Grow Your Own Bandages

Did you know you could grow your own bandages? Yep! What plant am I talking about? Fuzzy Lambs Ear, you know the one that grows like crazy even if you plant one teensy, tiny little plant. I am sorry poor little lambs ear, I have neglected to appreciate all that you can do! Still More … Continue Reading

Wildcrafting Wednesday!

Welcome to the One Hundred and Seventh edition of Wildcrafting Wednesday! Wildcrafting Wednesday is hosted by: Sharon @ Woodwife’s Journal, Jennifer @ The Entwife’s Journal, Kathy @ Mind, Body and Sole, Alix @ Blessed in Homemaking, Kristin @ Herban Momma, and me! 🙂 While traditional wildcrafting refers to gathering herbs and plants in the wild … Continue Reading

Recipe for Thieves Formula Spray

Yesterday was quite stormy here in GA so I could not go outside and play in the dirt or ride my horse. 🙁 I could have just laid around and watched tv or surf the internet but what did I do? I was productive! I needed to refill stock on my herbal remedies for the … Continue Reading

Herbal Infused Chocolates

To follow up on last weeks posts regarding the Medicinal Foods” Class that I took in Asheville, here is the recipe! I plan on using this for quite a few treats. 🙂 Yes we took a picture of the recipe because we were so tired of taking notes!!! Naomi did not give us exact measurements … Continue Reading

Wildcrafting Wednesday!

Welcome to the seventy ninth edition of Wildcrafting Wednesday! Wildcrafting Wednesday is hosted by: Sharon @ Woodwife’s Journal, Lisa @ The Self-Sufficient HomeAcre, Jennifer @ The Entwife’s Journal, Susan @ Real Food, Real Frugal, Kathy @ Mind, Body and Sole, Alix @ Blessed in Homemaking, Jerica @ Sustain, Create and Flow, and me! 🙂 While … Continue Reading

Wildcrafting Wednesday!

Welcome to the seventy eighth edition of Wildcrafting Wednesday! Wildcrafting Wednesday is hosted by: Sharon @ Woodwife’s Journal, Lisa @ The Self-Sufficient HomeAcre, Jennifer @ The Entwife’s Journal, Susan @ Real Food, Real Frugal, Kathy @ Mind, Body and Sole, Alix @ Blessed in Homemaking, Jerica @ Sustain, Create and Flow, and me! 🙂 While … Continue Reading

Herbal Chocolate Fun!

Do you love chocolate?Let’s have some herbal chocolate fun here. I think chocolate should be added to the food pyramid as its own food catagory, not just linked up with sweets, cookies, junky stuff…just chocolate. Yum! Well how about mixing in some herbs with the chocolate for some added benefits and be a little sneaky. 🙂 … Continue Reading

Weeds,Weeds and More Good Weeds!

What ya got growing outside right now? Weeds, of course! Weeds, weeds, and more good weeds, I should really say. There is a bunch of good stuff out in my garden and pastures right now -Chickweed, Henbit, Purple Dead Nettle, Plantain, Dandelions, Dock and more green stuff that I have yet to identify! So what … Continue Reading

Learning Herbalism Together

Learning Herbalism together as a community! A couple years back, I started my journey into the herbalism world. At first, I learned there were medicinal benefits for certain foods that we ate like garlic, ginger, tumeric, cayenne, in general, spices. Then a medicinal plant or berry here and there interested me. Eventually, I became obsessed…yep…OBSESSED!!! … Continue Reading

Seeds, seeds and more seeds!

Every January about this time, especially after a warm spell, I just want to start planting! Anything!! Even though I do have collards, spinach and whats left of the broccoli, I find I am impatient waiting for spring to arrive so I can do more. Well it is cold again, we have the weirdest weather … Continue Reading