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Love Potion #10 Tea

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 14, 2014   -   By Katie

Ok. Not really. It’s not a potion. No magic here. Just a yummy cup of tea that happens to be full of herbs known for their aphrodisiac qualities. It’s a sweet and simple handmade gift your tea lover will love on Valentine’s Day. If you’re an herb...

Bacon Hearts for Your Valentine

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 07, 2014   -   By Katie

Valentine’s Day is a mere seven days away. We celebrate Valentine’s Day, but not extravagantly. A sentimental card and a few tokens of love are usually the extent of gift giving in our family. Gifts often include flowers, candy, gift cards, special...

Peace Love Organic Mom Reviews Raw Honey, Maple Sy...

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Tuesday January 14, 2014   -   By Betty

Downingtown, PA -- Peace Love Organic Mom , (a leading resource site focused on eco-friendly, organic, and healthy living) recently reviewed raw honey, maple syrup, beeswax, beeswax candles, and handmade soap from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company. ...

Gifting Local

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Thursday December 26, 2013   -   By Emily

Did you miss me?  Even my own mother asked recently about what happened to my blog!  The truth is simply that I've been busy, and other things took priority. This year has been even busier, if that is possible. A big part of this is that neither...

DIY Advent Tea Set

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday December 20, 2013   -   By Katie

Last summer I shared with you that I love tea . I grew up drinking at least a cup a day, guided by my mother who throws down a pot or so in the same time frame. One of the things I treasure most about get togethers with my mom, brother and sister-in-law...

Girls Quilted Activity Bag

Blog: Stevens Family Farm   -   Saturday May 04, 2013   -   By Carol

  On our list of gifts to make this year, are two boy activity bags.  My daughter made this bag for herself last year, and we are going to use the same style for the little boys. We are trying to find the perfect little piece of fabric for the boy...

Sharing our abundance...and waste!

Blog: Nostalgic Necessities   -   Tuesday July 31, 2012   -   By Julie

We are offering many handmade items. Most of our products were developed with recycling in mind. We have been blessed with many people's leftovers and throwaways, so we decided to use them up! Our yarn products are made with everything from small balls of yarn...

Starting fresh!

Blog: Nostalgic Necessities   -   Monday July 30, 2012   -   By Julie

It's a new day in the life of our little farm! We are offering handmade craft items right now with a continuing focus on the growth of other products. We are starting some greens, lettuces, and other fall crop items. We are also planning for our fiber and...

Midwestern Herb and Garden Show, Times Square Mall...

Blog: Wilsons Gourds   -   Saturday February 11, 2012   -   By Karen and Paul

Wilsons Gourds and Earth Mother Pottery by Sears and friends Stoneforest Enterprises inside a store room invite you all to come today and tomorrow to Times Square Mall, 42nd and Broadway, Mt. Vernon, IL for The 24th Annual Midwestern Herb and Garden Show today...

Searching for my own pastures

Blog: Imaginary Alpaca Ranch   -   Sunday January 02, 2011   -   By vanalpaca

Since November, I have been searching the local area for an existing barn and available pastures where I can relocate my herd of alpacas. At 30 some alpacas, it hasn't been affordable for a couple of years to board the alpacas at someone elses' alpaca farm. I...

The beginning at Imaginary

Blog: Imaginary Alpaca Ranch   -   Friday November 19, 2010   -   By vanalpaca

I want to share with you how I first got exposed to the alpaca farming opportunity. It all started innocently enough. I bought a ticket for our garden club's annual bus trip. We stopped at several interesting places, usually including a place to buy...

Winter Is For The Birds! :: Home Made Suet Balls

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Monday January 25, 2010   -   By Karen

Feeding Feathered Friends in Winter - Fun - Easy - Economical! Ingredients: -1 pound lard or fat - 3/4 cup peanut butter -1/2 cup flour - 1/2 cup cornmeal - 1 cup sugar - approximately half a loaf of bread crumbs - 1-1/2 cups of...

Hebron Farmers Market

Blog: Hebron Farmers Market   -   Sunday November 01, 2009   -   By Shelly

The 2009 summer harvest season in Connecticut is officially (sadly) over.  With Thanksgiving only a few weeks away, we believe we should express our most heartfelt "Thank You" to The First Congregational Church of Hebron for the...

Why Handcrafted Soap?

Blog: Moonshine Soap Company   -   Friday December 05, 2008   -   By Ellie

The questions I am asked most often are, "What makes handmade soap different from regular soap. Is all handmade soap the same?” I love to answer these questions because handmade soap has made an incredible difference in every aspect of my life,...


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