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Cayenne Infused Honey at “Keeping Backyard Bees”
I’m now contributing articles to Keeping Backyard Bees, a sister site to Mother Earth News and Grit Magazine. They are collecting articles and information about tending honey bees and supporting healthy habitats for pollinators! My first post is on infusing delicious honey with equally delicious cayenne pepper for a spicy and sweet treat. Do you…
Lavender Infused Honey Recipe
Lavender Infused Honey is delicious, but it is not just for eating. It’s also great to have on hand for a first aid and beauty regimen as well!
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!
Herbal Uses for Chamomile
Chamomile is a common herb, often taken for stress and fatigue. It can help with more than that, excelling for both internal and external uses.
Soapwort Recipes: Green Cleaning from your Garden!
Soapwort is a versatile plant that is easy to grow, harvest, and use around the home. It can clean skin, lace, quilts, hair, bodies, even household cleaning can be done with a strong enough brew.
Growing Potatoes in Containers: An Experiment
Part one of an experiment in which I attempt to grow potatoes in various containers.
Garlic Infused Honey
Everyone knows garlic as the ubiquitous kitchen seasoning that it is, but there are fewer people who realize that they can use this versatile bulb medicinally! One way to combine those two purposes is to make Garlic Infused Honey.
Freezing Chickweed for Later
Abundant chickweed is no pest! The useful herb is best harvested in early spring and frozen to use later.
Lacto-fermented Cranberry Apple Butternut Relish
Cranberries are so ubiquitous to fall feasts, why not try something new? Give your next dinner table a bit of zip with a salty, sour, sweet fermented cranberry relish!
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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