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Making a flower essence- crabapple blossom

Making a flower essence- crabapple blossom

Crabapple flower essence is for times you feel polluted for mental, physical, or spiritual reasons. If you feel the need to cleanse or purify, crabapple essence is the perfect flower remedy and so easy to make!   You will need: *Fresh crabapple blossoms, enough to fill the surface the bowl *spring or mineral water (about a […]

Persephone's flower tonic- homemade astringent from your yard

Persephone’s flower tonic- homemade astringent from your yard

Organic lawns are in full color with dandelions, violets, plantain leaves, and chickweed in the early spring. Did you know that these 4 wild edibles are perfect for a skin soothing astringent? Yes, a skin astringent made from the wild plants in your yard! If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at herbal body care, this recipe […]

spring scent simmer- citrus, geranium, and mint

spring scent simmer- citrus, geranium, and mint

While spring sometimes looks like winter outside, I like it to smell like spring inside. My favorite way to create a lovely and refreshing spring scent is using citrus, mint, and geranium. Citrus Geranium Mint Simmer dried grapefruit peel dried spearmint fresh lime fresh scented geranium leaves *Place the ingredients in a small Corningware or stainless steel pot. *Add enough water to […]

Marimo moss ball plush DIY

Marimo moss ball plush DIY

So, our Marimo moss ball obsession has crossed over to plush! These little guys are so easy to make and shouldn’t take longer than 30 minutes, even if you’re a beginner. Supplies needed: The sleeve of an old wool sweater (or wool blend, at least 80% wool), safety eyes, green and pink floss, poly-fil, scissors […]

Embroider your baby or child's artwork- DIY

Embroider your baby or child’s artwork- DIY

My little niece was just shy of a year during the holidays this year. She was starting to experiment with markers and paints, and making little doodle scratches on paper (and herself); I thought a permanent piece of artwork would make a lovely gift for her mama this year. you will need: a hoop, muslin/cotton cloth, Mark-B-Gone […]

ginger candy and ginger syrup

ginger candy and ginger syrup

There is nothing more invigorating and warming on a cold winter day than a cup of ginger tea! It is a mild stimulant, promotes circulation, aids digestion, and is very effective for motion sickness. It is great for cramps and the perfect herb to help remedy congestion when you are under the weather. Next time you […]