Friday, April 03, 2009

PS. Aquarian Bath is the winner of last week's contest - Just drop us an email at shop at prairielandherbs dot com to let us know your address, and what kind you'd like! :)
Welcome to week 6 of the herbal blog contest! This week, enter to win a .15 oz. Healing Wand! These healing wands contain herbally infused certified organic olive oil, locally produced beeswax, vitamin E, essential oils of tea tree and lavender, and are the perfect size for your pocket, purse, or diaper bag. They work wonders on cuts, scrapes, rashes, burns, dry skin, hangnails, etc.

To win one of these useful and natural healing balms, simply enter by posting a comment in response to this blog entry and take a chance at winning!!! Don’t forget to include your email addy so we can contact the winner! The following blogs are also participating, so stop over to enter with them for additional chances to win AND the chance to explore some cool blogs.

Aquarian Bath
The Rosemary House
Natures Gift
Torchsong Studio
The Essential Herbal
Garden Chick
SunRose Aromatic
Herbs from the Labyrinth
Patti's Potions

Keep coming back and keep entering. We have some great prizes coming up, and we'll be having the contests until the middle of May!

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Can you believe it's time for another Sample Sunday? And this time we have FIVE local businesses - it's our biggest event yet!

Sunday, April 5th, 12-5

At Picket Fence Creamery:
Ages 4 and under at 12:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up at 1:00
Pony rides will follow! Also hay maze, live bunnies, 14 bottle calves, & free palm branch for each child (while supply lasts)!
Local food samples: Very berry ice cream, cheese curds, buffalo summer sausage, Neva's cheese ball, fresh made natural peanut butter, strawberry muffins, tortellini, creamed honey, salsa, Iowa wines, and more!
Guest vendors: Prairie Moon Winery of Ames, and Taste of the Town Salsa, Waukee. Music provided by HB Productions of Altoona.
Lunch is served! Picket Fence sloppy joes, kettle cooked chips, milk, and ice cream - ONLY $5!
Super Deals: Our own ham loaf, $5.99 for 1 1/2 lb. loaf, our own 90% lean ground beef $3.49/lb. with 10 lb. puchase, fresh apple crisp and quart ice cream $10, buy local salsa and get a bag of fresh tortilla chips for $1. More in-store specials!
Featured Foods: Easter egg cut out sugar cookies (freeze well), deviled eggs, sweet breads, fresh local spinach, fresh local black walnuts, fruit crisps, 9" deep dish lard crust pies.

At Northern Prairie Chevre:

Celebrate Spring with Northern Prairie Chevre
Meet Chef Cal from Mojo’s on 86th who will sample several items he creates with our chevre!

Snus Hill Winery and Tassel Ridge Winery will sample their award-winning wines.

Louise, our Chicken Chat note card creator, will be available to show you her cards with women to women social expression messages. Delightful sayings!

Beautiful Christmas Gift jewelry from Sun Creek Jewelry!

NEW- Denison Mustards several flavors. Stock up on Sheeder Farms meats and eggs & various cuts of elk from Skeeter Creek Elk. Sample Randol Honey creamed honey.

Kids - enjoy the swings and sand box in the front yard. Meet our babies! 30+ babies to amuse you with their antics and loving personalities. Come in to Miss Tillie’s for samples of our cheese

At Lake Robbins Ballroom:

Sample Sunday at Lake Robbins Ballroom • 1-4pm

Flowers by Donna Jean will have a display here.

FREE Samples - Food • some of our Wedding Choices • Picnic Specials • Banquets,
Sample Wedding Display & Information, FREE sample dance lessons 2-4pm

Regular dance lesson - basic Tango 4-5pm - $5 per person

Dance Big Band 6-10pm $8 cover (Everett Boyer)

We’re open every weekend! Fri. & Sat. varies (dances,weddings, banquets)

BUT every Sunday is a Live Big Band Music 6-10pm
New dance lessons start April 19th 3-4pm Basic 4-5pm Basic II

And our newest Sample Sunday business - Flowers by Donna Jean!

215 South Main • Downtown …Woodward
Not just a full service, flower shop…
Stop in & visit our renovated 1800s, building, complete with restored ceilings and h
ard wood floors. Browse over 3000 sq. feet of period & Shabby chic furniture. Beautiful garden art, antiques & collectibles.

Featuring local artist…. Michael “White Feather” with his Native American Lakot
a art work, Moon Dance Jewelry by Kelly Moore, Art Ciccotti, Hand Blown glass. We will also be handing out carnations & Easter Candy for the kids.
Tour Hours: Noon - 5 p.m. • Phone: 515-438-2557

OF COURSE we at Prairieland Herbs will be having a "Spring Sale" - 25% off all salves, balms and buzz off wands. Our infamous sample basket is stuffed to the brim with free samples of bath salts, soaps, and shampoo bars. Kids, visit the mini horses, pet the pooches and kitties! Check out our class schedule - shea butter moisturizers, herb gardening, rust-dyeing, soapmaking 101 and MUCH more!