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April is a tease!

I promise that I have some of my useful recipes, foraging, and other sorts of regular Pixie's Pocket posts ready to roll, but life has...

Oh March, you bittersweet month!

March is really and truly here, and it announced itself in full gusts back on the first of the month. It's been banging against my...

Wakey Wakey, Eggs and Bakey!

Last night, Eric called me to rise from the couch and heating pad where I had nested to come outside. It was hard, but I...

Things I Love: Keeping the House Warm

Happy Imbolc, lovely people, and Lá Fhéile Bhríde shona dhuit, or Happy Saint Brigid's Day to you! It's the full moon, the beginning of February, and...

Things I Love: Has it really been that long?! Yipes!

  Wow...it has been a while since I've last checked in! I've been traveling from festival to festival, and any time not taken up by...

Happy Spring! #WorldPoemDay 2017

Man...am I ever glad to see the beginning of spring. This winter has been a terribly brutal one for so many people that I know....

Things I Love: There’s too many to count…

A bee was out on a warm evening, and found her way into my beer. Poor thing! We gave her water and a drop of...

Things I Love: June in Asheville

Foxglove from Spirithaven Farm, Stuart, VA I love June, for all of the daily rain and thunder booming, the flowers and...

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...

Things I Love: My Busy Life

>   Just another day in the life of a pixie...image by Indulge Images   I've been busy, folks, which means...

A poem about March

A poem about March This is a snippet of sweet words that sprung, fresh-born, into my head on the way to work one morning.  I was...

Ask a Pixie: Seasonal Allergies and Remedies

Howdy, folks! I’ve been getting lots of reader questions and comments sent to my inbox, and so I’m beginning a new feature called “Ask A...

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...

Imbolc and a Link Round-up

A Florotype from Elzbieta Wodala - lovely! This is the busiest January I've had in a while!  I've got a few...

Farewell, Bok the Chicken.

Pretty Bok - Image by Modern Scribe Photography My sweet love had to put down our last chicken today; the poor...