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My happy place (the birth story)

Alia Mielle emerged on June 6, 2018, after a very long labor. For 36 hours she and I rode the intense waves of...

Book Review: Claire Goes Foraging

Independent authors and artists who are creating and publishing their own works are awesome! I've got a special book and author to share with you...

This will cure cancer! Herbal Miracle Cure!

Step right up, folks! Don't be shy! I've got some amazing news for you! Crowd in closer so you all can hear! How many of you...

A gem of a Dandelion Wine recipe!

It started on Pinterest, browsing for brewing goodies, when I was directed to this gorgeous recipe on a forum called "X Marks the Scot."  The...

Dreaming of Spring: A Bitter Tonic Tea

But as the new year begins and the days begin to offer more light, we turn towards the sun and stretch like seedlings! A deep-seated...

Dandelion Recipes (and infographic!)

Dandelions. Dandelions are amazing! My longtime readers know that I often wax poetic about this despised "weed" - I sing songs to plants I find in...

Herbs to Prevent and Treat Urinary Tract Infections

Ouch. Uh-oh. I know that small, pinching burning pain. I've felt that before. If you've ever had to live with urinary tract infections, that small...

Wild Fermented Dandelion Ginger Wine

It is a beautiful spring, but I'm singing the blues. I'm down to my last bottle of dandelion wine from last year, and now I...

Dandelion Flower Infusion and Syrup

Infusion first, syrup second! There are only a few dandelions in my yard this year, which is the opposite of a problem...

Eat your weeds and wildflowers

I have to ask you a favor....it isn't a favor for me, specifically.  It's a favor for all of us...STOP USING PESTICIDES! Not all bugs...

The Beauty of Spring Equinox

Bee on Blossom by C. Thomas Happy Spring Equinox! Today is the official first day of spring...the vernal equinox. That is...

Recipe Box: Dandelion Fritters

I looked around my yard yesterday, and realized with a gasp that all of the dandelions that were proliferating on my path had gone, poof! ...

Circle and Circle and Circles again…

What a month it has been...camping, festivals, dear friends visiting my home and looking to put down roots in these sweet mountains.  There's been patterns...

Dandelion and Violets: A Joyful Herbal Infusion

I am sipping a lovely cup of Spring. When I nipped meself outside yesterday to feed the chickens (and spoil the neighbor's goats because I'm...

Learning about Native Appalachian Plants and Herbs

Amber by Modern Scribe Photography Howdy, everyone...I hope Spring's been keeping you as joyfully busy as it's been keeping me! Between...