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Toddler-safe Teething Tea

A perfectly balanced tea blend to soothe a grumpy teething kiddo, including a bit of cloves to numb their sore gums. Tasty enough for you to enjoy with them!

Honeysuckle Wine: One Gallon Recipe

Honeysuckle is an invasive plant with some of the most lovely, ephemeral flowers – their heavenly aroma lends itself nicely to this wine.

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Dandelion Flower Infusion and Syrup

Dandelions are wonderful medicine and a delight to drink. Make an infusion from dandelion flowers and give it a try, or turn it into a tasty simple syrup for herby cocktails and desserts.

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Garlic Mustard Pesto Recipe – guilt-free foraging

Garlic Mustard is on the loose! This invasive plant spreads like wildfire and can suppress native plant growth. Luckily, it is also delicious and makes a great pesto!

Cherry Cordial: Dark, Sweet, and Delicious!

Cherries are lush, enticing, sweet and dark. They made an excellent cordial and you can make one, too!

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Foraging and Creating Violet Herbal Remedies

One of the earliest Spring flowers to appear, violets are a balm for the winter-tired soul! They are edible, abundant, and also useful in many herbal preparations.

How to Host a Seed Swap

Gather seeds and friends and host an herb swap this year to help build community and share the wealth between everyone’s garden!

Chickweed as an Herbal Ally

Chickweed is overlooked at best and hated by many for being an invasive plant – but this little herb is a wonderful friend to work with.

Herbal Relief for Bartholin Cysts

Bartholin cysts are painful lumps that appear along the labia. Here are a few herbal remedies to help relieve the pressure and discomfort!

Moon Goddess of Mystery Psychedelic Tarot Art by Emily Balivet

DIY Yoni Steam: Setting Intentions and Doing the Work

Yoni steaming is often called an old tradition by some and reviled as useless and even dangerous by others. I’ve found it to be a gentle experience when done mindfully.


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