Author Archives: Perry Home Naturals

About Perry Home Naturals

I live in Western Maine, on four acres, with my hilarious husband, entertaining daughter, a flock of chickens & three rambunctious kitties. I am owner artisan of Perry Home Naturals that I started (as Winter Solstice Dreams) in 2010. Striving to leave things better than I found them which includes teaching my daughter to follow my husband & I as we lovingly try to make this world better in our own "backyard".

Lost Without…….

PicMonkey! Lost without PICMONKEY!  This is my first thought after editing my shops’ “about” page on Etsy. I have to admit, I am really ‘bad’ about updating my Etsy page info. Honestly? I have a really hard time editing photos, resizing … Continue reading

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Handmade with Love

So I have a friend online… NO REALLY, I do! She runs an outstanding business called Lu & Ed (yes, click it and be wowed by her work). She creates amazing critters by “turning textile discards into upcycled laundry and … Continue reading

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It’s Just Silly…and CUTE…and Funny and We All Need a Laugh Sometimes…

Good Morning. Short and sweet today…. My parents live in NY but my husband, daughter, and I reside in Maine. When we went visiting for the holidays, the weather was unusually warm on Long Island and there was more “critter activity” … Continue reading

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My Workspace

 No, my workspace isn’t Pinterest perfect nor is it always clean. I sometimes wonder where the millions of little threads come from and how it can possibly be so incredibly cold in there but it’s my workspace and I know … Continue reading

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SO….This past weekend I had an epic DIY dish soap FAIL. I followed a recipe (sort of). I added my own stuff (without measuring). It kinda worked (no, not at all…Not even a little).  My 5yo daughter commented on my … Continue reading

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You’re Such A Card….

When I was a kid, I invented my own card “company” called Kim Cards: When You Can’t Afford to Send the Very Best. My mom thought it was hilarious. I would sign each card I made with that “tag” line … Continue reading

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Tis’ the Season….

Fa la la la LAAAA la la la LAAAAAAA!!!!!!!! I know you were singing along. If not now, you will be later ((mwuuhhhahahahh!) You’re welcome. So the Holiday season is in full, chaotic, frenzied SWING. I happen to like it … Continue reading

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