Welcome To Pixie’s Pocket

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 that something is awry ...

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 been full of personal ...

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 more thrilled since this ...

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 house and crinkling the ...

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 went forth and out to the back porch, ...

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

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 14-15, 2018 for the ...

It's the full moon, the beginning of February, and the ewes are swelling with life! So am I, for that matter. It's lovely to see the fresh bright green of ...

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 delightful ...

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, and a pervasive ...

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, you can head it ...

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 medicine. The blooms ...

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 of incubating the ...

About

I am Amber Shehan, and I am an herbalist, brewer, lazy gardener, and a tipsy fae creature who resides in Western North Carolina. You can learn more about me and about Pixie’s Pocket here!

 

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