Pick enough berries to fill 70cl bottle. Pick over berries & remove stems. Wash, drain & spread on tray to dry. Once dry put into freezer bags for at least a week. After this time place the berries into large jar and cover with 70cl gin or vodka. Seal tightly & place in dark place to infuse for at least 1 month. Give jar a shake each time you pass. Drain liquid from berries & filter into suitable bottles. Seal tightly & store in cool dark place for at least 8 weeks before serving. Ideal Christmas gifts
Do you find that the autumn/winter weather dries & chaps your lips? Then try our protective & moisurising Manuka Honey Lip Balm made with all pure natural ingredients including beeswax from the Conwy Valley. The natural healing properties of Manuka Honey has been well documented & is used in a range of our natural creams & moisturisers. We also have Hemp Lip Balm or Mint Lip Balm - all 10ml pots £1.50
It's that wonderful time of year when nature produces so much lucious hedgerow fruits that it's a crime not to collect some (great fun too - altho always leave some for our wildlife too). Anyway this weekend saw us elderberry picking - one of the best ways of getting vitamins A & C into your system. Have made a few bottles of elderberry vinegar (similar to balsamic) & lots of bottles of berry immune booster/cold relief. Much better than taking pills & ful
Have a guess how long it takes to clean up a jar of runny honey from kitchen floor? Well 2 hours later I'm still at it!! Grr! What a sticky yucky mess. Got everything ready to make Honey Fudge & whoops-a-daisy elbow & honey pot had an argument & elbow won! Ho-hum where's Pooh Bear when I need him?
Had a very interesting evening at Glasdir, Llanrwst yesterday with a number of local businesses sharing knowledge, skills and ideas. Canine & Co gave a motivational skills talk looking at SWOT analysis and self talk (no, I don't need locking up) & John from Forest Software gave informative input on SEO (I was chuffed I knew what this meant). Thanks to everyone for making the evening work so well &
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