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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...

Bacon Fat Gingersnaps [and Honey Cream Cheese Dip]

Thanksgiving is synonymous with turkey and mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and (shudder) green bean casserole, but in my household, it always means the annual appearance...

Herbal Hot Toddy [with Mint-Infused Bourbon]

You can make a traditional Hot Toddy with only a few ingredients: whiskey, honey, water, and lemon. It is simple, but it's good to have...

I’ll be teaching at the Good Medicine Confluence 2019!

I'm finally heading west to play with the fae folk and plant people! It is official - I'm teaching a few classes at the 10th...

The sun peeks through the clouds, so once more into the fray…

This morning I woke up and stared at the ceiling in the glow of the dawning light, feeling a peace settling into the jangly spaces...

Things I Love – Finding Balance

Between the book-writing and the baby, I feel blessed with abundance but that is concurrent with a lack of sleep and time in which to...

Artisan Spotlight: N’Delamiko Bey of Keffigal Waistbeads

This artisan spotlight focuses on N'Delamiko Bey, the creatrix behind Keffigal Waistbeads (as well as a few other ventures, this lady is busy!). When we...

Elderflower & Lemon Cordial Recipe (The Boozy American Kind!)

The summer solstice brought many things alive in the garden, plants I'd been waiting to see bloom to know that summer was truly upon us...

My happy place (the birth story)

It happened, y'all! We did it! The wee pixie has been born, she is wonderful, awake and alert, and growing stronger day by day! Alia...

An Overview of Acupuncture: Part Two, The User Experience

[wpsm_quote author="Amber" float="left" width="100"]Liane dives into a user's experience of acupuncture, explaining some of the techniques available other than needles. [/wpsm_quote] Acupuncture is most commonly...

Eggless Cake Ideas to Inspire

[wpsm_quote author="Amber Pixie" float="right" width="10"]I have chickens and so an abundance of eggs, but Craig from CakeJournal has taught me something new with many of...

Herbal Relief for Bartholin Cysts

It is easy to get upset when something is wrong with our most tender, personal bits. Imagine the panic when you wake up and discover...

April is a tease!

I promise that I have some of my useful recipes, foraging, and other sorts of regular Pixie's Pocket posts ready to roll, but life has...

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...

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...