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Apple Crisp

 Apple Crisp Our favourite apple crisp recipe. Use good quality, fresh apples (we use gala for everything). 9-10 cups crisp apples, peeled, cored, and sliced¾ cup sugar½ tsp cinnamon2 cups all purpose flour1 cup white…

Whoa, what just happened!

Don't panic! You were supposed to be sent here from the garden-of-eatin link you clicked. This is our new farm website for our new farm name; garden-of-eatin.com will eventually be let go. Alberta Handmade Soap Co is also now part of Owl Creek…
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Whole Wheat Bread

This is my family's favourite sandwich bread. It makes amazingly tasty sandwiches.I have arthritis in my hands and I can't physically knead breads. So this recipe has steps that use a mixer, but can easily be adapted to hand-power if you…

Cayenne Peppers in bloom

This is the extent of my gardening this year, but even this little bit makes me happy!  2 cayenne chili blooms. They're so cute. #alberta #canada #gardening #garden #tinygarden #cayenne #chili #growing #plant #organic A post shared by Amy…
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3 Unscented Handmade Soaps and their Benefits

When you're looking for an unscented product that goes above and beyond the normal, it can be frustrating to try product after product and end up returning or tossing them in the trash because they just do not live up to expectations. All our…

New: Super Paws Paw Balm

We're pleased to announce our newest product is available! Super Paws Paw Balm was developed with one 90 pound Rottweiler in mind, who was coming in from -30c Canadian Winter temperatures with super dry, rough paws. Necessity is the mother of…
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New Scents

Getting new supplies is like Christmas year-round. Since I've been gearing up and pouring the proper amount of energy into the business, I've also been ordering oodles of supplies, including new essential and fragrance oils - 3 of the newest…
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Years of our lives

That moment when you realize it was 2014 when you posted last, and it's somehow now 2017.... How did that happen? Looking back over all the year's posts, my poor garden blog went from frequent excited posts to sporadic random recipes and "want…

Oatmeal’s role in skin care

Oatmeal has been used for centuries (likely, millenia) on our skin. It's well know for its anti inflammatory properties, which soothe the worst irritated skin. From simple dry skin, to psoriasis, and every problem in between, oatmeal can usually…

Honey benefits in Skin Care

The little bee is, without a doubt, mankind's most helpful creature. Without the bee, our crop pollination would be reduced drastically, cutting our ability to feed even 1/10,000 of our population, killing off thousands of species of plants,…

Goat’s Milk benefits in Skin Care

Goat's Milk has been used for skin care for as long as mankind has kept goats, but the recent popularity in Goat's Milk products has prompted science to dig into why it's so good.Goat's Milk is a potent source of alpha hydroxy acid (AHA)…
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Hello, there

It's been a while since I posted anything. The past year has been a hectic mix a bunch of adjectives that aren't very optimistic or positive. We've come through the roughest part and things are definitely looking up... (aside from this head…