herbs

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 […]

winter potpourri- diy

winter potpourri- diy

I love having a pretty wooden bowl filled to the brim with a little woodland collection, tossed with some citrus, and spices. My winter potpourri includes: dried oranges, pinecones, rosehips, milkweed pods, acorns, a fir branch, a locus pod, powdered cinnamon, whole cloves, with a few drops of pine essential oil. “That’s all,” Lisa

tummy ache herbal pops

tummy ache herbal pops

 When my little ladies have a belly ache, drinking warm tea is not the answer, they prefer tummy ache pops. To make the pops, I make a strong infusion of peppermint, spearmint, ginger, rosehips, and a touch of cinnamon. I put the herbs in a large mason jar with 4 cups of boiling water, then cover […]

Rosemary wellness simmer- DIY for upper respiratory

Rosemary wellness simmer- DIY for upper respiratory

Mmmmmmm, the scent of rosemary and citrus put me in an uplifting can do anything mood! Not only is rosemary a lovely way to scent your home but it is antibacterial, which helps clear phlegm from the head and chest. It’s great to simmer on the stove when there are upper-respiratory ailments or headaches going through your house. Rosemary citrus […]

Doings

Doings

We’ve been busy around here- designing new plush, harvesting herbs, and sterilizing jars for the herbs. “That’s all,” Lisa