Category Archives: Herbs & Health

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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Rosewater {DIY}

    “There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson I love roses  – what female could resist the charms of such a lovely flower? Alas, I do not love them enough to ask my husband to bring them home at a very costly expense neither […]

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{Spring} Dandelion Salad

Years ago, it’s not something I ever thought that I would be serving at our dinner table … but people grow and change and learn to appreciate different things… and so, here I am, serving wild dandelion leaf salad, which we gathered together this afternoon, to my family tonight. Topped with diced tomatoes, carrots, pine […]

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