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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, [...]

Make It Yourself Monday—the Best Ideas Floating around from Other Sites, an Update, and a Winner….

Whew, what a weekend it has been! When you are busy little bees reading this on Monday, I will be busy running kids through piano lessons, taking guitar lessons (that is, if I dont forget my guitar this week), teaching an amazingly smart group of homeschool kids about music from the  1600-1700's, and thinking longingly [...]

“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…

“Getting a Little Wiser” Wednesday—-Learning to use Rosemary for your Health…

First I want to thank one of my readers over at the Welcoming House Facebook Page for giving me the idea of starting with Rosemary today. I had just watched the presidential debates, and for those of you that know me, it got my wheels spinning, and my heart racing, and my thoughts all cally-wampus [...]

Tasty Tuesday–Another fantastic Fall recipe, and a Great Big THANK YOU.

How can I ever thank you? I mean, really?? Your response to my new book yesterday just brought me straight to my knees, thanking God that I am blessed to be able to do this. Able to blog while my twins are throwing the ball across my lap, or in front of my view... Thankful [...]

By | October 16th, 2012|Cook, Dinner, Heal, Herb Recipes, Lunch|1 Comment

Time for a cup of Tea? Or a dose of medicine? All about drying your own herbs…

Do you like to cook?    Or how about drinking a cup of tea? source credit    Do you like to use natural cleaners?    Do you look for healthy alternatives to using tons of over the counter medications to keep your family healthy? If your answer to any of the above questions is YES, [...]

By | August 28th, 2012|Growing Herbs, Heal, Herb Recipes, Herbal Medicine, WildCrafting|Comments Off on Time for a cup of Tea? Or a dose of medicine? All about drying your own herbs…

Waste Not, Want Not………the Many ways to use up an ear of Corn……..

   Garden season is in high swing around here in the balmy North. Although I have not gotten much produce yet from my own gardens, I have been seriously spending my time canning up what I can get, and filling our pantry for the coming year.    I have noticed two things lately that keep [...]

Lilac, Milk Thistle, and Aloe Vera–The Tale of a Flower, a Weed, and a House plant

     If you are just joining us, I would encourage you to go back to the  beginning of the series and see all the amazing herbs we have covered in the last week and a half. Go ahead. Do it. Just click Growing Your Own Medicine ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  One of my VERY favorite times is Spring, [...]

By | April 4th, 2012|DIY, For the Garden, Growing Herbs, Heal, Herb Recipes, Herbal Medicine, Homesteading|Comments Off on Lilac, Milk Thistle, and Aloe Vera–The Tale of a Flower, a Weed, and a House plant

Marjoram, Oregano, and Fennel—Cook with them, Heal with them

   So what type of gardener are you?Are you a "wanna-be-gardening" type of gardener, as I used to be years ago? Or are you the next step up--the "little-bit-goes-a-long-way" type of gardener? Have you started to dabble outside the realm of what most people would consider normal items to garden with? I have to tell [...]

By | April 3rd, 2012|DIY, For the Garden, Growing Herbs, Heal, Herb Recipes, Herbal Medicine, Homesteading|Comments Off on Marjoram, Oregano, and Fennel—Cook with them, Heal with them

Catnip, Feverfew, and Eyebright~ three unusual herbs for healing:

Happy  Monday, Everyone! Have you had your coffee yet? image courtesy    Mondays are actually more like weekends here at the real Welcoming House, as it is my husband's day off and we spend time together as a family doing family things. Today we are going to be heading out to the garden and adding [...]

By | April 2nd, 2012|DIY, For the Garden, Growing Herbs, Heal, Herb Recipes, Herbal Medicine, Homesteading|Comments Off on Catnip, Feverfew, and Eyebright~ three unusual herbs for healing: