Parking for this old house!

Parking for this old house!

Last night the Coupeville Town Council made a wonderful vote! They decided that historic houses within certain commercial areas in Coupeville are exempt from parking ordinances. I watched the process as the item, that had been part of a larger discussion, was presented by the town planner, Larry Kwarsick and then discussed by the council members. [read more…]

Friends and cheese

Friends and cheese

On Whidbey Island there used to be many many dairies, but in 2007 the Sherman-Bishop farm sold their cows and thus ended the dairying era on our island. That is, until Little Brown Farm started up in 2010 and brought her wonderful goats and a supply of local cheeses to the appreciative island gourmets. It was [read more…]

The dirt on the project

Bottom line? It’s all about safety. That’s why we had an engineer come and have a look at the building before we went too far along the design phase of the process. He said we needed support underneath the floor joists to accommodate the hoards of people and machinery/equipment that will be in the building. [read more…]

Mussel Fest Success

Mussel Fest Success

We had a great weekend in our “Popup Shop” at our new building this weekend during the Mussel Fest. Lots of people had a chance to stop in and find out what is going on with the building that has been on the corner since 1925. Our friend and lifelong Coupeville resident, Lyla Snover, came [read more…]

From Red Carpet to Purple

Update the Red Carpet* to PURPLE! It’s our new campaign and you can join. For one day you can get 20% discount off your total order – just use this code when you check out. purplecarpet   Now you can look forward to some relaxing after stresses of the Oscars. *For you non-Oscar junkies, that’s where [read more…]

New Look

New Look

We are developing our New Look to celebrate the new shop. Here is the latest version of the Hand & Body Lotion, Super size. What do you think? You can order the Super size Hand & Body Lotion here.

Permits!

People are asking “When are you going to open your Coupeville shop?” We have to remodel the inside to create a commercial kitchen. In an old house like this one, we want to keep the integrity of the house, but we also want to be safe – so we are having engineers have a look. [read more…]

Coupeville Shop

Coupeville Shop

It’s a done deal. We now own a building in Coupeville for our manufacturing and retail shop. Over the next few months we will be remodeling the inside of the building and the grounds. Are we excited? You bet!

Winter weather giving you chapped hands?

Winter weather giving you chapped hands?

We’ve got help for that!   Our Gardener’s Hand & Foot Cream is made from fresh ingredients, with as few preservatives as possible. It is a very thick cream packed in a plastic jar so it won’t break when you carry it around to the garden shed. It was originally formulated to help my mother with [read more…]