Category Archives: Beeswax

Garlic bread and lotion

The bread turned out well. Not perfect, I need to tweek it a bit to get a higher rise, but I was happy it worked as well as it did. I used James Beard’s French Bread recipe from Beard on … Continue reading

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Creams and Hand Butters for sale…finally!

I finally have my hand creams and butters on sale on our webpage and my Etsy shop! 🙂 http://www.shirehousefarm.com and etsy shop Shirehousefarm

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Life and Death

Yesterday if really felt like spring, Steve did a bit of clean up now that the snow is gone and we discovered the garlic sprouting. 25 heads so far, the first bit of green around the homestead and it is … Continue reading

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2nd batches of soap and lotion

I cut the second batch of soap today and it looks much better than the first, no cracks and it wasn’t so soft. We will see how it ages.             Here are both batches in … Continue reading

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