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This is a special monthly care package for a limited number of people. Each month you will receive some of my favorite organic products, recipes, special cooking ingredients and a unique DIY kit. 

Since everything is home made these special care packages will only be offered to 50 people. Save your spot NOW!

LOOK BELOW FOR THIS MONTH AND UPCOMING MONTH’S BOX CONTENT!


January’s Box

ORGANIC PRODUCT

This months organic product I joined forces with Taos Pinon Company and am sending you a bar of their Pinon Soap.  This is a handmade all natural organic soap that is scented with an oil created to duplicate the aroma of the pinon trees.  The leaves and berries of this tree have a fresh, lively aroma that spirits the soul.  I am sure you will enjoy this soap as much as I do!

DIY PROJECT

You will be making your own all natural soy wax candle that will have the pinon oil added to.  The scent of this candle will be something you can enjoy thru the cold month of January to give you a cozy feel as well as the fresh natural smell of the pinon tree.

SECRET INGREDIENT

I can’t wait to send you this months ingredient of Hatch organic mild chile enchilada sauce and a bag of dried white corn to make my homemade posole.  Our family enjoys my homemade posole on Christmas Eve but all thru the month of January. It is such a warm and cozy soup to enjoy all winter. I can’t wait for you to make this for yourself or your family!

JELLY OF THE MONTH

The winter fruit is none other than the Guava!  I was not real familuar with this fruit till my brother in California brought me some from his tree on Thanksgiving.  Wanting to come up with something to share with you on this unique fruit I decided to make a Guava Jam (that was AMAZING) and share it with you.  I hope you enjoy this “Winter Fruit Jam” as much as I have.

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

Nothing is better than a good slice of Cornbread with soup.  This month I will share with you my Green Chile Gluten Free Cornbread recipe as well as a bag of the mix and some green chile to add to it.  You just need to add a few other ingredients for your own pan of cornbread to enjoy with your posole!

February’s Box

ORGANIC PRODUCT

We make our own lotion at the bed and breakfast with an all organic Goat Milk Base with a couple of other secret ingredients and a natural organic scent added.  This month I want to share with you this smooth, creamy lotion with a hint of rose scent added for you to enjoy!

DIY PROJECT

Bath bombs are such a nice addition to any soak in the tub!  They are also super easy to make. I want to send you all the ingredients to make your own bath bomb so that you can have some to enjoy yourself or share with someone special for the month of February ❤️.

SECRET INGREDIENT

Eggs Benedict is such a special breakfast treat but at times avoided because of the intimidating Hollandaise Sauce.  This month I want to send you the recipe for my “Southwest Eggs Benedict” and one of my secret ingredients to take away the intimidation of making Hollandaise Sauce.  I also am including some of my Blue corn muffin mix which is what I use instead of an English muffin for my Eggs Benedict.

JELLY OF THE MONTH

What better jam to provide than a beautiful “Strawberry Mango and Rose Petal Jam” for the month of February.  We all think of roses and sweet things this month so what better thing to enjoy than spreading some “Roses” on a slice of toast. 🌹

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

With love the air this month how about some Red Velvet Pancakes!  I will provide not only the recipe to make your own but a bag of mix as well as a heart shaped pancake maker so that you can make yourself a batch of heart shaped pancakes to enjoy this month!  

March

ORGANIC PRODUCT

New Mexico Tea Company is one of my favorite places to get tea at the bed and breakfast.  David the owner does and amazing job making sure his teas are the freshest and best. This month I want to send a favorite at the bed and breakfast his Irish Breakfast Tea.  I also am sending a fresh canned jar of or “Mint Simple Syrup” to sweeten your tea with a hint of mint. This seemed to me to be the perfect way to celebrate St. Patricks Day.☘️

DIY PROJECT

I am sending you one of my great finds which is a pot that has a built in water indicator. It will complete with a grow bag that has your soil and some mint seeds to make your own little pot of mint for cooking with or just enjoying in your home. With spring just around the corner I couldn’t help but encourage you to get in the “growing mood.”😍 🎍

SECRET INGREDIENT

This month I am providing you with ingredients to make my “Friendship Bread Starter” from a recipe my mom shared with me.  It will also include a small loaf of Rosemary Bread made from my personal batch of starter. The bread will be used to make one of my favorite breakfast dishes “Main Line Strata”. I will also include some of the fresh Rosemary from my personal herb garden with the bread recipe so you can continue to make your won bread from your starter.  

JELLY OF THE MONTH

Grapefruit/Orange Marmalade - With citrus being one of the fruits that is plentiful right now I decided this was the perfect preserve to make this month and share. And this is so good on the Scottish biscuit with a cup of the black tea - you won’t be able to resist setting down to enjoy it all together!!

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

This recipe is one I have made often for teas.  It is a thin, Scottish, oatmeal biscuit called a “Dundee Biscuit” that will be soo good with the jelly.  You will not only get the recipe but some of the ingredients to make your own biscuits!  

