This newsletter contains:
Save 10% on three of our Holiday Blends. (Sorry, O Christmas Tree is
totally sold out and will not be available. We don’t even have a private stash.
This is NOT a good thing.)
Holiday Joy Synergy
Was 5.00, Now 2.50
Oil, 5 ml
Was 0.00, Now.00
Synergy, 5 ml
Was 8.00, Now 5.20
Anointing Oil, 5 ml
Your Christmas Tree:
Our favorite Evergreens at a seasonal savings:
Balsam Fir, 15 ml
Black Spruce 15 ml
Cypress, 15 ml
2 ml, Was 0, Now.00
5 ml, Was 0, Now 8.00
15 ml, Was 0, Now 6.00
New, to repair winter damaged skin: Buttery Repair Cream.
A friend has concocted a rich, healing blend of exotic butters… Shea, Cocoa,
Kokum and Mango, blended with Aloe Juice, Rose Hydrosol, Vegetable Glycerin, and
Witch Hazel. Calendula and Carrot Seed add to its cellular repairing effects.
This is the richest, thickest cream I have ever experienced, but it absorbs well
and quickly. I am seeing results on my winter chapped hands that I have never
experienced with any of our earlier products. It is very faintly scented by
the raw ingredients. After applying to my skin, all I can smell, if I try
really hard, is chocolate, from the cocoa butter. If you choose you could stir
in a few drops of your favorite skin repair essential oil or synergy, but I urge
you to try this “as is” with no added ingredients.
Because it is too thick to package in a bottle or even a Malibu, we are offering
it in 1 and 4 ounce jars, with a tiny cosmetic spatula to scoop it out with.
(Less than clean fingers can contaminate the most well preserved natural
product. Please handle this with care.)
I haven’t yet tried this on my elbows, heels, and other difficult areas, but I
expect amazing results when I do.
We have run out of, and restocked, a wide range of essential oils and
hydrosols: Among them, our organically distilled Canadian Black Spruce (mentioned above), our exquisite
Alpine Juniper Oil (for New Year’s cleansing rituals, perhaps?),
Melissa Oil from
our favorite British distiller, sparkling Haitian
from a newly found distiller in Nepal— Rhododenron
Oil. After too long an absence we have finally restocked
Roman Chamomile Hydrosol, freshly distilled by an organic Canadian producer.
Some of our Roll-ons , either perfumes or healing blends, if she’s pregnant, the
Kit… for the serious student,
Battaglia’s book. A
sixteen ounce bail jar of
Rose Bliss Bath. Stocking stuffers — a
Clay Pot with a Christmas Blend (see above). For the oil
collector, Carrying Cases … A
long commute: A Car
Scenter with a bottle of
Fresh Aire Synergy.
KleenHandz for the family with young
children. For him Sandalwood or Three Kings Shower Gel, For her
Radiance Creme. Or browse our list of
recommended books here. (If you are a Nature’s Gift fan and want to
introduce them to our “style” or want our information available on the go,
Marge’s books for the Kindle. Always at the computer? Our little
USB port diffuser. Want to create your own gifts? See our
Bath Salt Kit, our
and our collection of
Bottles and Containers.
In December we will be open Tuesday, December 23rd, which is also the
last day to ship Express Mail in the US for delivery by Christmas. Orders
placed by noon Central time (with no billing problems!) will ship that day.
We will not be here Christmas Eve or Christmas Day or Friday the 26th. (Some
of us have out-of-state families and are taking a long weekend to go
visiting.) We will return on 12/29 through 12/31 for inventory but no more
orders should ship until January 2nd. (If, however, you have a true
emergency and need, for example, some Calophyllum and Ravensara, contact us
by email. We may be able to make an exception for orders that include
Express Mail and are for true emergencies.) Without prior arrangements, all
orders will be processed after inventory in the order they were placed.
For Express delivery to Europe, Asia, the Pacific Rim the Express Mail
shipping deadline is 12/14. Express mail to Canada needs to ship by the 16th.
Priority Mail packages need to ship by Saturday, the 20th, and, if you are a
late shopper, the Post Office says that Express Mail packages shipped on Tuesday
the 23rd will be delivered by Christmas day.
That is what the post office says. Based on the results of orders shipped
during this past week, I am a bit skeptical.
For Asia and the Pacific Rim, Australia and New Zealand, and Europe the USPS
guarantees delivery by the 25th for packages shipped via International Express
by December 14th. For Canada, the deadline is December 16th. Please note
these estimates do not allow for delays in customs processing.
All of these deadlines are suggested by the USPS. We do not and can not
guarantee delivery by a specific date. IF there is no problem with the payment
for your order we will ship on the same or next business day, and all retail
orders placed through December 22nd will ship before we close on the 23rd.
Found a collection of Holiday Blends I don’t think I have ever shared.
Long Winter’s Night
A Christmas Rose
All of the above blends are intended for room fragrancing, however, with proper dilution, they would make
wonderful lotion or perfume blends. Scent your Christmas wrapping paper or cards with them.
And, from our Dec. 15, 2004 newsletter:
Holiday “Clean Air” Formula — “Your House Smells Terrific” Air Purifying Mist:
In a small spray bottle pour 4 ozs of purified water add:
I like this blend in the aromalamp (without the water, of course!). It’s a wonderful holiday blend if you are tired of the evergreens.
Shared by Lucinda Jenkins of Glenbrook Farms. (Lucinda is a great source for dried herbs and herbal teas. If you drop by her website, think about trying her Berry Rooibos and Spicy Rooibos Teas. Both are favorites here.)
As we rush to finish your holiday wishes, and our own, we pause to thank you all for your friendship and support during this year, and to wish you and all those you love a happy and blessed holiday season.
From Marge, Christi, Jim, Amy, Beverly, Carla, Dena, and Michelle
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