Monthly Archives: May 2016

Winnie

I would like to introduce another addition to our family. Winny is the sister of Sweet Pea and was the one who looked after her and made sure that she was safe and protected her from the other dogs at … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea

Just thought I would introduce the latest member of the family. Her name is Sweet Pea and she is our darling little Yorkie. She was rescued from a kill shelter down in California after spending the last 12 years at … Continue reading

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Fort McMurray Strong

Just wanted to give a shout out to all the brave Firefighter’s, Police, EMS and volunteersĀ battling the beast in Fort McMurray we’ve got your backs and a prayer goes out to you all to come back safe and sound. Thank … Continue reading

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Herb Apothecary

In one of our rooms in our basement I have set up a herb apothecary. It sure comes in handy during cold and flu season, but stands ready to handle any minor health crisis that might pop up. It can … Continue reading

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Pain Relief Formula

The following pain relief formula can either be made as a tincture, tea blend or even an ointment. Here is the general process for making a tincture. A tincture is a type of herbal preparation in which the alkaloids, glycosides, … Continue reading

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Immune Boost

Immune Boost Tincture A tincture is a type of herbal preparation in which the alkaloids, glycosides, minerals, and essential oils of a plant are extracted into a solvent. The liquids that are most often used as solvents are high-proof alcohols … Continue reading

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Cold & Flu Tincture

With art they say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Much is the same with home remedies. Everyone has slightly different needs and will tailor their blends to those specific needs or desires. I figured that I … Continue reading

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