It's back to school time! If you are looking for some ways to boost your family's health and perhaps give some support for reluctant or stressed out students, I've got you covered!
Studded with little tasty green bits of lemon balm, this cake is made using a combination of thick protein-rich Greek yogurt and neufchatel cheese, with pure honey as the sweetener. Topped with delicious berries and pretty flowers, enjoy this lemon balm cheesecake recipe as a delightful dessert or even a quick, tasty breakfast on a busy summer morning.Read More
Dandelions are quietly fierce with strong roots that strive to break into hard ground, reaching for nutrients and life despite adverse circumstance. This vivacious and tenacious quality is part of the medicine dandelion offers us. Imbued with a strength and lust for life, dandelion imparts this strength to our bodies. This modest yet powerful little plant is often accursed by modern gardeners. We would be wise to embrace it’s many virtues and cultivate rather than fight it’s existence in our world.Read More
How lucky am I to have the privilege to review a brand new Herbal Zine, The Indie Herbal Leaflet, offered up by lovely herbalist Agatha Noveille? Beautifully voiced, the Indie Herbal has been lovingly crafted with a bit of whimsy and a whole lot of great information about herbs.Read More
These sweet little sock snowman couldn’t be easier or more fun to make, especially when they are all stuffed with aromatic dried herbs. The addition of herbs to the snowman’s stuffing imparts a bit of delightful wonder to these adorable creatures. And these squishy sock snowman will give off a wonderful fragrance when squeezed and loved.Read More
Handcrafting gifts gives children a wonderful sense of heartfelt pride in the precious gifts they share. Enjoy special time with your kiddos while making herbal gifts to share with all the important people in your child’s life such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, and teachers!Read More
Wonderfully warming and delightfully scented, cinnamon makes a lovely addition to body care products inparticular during cold winter months. I love combining cinnamon with flowers such as lavender and especially rose. The earthy happiness of the cinnamon is wonderful with the delicate beautiful scent of flowers. Here are four delightful recipes for playing with cinnamon and flowers!Read More
You can capture the beauty of the last leaves of Autumn in a lovely spiced salt dough. Scented with sweetly spiced herbs that come from trees, this little Fall craft is a wonderful way to celebrate the beauty of the season and to teach little ones about the magic of trees.Read More
Herbs are replete with enchanting scents, be it the beautiful scent of a rose or the lemony green smell of just crushed lemon balm. Like essential oils, hydrosols are a way for us to capture these lovely smells and other amazing properties of many herbs to use and enjoy. The fragrant flowers and plants of high summer are wonderful for making your very own hydrosols at home.Read More
A handmade fairy garden is the perfect gift for a special mom. And of course, every mom is special! Created with love, these fairy gardens are as much an artistic expression as a little bit of garden magic.Read More
Herbs for kids and families! Crafting, learning and projects for children, parents and teachers including herbal crafts. Also natural living ideas for healthy families.