I’m so happy it’s Christmastime again. And I’m really excited to share with you some goodies from my shop, that will hopefully help you give the best gifts to the lucky folks on your gift list. Even if one of those lucky folks is you!
Christmastime for us: Turning our attention to baby Jesus; carving out afternoons to make Christmas cookies; decorating our Christmas tree and stringing lights outdoors (maybe, this year we’ll actually get it done?); shopping for gifts and spending big chunks of time fussing over wrapping and labeling gifts; making several special cookies and socking them away so when our big kids come home for Christmas, there’ll be something special for them . . . basically . . . turning away from the news for a few weeks, settling in here at home and being grateful for a pause.
It’s time, isn’t it? Yup. In fact, it’s past time.
Gentle reader, I hope you are doing well. I hope your family is thriving, even through this challenging year. I want the very best for you. Hope. Love. Peace. (Gosh, what does that sound like?)
For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us;
And the government will rest on His shoulders;
And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. –Isaiah 9:6
Are you feeling a larger-than-usual amount of simple joy in diving into Christmas this year?
I am. In fact, I’m nearly finished with my gift-buying, and have a list of gifts that I’m planning to make, which I’ll start on this week. We turn on happy Christmas music, and grab little/big Mack and we go to work on the Christmas project du jour.
Can I help you with your gift-giving this year? I have a few things that may just be the perfect thing for somebody on your list. Today we’re talking about this yummy stuff . . .
Coon Creek Herbs are back!
My business partner and well-known herb grower Gene Gage and I have partnered again to package up fresh herb mixes from our tiny farms, in these cute tins. Gift-worthy, to be sure!
Our three mixes are:
- Spicy Tuscan Italian–rosemary, oregano, marjoram, thyme, fennel seed, basil, chile peppers (for a bit of a bite!) and sage.
- Mexican Madness–chile peppers, onion, garlic, cumin, paprika, Mexican oregano, Bay leaf.
- Herbs de Provence–French thyme, Girardus rosemary, fat spike lavender, garden sage, winter savory, and bay laurel.
These herb mixes are special! The herbs themselves were raised naturally out on the prairie here in Nebraska, and have been dried and mixed into unique blends that you will (quite simply) love.
Order a set for yourself, and one for somebody on your list. (If you like, I’ll even gift-wrap it for you!)
If you’re wondering about the little critter on top of the tins . . . that is Juniper, our resident girl-raccoon, and I wrote her story here.
And here’s the origin story behind Coon Creek Herbs, and a cute picture of Gene and little Mack and me when we were all a bit (cough) younger.
Don’t delay, if you want some. After all, we have limited quantities, and when they’re gone, they’re gone!!
Ready to grab some?
The fun giveaway I promised
We are giving away a 3-tin set of Coon Creek Herbs to one lucky gentle reader!
To enter, you must do all three of these super-simple things:
- Share this post on your social media and/or through email,
- Comment below on how you shared it, and
- Tell me (also in the comments) one thing on your own gift list. (I’m that curious.)
That’s it! (Contest open only to U.S. residents.) The winner will be announced on Thursday, December 10th!
Thanks for popping in, gentle reader. I hope you’re doing well.
In my next post, I’ll roll out another lovely surprise, for you and your gifting. So come on back, okay?
If you have a friend or relation who might like to see this post, would you do me a favor and share it? I’d be that grateful. 🙂
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