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Four Things To Keep Us Healthy….

As the years have passed and we try to get healthier... and learn more about real health instead of what some establishment tells us is healthy... I have found a few things that really help our family. Today I decided that sharing these simple tips with you will hopefully help you see as well that [...]

By | May 6th, 2015|Cook, Growing Herbs, Heal, Herbal Medicine|Comments Off on Four Things To Keep Us Healthy….

Why we stop the car for this Little Red Clover head..

Foraging. Wow, is that a word with a lot of meanings to it or what? I know when I used to think of the word "foraging" it sounded suspiciously like the word RUMMAGING...as in rummaging through a dumpster looking for food. Or perhaps the word RAVAGING..you know like a ravaging horde that destroys everything, leaving [...]

By | July 29th, 2014|Growing Herbs, Heal, Herbal Medicine, Homesteading, WildCrafting|Comments Off on Why we stop the car for this Little Red Clover head..

Starting your own Herbal Medicine Chest—Anise Hyssop

As things continue to sound worse and worse for the new Health Care system, and more and more people are saying that they would rather pay the penalty than the premium because it is cheaper, I thought I would do a spin off on how I grow and use some of the herbs in my [...]

By | October 1st, 2013|Growing Herbs, Heal, Herb Recipes, Herbal Medicine|4 Comments

Hyssop— Powerful Healer, Beautiful Plant….(Simple Herbal Remedies Day Three)

My hyssop plant is one of the most beautiful and aromatic herbs in the garden, and the one that everyone always points to and asks what it is. It is located in the same bed as many of my herbs, but the one thing that I see over and over is honey bees crawling all [...]

By | July 25th, 2013|Growing Herbs, Heal, Herb Recipes, Herbal Medicine|3 Comments

Four Wonderful Ways to use Lemon Balm…Simple Herbal Remedies Day two

Lemon Balm. My very favorite herb. So easy to grow, prolific producer, and a mom's best friend more times than I can count. I grow a lot of lemon balm in my gardens for a reason. It simply is one of those go-to herbs that you just can't beat for different applications. Today I am [...]

By | July 23rd, 2013|Growing Herbs, Heal, Herb Recipes, Herbal Medicine|5 Comments

Using Plantain for bug bites…….Simple Herbal Remedies Day One

Good Monday Morning to you! I hope your weekend was wonderful. Mine was full of time with kids, time with friends, and lots of fun, so we are starting this week off on a good vibe here around The Welcoming House. And what a wonderful week we have ahead of here on the Blog! This [...]

Checking In……Early Spring, Rainbows, and Heartache..

Good morning Everyone!!! I just thought I would drop in briefly and let you know how things are going in the Real Welcoming House this week as I have taken a short hiatus to get some things in order. First, it is early Spring outside, with snow melting, hope blossoming, me planting my seed tapes [...]

By | March 15th, 2013|DIY, For the Garden, Growing Herbs, Homesteading|4 Comments

The Launching of Growing Your Own Medicine….my second EBook is available!

Here it is, at long last, the SECOND Ebook from The Welcoming House. based off of the AMAZINGLY popular series, Growing Your Own Medicine, which was the top trending series of 2012, this book has MORE herbs, MORE advice, MORE ways to use, and grow herbs than that series covered. Many of you joined the [...]

Top 5 Series Posts for 2012—this is ONE post you simply dont want to miss. :)

One of my favorite things about writing is being able to extend an idea onto paper, and then flesh it out, filling it with information that helps, teaches, and shows others how easy some things are to do with a little help. Above and beyond many of the posts I have written this last year, [...]

“Getting a Little Wiser” Wednesday—Let’s talk about Thyme…

You have heard the old saying "Time Heals all Wounds'? Well, if you were talking about the herb Thyme, in a play on words, you just might be a little closer to the truth that you realize. Thyme is a delight to grow, I think, as it takes so little care, and a single branch [...]

By | October 24th, 2012|Growing Herbs, Heal, Herb Recipes, Herbal Medicine|Comments Off on “Getting a Little Wiser” Wednesday—Let’s talk about Thyme…