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I'm trying to slow down and take in some summer because she always seems to blaze by so fast! I'm pondering thoughts of fresh new ideas for the shop. It' feels good to graze and slow down so that my... Continue reading
Ann, thank you. That chest turned out better than I thought it was going to. Always a happy turn of events when that happens. Thank you for dropping by and wishing you a great week ahead. Jill
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We're hot into summer at the modern apothecary shop! Shipments of pre-fall apparel will be beginning to surface soon. This Friday we'll be doing something we've never done. We typically only have one soap sale and that's after we come... Continue reading
Thanks, Sandy. The white shelf was purchased at Home Goods about a year ago. xo
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We finally finished our mini bathroom remodel! I don't know if you remember or not, but I refinished the dresser last summer in anticipation of the new bathroom. The wooden dresser houses our bath towels and sundries. I'm really happy... Continue reading
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Oh, I'm loving the new cotton whites that are arriving at the shop! We're getting another shipment next week. I'm also loving the fresh flowers, Queen Annes Lace that arrived last week. It's kind of fun to have the flower... Continue reading
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It's hard to put into words the gratitude and thankfulness that I feel today, but I'm going to give it a shot. Many of my friends have lost both parents and sometimes I feel guilty posting on social media pictures... Continue reading
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It's kind of fun to dig back through the archives and reminisce on past Bittersweet designs. Those were the days! Keep the faith. Jill Continue reading
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It's kind of fun to dig back through the archives and reminisce on past Bittersweet designs. Those were the days! Keep the faith. Jill Continue reading
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The Modern Apothecary shop is welcoming summer by offering crisp white blouses, dresses, and summer perfume! At home, we're in full speed ahead with home upgrades. We had a new front stoop and sidewalk installed. This particular project has been... Continue reading
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The spring air is filled with the gentle perfume of the peonies! I don't recall how long it's been since we've had such an earthy wet spring. So much rain has fallen here in Missouri and the extreme weather just... Continue reading
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We have admiration, for blues, and whites... Summer is coming! We're stocking new cotton tees and breezy blouses. Refined stripes, and natural hue colored wood necklaces. In love with our new Summer collections. We'll bring back our "Lake House", and... Continue reading
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We've been mixing and blending some amazing new perfumes and scents at the shop! I love it when a customer carefully chooses an oil blend that I'm reluctant to believe it will spin out into a lovely aroma and it... Continue reading
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Candy coated soap wrappings blend ever so nicely with beeswax sachets! This spring I discovered a local beekeeper that has been sharing their wax with Bittersweet. We use beeswax in most of our skin care products. It acts as a... Continue reading
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Our Spring has been filled with sunshine, ukeleles, lilacs and lots of green! This has been the best Spring in history! Like my dad would say, "we're having a good old fashioned spring." We haven't had one in so many... Continue reading
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The little web toe lemon yellow duck was a visitor last Easter. Such a treat to have a duckling visit your shop on Easter! The lilacs are in bloom! We have several mounds of lilac bushes painted with purple and... Continue reading
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Bittersweet is happy to be offering a new line of candles. We've been searching for a clean vegetable oil candle for some time and we believe that this California manufacturer has ended our search. We love everything about this candle!... Continue reading
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Oh yes, it's beginning to look a lot like SPRING! Both at the shop and the landscape. The golden yellow forsythia is blooming and the lilacs are in line to follow their lead. It's always a surprise when Easter is... Continue reading
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I'm so happy that the calendar has rolled over to April! In celebration of the month, we're introducing "Twenty One Days of Scent" at the shop. The opportunity to share with our customers the amazing possibilities and endless blends that... Continue reading
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I'm a home sweet homebody! Especially once spring begins showcasing her glorious beauty. My pastime when I'm not making soap and skin care is definitely making our home comfy and organized, and I love changing the views. Those feelings carry... Continue reading
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Gazing at this picture reminds me of my Aunt Vivian. I remember during her visit a couple of years ago how we traveled through the Missouri hills to take in some antique browsing and she discovered those pretty china saucers.... Continue reading
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Oh, I'm excited to bring you organic cotton terry face cloths! The only problem is that I can't make them fast enough! We've sold out not just once, but twice in two days. I eagerly spent most of the evening... Continue reading
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The first generation soap maker in my family was my Great Grandma Lucy. I never knew her but my Aunt Vivian, (the third generation soap maker in my family), has shared many soulful stories about my great Grandmother. One of... Continue reading
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Bittersweet is welcoming a shiny new line that was inspired by the number zero. We're working, Jill is working on prototypes for several new home keeping essentials along with a few body care products. All with the thought in mind... Continue reading
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Often times, I'm perplexed about what to name a new soap. It happens often, it seems. So I thought it would be interesting to explore this topic a bit further since it's a perplexing one. As I'm making the soap... Continue reading