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Gooseberry Patch
Fabric Rag Wreath
North Babylon, NY (11703)

12 Inch Rag Wreath

North Babylon, New York
12 inch Red, White and Blue Rag Wreath made with cotton material. Each piece is glued in. The prints are made of of floral blues and white.. Beautiful colors. The entire wreath is sprayed with a non yellowing clear finish to protect it. I have added a loop for easy hanging. Hope you like it. If interested please email me at Thank you for taking a peek.

 Red,white and blue rag wreath

Handmade quilted ornaments made from dozens of fabric squares, Styrofoam ball (3′) ,and pins. All have ribbons to hang and a charm. Made to use on a tree, baskets, mantels, hang alone ,and many other places. These make great gifts! Many are one of a kind and I do take special orders. Just let me know design or color combination. Each one is $14.00. If you are not in the Babylon, Long Island area I can ship for $2.00. Just personal message me . Thank you for taking a look!ornament 3ornament 8ornament 6ornament 4ornament1ornament 9


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Potholder/Dish towel combo for easy accessibility. Use on a stove or towel bar. The kitchen towel is not thin and made by Sonoma which is a good quality towel. Potholder is also made very well with good padding.  Each towel has a large flower button and a charm. Machine washable. I have washed mine over and over and the charms stay on. Even in the dryer. They come out great. These make great gifts. I will be posting other designs. Each hanging kitchen  towel is $9.00. If interested please email me at Thank you.

Tea tree oil is derived from the leaves of the tea tree. The tea tree was named by eighteenth century sailors, who made tea that smelled like nutmeg from the leaves of the tree growing on the swampy southeast Australian coast. Do not confuse the tea tree with the unrelated common tea plant that is used to make black and green teas.

Tea tree oil is applied to the skin (used topically) for infections such as acne, fungal infections of the nail, lice, and athletes foot. It is also used topically as a local antiseptic for cuts and abrasions, for burns, insect bites, stings, boils,toothache, infections of the mouth and nose, sore throat, and for ear infections.

Some people add it to bath water to treat  cough, bronchial congestion.

The chemicals in tea tree oil may kill bacteria and fungus, and reduce allergic skin reactions.

Before using this oil like others please check with your Dr. first and do more reading on it. Please check labels to make sure it is 100 percent pure.

I am continuing reading and learning about Essential Oils. If this is something that might be of interest, then the following is a good way to start. Everyone should start with a basic care kit. These are the most versatile and useful essential oils for the home. Here is the list:


Today I will discuss Lavender which is one of my favorites.

How to Use Lavender Essential Oil

Traditional Precautions of Lavender Essential Oil

Always test for skin sensitivity prior to widespread use and use on the feet when possible. Excessive use of any oil can lead to skin sensitization. Keep out of eyes, ears, or nose. Not all oils are created equal, so test brands carefully, and never use an oil in a way not recommended by its maker.

Popular Uses of Lavender Essential Oil

  • Add a few drops of Lavender to pillows, bedding, or bottoms of feet for a restful night’s sleep.
  • Keep a bottle of Lavender on hand for minor and occasional skin irritations.
  • Freshen your linen closet, mattress, car, or the air by combining Lavender with water in a spray bottle.
  • Add to bath water to soak away stress or apply to the temples and the back of the neck to ease muscle tension.
  • Use in cooking to soften citrus flavors and add a flavorful twist to marinades, baked goods, and desserts.
  • Lavender can help you to feel more grounded and focused, helping you concentrate and think clearly when used aromatically throughout the room or home, or just on your body.
  • Diffuse pure lavender oil in the air or inhale directly for at least 30 seconds as needed to manage mood.

Not all oils are equal. Make sure you are getting 100 percent Pure Essential Oils.  Please check with your Dr. before using on children and pregnant women. Many essential oils can be used on dogs, but that is a topic I will discuss in the future. This is just a little information on Lavender.  There are more uses for this oil. Check the internet for more information.  I am going now to add some Lavender to my diffuser.  Enjoy the day!

Domie’s Hearts Quilted Ornaments are made with cotton fabrics and an 3 inch Styrofoam ball. I make it using pins only, no sewing. I use anywhere from 200-250 pins. All have ribbons with a loop for hanging. Each ornament has a charm on them. Some have American Flags, Hearts, Shamrocks, Flowers, and many others. The design is the same on both sides. These make great gifts and can be given anytime of year. Can hang on a Christmas tree, a window, the car to name a few ideas. I actually have several in a basket on my kitchen table and hang one from my kitchen window. They are great keepsakes. Customers have requested making animal ornaments. I have made many and the popular ones are dogs and cats. I will take a custom order and there will be no extra charge. All ornaments have a charm on them. Delivery is $5.00 outside the the Babylon, Long Island area. Otherwise I can hand deliver them or they can be picked up. They are packed with good packing so they do not get damaged. To order please email at . Not suited for children or animals. This is not a toy. Thank you for taking a peek! ornament 2 ornament 3 ornament 4 ornament 8ornament 5 ornament 6 ornament 9

I have always been using Essential Oils in soaps, scrubs and serum that I make. I wanted to start using them in  a diffuser in my home. I have been burning candles for years ,but the more I read about them I came to the conclusion they are really not good to burn. Especially if they are not soy candles.  They have bad pollutants and I was burning them everyday. That was my decision to go with diffusing Essential Oils.  I went  out and bought two diffusers. I decided for now ,to place them in the living room and bathroom. You can move them around if you want. Now I have started to read up on essential oils like the different types and what is good for over all health.  I decided I would write about some of my findings and information as I go along.

There are 300 Essential Oils that are used today all over the world. Essential Oils are extracted from certain trees, shrubs,herbs, grasses and flowers. The oil is concentrated in different parts of the plant. Some oils actually come from certain seeds of the flowers. I was amazed what it took to make an Essential Oil and now I know why they are very expensive.  For example, sixty thousand rose blossoms are required to produce one ounce of rose oil.  Most are picked by hand and there are certain times of the day flowers can be picked. Plus at what stage the flower is. There are so many parts to making an Essential Oil.

Essential Oils are used in so many ways. Besides Beauty, Health and Healing, they are used in cooking, gardening and even helps some pets. As I get further along I will be posting information on Essential Oils. Right now I am diffusing Lemon Oil and it smells great.!!

Our life is so enriched with you in it. Mommy and Daddy love you. xoxo

bellamia and me

What is Farro?  Farro is getting more and more popular. Often used as a substitute for pasta or rice, Farro is a grain with a nutty flavor similar to brown rice.  You can use it in soups , salads, side dishes and more. Here are some of the Farro health benefits:

  • High in Fiber
  • Good Source of Protein
  • High in B Vitamins
  • Good Source of Antioxidants
  • Provides Iron, Magnesium, and Zinc

You can buy pearled or semi pearled. The semi pearled has more fiber. I use sit as a main dish for dinner . I roast vegetables and pour over cooked rice. Good on those no meat nights. Try it you will like it!


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