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About Carolyn Patricia Allen

I used to breed purebred Nubian dairy goats so I could make goat milk bath and beauty products with their milk. All of our products are made with 100 percent fresh goat milk. When I 'm not making soaps I write about life on the farmstead and care for our other critters. Most of them produce marketable products: chickens, goats, and horses give us fertilizer for our organic garden, chickens give us eggs, but the bees produce the most goods. I bottle their honey, make candles, lip balm, skin creams and lotions with their beeswax. My husband and I recently took a One Stroke painting class with Vicki Galloway so now we can paint the hives and make a few signs for the ranch.

So what am I doing with my new found time?

I’m returning to a long-time love of writing. It’s one of those things I should have never left and I not sure I ever really never did; I didn’t know it at the time but it was just disguised. My … Continue reading

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Me at Stanly County Fair. It was fun.

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Be on the Lookout for honey

Honey has long been known as a humectant that naturally attracts moisture to your skin. It is also an excellent skin softener. Did I mention that honey is delicious and an all natural product? For all these reasons Bob and … Continue reading

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Swarm of Bees At Foliat Drive

Swarm of Bees At Foliat Drive.

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Lester

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Dr. Oz TV Show to Include Carcinoid Cancer

Dr. Oz TV Show to Include Carcinoid Cancer.

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I’m getting used to the idea that I’m …

I’m getting used to the idea that I’m facing a bit of surgery. Last week was full of ‘tests’ (ugh); this week is BAU, but next week we meet with the Dr. to find out the results of all these … Continue reading

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All kinds of ‘things’ are going on at …

All kinds of ‘things’ are going on at Gran’ Nanny’s Goat Milk Soaps. First, the hubster has had the flu; the world stops when one of us is ill. I’ve been staying close to him and making sure he drinks … Continue reading

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What a snow season that was: I say WAS b …

What a snow season that was: I say WAS because we’re hoping that the snow is all gone for the season. Those of us who made it through the season are stronger and our hearts are with the goats that … Continue reading

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Yeahhhhhhh we have water in the chicken …

Yeahhhhhhh we have water in the chicken area. Maybe we’ll have water in the front barn, too. I’ll check later this afternoon. Yeahhhhhhhhhhhh

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