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Things I Love: Asheville Bee Charmer

Recently I got the opportunity to provide some advice about methods of infusing honey with the wonderful Jillian of Asheville Bee Charmer - a delightful day surrounded by bee and honey related products, and a HONEY TASTING BAR. No kidding. I mean, really. Honey from Africa, France, Ireland, and of course, the ...

Recipe Box: Herbal Cough Syrup (Infusion)

It has been a doozy of a winter - not just colder than usual, but wet, and with fluctuating temperatures. This sort of combination has kept even some of my healthiest friends prone to repeated illnesses.  My dearest beloved has been sick with lung and sinus issues twice now despite our daily vitamins, herbal tea, and ...

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 like the ocean - we are seventy percent water, are we not? The whole of humanity in the fullness of its gender spectrum respond to this primal pull. As someone with an active uterus, the ...

Raspberry Allergy?

Aww, drat! After a few in-home experiments, I've got a strong suspicion that I have developed a mild raspberry allergy! I got some lovely fresh berries from Stepp Orchards via Mother Earth Produce and had a handful right away.  A bit later, I realized that my tongue was a little tingly and burning and that my ...

Book To Buy: 21st Century Herbalists by Jesse Wolf Hardin

21st Century Herbalists by Jesse Wolf Hardin "Read the stories of "rock star" herbalists in this eclectic collection of interviews. Jesse Wolf Hardin presents intimate conversations with 21 of the most intriguing herbalists and foragers of the 21st Century. Properly subtitled "Rock-Stars, Radicals & Root ...

Mulled wine is good medicine - a recipe from pixiespocket.com

Mulled Wine is good medicine

Grumble. Mumble.  I have a fever...a mild one, mind you, and I should be in bed.  But I promise I'll do that in a minute. First I have to tell you about what I am drinking right now. Cordials, elixirs and brews I am drinking some mulled wine. Mulled wine is not just meant to be delicious, hot alcohol for ...

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