‘Fix Pretty Much Anything’ Salve – A Healing DIY Salve

Hello friends! Today I am sharing a crafty concoction that is utilized quite frequently in our home and will likely be a nice addition to yours, too. Today I bring you an easy to create, very powerful ‘fix pretty much anything’ salve. “Dramatic much?” Maybe, but, really…it’s true. You know how *real* food foodies kind-of laugh about saying, “Ah, just …

Soothing Homemade Tea, Anyone…?

German Chamomile – What Can’t It Do!?? Welcome to Part Two of my gardening miniseries! If you missed part one (all about a beautiful, massive orange giant), click here to read it. Today I’d like to introduce you to a delicate white flower with a lovely yellow center…German Chamomile. This is an easy to grow flower and makes a lovely addition …

Calendula-Hula-Who!??? And why YOU should know.

Calendula-Hula-Who!?? (and why YOU should know)

Well, it looks as though old Punxsutawney Phil got it wrong this year. Where I’m located, I think that we are in for a late start to spring. Bummer. On a positive note, this gives me more time to get my garden seeds started inside, seeing as how I waited until today to place my order. Oops. I’ve been putting a …

Jojoba, Coconut, and Almond Oils -- GIFTS!

Jojoba, Almond, & Coconut Oils – Gifts! (favorite carrier oils in a skincare series)

First, I am so happy that you are following along in my weeklong skincare series! Second, I am so excited about today’s blog post. I hope that you are, too. Yesterday I wrote about my favorite base butter for body lotions and butters – Cocoa Butter. It is simply the perfect natural ingredient for your skin to soak up! Today, …

Ketchup – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

“Pass the ketchup, please.”    “Would you like some ketchup with your fries?”       “Ketchup on your burger, ma’am?” Yes, it’s true. We Americans like to put ketchup on everything – meat, vegetables, fruit…well, I haven’t seen that one yet, but I bet someone can tell me a recipe that calls for ketchup in fruit.