Emily Skin Soothers Uses for Spring and Summer

Unscented and Lavender Skin Soothers are good for all types of dry and itchy rashes, and Great for eczema, Rosacea-like redness, and Keratosis Pilaris (chicken skin from pools/swimming). Made with olive oil, beeswax, angelica sinensis (Dang Gui), Potentillae Chinensis Herb (Bei Zi Cao) and Mentha Haplocalyx Herb (Bo He / Mint). NO colors, fragrances

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In the Kitchen with Jill…

Summer colds = Mean!!! Subscribing to the old wives tale of Jewish penicillin my whole life, the kitchen has been a wash with fantastic aromas. Of course my take on it is a tad more on the unconventional side day three of this cold. This pot has a more Mexican flare. People who know me

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Skagit Brew Corner: Hoppy Solstice

The sun peeks through and it’s suddenly summer. The scent of fresh flowers in the breeze, daylight stretching into 9 o’clock. These are the days and nights of a lifetime. So you’d better have some tasty brews to celebrate!

Summer is traditionally the season for light beer: pilsners, lagers and pale ales dominate the seasonal

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Fresh from the Garden

Greetings from the Garden Center! Fresh, local flowers are beginning to come in from our own Dona Flora, notably her fragrant bunches of Sweet Peas – $3.99 each and precious little miniature bouquets priced at $4.99, as well as the large bouquets. These are unique, one of a kind creations ready to grace your home.

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Cheese Whisperer: Go For Fresh Mozzarella

The many faces of Mozzarella

It’s finally warming up outside and it’s a great time to take a picnic with your old friend mozzarella. This soft yet sliceable cheese has a mild creamy flavor and is an excellent match with tomatoes, fresh basil (Caprese combination) as well as meats and seasonal vegetable fare.

Mozzarella

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