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DIY suet feeders

DIY suet feeders

We have bird feeders all over our yard during the cold winter months. We have birds feasting on the front porch feeders and you’re sure to find birds feasting on the feeders placed in the trees outside my kitchen window, so I can watch them while doing the dishes. We have found black oil sunflower brings the most songbirds […]

luna dream pillow

luna dream pillow

Merry Solstice blessings friends! I made herbal luna dream pillows for Winter Solstice gifts this year. The little ladies loved them. “That’s all,” Lisa

Evergreen tea party, make spruce, pine, and fir tea

Evergreen tea party, make spruce, pine, and fir tea

We went foraging in our yard today for various evergreens to have an evergreen tea tasting party, we are lucky to have many organic evergreen trees in our yard so we know they are safe to use in teas. An evergreen tea party is such a fun way to celebrate Winter Solstice! We collected red pine, […]

applesauce cinnamon spice pomanders and acorns- diy

applesauce cinnamon spice pomanders and acorns- diy

I LOVE cinnamon applesauce dough and use it for both Winter and Summer Solstice. This year, we made a spicier dough to make acorns and pomanders.  You need: 1 cup cinnamon 1 tablespoon cloves 1 tablespoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon allspice 1 cup applesauce 2 tablespoons white glue acorn caps whole cloves thin paintbrush large bowl […]

solstice wreath- diy

solstice wreath- diy

I love a simple homemade wreath hanging in the window to welcome the seasons. To make this wreath I started with a pre-bought grapevine wreath, tied the red ribbon onto the top, hot glued the pinecones, wired on the holly (this way I will be able to remove it after the season and add greenery […]

solstice garland-dried herbs and pincones DIY

solstice garland-dried herbs and pincones DIY

Pinecones freshly fallen from the white pine, while the sap is still sticky and wet, puts off such a lovely smell, especially when mixed with past Summer’s dried herbs of lavender, sage, rosemay, and thyme. I thought they would look and smell lovely in garland form. I took a long piece of twine, knotted a […]