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Teacher Gifts that say “Thanks!”

School is almost out and you need a little something to give the teacher.  Newsflash:  she does not want another apple-themed gift!  Really!  Why not indulge her with one of Ann’s luxurious House & Home soaps?

Champagne (Towne House)

Champagne (Town House)

Coconut oil-based soap has olive oil, almond oil and silk protein blend and moisturizes with creamy lather.  They’re paraben and sulfate free and they smell wonderful!  (Click here for more fragrances.)  Choose the large 8.5 ounce bar in gift box ($17.50) or boxed set of three (4.5 ounce bars) for $35.

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Peony

Mother’s Day Gifts: Duchess Peony

Lovely pink art glass containers and the scent of delicate peony flowers are the perfect Mother’s Day gift!

Powder Room:  Duchess Peony

Duchess Peony candle is soy based, burns 90 hours and comes in a hand-blown pink glass re-useable container in a pretty gift-giving box, $60

“Duchess Peony” candle is a blend of full-bloomed peony and camellia blossoms.  It’s soy-based and burns 90 hours.  The hand-blown container can be re-used when the candle is finished, and it comes elegantly packaged for gift-giving.

You can also enjoy “Duchess Peony” in a diffuser.  It will last 9 to 12 months and has its own art-glass bottle and beautiful gift box that includes the diffuser reeds:

Duchess Peony diffuser comes in an artglass bottle, lasts 9-12 months.  $99.50

Duchess Peony diffuser comes in an artglass bottle, lasts 9-12 months. $115

Or maybe a luxury bath soap would be her idea of decadence!  Enjoy Duchess Peony in an all-natural, 100% vegetable base, solvent-free coconut oil soap enriched with olive oil and sweet almond oil. (Almond oil is the same pH as our skin, and leaves it feeling hydrated and soft.)

Duchess Peony (Powder Room)

“Duchess Peony” soap in 8.5 oz large bar, $17.50.

Indulge her with Duchess Peony in candle, diffuser or soap for Mother’s Day!

For more fragrances in soaps, candles and diffusers, click on the links.  And why not try NEW House & Home Reparative hand creams?  A touch of Champagne would be perfect for Mother’s Day!

 

 

Mother’s Day Gifts: Rance Soaps

Treat Mom to some luxurious soaps with the best of fragrances.  200 year old Rance company makes soaps originally commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte for Empress Josephine.  They’re considered the finest in the world, handmade, triple milled and hand wrapped, boxed for gift giving.

More Mother’s Day Gifts that smell good, click here.

House & Home Reparative Hand Cream

New hand creams from House & Home are luxury for your skin!  Now you can enjoy the beautiful fragrances of Ann’s House & Home Candles, Diffusers, and Soaps in resporative hand cream 3.3 oz tubes.  100% natural cottonseed, jojoba and olive oils absorb well into your skin.  These hand creams are free of dyes and parabens and only use natural essential oil-based fragrances.  $19.50 each.

More House & Home products at Ann’s:  Candles, diffusers, and soaps.

Relax

Aromatherapy is a great way to relax.  This gift package has everything you need to enjoy your next shower or bath as if you’re at a spa.  Shower Bursts go in little mesh bags (included) and hang in your shower; the steam releases the fragrance.  Bath Tea is for your bath time.  Ann’s gift includes four of each, wrapped with a bow and butterfly to make a pretty gift!  $39.95

Camille Beckman: Basics for Men

Camille Beckman Basics for Men

New Camille Beckman products designed especially for men are here in time for Valentine’s Day gift giving.   Now he can enjoy the same healing relief from dry skin, but in a clean, manly scent!

First, wash the dirt and grime away with Deep Clean Body Wash, leaving skin clean and invigorated.  Deep clean body wash comes in a 7 oz tube.

Camille Beckman's new Basics for Men Body Wash in 7 oz no nonsense tube

Camille Beckman’s new Basics for Men Body Wash in 7 oz no nonsense tube

Follow it with Ultimate Tough Skin Relief for all the benefits of an intense, healing formula without the greasy aftermath.  From tough calluses to dry elbows and chapped winter skin, this cream was especially formulated for men using glycerin and Camille’s signature herbal complex.  Available in 6 oz and 1.35 oz tubes.

Camille Beckman's new skin cream for men in 6 oz tube

Camille Beckman’s new skin cream for men in 6 oz tube

Clean meets masculine.

