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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

July 30, 2013 funnies

Once again it's Tuesday and this time I found my funnies and warm hearted images early in the day.  So here are my Tuesday shares.  Enjoy and have a great week.  I hope to make an announcement about my new site this week.

If you were around about 20 years ago I think you will get the pun

How often do you see little piggies, especially with a cat?

That's the way they feel when they are little

Woman's best friend, not just man's

Too cute or too funny

Ten minutes?  Shoot for me it's 24 hours

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

July 24, 2013 funnies

Next Tuesday will most likely be the last funnies blog post I do on this blog as my new web site should be up at that time and a blog will be attached to that web site.  Boy am I excited, can't wait until I get both my new images uploaded and my new products photographed as well (just need to get the labels done first).

I wasn't able to do this blog post yesterday as we had a very localized storm which knocked our electricity out and it didn't come back on until 2:30 am this morning.  So here goes the funnies for this week, enjoy.

I guess that could be one definition

I am surprised the shelf didn't break, LOL

Supposedly the world's smallest dog,so cute I had to share

Animals are like people, even if they look similar they can still be different

This one really made me laugh, cause it made me think of some people I know

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Botanicals for Beauty July 2013 update

I now have 4 ounce ovals with a nice sprayer for my new body sprays.  I have also placed an order for a 10 ml pocket mist sprayer for the perfumes as well as a very nice 2 ounce jar both of which are on back order.  Here are images of the samples I received.

4 oz. body spray

The body sprays will be available in 10 different fragrances:  Eucalyptus spearmint, sweet pea, champaka, Japanese cherry blossom, cool water (type), coconut paradise, Dragon's blood, Amber Romance, mango papaya and Hawaiian Lei.
new 10 ml perfume blends

I have created 4 new perfume blends (sweet sensations, floral spice, exotic mist and feminine mystique) and of course my existing blends will also be available in this 10 ml fine mist pocket sprayer. 

2 oz facial cream
This 2 oz facial cream (please note the exact net weight may not end up at 2 oz that is an approximation) will be very special as it will contain a special ingredient known as ucuuba butter (used for many skin issues such as rashes, eczema, dry skin and acne).  Until the weather becomes a bit cooler and I don't have to worry about the temperature melting and possibly having other detrimental affects on this product I will wait to order it, so it will most likely not be available until late September.

My new website plus sachets, reed diffusers and hopefully a men's cologne (finding a bottle I consider appropriate is a challenge) will also be available before Christmas.  Opps and I almost forgot that I am also working on putting together some new larger size gift sets with matching fragrances of course.  So start visiting Botanicals for beauty in about 2 weeks and every now and then there after to see when the new items become available.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

July 2, 2013 funnies

Here are some cuties and some interesting images that I found today to share with you all.  Will be writing an update about Botanicals for beauty on Saturday.  HAPPY July the 4th everyone hope you all get to enjoy
Independence day.

Could you imagine that?

Has this ever happened to you?

Unbelievable, HUH?

A doggie contortionist?

What breed of dog gets this huge?

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

A little something for everyone

Small dogs can help

Unfortunately I live in the US

This is for my buddy Allan in the UK

Who is the pillow here?

For all of the APPLE fans

This one is for all of the horse lovers

Hope everyone is having a great week.  Botanicals for beauty is hard at work with a new look for the web site and new products too.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Laugh hard on June 18th 2013

So what did I find to laugh at or about this week?   A few things a bit different, take a look and see if you can find your belly laugh.

Makes you wonder, doesn't it

Do you snub people who look different?

People do keep wondering about that don't they?

You may not be thinking Christmas, but artisans are once July gets near

There can be a price to listening

Hope this isn't too political

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Unbelievable sweetness anytime

Well here I go again slipping in another blog post late in the day but still before midnight.

Sara is the owner of the sticky wrapper and she lives in Washington state with her husband and son who are both very supportive of her business and help out as much as possible.  She has been selling online since January 2011.  I asked her what got her started making such wonderful treats and she replied that the idea came to her when she was laid off and a friend of hers told her about Etsy.  She thought candy would be fun, versatile and fairly easy to ship and the only problem she would have to deal with would be the candy melting in the hot months.

for those who need gluten free
At first she played with the idea of doing lollipops.  She ordered a sample pack of flavorings and the pack came with lemon oil.  Her other flavorings came from a local shop that has larger sizes that are a little more affordable plus it helps if you don't have to pay for shipping.  Many of her treats take about 4 hours to make.

All of her treats are made to order and special requests are welcome.  If you are having an event, please place in order in advance to allow time for Sara to both prepare and ship your goodies.  Handmade artisans always appreciate being able to plan their time in advance.  We love sending you the freshest and best possible products.

caramel sauce

I asked Sara about her lemon/lavender caramels as far as what do the smell and/or taste like and she replied that the tastes and scents of the oils were very similar to regular extracts except slightly stronger and could be used in chocolates as well.

 Sara says she has always loved specialty candies and will try anything once.  God bless her.

I also couldn't resist asking Sara where she got her ideas for some of those wild treats from like the maple bacon caramel or balsamic strawberry marshmallows.  She told me the ideas come from family and cooking in general and that there are so many choices out there that she picks the ones she thinks will make her business stand out.  She also told me that the bacon flavors are pretty popular as well as the spicy caramels,  but the other flavors only seem to sell at certain times.

bacon salted caramels, anyone?

All candies come wrapped in FDA approved  self sealing packaging.  Sara's caramels and marshmallows are all made from scratch, and cooked on the stove, then poured into molds in order to keep them as uniform as possible.  Now go visit her fan page and then her shop and see if one of those 56 items will bring you and yours some special delight.

Become a fan of thestickywrapper and invite your mouth to drool over any of these special candies