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WELCOME TO APPLE ANNIES ONLINE!
4/8/2015

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Welcome to Apple Annie’s Online Shop. Some 25 years ago our shop opened it’s doors for the first time. Our store-front is located within the artisan community known as the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community in Gatlinburg, TN. We’ve expanded some over the years, but our rich tradition in hand-made quality, uniqueness, and customer […]

ESSENTIAL OILS
2/18/2015

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ESSENTIAL OILS Essential oils are the most straight-forward of the “aromatic group of materials”. They’re concentrated oils that are extracted from, well… aromatic plants. Some examples include rosemary, lavender, peppermint, thyme, etc. In the following, I’ll discuss in general terms how essential oils are extracted, and what methods are used for the extraction.   HOW ESSENTIAL […]

WHY ORGANIC SOAP?
1/2/2015

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Why Organic Soap?  By Annie, Founder of Apple Annies  It’s been a long time since I’ve used anything but organic or all natural soap. I use it daily, I travel with it, I scrub my toes with it, I even recommend it to strangers. But, on a recent trip I forgot my soap, and I was […]