April

ORGANIC PRODUCT

This month I am sending you an Easter treat to enjoy in you bath! It is my homemade shower jelly (yes, just like the wiggly shower jelly you find in LUSH) I have made my jelly with the castile soap I use for my other bath products but have some great essential oil in it. You will enjoy this all natural bath treat for the spring!

DIY PROJECT

With this month being all about Easter and Easter Baskets. I am going to send you directions and all the tools to make your own basket out of “Sisal Rope”. You can use this basket (that can also have an optional handle made for it to add decorative eggs to for Easter or to place you mint plant in from the previous month. This is a super cute natural decoration you will enjoy in your home or outside in your garden and it will have your personal - “I did it myself!” stamp on it!!

SECRET INGREDIENT

This month I am actually providing you some dehydrated potatoes to be able to make my Shredded Potato Quiche (Another favorite at the bed and breakfast)! I will also include details on how to make your own dehydrated potatoes if you should want to try your hand at that as well!

JELLY/JAM OF THE MONTH

The Jam this month is a REAL treat! In the spring with Easter you can’t help but think about bunnies and carrots! So we are sending you a really unique jam we call - Carrot Cake Jam! It has a mixture of carrots, pineapple, pears and coconut! I can’t wait for you to try - Its kind of like a pina colado as a jam!🥕🍍 🥥

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

I have a Gluten-Free Spiced Cake Muffin Mix that is so moist and amazing I can’t wait to share it with you. This is one of my favorite recipes and has sorghum flour in it-I actually prefer it over my muffins that aren’t gluten free! I also have a special treat that I am including in the box that is a perfect pair to this muffin

May

ORGANIC PRODUCT

This month I have an all natural Cocoa Body Butter infused with some amazing oils! This is so nice for dry hands or other dry spots you may have. This is actually a perfect gift for you or your mom! (Since this is the month to remember that special Mom in your life)

DIY PROJECT

I am going to send you all you need to make your very own - clay diffuser necklace. My daughters actually turned me on to these and I LOVE wearing mine. Especially on a stressful day and I can douse it with LAVENDER OIL. The smell of lavender around my neck just makes me relax. 🛀. Again just another Mother’s Day Gift Idea. And the great thing about this one is it will be handmade by you to mom (or make one for yourself-you deserve it😍)

SECRET INGREDIENT

I have my own recipe that I LOVE to use for making crepes and they come out smooth and are so tasty! I am going to send you the mix to make your own crepes with some tips and suggestions on how to make them from start to finish! And whatever filling you decide to put in them (I like fresh fruits the best) I am also going to include my “Gingered Bourbon Cherry Syrup” to lightly pour on top for the perfect finish to your crepe!

JELLY/JAM OF THE MONTH

The Jam/Jelly this month is actually my Cherry Pie Filling! You use it to make a cherry pie or I would suggest using it to fill your crepe and as I said top it with a little of the syrup in your box as well!

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

This month I want to share some of the fresh homemade granola we make at the bed and breakfast. It is good with some milk, on top of your yogurt or just fresh out of the bag! I will also share my recipe with you so that you can continue to fill your bag when you run out! (by the way a sprinkle of this on your cherry filled crepe with cherry syrup is a pretty good addition as well)

June

ORGANIC PRODUCT

The product this month has some treats for Dad (it is the month we celebrate Father’s Day). So the organic product is not other than my “Handmade Shaving Cream”. (however ladies it is great to shave your legs with also)! I am also included a bar of a dear friend of mine’s homemade soap with a slight bay rum scent called “Pirate Soap”(it also has a little pumice in it)

DIY PROJECT

June is also when we celebrate “Flag Day” 🇺🇸 so I am sending you a kit to paint and make a “Patriotic Candle” and fill it with citronella oil to use outside when enjoy the summer evenings (without the bugs!). This will also be a candle to use for the 4th of July since another big patriotic holiday is coming up next!

SECRET INGREDIENT

This is where I get to share with you one of my favorite pancake mixes at the bed and breakfast! It is my Strawberry Pancakes Mix! It is not only healthy but super good as well!

JELLY/JAM OF THE MONTH

Since June is also the month for STRAWBERRIES! I am sending you a jar of my “Classic Strawberry Jam”. Good on everything from toast to that peanut butter and jelly sandwich!

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

Since this is the month to celebrate Dad’s I thought it would be fun to share a family favorite which is a Barbecue Salt Rub we love to use on our ribs and more with the fresh beef from our ranch. Why? Because cooking out is of course one of Dad’s favorite things to do. I also thought it would be nice to include a little bag of my Homemade Dinner Roll mix. What goes better with a barbecue than a warm dinner roll!

July

ORGANIC PRODUCT

This month the heat can get a little harsh on the skin and the fact that I spend so much time outside and in the garden doesn’t help either. I have a coffee body scrub that I actually have to give my daughters credit for making that I want to share with you for these harsh summer months. It is a really nice scrub to use in the cold summer heat as well.

