tea

Adorable DIY Marker Mugs + Free Stencils

Everyone loves a cute mug with a cool design or a sassy quote. Whether for your home or as a fun gift, mugs are enjoyed...

Five herbal tea blends you can make + DIY Tea Bags

Once you start to build your apothecary of herbs, you can start experimenting with mixing them together to make tea blends. Don't be scared to...

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...

In appreciation of bitterness

Book Review: Bitter by Jennifer McLagan Let's play a game. Imagine that you've just tasted something bitter. Close your eyes, take a breath, and recall...

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...

Easy, One Gallon batch of Spiced Chai Wine

It started when I was hit with a desire to brew a batch of mead and took a quick inventory of the kitchen. My eyes...

How to make Ginger Tea

There are a few teas that I make as often as I make Ginger Tea.  From the moment I put the cup to my lips...

Book Review: Artisan Drinks by Lindy Wildsmith

Grab a copy for yourself! I know that they say "don't judge a book by its cover," but as soon as...

Drying Strawberry Tops

I admit it: I'm lazy. A lazy cook, a lazy gardener...I like to set things up and let them do their own thing with minimal input...

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...

Let’s Talk About: Catnip Herbal Remedies

 Oh, sweet Catnip! My yard has a very happy spot in it during the warm months - right next to a nice spot next to...

Moontime Tea to help the ebb and flow

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

Recipe Box: Earl Grey Cordial

A bottle that I made and gifted to a friend! I love hot tea. When I was a child, my Nana...

Let’s Talk About: Ginger Herbal Remedies

Gingerbread, gingersnaps, pickled ginger, candied ginger, powdered ginger, fresh sliced ginger, ginger ale, ginger gum... I just can't get enough of ginger!  He is one...