Two products in manly packaging have a clean, invigorating scent of green moss, a twist of citrus, mahogany, cedar, spring rain, leather, coriander, mandarin orange, sandalwood and a touch of patchouli.  He’ll like it…and you will, too!

Come by Ann’s and see for yourself!

More about Ann’s Camille Beckman products, here and here.

 

Gift Soaps

Beautiful soaps in wonderful fragrances come wrapped in lovely packaging.  Get LOTS of them to give to everyone on your list, from family to clients.   These luxurious soaps are made with 100% vegetable base (solvent free coconut oil) enriched with olive oil (14%) and sweet almond oil.

Choose from sets of three individually wrapped bars to single, giant, TEXAS-sized soaps.

Daffodil (Guest Room)

Individual bars are large, $17.50 each

 

Gift set of 3 luxurious soaps, $35

Gift set of 3 luxurious soaps, $35

View the fragrances, here. 

So Soothing

Camille Beckman Hand Therapy 8 oz jar

Camille Beckman Hand Therapy 8 oz jar

Let’s talk about a most soothing gift:  Ann’s Camille Beckman Hand Therapy.  A blend of glycerin, vitamin E, aloe vera, almond oil and botanical extracts restores dry, chapped skin without feeling greasy.    It’s simply the best product we know to soften your hands, especially in winter.

But there are more reasons to love Camille Beckman.  Did you know Camille Beckman company is an AMERICAN company?  They have a lovely factory in Eagle, Idaho and their business provides jobs at the factory as well as supporting the local at-home cottage industry.  They even get the water for their recipes from artesian wells, pumped right there at their factory location.

Like Ann’s, Camille Beckman is a family business.  The owners work there every day.  The business started in the 1980’s and has been going strong ever since.  The promote nothing less than quality products they are proud to use themselves.

So this year, why not give a special, soothing gift?  You can get Ann’s Camille Beckman in a range of fragrances, sizes, and types, such as the Hand Therapy, Silky Body lotion, Hand and Shower Gel and Foot Treatment.  We have gift sets, too.   It’s a wonderful gift for friends, teachers, neighbors and family members.

Won’t you stop by Ann’s try Camille Beckman Hand Therapy?

View more Camille Beckman products on our Pinterest, click here.

More Camille Beckman at Ann’s, here.

 

Relaxing in the bath

Dreamy Bathtub

A nice, relaxing soak in the tub is an ideal way to unwind, letting the cares of the week melt away.  Here are a few affordable luxuries to enhance the experience:
(Be sure to scroll all the way through this post.)

Beautiful, fragrant creamy soaps (click here for more):

Champagne (Towne House)

Beautiful soaps full of rich almond oil to nourish your skin. Here: Champagne (Towne House), $17.50 for 8.5 oz bar.

Fragrance to remove any unpleasant odors and fill the air with loveliness:
(More Lampe Berger fragrances, here)

Lampe Berger Lavender fragrance, $19.95 for half-liter bottle.

Lampe Berger Lavender fragrance, $19.95 for half-liter bottle.

Body lotion for après bath: (We love Camille Beckman’s Silky body cream, here)

Camille Silky Body Cream 16oz - Light and non-greasy, our Silky Body Cream contains Almond Oil, Glycerin, Aloe Vera, Vitamin E, and moisturizing herbal extracts chosen to nourish the skin. Use daily to keep skin soft and glowing. $18.95

Camille Silky Body Cream 16oz – Light and non-greasy, our Silky Body Cream contains Almond Oil, Glycerin, Aloe Vera, Vitamin E, and moisturizing herbal extracts chosen to nourish the skin. Use daily to keep skin soft and glowing. $18.95

Oh, sorry, someone beat you to it:

Hare bathing in sink

See Ann’s Pinterest for picture credit

 See more cute animal pics on Ann’s Pinterest, here.  And drop by Ann’s today, won’t you?

Royal Apothic Eau de Parfum

Eau de Parfum from Royal Apothic is as pretty to have on your dressing table as it is lovely to wear.  And there’s and interesting story to go with it (read it here), making Royal Apothic a thoughtful and interesting gift.

Parfums are $37.50 and come in very pretty boxes for gift-giving.  Sample them before you buy…we guarantee it will be hard to choose just one!

It's here!  Royal Apothic parfums in lovely bottles with atomizers,  2 oz, $37.50 each

It’s here! Royal Apothic parfums in lovely bottles with atomizers, 2 oz, $37.50 each

See them all here on Ann’s Pinterest.