than natural, high quality body care products made with organic
ingredients? High quality organic body care products without petrochemicals!
Max Green Alchemy Ltd. is a new company in San Francisco that offers
products for those who want to avoid ingredients suspected of causing allergy,
toxicity or other potential health concerns.
There are 3 products in the new “Rescue” range: Scalp Rescue Shampoo
and Conditioner (8.2 oz. $18 each) with up to 30 active ingredients, and
Skin Rescue Cream (3.5 oz. $26) developed to hydrate skin. The cream also
doubles as a daily moisturizer.
Mom will love these Maxx Green products are all of which are of
pure plant origin and they smell great! The shampoo has tea tree and lemon
tree oils as well as lavender, rose geranium, licorice, calendula and
Available by web site www.maxgreenalchemy.com
Simple Pleasures of Tea
By Susannah Seton. Conari Press ISBN: 1-57324-217-9. February 20, 2005.
Simple Pleasures of Tea offers ways to enjoy a range of teas—both
herbal and black—along with recipes for delicious baked treats such as almond
cookies, pumpkin bread, scones, and red velvet cake to accompany your teatime.
With stories, quotations, recipes, and suggestions, this book will help even
the busiest of us find repose and relief in a steaming cup of tea.
Learn how to make tea naturally brewed by the sun, mull a cinnamon
and nutmeg cider, discover herbal infusions for your health, create a morning
ritual with tea to give all your days the peaceful beginnings they deserve.
Drink, eat, and pamper yourself to your heart’s content. And discover
other creative uses for tea—giving your plants a cup of tea for nourishment,
for example, or treating yourself to a steaming tea facial.
and latte Chocolate Sticks Pure Organics has launched Organic Raspberry Yogurt
Sticks and Organic Latte Macchiato Sticks. Each 20-gram stick is individually
wrapped and has a suggested retail price of $1.09.
Rapunzel Yogurt Sticks are certified organic and don’t contain any hydrogenated fats or refined sugar.
The Organic Raspberry Yogurt Sticks are milk chocolate-covered
raspberry yogurt with freeze-dried raspberries. The Organic Latte Macchiato
Sticks are white chocolate-covered espresso crËme with hazelnuts and ground
coffee. Organic Latte Macchiato Sticks won the BioFach 2004 award for Best
New Food Product of the Show.
Rapunzel’s yogurt sticks are made with “fair trade” ingredients,
such as cocoa, coffee, vanilla and sugar. They purchase certified organic
commodities. The products will be available at Whole Foods in Sarasota. Visit
www.rapunzel.com for more information.
Inspiration for a Mother’s Spirit is a new book of thoughts
from 27 women about the joys and challenges of being a mother.
This is the latest book in her “Life Messages” series. Her web site with previous books is:
Here are some sample quotes from the book: “The biggest challenge as
a mother has been to let go, to realize my children have their own life and
they are different people. I was very blessed to have them in my life for
a while, but I don’t own them. I can’t protect them from death, neither can
I protect them from life. I can’t protect them from pain, for whatever is
going to happen to them. They have their own destiny. To be able to let go
and stand on the side and watch them stumble and fall and not pick them up
because they have to learn the lesson is the most awful, awful challenge
for a mother.” —Isabel Allende/author
“Mothers inspire their children through the life that they live. A mother’s
life lived is what children see and feel the effects of on a moment-by-moment
basis.” —Virginia Harris/Spiritual Leader
The 27 contributors are real moms of different ages, and from various
ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Ranging from a rabbi to an appellate
judge and author Isabel Allende, to a comedienne/stay-at-home mom and a physician,
mother of nine children, who worked with Mother Teresa. Some speak of the
joy of giving birth. Others ponder the significance of leaving a legacy
long after they are gone.
The 246 page hardcover book is $6.98 and is available at Barnes &
Noble and at www.barnesandnoble.com. Life Messages for Moms: Inspiration
for a Mother’s Spirit. ISBN: 1-56731-643-3