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February DIY - The Many Uses for Pomade!

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February DIY - The Many Uses for Pomade!

Learn all about the many uses of pomade in this month's DIY

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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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Daffodils ~ Mangoes ~ March Special

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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 my excitement with seeing the green tips of Daffodils in my garden! Daffodils represent (as Maya Angelou writes) “one more time”.  Although Maya was referring to love, the sentiment works for Daffodils and the promise of spring, one more time. Daffodils also hold a personal memory; on the first day of spring my father would always bring my mother a bouquet of Daffodils.  I never fully understood his offering because he was not by nature...

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Butter Wood Balm ~ Monthly Special

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While formulating "Butter Wood Balm" I was compelled to pause and acknowledge the plant material that I work with and give thanks to my suppliers who work ethically through Fair Trade and Sustainable practices to procure and distribute vital Plant material.  I am deeply indebted to Organic farmers’ world-wide and those who support their endeavors ~ my work could not be as vital without their offerings.  (And quite frankly “I’m in Butter Wood heaven”)! Although I've numerous formulas that I love, "Butter Wood Balm" is one of the original moisturizers and therefore holds a special place in my heart.  At...

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Lucious, Organic Ingredients + Valentine Sale

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As I'm known to swoon over the aroma of fresh pressed plant material, I'm having a glorious time formulating products to keep our winter skin soft and hydrated. To celebrate "the art of swooning" and Valentine's Day, two of my favorite winter remedies are on sale this month: 4/ounce "Butter Wood Balm" and 1/ounce "Aging Gracefully". http://mountain-spirit-botanicals.com/bath-body/moisturizers http://mountain-spirit-botanicals.com/facial-care/moisturizers My mother often said "you're in love with love" and unquestionably, I am. To celebrate love and St. Valentine, the first six orders (any product) will receive "a little surprise". Hint? I’m known for my surprises. For those requesting “Comfrey Facial Cream”...

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