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Loretta Bird Feeder - Lazy Hill Farm Designs by Good Directions

(google image of the cedar roof style. copper roof feeder pic coming soon)

Just up  ~ this artful feeding station. And the birds love it. It is made in America – a Lazy Hill designed feeder- of a maintenance free composite PVC base. (sits on a 4×4 post) It arrived fully assembled, measuring 11”L x 11”W x 26”H. With a bright and cheery copper roof, this feeder holds 3 lb. of seed. The arches add a contemporary touch; all features of this design work nicely together

About Good Directions
Founded in 1982, Good Directions, Inc. designs and manufactures high-end home and garden accents for homeowners who want to raise the experience of outdoor living to an art form, including weathervanes, cupolas, bird feeders, fire bowls, rain chains, etc. Working closely with local artisans, they ensure a high quality product and an excellent consumer experience, while striving to provide innovative new products to help retailers grow within the evolving outdoor industry.

Good Directions provided this bird feeder to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

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Traditional Hooked Rugs and Accessories with a Twist

 

Round hooked mug rug, polar bear, approximately 5 in diameter, gift, stocking stuffer , cottage, ski house

Polar bear mug rug/ coaster. Handmade in Maine by Ellen Skea Marshall. I LOVE this!  Completely handmade, Ellen even hand dyed the blue for this piece. And this is her own created pattern.

While this is truly the best ever coffee cup companion, I really enjoying looking at this guy & decided to use him for my eyewear care {Polar Bear rug to place my reading glasses}.

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Ellen Skea Marshall

I have identified as many things in my life. A daughter, a sister, a friend, a student, a teacher, a wife, a mother, but now, along with those things I am a fiber artist.

Living in the mountains of Western Maine, I am surrounded by beauty. Having lived in many parts of the country I have lots to draw upon when I sit down to draw, design, color plan and finally hook.

My mother’s mother, who was gone before I was born, was a rug hooker. My grandfather used to muse that he was afraid to leave home because his clothes would be turned into rugs while he was away. I am fortunate to have grown up walking on her rugs, not imagining at the time that I would be carrying on her tradition of hooking while giving it a modern twist with design elements and a use of fabrics that she didn’t have access to.

I love what I am doing now and hope that you will enjoy my designs, my work and want to stop by my ETSY shop and see the  patterns and finished pieces.

Please share this with others. The art of traditional rug hooking is making a comeback and it is very exciting to see. I am fortunate enough to be able to hook along side very talented women in Maine and continue this very important heritage craft.

Two Cats and Dog Hooking provided this product to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

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Amara Organics

Natural, Organic Beauty Products

Amara Organics’ Vitamin C Facial Cleanser -formulated with 15% Vitamin C, Aloe, Rosehip Oil & Tea Tree Oil. Oh, those ingredients sounded nice. And when I also spotted MSM in the ingredients, I knew I wanted to give this a try. This is a gel cleanser with a nice clean smell that leaves my face feeling clean and moisturized. It didn’t irritate my “princess” skin. (didn’t irritate my very sensitive skin). I’ve been using this cleanser for two weeks and will continue using. Comes in an easy to use pump bottle.

Vitamin C Facial Cleanser 15% With Rosehip Oil & Tea Tree Oil - 6 oz

Balancing Facial Toner with Witch Hazel & Vitamin C - 6 oz

Balancing Facial Toner – formulated with Witch Hazel, Vitamin C, Aloe, Neroli, and Glycolic Acid. More great ingredients. This toner comes in a spray bottle for easy use on face and neck. This was also nonirritating;however, the witch hazel is very much detectable. I know it’s good for the skin but I do hate the scent (stinky). My wish for this toner is that it could be formulated with an essential oil that could mask the witch hazel – for a better fragrance.

More skin care products on their website. And this is helpful…..$3.95 STANDARD SHIPPING | FREE SHIPPING OVER $25

Amara Organics provided these products to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Perfectly Natural Soap

A place to shop for natural bath & body products that are nurturing to your skin and respectful of the environment. Check out the many wholesome products that they offer on their website. I’ve reviewed/recommend the two following items.

Lavender Soap, 4 oz

Made with lavender essential oil, this is the best smelling soap ever.

Is Perfectly Natural Soap “Organic”?  What do you define as “Natural” soap?

Our soaps are made using  organic ingredients in many cases.  Each product label will indicate which ingredients are organic.

When we say our soap is all-natural, it is our way of saying that it contains NO synthetic substances such as synthetic fragrances, petrochemicals, synthetic colorants or preservatives. Our purely herbal soap is scented with essential oils and naturally derived ingredients (plant extracts) and colored with organic herbs, clays and plant extracts.

We recognize that there isn’t really such a thing as “natural soap” or “organic soap”, in the technical sense of the words, since soap isn’t present or formed in nature.  At Perfectly Natural Soap, we take elements from nature and mix them together to make something new (alkali + oil = soap).  However, saponification is a chemical reaction that occurs by mixing these elements.  Some would therefore call it a “chemical” and technically they are correct.  We needed to find a way to convey to you our commitment to only use ingredients that are plant based, contain NO synthetic substances such as synthetic fragrances, colorants or preservatives and we do that by using the term “all-natural”.

Bug Off! Lotion Bar Natural Bug Repellent

I really love how this bar is so user friendly. As a solid, it doesn’t leak and its size makes it convenient to toss into your backpack. Air travel friendly.

Do you test your products on animals?

We NEVER test our products on animals. Our friends and family happily volunteer to be our testers.

Perfectly Natural Soap provided products to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received

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Handmade Satin Bonnets & Accessories

A child’s size satin cap in a terrific Star Wars print.

WHAT do they do when worn? Keeps your tresses moisturized, frizz-free, and beautiful. My reviewer typically uses a silk pillowcase. But this satin lined cap is a less expensive option and is a big help with moisture retention for his unruly hair. No more morning frizzy.

Handmade by The Honeycomb Brand in Cincinnati Ohio.

Business owner Alicia accepts custom orders.

The Honeycomb Brand provided a product to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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