Intern Adventures!

This is my 3rd year of having interns help me out with planting, harvesting, product making, foraging and more. Early Spring garden planted… We also go on fun adventures! You never know what we will be doing…it all depends on what is growing and who calls me to come harvest an abundance of something. This … Continue Reading

Spring Already?

I kept waiting for it…Winter. Not that I like the cold or anything but during Winter I get to catch up on paperwork – ugghhh taxes and stuff. Renewing licenses, certificates, adding all of my receipts and planning for the new year always happens in February. When it is cold outside it is much easier … Continue Reading

Superfoods for Breakfast

This morning I am baking a few loaves of bread for preorders and the loaves are all rising on top of my stove. I wanted to make an omelet but cannot, there is no space on the stovetop! I remembered making some egg cups recently in the oven and thought, “Yes, breakfast!” Not just any … Continue Reading

Medicinal & Edible Benefits of Hibiscus

The colors of Fall are beautiful with the trees changing into an array of yellow, red, gold, orange and brown. You don’t expect to see many plants producing as you do in the Summer. There are some exceptions of course. The beautiful Hibiscus Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa), with its ruby red calyces and deep burgandy stems. After … Continue Reading

Easy Peasy Lip Scrub Recipe

Have you ever used a lip scrub? Maybe one of those super expensive, high end ones at the department stores? I found this easy, peasy lip scrub recipe that I wanted to share with ya’ll! No Tricks, just Treats today – Happy Halloween 🎃 Of course if you don’t want to make it yourself, I will … Continue Reading

We Won People's Choice!!!!!

Good Morning Friends – Just woke up, late, really late for me at 6:45am but it is too darn cold out there. Makes you want to curl up and hide under the covers until Spring. 😀 Guess what?? Just got the email saying I was one of the 3 Winners for the People’s Choice Award. … 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

Dedication to My Best Friend, Lorna

This blog post is a little unusual than my usual posts. Just a bit ago, I was talking to my all time BFF in New York and we were discussing web sites, blogging, social media etc… Lorna, my BFF since 5th grade, wanted my dear son, Jonathan to make a web site for her. I … Continue Reading

Chickens Had a Pizza Party!

My animals are spoiled rotten! Seriously. Just the other day, instead of giving my chickens their usual extra snack of leftover bread or veggies, they got pizza. Yep…3 leftover slices of homemade pepperoni pizza! Oh my goodness, they went bananas over it. One hen even took a piece and RAN away with it!!! 🙂   … Continue Reading

I have read numerous articles about growing your own lemon tree! Hmmm….now of course if we were in California or Florida, you would say no big deal, right? Well here in Georgia? I heard it could be done so I am going to try it. Has anyone had any success growing a lemon tree? Tell … Continue Reading