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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.
A look at a growing allergy to raspberry and other foods with latex and salicylates.
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?
Lacto-Fermented Garlic Recipe
Fermenting garlic cloves is easy and fun, plus it is a great way to use up extra garlic without it going to waste!
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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