mint

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...

Valerian Mint Cordial

Valerian Mint Cordial or as it is called in my home: "Shut Up and Go To Sleep!" No matter how hard I try to maintain a good...

How to make Mint Infused Sugar

So you've made mint extract. You've made mint tea, and stored enough dried mint to last you through a few winters. Maybe you've made mint...

Recipe Box: One Gallon of Mint Wine

Mint, mint, mint. Once you get a good patch of mint planted, you should quickly have more mint than you can ever figure out how...

Strawberry Mango Mojito Jam Recipe

You might remember that earlier this month I had a Strawberry Jam Session after getting a big bucket of fresh berries at the Asheville Herb...

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...

Moontime Tea

The moon is rising huge and silver in the sky this evening - full and bright! We are pushed and pulled along by the moon, just...

Let’s Talk About Tinctures, Elixirs, and Cordials

I love herbs, and I also enjoy alcohol. My dedicated readers know for sure that I adore honey...so it shouldn't surprise you that I generally do...

2011 Autumn Herb Exchange

Pardon my lack of writing, but I've been recovering from my vacation.  I didn't overexert myself, but I have been so happy and relaxed, that a...

A Pixies Pocket Honey Giveaway!

Thank You, dear readers! As many of you may realize,  I have been moving my infused honey shop from it's longtime home at Etsy to...

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...

Let’s Talk About: Peppermint

If you want something quick and easy to grow that will spread like wildfire and provide you with a bounty of uses, might I suggest...