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When you KNOW what’s coming….

As the long warm days of summer pass and the shorter, crisper days of Fall greet me each morning, I am reminded that all too soon we will be watching carefully who comes into our home, staying at home when we are struggling with illnesses, and considering carefully how much exposure to illness we will [...]

By | October 7th, 2015|Heal, Herbal Medicine, Young Living Essential Oils|6 Comments

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..

New Year, New Skill—Making simple projects for Health and Wellness

What a crazy morning it has been around here! Yesterday our regular PC just crashed, and it was a scramble to try to find out how to post and approve comments, share each post, not to mention just plain get on the internet. We do not know yet if we will be able to get [...]

By | January 29th, 2014|Craft, DIY, For the Home, Heal, Herbal Medicine, Homesteading, To Wear|1 Comment

Choosing The Right Door….Wellness Wednesday

Let's play a little pretend game for a moment. You are sick. Very sick. You wake up every morning exhausted, and irritable. You absolutely have to have a cup of coffee to go anywhere or act anything human-ish. You rush through your day with your stomach hurting and your back aching... your kidneys hurting because [...]

By | January 8th, 2014|Heal, Herbal Medicine, Young Living Essential Oils|25 Comments

Keep the Flu Away with this Simple Recipe for Elderberry Anti-Flu Syrup!

You have seen this news story, right? You know, the one talking about how terrible this new superbug H1N1 flu virus is, and how many folks have ended up in the hospital, and are terribly sick? How it only takes 18 of the viral germs to get sick instead of the regular 100o with the [...]

By | January 1st, 2014|Heal, Herb Recipes, Herbal Medicine|9 Comments

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

Cayenne Peppers for Healing Headaches….Simple Herbal Remedies Guest Post by Karina Ritchey

Good morning! As a wonderful ending to a week learning about a few herbs that can really pack a punch in building health in your family, I wanted to make your day by introducing one of my very dear friends, Karina! She has graciously agreed to share with you her recipe for cayenne pepper packs, something [...]

By | July 26th, 2013|Guest Bloggers, Heal, Herbal Medicine|Comments Off on Cayenne Peppers for Healing Headaches….Simple Herbal Remedies Guest Post by Karina Ritchey

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