My Immune Boosting Routine

My Immune Boosting Routine

  I’m going to show you how I boost my immune system with essential oils and a powerhouse herb, because flu season is creeping up fast.  I have to tell ya, I can sometimes be a little paranoid when it comes to getting sick.  Once it hits one of my kids, it’s quarantine time.  I […]

How to Stop a Nosebleed with Essential Oils

How to Stop a Nosebleed with Essential Oils

Follow me on Facebook and Pinterest! My 14 year old son is the only one in my family who tends to get nosebleeds.  Usually it’s from trauma, even a light bump on the nose.  Sometimes it’s the dryness in the air and other times, when he was younger, he brought it upon himself. I don’t think […]

How To Make Raised Beds with Crates

How To Make Raised Beds with Crates

My husband got quite a few of these crates from work.  They come in handy for so many things!   I always wanted a little herbal garden by my back door, but my dogs like to hang out there, along with the chickens, ducks, cats, you name it.  My dogs also like to dig.  I […]

How to Make Dandelion and Violet Lemonade

How to Make Dandelion and Violet Lemonade

With our sandy soil, we never really had any dandelions, until this year.  We’ve always had some violets, but this year it seems we have had an abundance of them.  I thought about making violet jelly, and maybe I will, but I decided to try utilizing both the dandelions and violets. The end result was […]

Five Herbs That Benefit the Garden

Finding new plants to help benefit my garden has always intrigued me.  Although these herbs are not the most common, you might want to try them for yourself and see if you notice a difference in the plants growing next to them. Lemon Balm – If you are having trouble with pollination, planting lemon balm […]

Making Money Mondays – Growing and Selling Herbs

Making Money Mondays – Growing and Selling Herbs

For those of us who have grown our own herbs, there is no comparison!  Even home grown dried herbs have so much more flavor than anything I have ever come across. We aren’t the only ones who notice the taste difference.  Good, talented chefs have been using locally grown herbs for some time.  The taste […]

How I use Castor Oil

When my third child was due to come into this world, I was ready, more than ready.  I was also impatient, so, I decided to do what everyone else would have done;)  I drank castor oil.  Now, all of the stories I heard about pregnant women taking castor oil were positive ones.  They all said […]