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!

Gift Guide: Kitchen Gadgets and Doo-Dads!

I used to be the type of person who would scoff at people with kitchen gadgets. I thought that all I needed was a few...

Cherry Cordial: Dark, Sweet, and Delicious!

  When cherries went on sale this year, I grabbed as many as I could and set to work. Eric and I are already looking...

The world needs more pixies…

...and Eric and I are doing our part to help. I'm officially two months and some days into a wild journey, one that will be...

Sage advice! Energetic herbal smudging

This trio of white sage, blue sage, and cedar bundles are available in Dawn's Etsy shop. A guest post by Dawn...

Ginger Wine: One Gallon Recipe

Ginger is such a wonderful spice, and one of my favorites. It's a great healer, and its heat is just so enjoyable! I've never been...

Things I Love: Tiny Pumpkins

I. Love. Tiny. Pumpkins! #adorable #october #punkin #oshun???? A post shared by Amber Shehan (@amberpixiespocket) on Oct 15, 2017 at 10:28am PDT Howdy! Here in...

Pear Butter Recipe – Small batch from windfall fruit

  I have a dear friend who lives but 10 minutes away, and she has a delicious problem - she has three old, stately pear...

Things I Love: Autumnal Equinox 2017

I have been busy on the homestead, doing anything but posting here on the blog, as you might well have noticed. This here is what...

Pear Vinegar Recipe – made with fruit scraps

Last year I came into an abundance of pears from a dear friend with a few grand trees at the edge of her yard. Among...

Things I Love: Oh, those summer nights…

The #larder has things in it! Not yet as much as I'd like, but we'll get there! #jellies, #jams, #homemade vinegars, and onions curing. #pixiespocket...

Cherry Wine – One Gallon Recipe

The day I have been waiting for finally came...my local grocery store had bags of beautiful, sweet red cherries on sale! Normally $6.98/lb or so,...

Tales of Tailtiu, Lugh and Lughnasadh

Tailtiu was real, and Tailtiu was a myth. We can be both, you know. Mythology and stories are how we remember people and the things...

Things I Love: Coming Home

We have been in our own home and wee acre for a year now. After thirteen moons, this place is beginning to feel like it...

Pixie’s Pocket Workshop at Harvest Homecoming in August 2017

Last year I taught a fermentation workshop at the Harvest Homecoming festival at Cerren Ered in Tennessee, and they liked it so much that they...

Creating cordials – preserving memories as well as the harvest

A few times every year, on the equinox and solstice, at Beltane and at Samhain, I gather with my like-minded friends and family and raise...