December 2014

Welcome to this month’s newsletter

Christmas is only a few weeks away but there is still lots of time to get gifts for all your loved ones.  I have a great selection of soaps, lip balms, lotion sticks and other goodies that anyone would love to receive.  You can even arrange an appointment to come and shop.

** HOLIDAY ALERT ** I will be on holidays from December 9-19th.  Website orders will not be shipped in this time frame.

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Head 2 Toe is introducing a new concept to our website:
MONTHLY BEAUTY BOXES!

Choose to receive the monthly BEAUTY BOX for 3 months, 6 months or one year.  Every month on the 1st, a box of Head 2 Toe goodies will be mailed to the address that you provide.  The value of each box every month will always be over $30 of products.  It is like getting a Christmas present each and every month!   Purchase your monthly BEAUTY BOX now.

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It’s not too late to order custom gift baskets.  These make the perfect gift for anyone – even people that have everything.  You have the option of$25$50$75, or$100 baskets.  Click on the amount to order yours today.

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Citrus Grove

From time to time some items loose their scent.  They are perfectly fine to continue to use but they just don’t smell as nice as when they were first made.  This is your opportunity to take advantage of a great price.  Citrus Grove is a blend of Lemongrass, Orange and Lime essential oils.  Even though the scent has faded considerably, you will still get the benefit of the moisturizing oils and butters.  PurchaseCITRUS GROVEsoap now for $3.00 a bar.

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Here is where you will find me this month:

Shoparama
December 6 & 7
Vernon Recreation
Center

Click HERE for more information

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Reindeer’s Story at Christmas

According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of winter, usually late November to mid-December.

Female reindeer retain their antlers till after they give birth in the spring. Therefore, according to EVERY historical rendition depicting Santa’s reindeer, EVERY single one of them, from Rudolph to Blitzen, had to be a girl.

We should have known… ONLY women would be able to drag a fat man in a red velvet suit all around the world in one night and not get lost.

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Apple Cider Caramel Cookies 

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Ingredients:

1 cup unsalted butter, nearly melted
1 cup granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (7.4 ounce) box Alpine Spiced Apple Cider Instant Original Drink Mix *Not sugar free*
2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 (14 ounce) bag Kraft Caramels

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. It has to be parchment this time.
  2. In a stand mixer, cream together butter, sugar, salt, and all 10 packets of apple cider mix until smooth and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract, then mix in the baking soda and baking powder. Add the flour and mix until just combined.
  3. With a standard (size 50) cookie scoop, scoop the dough scrapping off the excess as you go up the bowl. Flatten the dough slightly in your hand and place a caramel in the center. Work the dough around the caramel sealing well. Place the cookies two inches apart on the sheets.

4. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown around the edges. After baking, carefully slide the parchment with the cookies onto the counter. Let cool until they are no longer soft but still slightly warm. Twist gently to remove, and cool the rest of the way upside down on the parchment or on a cooling rack.

Notes: If cookies get too cool before you twist them off, freeze the whole sheet for a few minutes and they’ll come right off.

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Amusing Christmas Turkey Story

Sarah new young bride calls her mother in tears. She sobs, ‘Richard doesn’t appreciate what I do for him.’

‘Now, now,’ her mother comforted, ‘I am sure it was all just a misunderstanding.’

‘No, mother, you don’t understand. I bought a frozen turkey roll and he yelled and screamed at me about the price.’

‘Well, the nerve of that lousy cheapskate,’ says her mum.  ‘Those turkey rolls are only a few dollars.’

‘No, mother it wasn’t the price of the turkey.  It was the aeroplane ticket.’  “Aeroplane ticket….” What did you need an airplane ticket for?’

‘Well mother, when I went to fix it, I looked at the directions on the package and it said: “Prepare from a frozen state,” so I flew to Alaska.’

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This post was written by rsullivan25

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