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Using Motherwort for Grief

Grief is a powerful thing. It is terrible, but necessary. Grief is a mix of many large emotions, and it is a state that we each experience in different ways. It is inescapable – we will each of us grieve at some point in our lives. Grief is the river of tears that carries us…

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Book Review: Artisan Drinks by Lindy Wildsmith

If you need a quick guide to making all sorts of delicious drinks – boozy or non-alcoholic – grab a copy of Lindy Wildsmith’s “Artisan Drinks.”

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

Make a sweet, sour, boozy drink with lemon and fresh elderflowers. It’s easy and delicious on its own or in summer cocktails!

Cultivating the Wild: Gardening with Kids

When you get bored of a hobby, invite your little ones to join you. Let their bright view reawaken the magic for you, like the wee pixie has done for me with her first garden.

Raspberry Allergy?

A look at a growing allergy to raspberry and other foods with latex and salicylates.

How to use Garlic Mullein Ear Oil for Earaches

There are many guides that explain how to use ear oil, but I noticed that none of them included one of the most important parts: encouraging nurturing touch and creating a soothing environment.

DIY Damiana Love Potion

Make yourself a bottle of Love Potion Number 9 with this aphrodisiac cordial made with Damiana, honey, and other invigorating herbs!

Nettles – a feast on the forest floor

Nettles may have a bad reputation as pain-causing weeds, but they are a fantastically healthy green and useful herb that shouldn’t be ignored!

Care for Wild Birds in Winter: Tips, Tricks, and DIY Recipes

Take care of the wild birds in winter with these crafts – make a suet block, peanut butter pinecone, or even an edible wreath!

DIY Skin Care: Smearing Honey on your Face

Honey is amazing for accenting foods and drinks, for brewing mead, and for eating directly off of the spoon. But did you know that honey can be a simple at-home spa treatment?

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