Amber Shehan

Hi! I'm Amber Pixie, and this is my site. Enjoy the recipes, information, posts, and please feel free to message me if you have questions!

The 2020 Cottagecore Gift Guide is here!

There are a ton of gift guides out there for this strange holiday season, but this one is made with a certain recipient in mind....

Bread Mania

Lately, I have been depressed. It is hard to get out of bed some days. To do something as simple and gratifying as taking a...

Earl Grey Pear Butter [Small Batch Recipe]

Every year, I'm lucky enough to glean a grocery bag or two of pears from a friend's old trees and so pear recipes have become...

Herbed Dilly Beans [Recipe]

There's nothing quite like fresh green beans! Even though I didn't plant enough this year to do much with, the farm markets and shops have...

Strawberry & Lemon Balm Mead – One Gallon Recipe

Nothing quite announces "Summer is here!" like white gallon buckets and baskets of strawberries that pop up at farm markets and roadside stands in early...

Rose and Peony Flower Infused Honey

Today is a perfect May day. I woke up and made coffee, opened the front door, and walked onto the front porch only to be...

Sacred Brewing: Persephone Mead

It is spring. Normally, this time of year gooses me and makes me squeal, propelling me out of my stiff winter depression and lurching me...

Gentle, Nourishing Tea Blend (Pregnancy-Safe)

Despite my naive expectations for what I thought my pregnancy experience would be like - excited, healthy smoothies, drinking tea, eating nutritious food - I...

Moscow Mule Mocktail: sunshine in a copper mug

What is a Moscow Mule? Simply put, a classic Moscow Mule is a cocktail made with vodka, ginger beer, and lime served over ice in...

Awaken your sense of wonder

Sometimes I embrace my love of glitter and shiny things. On good days, I am enthusiastic, extroverted, and open to experiencing new things! Bad days,...

Mason jar cocktail kits + gift tags – free printables!

If you're like me, you have a lot of mason jars. I mean, a LOT of jars hidden in every cabinet, jars stuffed under shelves,...

October wakes with a golden fog

It's been a bit of time since I've been around, friends! I have hardly posted anything in a year that wasn't written by someone else....

Adorable DIY Marker Mugs + Free Stencils

Everyone loves a cute mug with a cool design or a sassy quote. Whether for your home or as a fun gift, mugs are enjoyed...

What do you do with too much mint?

When beginner herbalists ask me what herb they should start off trying to grow, I suggest good, old peppermint. Mint is easy to grow. It...

Five herbal tea blends you can make + DIY Tea Bags

Once you start to build your apothecary of herbs, you can start experimenting with mixing them together to make tea blends. Don't be scared to...