Category Archives: Herbs & Health

School Begins and Other Happenings

  {This may be a rambling post as I have not had as much time to post lately…I do hope that is okay!}       And so it is September – one of the most beautiful months of the year, I believe. The days are still so lovely and filled with the warmth of […]

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Homemade Rosehip Infused Face Cream

It’s the first of December. There is no snow falling now. The ground is bare and muddy. Children linger by windows waiting in hopes of seeing the faint sparkle of white falling from the heaves, while they still find their hearts filled with joy at the thought of going outdoors to play for long hours […]

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Goldenrod Season …

“…basking in open sunshine between ribbons of golden-rod and smoke-blue asters; air athrill with the pipings of myriads of crickets, those glad little pensioners of the summer hills; a plump brown pony ambling along the road; and two girls behind him, full to the lips with the simple, priceless joy of youth and life…” -Anne […]

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Sage {infused} Honey

Pardon my delay in blogging. We went away as a family to a local Christian campground last week. Upon returning, I felt (and still somewhat feel) like I was drowning in laundry, cleaning, getting things back to normal, animal chores, house chores, filling the fridge up again … and suddenly, it is August. And I’m […]

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Plantain {uses}

One aspect of being a mother and homemaker that brings me joy is finding ways to simply help our family – whether it be preparing meals for the freezer, canning produce, making jams or homemade medicines. Plantain is a common backyard weed – or a weed that will grow most anywhere, for that matter. If […]

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