Creating this diy herbal body splash is just one way I like to incorporate the sweet earthy fragrance and mood enhancing properties of botanicals into my every day. With witch hazel as a base, this citrus & floral splash becomes versatile with its many functional uses. I like to “wear” the refreshing, feel-good herbs as an all-over body splash,Continue reading Citrus & Floral Infused Body Splash
I caught a glimpse of summer last week! I peeked into my beehives and strolled the property dreaming about my summer gardens. The weather was warm and the sun was bright – but my feet… not so much! My heels tend to dry out a little and although I usually keep them in check with regular use of aContinue reading 3 DIY Herbal Treatments To Get Your Feet Summer Ready!
No, you will not be spreading sticky whipped corn syrup on your face… I’m talking about marshmallow root (althaea officinalis)! A friendly, versatile, and soothing medicinal herb (btw, it’s a really great companion to keep on hand – especially with kids in the house!). I’ve always been a bit of a minimalist when it comes to skin care, but nowContinue reading Calming & Cooling, A Peppermint Rose Marshmallow Facial
I’ve been making my family’s lotion for a few years now and I think it’s safe to say I’ll never return to store bought versions. I love knowing these homemade products are not only safe but also nourishing to my kids sensitive and growing bodies. Body butter is quite a bit heavier than standard lotions and is great forContinue reading Hibiscus Rose Whipped Body Butter
A wonderful and versatile companion to have, rose can be enjoyed in tea, infused into oil for body care products, or you can eat it in your granola. Either way, roses don’t have to be in a bouquet to add loving comfort to your heart, mind, and soul. Rose petals are loaded with anti-oxidants. They are anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic and can help with digestiveContinue reading Strawberry Rose Granola Gluten & Refined Sugar Free
Studying herbs and botanicals over the past few years has been incredibly informative and enlightening. I have recognized that my sensitivity to the energy of people, things, and situations is not an undesirable weakness, but instead a powerful asset. I am able to connect to plant energy with the same sensitivities. I use herbs for relaxing cups of tea and forContinue reading 5 Warming Winter Elixirs
As a mom, baths are a wonderful luxury I miss out on regularly. I dream of soaking in an infusion of floral herbs in a big white tub accented with a rustic wooden tray holding beeswax candles and live green plants. The kids screeches are so distant they only offer relaxation. When you’re a mom, complete silence can be concerning.Continue reading Sea Salt & Shea Butter Bombs
The wild rose hips are ready! Yesss! I’ve been watching these little jewels grow and ripen over the summer, musing about ways I could turn them into nourishing and edible remedies. Rose hips are best known for their high vitamin C content, which make them perfect for boosting immunity before winter and helping us get through the coldContinue reading Rose Hip & Honey Syrup