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This week we’re talking…Drunken Botanist, Denim Wash, & Holiday Hours!
RACHEL’S PICK: THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST
The Drunken Botanist cocktail book by Amy Stewart is my pick for Labor Day because it’s the perfect conversation starter, host/ess gift, and well, I plan on mixing a few of these recipes this weekend. Here’s what it’s all about:
In The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol. Of all the extraordinary and obscure plants that have been fermented and distilled, a few are dangerous, some are downright bizarre, and one is as ancient as dinosaurs–but each represents a unique cultural contribution to our global drinking traditions and our history.
This fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology–with more than fifty drink recipes and growing tips for gardeners–will make you the most popular guest at any cocktail party.
Our very own Rachel Ambrose highlights her favorite item in the store. From furniture to accessories and everything in between, Rachel’s Pick is your guide to our favorite swoon-worthy finds.
As owner & Proprietor of Home Remedies, I guess you could say I’m the captain of this ship. After years of traveling out of state for a good selection of fabrics, I opened Home Remedies in April 2010. We’ve evolved quite a bit since then, and I’m so glad you’re sailing along on this journey with us!
THE LAUNDRESS DENIM WASH
It’s time. Time to break out the denim, and time to pack away your denim cutoffs and white jeans (although, who really follows that strict fashion rule anymore, anyways?). Regardless of if you’re packing or unpacking, your denim could use a fresh start to it’s next journey.
We invest a lot in our denim, so the talented ladies at The Laundress developed this unique wash that blends detergent, fabric conditioner, and color guard to clean and protect it properly! Clean, soften, and preserve color, leaving your denim with that perfect worn-in feeling.
Highly concentrated—up to 32 washes!