DIY PROJECT

I can’t wait to share this little project to you🤗. It is everything you need to make your very own ORGANIC FRUIT SNACKS! You will need to provide your own fruits and veggies to make different varieties but all else will be provide for you with very detailed directions. This is such a fun and healthy way to have fruit snacks to eat and enjoy throughout the summer months!

SECRET INGREDIENT

Looking for a yummy picnic treat during the summer heat. How about homemade fried chicken and biscuits. I have a biscuit recipe that is one that has even won contests for my kids in 4-H cooking competitions! I will send you a bag of my mix as well as a bag of my breaded dip I use when making fried chicken. This is one of my families FAVORITE meals!

JELLY/JAM OF THE MONTH

I have peaches just falling off the tree for this month so why not send you a jar of my fresh home canned Basil Peach Jam (yes, the basil is from my garden as well!). This is pretty good on the buttermilk biscuits as well

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

When Steve and I got married now over 27 years ago I used a family recipe to make peach cake for everyone as a welcome gift for all my out of town guests when they arrived. I can’t wait to share this recipe and mix with you. It is a super easy cake made in a bundt pan that I am sure you will enjoy!!!

August

ORGANIC PRODUCT

I can’t wait to share with you this month my HOMEMADE LAUNDRY SOAP! It is made from a combination of Castile Soap, Borax and Washing Soda. I leave the scented oils out just because some people have difficulty with scents and have to be conscience of that. However if you want a little bit of a scent in your laundry check out the DIY project for your dryer!

DIY PROJECT

I am going to send to you all that you need to make your own dryer balls. You can add your favorite essential oils to the balls to leave a fresh scent of your choice to your laundry. Why use dryer balls well they are known to actually cut dryer time almost in half to your laundry (this is great for the heat in August as well as for hard heat on your clothes). Also they aid in giving your clothes a softer touch!

SECRET INGREDIENT

I am sending you the mix to make my grape muffins however I am also including a jar of my Honey-Brandy preserved Grapes that you will be using in your grape muffin mix. This is quiet a unique and exotic muffin that is sure to be enjoyed!!

JELLY/JAM OF THE MONTH🍇

Grapes are being harvested off my vines this month at the bed and breakfast so I am including a jar of my homemade grape jelly from my vines I have growing on the fences at the bed and breakfast!!🍇

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

My family has a favorite refreshing summer salad it is so simple just cucumbers, tomatoes, pasta and mayonnaise with a little salt and pepper added to it. This month I want to provide you with ingredients and directions to make your own mayonnaise as well as the recipe for our refreshing summer family pasta salad.

September

ORGANIC PRODUCT

To make you feel the scents of fall I want to send you a bar of Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Soap. It is all handmade by my friend that also hand makes all of the soaps we have at the bed and breakfast. I just couldn’t resist sharing this yummy fall soap with you!

DIY PROJECT

All the supplies and directions will be sent to you to make your own fall leaf table runner. This will be a table runner you can enjoy for several months and will even be a beautiful addition to your Thanksgiving table. It will have fall leaves you will apply to it in your own way and will be something you can enjoy letting others know you made it yourself!

SECRET INGREDIENT

When I get fresh apples I love to make this sweet dish at the bed and breakfast - Apple Upside Down Pancake. You can make a large one in a pie pan or a small individual one in a creme brulee pan. I will send you the recipe and some of the “secret ingredients” to make this mouth watering treat!

JELLY/JAM OF THE MONTH🍎

With apples just falling of the trees this time of year I am going to send you a jar of my Carmel Apple Butter. We love this on toast, pancakes, waffles and more!!

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

Recipe and part of the ingredients to make a Savory Zucchini Pie. This is a savory recipe that we love to eat when there is an over abundance of zucchini for this time of year. It is also good to serve as a breakfast dish at the bed and breakfast!

October

SOME DETAILS OF THIS BOX ARE STILL UNDER CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION🔨👩‍🎨

ORGANIC PRODUCT

What better way to enjoy the colder fall evenings that to set down to a cup of “Apple & Rhubarb Herbal Tea”. I actually saw this recipe on line and couldn’t help but try it. I want to share a jar of it with you to enjoy for the colder evenings.

DIY PROJECT

With the cooler weather there is always the struggle with keeping your lips from chapping. This month I will send you all the ingredients and supplies to make your very own lip scrub except I will let you create it with a little fall twist to it. That being a “Pumpkin Lip Scrub”. This will make your lips softer but also let you get a little of the “pumpkin fall taste” while softening them.

SECRET INGREDIENT

I am sending you a bag of my Buttermilk Scone recipe that actually calls for the Cantolope Jam in it as a filler. This will be a new fall favorite to treat yourself or others to!

JELLY/JAM OF THE MONTH🍎

Cantalope Jam?? - Yes, It is pretty amazing! I am actually including a mix also for scone that is even more amazing with this Jam!

FAMILY RECIPE OF THE MONTH

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November

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December

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