Month: March 2013

Chamomile in the Springtime Garden

Chamomile in the Springtime Garden

German Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) is one of the first signs of green in my Springtime garden, and a very welcome sight it is! A member of the Daisy Family, Chamomile contains calcium, potassium, vitamin B2, flavonoids, coumarins, and salicylates. The flowers are used for their…

Spring Cleaning in the Online Store

Spring Cleaning in the Online Store

After a long, cold, dark Winter, it always feels so good to throw open the windows, shake off the cobwebs, and do some serious Spring cleaning! I’ve had this “cleaning itch” about my online store too. You may remember that I used to offer different…

Watermelon Seed Oil, wherefore art thou?

Watermelon Seed Oil, wherefore art thou?

Ever have the experience of discovering something you never knew existed- which you then were dying to possess- only to find you couldn’t find it anywhere? This is me – and this is Watermelon Seed Oil. Aromaweb.com turned me on to Watermelon Seed Oil, which is…

Florence, Here We Come!

Florence, Here We Come!

  Did you hear the “WOO-HOO!”? That was me, getting the news that our new vendor application has been accepted at the Florence Farmers Market! Florence is a village of Northampton with a proud and colorful history. Home to a utopian community of Abolitionists in the…

#HandmadeChat: My 15 Minutes of Fame

#HandmadeChat: My 15 Minutes of Fame

On Thursday evenings from 8 to 9pm ET, the Indie Business Network (IBN) hosts #HandmadeChat, a Twitter talk show to help handmade and creative entrepreneurs sell more products, have more fun, and be more successful personally and professionally. While the show is aimed mainly at…