Category Archives: ecology

DIY Mother’s Day Gift

Here are a couple of easy ideas for giving your mom (or partner) a special homemade gift she will actually use. Advertisements

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How to Make Wool Dryer Balls

My friend showed me how making wool dryer balls to replace fabric softener is not only environmentally friendly, but budget friendly too! https://botanicalalchemyandapothecary.com/cleaner-and-greener-laundry

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Herbal DIY Gifts (Great for Kids)

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Comfort Food

Today….there is not enough chocolate. The sun still rose, but it shone on a country that has disappointed me to the core. I am not a political person, and I don’t care to write a political blog, but I am … Continue reading

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Dirt

  This weekend I was kind of half-listening to NPR while I was prepping gluten-free bread for the week when what someone said about soil caught my attention. He brought up the fact that our ancestors actually ate a lot more … Continue reading

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Everyday Herbalism Featuring Thieves Oil

This morning I was reminded of how herbs as essential oils are just part of my family’s everyday life, making it better, healthier, sweeter smelling, and even a little sillier. Before getting out of bed, I heard my oldest son … Continue reading

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Herbal Enhancement and Enchantment

Every single day I use herbs in a multitude of ways and they are not necessarily ‘curing’ anything (although they might be!) nor are they making me super-human. What they do is enhance daily life in meaningful, beautiful ways and … Continue reading

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