

Thanks to all who visited us at the wet Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival this past weekend!  In spite of the weather those who ventured out were able to see some of the current dogs in training and purchase some dog paintings, notecards and soaps!

Upcoming Local Craft Shows

Be sure to look for us at Old Farm Day at Pleasant Grove in Fluvanna County on Saturday October 5th!  

We will be there rain or shine and we will have a couple of the service dogs in training with us! 

This is your chance to see our soaps in person and take advantage of some special prices. 

We will have our 5 dog soap varieties (in 3 shapes - dog bone, round paw print and rectangular with paw prints):

-- Jack's No Bites! Olive Oil Euchalyptus & Cedarwood Essential Oil Soap

-- Perry's On Task! Aloe Vera & Peppermint Essential Oil Soap

-- River's Chill Out!  Shea Butter & Lavender Essential Oil Soap

-- Hubble's Honey & Cedarwood Essential Oil Soap

-- Schooner's Glycerine & Lemongrass Essential Oil Soap

We will also have our Just For You collection.  This collection includes a variety of handcrafted soaps for people in fun colors and designs that are scented with either essential or fragrance oils.  These special soaps not only clean but also add an element of artistry to your bathroom!  Come and see our new designs that celebrate the upcoming holiday season.

Buy a bar to try or pick up a sample and see for yourself what a difference soap with natural oils can make!

What a great stocking stuffer for your friends this Christmas - hope we see you there!

Written by Thea Yancey — September 26, 2013


Wonderful handcrafted soaps in fun designs, colors and scents!

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