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!

March 2018 Garden Tour

In early March, we got a great start with digging in some bare root trees and berry bushes. They're showing life, and we couldn't be...

Basic Botany and Wildcrafting Course [Giveaway!]

Plants are living beings and each has its own voice. What was it that first called you to listen to the language of our photosensitive...

Oh March, you bittersweet month!

March is really and truly here, and it announced itself in full gusts back on the first of the month. It's been banging against my...

Wakey Wakey, Eggs and Bakey!

Last night, Eric called me to rise from the couch and heating pad where I had nested to come outside. It was hard, but I...

Nettles – a feast on the forest floor

Stinging nettles have a bad reputation. This weed is common around the world, throughout Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and western North America, and because of...

Festival of Legends 2018: Tickets Now on Sale!

Pixie's Pocket will be appearing at the Festival of Legends 2018 in Apex, North Carolina again this year! Join us on the weekend of April...

Things I Love: Keeping the House Warm

Happy Imbolc, lovely people, and Lá Fhéile Bhríde shona dhuit, or Happy Saint Brigid's Day to you! It's the full moon, the beginning of February, and...

Care for the wild birds in winter: tips, tricks, and DIY recipes

Birds are awesome wild creatures to have around.  I've been working hard to encourage a healthy habitat for birds in our yard because they sing...

Things I Love: Relishing the light, diving into the dark

Happy Winter Solstice, everyone! This year has been a trial for many people I know. There's been a buzz of stress, a sense of despair,...

How to use Garlic Mullein Ear Oil for Earaches

For some reason, ear infections seem to be a common childhood complaint. If you begin to recognize the symptoms of an ear infection very early,...

Foraging for Rose Hips in Winter

Roses are the gift that keeps on giving! In spring, the scent of their flowers permeates the breeze, and I forage petals for food and...

Things I Love: Not Being Nauseous!

Hello, dear readers. It's been a while since I've written one of these personal posts, and for good reason.  I've just entered my 13th week...

Tips to Prepare Your Outdoor Plants for Winter

November is behind us, and it’s time to start thinking about winter — and more specifically, how to keep your plants alive during the cold winter months....

Book Review: Claire Goes Foraging

Independent authors and artists who are creating and publishing their own works are awesome! I've got a special book and author to share with you...

Size Doesn’t Matter: Ways To Make Your Small Garden Super Impressive

[wpsm_quote author="" float="left" width="100"]Enjoy this guest post from Greenhouse Sensation - a lovely garden supply site available to our readers in the United Kingdom.  They...