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Potions and Lotions at Historic Grumblethorpe

Dates:June 3, 2017
Meets:Sa from 10:00 AM to 12 N
Hours:2.00
Location:Grumblethorpe Historic House, 5267 Germantown Ave.
Instructor:Diana Thompson
Fee: $20.00

$5 materials fee payable to the instructor.

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Explore the many quirky things that folks in the 18th c. used to maintain health with a dose of everyday hygiene for good measure. After touring Grumblethorpe, aka John Wister's Big House, students will make a container of the very best lavender oil-scented hand cream/body butter they have ever used and receive directions to make more at home. They will also make a spring tonic (that doubles as a marinade!) using common kitchen ingredients and early spring "weeds." What fun to discover how to use what was, and still is, "at hand" to make useful and delicious recipes!