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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...

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,...

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...

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...