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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

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

June 11, 2013 funnies

I know it's late in the day, but it's still Tuesday and here are my funnies as promised.

That bear looks fake to me

Maybe that's why I prefer dogs, LOL

This one just cracked me up

What can you say?

I know lots of people who want to give this answer. me included

It's all relative, isn't it?

Saturday, June 8, 2013

June 2013 Botanicalsforbeauty Update

I am now working on my second week of physical therapy due to the surgery that was performed on my thumb (because of the damage done by arthritis).  It is a gradual process of stretching the tendon so I can once again use my thumb.  However, I still have arthritis in the other 4 fingers plus in the other hand and that will have to be addressed at some point in time as well.  For now as long as I can keep the use of my hands to a bare minimum and wear copper bracelets that my friend Judy A. made for me I can at least take care of myself while my boyfriend is at work.

My time is being spent learning to use Dragon on various sites and to accomplish various goals, plus doing a little planning and research.  I am working hard to find a blend of essential oils that will counteract my fatigue, the only treatment that I have ever found to be fully effective in making me feel fully vital and energetic was a homeopathic doctor that I can no longer find and unfortunately I had to quit treatment early because I lost my job and could no longer afford to pay.  There are some others but whether or not they use the same equipment and techniques and have the same "remedies" I wouldn't know.  I am determined to get better, but like many others who are suffering, money can be the obstacle that stands in the way of trying something that may or may not work.

I already have my eyes on the lookout for items and gift set packaging to purchase for the Christmas season. I am debating on whether or not to offer a men's cologne and a women's spray perfume using grape alcohol as a base.  Grape alcohol is not easy to find so that could present a challenge with stocking the items.  I am also considering adding African black soap as an item that can be custom made to order.  There are one or two other surprises that I am considering that I think I will hold back on for a little while.  Just wanted to let everyone know that I have not disappeared.

I will return to my Tuesday funnies starting this Tuesday.  


Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Goodbye to May 2013 funnies

There are just more funnies out there with animals than anything else or maybe it's just my sense of what is funny.

never really though of bunnies in this way

looked too cute not to be shared 

Seems to be a very common problem in this day and age

not sure about the writing but just look at the CAT

If you have had children, you have heard this one, haven't you?

What can I say?  Too funny

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Never miss the funnies

I will always do my darndest to get my funnies published no matter how bad I feel.  I am working on learning how to use Dragon to help me type, however lately I have also been experiencing a great deal of back pain.

Here is the first one I couldn't resist.

remind you of your son, grandson or nephew?

This kitty is just too cute

so true, don't you think?

Smart you know what

not a good idea to pin them down when apologizing
I keep praying that I will feel better soon, so I can get back into the full swing of things again.  Seems like I keep finding things I have to download and install from the web or things I have to relearn due to my new computer and OS.  Plus it takes more time to learn Dragon than I thought it would.  I start hand therapy on the 31st.  Enjoy the funnies compliments of FB pages and