Chester, Virginia Farmer’s Market

The Polar Bear and The Elephant had an exciting time on Saturday April 16 at the Farmer’s Market. Pictured below are some pictures of our setup. We look forward to seeing you next Saturday.

The one symptom of Covid that no one is talking about.

The one symptom of Covid that no one is talking about. So, I have been super careful trying to avoid catching Covid. I wear my mask, social distance and wash my hands regularly. Although I have been careful. I ended up catching it. The first few days, I felt like I just had a cold.Continue reading “The one symptom of Covid that no one is talking about.”

Twelve Marks

Relocation to the “abandoned places of Empire” [at the margins of society] Sharing economic resources with fellow community members and the needy among us Hospitality to the stranger Lament for racial divisions within the church and our communities combined with the active pursuit of a just reconciliation Humble submission to Christ’s body, the Church IntentionalContinue reading “Twelve Marks”

Almond Milk Recipe

Welcome to River Willow Apothecary. We really hope that you have been enjoying the numerous recipes that we have been sharing with you.  Do you have seasonal allergies? Have you tried limiting your consumption of dairy products? If so this following recipe will be of great benefit to you. Ingredients 1 cup of almonds (thatContinue reading “Almond Milk Recipe”

Another Exciting Day at the Chester, Virginia Farmers Market.

This morning River and I woke up at 6 AM to the sound of our alarm after getting exactly 1 hour of sleep and rushed to get ourselves ready to arrive at the market by 6:30. This allows us to get our things setup before the other vendors arrive. We are tasked with collecting theContinue reading “Another Exciting Day at the Chester, Virginia Farmers Market.”

Christmas Has Come To Our Booth At Pockets of Time in Chester, Virginia

Look at these awesome pictures displaying our booth at Pockets of Time in Chester, Virginia. Christmas is here! We have added a lot of Christmas themed home decor for the holiday season. For those of you interested in our large selection of $5 Jewelry be sure to visit our shop and see all of theContinue reading “Christmas Has Come To Our Booth At Pockets of Time in Chester, Virginia”

Christmas Shopping For Close Relatives

Christmas shopping for close relatives can be extremely easy in some aspects but it can also be extremely difficult in other aspects. On the one hand shopping for close relatives is simple and a great deal of fun because they are people you really care about and people you know really well. However, on theContinue reading “Christmas Shopping For Close Relatives”

Goats Milk Soap Near Me

Welcome to The Polar Bear and the Elephant! We are so excited that you have found our blog and come to visit. We began our business as The Crafty Mermaid and we focused on creating handmade Goats Milk Soaps, Candles and Soy Wax Melts. To this day even though we changed the name of ourContinue reading “Goats Milk Soap Near Me”

About The Name: The Polar Bear and the Elephant

At various events that we are able to setup our mobile shop we get asked the following question frequently. How did you come up with the name of your shop? Presently The Polar Bear and the Elephant includes … The Crafty Mermaid Green Path Monastery River Willow Apothecary Steals Deals and Freebies The Little CornerContinue reading “About The Name: The Polar Bear and the Elephant”