lavender

Make your own Herbal Smoking Blends

When I was a child at bedtime at my grandparents' house, I'd fall asleep watching whiffs of my Grandad's vanilla pipe tobacco drifting down the hallway...

Lavender Infused Honey Recipe

  Lavender Infused Honey is potent and delicious, but it is not just for eating! It's also great to have on hand for a first aid...

Let’s Talk About: How to use Lavender

How to use Lavender? When I think of lavender, I think of soap. Specifically, the little, purple, seashell-shaped soaps that lived in my grandmother's soap...

Recipe Box: Four Thieves Vinegar

Four Thieves Vinegar is a great tool that gets a lot of use around my house. A dear friend introduced it to me by trading...

Let’s Talk About: The No-Shampoo Method

Every now and then, my sensitive skin gets the better of me, and I can't use scented soaps or store-bought shampoos without breaking out all...

May and June 2011 Growing Update…

Lavender in May, Image by MSP Ok, so we put our tomatoes out way too early...but we were given leggy tomato...

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...

Let’s Talk About: Smearing Honey on your Face

We all know that I love honey for accenting foods and drinks, brewing mead, as well as just on its own by the spoonful.  But...

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...

The Birth of Mother Love Honey

The moon gave me a gift last night. We'd gotten home last night just before dark, the snow blowing and wind howling. We just barely...