a natural living site http://learningandyearning.com Creator Worshipper / Creation Student Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:56:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Bath Salts: The Safe Way to Add Essential Oils to Your Bathhttp://learningandyearning.com/bath-salts http://learningandyearning.com/bath-salts#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:00:18 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=9019 a natural living site

What could be more soothing than a hot bath with lavender essential oil? Or peppermint oil to get your morning going? But because oils and water don’t mix, adding undiluted essential oils to your bath could potentially burn your skin. It happened to a friend of mine. Diluting the essential oil with a carrier oil first (ie. olive […]

Bath Salts: The Safe Way to Add Essential Oils to Your Bath

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Spatchcock Roasted Chicken with Smoky Turmeric Marinadehttp://learningandyearning.com/roasted-chicken-with-turmeric http://learningandyearning.com/roasted-chicken-with-turmeric#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:39:02 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8981 a natural living site

Spatchcock Roasted Chicken with Turmeric There’s that word, spatchcock again! In my last post, I showed you how to spatchcock a chicken, which I learned from Ariana at And Here in We Are. Spatchcock just means to butterfly, which helps to assure an evenly cooked, juicy chicken. You can learn how here. Don’t be intimidated; […]

Spatchcock Roasted Chicken with Smoky Turmeric Marinade

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How to Spatchcock Chickenhttp://learningandyearning.com/spatchcock-chicken http://learningandyearning.com/spatchcock-chicken#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:01:16 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8939 a natural living site

As a blogger, people often ask me what blogs I follow. There are tons of great blogs that I know and love, but one of the first I always mention is And Here We Are. It’s written by Ariana Mullins. She and her family are Americans living in England (soon to be moving to Spain). I […]

How to Spatchcock Chicken

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Winter Foraging: Pine Needle Salad Dressinghttp://learningandyearning.com/pine-needle-salad-dressing http://learningandyearning.com/pine-needle-salad-dressing#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:44:30 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8859 a natural living site

Just after Christmas, I was at a friend’s home and was admiring her tree. Seeing that it was a pine, I did what any normal person would do. I pulled off a few needles and tasted them. Sincerely, it was some of the best pine I’ve ever had, and she happily let me gather a […]

Winter Foraging: Pine Needle Salad Dressing

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Plantain & Kelp Plaque-Fighting Tooth Powderhttp://learningandyearning.com/plantain-and-kelp-tooth-powder http://learningandyearning.com/plantain-and-kelp-tooth-powder#comments Sun, 28 Dec 2014 22:00:35 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8471 a natural living site

  Toothpaste or Tooth Powder? Before toothpaste there was . . . tooth powder. Glycerin was later added to turn the powder into paste for a more convenient way to keep teeth clean. Glycerin itself is a safe product, but may prevent remineralization since it coats your teeth. In addition, according to this abstract, tooth powder may […]

Plantain & Kelp Plaque-Fighting Tooth Powder

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O Christmas Tree!http://learningandyearning.com/christmas-tree http://learningandyearning.com/christmas-tree#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:57:31 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8807 a natural living site

We’re real tree kind of people. We love nature and the outdoors, and like to do things ourselves. Just the type of people who go out every year and cut their own Christmas tree, right? Ummm. No. Well, there was that one Christmas when we lived in the country and went out and cut a tree. […]

O Christmas Tree!

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Make a Seed Packet Ornamenthttp://learningandyearning.com/seed-packet-ornament http://learningandyearning.com/seed-packet-ornament#respond Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:12:06 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8793 a natural living site

Do you save seeds from your garden? Saving seeds is not a strong point for me, but I do save seed from my heirloom tomatoes, and from some of my flowers. I was trying to come up with a way to use some of my seeds in a Christmas ornament and decided to make seed […]

Make a Seed Packet Ornament

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Eartheasy Vermicomposting Giveawayhttp://learningandyearning.com/vermicomposting-giveaway http://learningandyearning.com/vermicomposting-giveaway#respond Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:00:58 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8790 a natural living site

Welcome to the Eartheasy Vermicomposting giveaway!  This Vermicomposting giveaway is sponsored by Eartheasy, your online store for sustainable living. One lucky winner will receive: 1 Worm Factory 360 with worms 1 Worm Factory Refill Kit 1 Stainless Steel Compost Keeper Vermicomposting is a great way to turn kitchen scraps and yard waste into nutrient rich […]

Eartheasy Vermicomposting Giveaway

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How to Make Hickory Bark Syruphttp://learningandyearning.com/hickory-bark-syrup http://learningandyearning.com/hickory-bark-syrup#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:32:58 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8768 a natural living site

I’ve been interested in foraging most of my life. The problem is, except for picking wild berries, I rarely did it. But the bug has hit me hard the past year or two. I think I might love it more than gardening. And that’s saying a lot. What’s not to love about being out in the woods and […]

How to Make Hickory Bark Syrup

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Introducing “The Herbarium”http://learningandyearning.com/the-herbarium http://learningandyearning.com/the-herbarium#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:18:35 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8743 a natural living site

Your Virtual and Vibrant Collection of Herbal Resources I’m pretty excited about the new virtual magazine, The Herbarium, from The Herbal Academy of New England. This site is not only gorgeous, but is an amazing collection of herbal resources. The members only website will grow with new articles, podcasts, videos, media tools and of course monographs. […]

Introducing “The Herbarium”

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JORD Watch Giveaway $129 Valuehttp://learningandyearning.com/JORD-watch-giveaway http://learningandyearning.com/JORD-watch-giveaway#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:00:42 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8733 a natural living site

Are you like me? Using your phone to tell time when you’re away from home? I miss wearing a watch! And that’s why I was thrilled to pieces to receive a gorgeous JORD watch recently. And I get to give one away, too! It’s easy to see that JORD’s style is guided by a deep […]

JORD Watch Giveaway $129 Value

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Half Price Sale on “The Art of Gardening” eBookhttp://learningandyearning.com/art-of-gardening-sale http://learningandyearning.com/art-of-gardening-sale#respond Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:00:54 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8654 a natural living site

Give the Gift of Gardening The Art of Gardening: Building Your Soil eBook teaches a way to garden that builds healthy soil is more disease resistant eliminates the need for toxic pesticides requires no digging requires little weeding produces delicious, nutrient-dense vegetables Click here to learn more. For Christmas gift-giving, The Art of Gardening: Building Your Soil eBook […]

Half Price Sale on “The Art of Gardening” eBook

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