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New & Improved Formula / July Special

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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.

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

Posted by Elise Muller on

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 with nature. As a child and young woman I was fortunate to live among woodlands and a pristine watershed and it was there, surrounded by nature and my beloved land that I came to understand the nuances of the natural world and how this world speaks to us.  I observed and listened and Mountain Spirit Botanicals evolved from this understanding and my work reflects the offerings of our natural world. To assist my love of time-honored traditions...

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

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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).  In my opinion, shaving is one of the most beautiful rituals that a man engages in ~ it’s personal, intimate and self-admiration at its finest (not to mention that a man usually shaves half naked in a hot, steamy bathroom) a combination that quite frankly takes my breath away.  In his shaving ritual a man creates “the perfect lather to coat his face, chooses the right blade to slide along his skin,...

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Coconut Hair Conditioner

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When I lived in the mountains, winters were extremely drying on my skin and hair.  To entertain myself + hoping not to succumb to "seasonal disorder", I experimented with botanical concoctions to entertain myself and enjoy a luxurious treatment. Oh yes indeed, I succumbed to a few "seasonal disorders" (ask my brother) but the following recipe nourishes dry, winter hair and also provides an opportunity to invite friends and make it a party ... Side note: although woolen hats are not necessary, I always applied this mask and then wore a woolen hat (to create heat) which helps the ingredients...

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Friday Night Special ~ "Spirit Shine"

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Although I thoroughly enjoy writing Friday Night Specials (gleaned from my Herbal library and personal “kitchen experiments”) I’d like to hear from you, my beloved readership, on what you would like to read. If you have questions or concerns please leave a comment at the blog or write to me personally (and privately) at LagunaBotanicals@gmail.com and I’d be happy to answer your questions or cover topics you’re interested in or concerned about. I await your questions and look forward to your response.  And now on to this week’s special:   In featuring Friday Night Specials (DIY nutrient rich recipes for...

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