Weeds can be the bane of gardening, right? There are definitely ways to reduce their growth like mulching, and no-dig gardening. But don’t get too discouraged when you find common lawn weeds, or garden weeds. There are some great ways to use them, after all.Continue Reading
Learn to Forage for Food and Remedies
Are you interesting in foraging but have been a bit hesitant to go forward because you lack the confidence? I understand. I’ve been learning about and identifying plants since I’m a child, but not everyone has had that opportunity.
I also enjoy taking beginners by the hand and helping them to gain the confidence they need to go forward on their foraging journey so that they can forage for food, or even forage for home remedies for their family.Continue Reading
Flowers are more than beautiful; many are edible or medicinal. While not all flowers are edible, there are dozens which are. My focus here, though, is on edible flowers you can grow or forage and are amazing when used to make homemade herbal remedies.Continue Reading
I hate to admit it, but I’m not particularly graceful. Consequently, I tend to get my share of bruises. And that’s why I need my homemade arnica salve. Continue Reading
I get it. There are a million ways to make homemade lip balm. But honestly, some really are better than others. Like this Pine and Honey Moisturizing Lip Balm. It’s perfect for dry winter lips, and with that fresh-from-the-forest-scent, it’s perfect for gift giving. And it’s more than that; it really is the best moisturizing lip balm!Continue Reading
When it comes to staying well, prevention through a healthy lifestyle goes a long way. But we all know that despite our best efforts, we still catch cold, and get cuts, bruises, and the occasional headache. And if you’re me, get into a patch of poison ivy. That’s why it’s a good idea to keep your medicine cabinet stocked with some natural home remedies.
I’m not a health care professional. I’m a wife, a mom, and a grandmother who has faced lots of minor ailments over the years. Please use common sense when caring for your family. Home medicine can be very safe and effective, but educate yourself and know when to see your doctor.Continue Reading