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New & Improved Formula / July Special

New & Improved Formula / July Special

As July is my birth month and in appreciation of you and in the spirit of "gift giving" I'm offering the improved Body Butter at significant discount along with an additional discount if other products are ordered (only available if you select additional items) and if so at check-out in discount code place "Thank You" for an additional $10.00 discount on your order.

Time-Honored Remedies for Skin Care, Garden & Home Care

Time-Honored Remedies for Skin Care, Garden & Home Care

Those who are familiar with my work understand that I value the simplicity of time-honored traditions as they involve patience, heart and aligning ...

The Art of Personal Ritual (and watching your man shave)

One of my greatest pleasures was to watch my sweetheart shave (in truth I could have sat for hours on the edge of the bathtub watching him shave)...

Coconut Hair Conditioner

When I lived in the mountains, winters were extremely drying on my skin and hair.  To entertain myself + hoping not to succumb to "seasonal disorde...

Friday Night Special ~ "Spirit Shine"

Although I thoroughly enjoy writing Friday Night Specials (gleaned from my Herbal library and personal “kitchen experiments”) I’d like to hear from...

Friday Night Special (food for the skin)

Avocados are currently abundant in my kitchen (my neighbor's tree drops about 10 per day and I hustle to gather the bounty before the squirrels).  ...

Daffodils ~ Mangoes ~ March Special

Although spring has yet to unfurl her glory, after a long winter with windows and doors shuttered and numerous layers of clothing, you can imagine ...

Facial Cleansing with Soap

A customer recently inquired “When I use your Lemon Twist twice a day I'm so happy I'm not using soap.  Might you want to explain--yet again--why u...

Mineral Oil and Inexpensive Skincare

I am often asked to explain why I am opposed to the widespread use of Mineral Oil in skincare products.  To fully answer these questions, I’ve comp...

Sweet Coco Moisturizer / Autumn Special

As the weather turns cooler my favorite moisturizer is "Sweet Coco" - a velvety smooth formula rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins that help...

Friday Night Special / Conditioning Hair Mask

Recipe: 1 cup full fat yoghurt / 1 egg yolk / 1 Tb. Jojoba Oil / 1 Tb. Beeswax Using a double boiler combine oil and beeswax and gently heat until ...

Pet Shampoo

This one’s for Otis, our family’s beloved Golden Retriever.  Being a country dog, Otis accompanies me on walks through woods, meadows and numerous ...