Herbs, Recipes, Tips & Tricks

Lavender – 6 Ways to Promote Calm

Lavender - 6 Ways Today's hump day... Wednesday and it totally feels like I've hit the top of the hump and will struggle coming down the rest of the week. I've been feeling so much craziness from Monday & Tuesday and have a long list of to-dos through the end of the week. Saturday and Sunday will be filled with… Continue reading Lavender – 6 Ways to Promote Calm

Tips & Tricks

5 Benefits of Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal can be made from a variety of substances such as coal or wood. Some take charcoal to rid the body of unwanted toxins or drugs. However, activated charcoal has some skin benefits, as well. 1. Shrink Those Pores Pores get clogged with dirt and toxins throughout the day, making our pores look large and… Continue reading 5 Benefits of Activated Charcoal

Honey, Recipes

Spearmint Honey

Spearmint honey is a great way to freshen tea. Honey has been known to ease sore throats and help coat raspy ones. Spearmint Profile: Latin name: Mentha spicata or Mentha viridis The spearmint's oil has been used in many ways from aromatherapy to chewing gum. The leaves have also been used in herbal pillows, tasty teas, and… Continue reading Spearmint Honey


My Top 5 Favorite Medicinal Herbs

I'm sorry I've been gone for so long. I've been quite the busy bee, but promise to be more chatty from now on! It's pretty chilly outside, so I've been enjoying the herbs in my kitchen - patiently waiting for spring to come. I realized that I had way more peppermint than I needed and… Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Medicinal Herbs

Honey, Recipes

Elderberry Honey

Elderberry Honey is a delicious way to sweeten teas in the winter. It can also be taken by the spooful to prevent cold and flu. Honey has a great way of coating the throat relieving soreness. When adding the fantastic benefits of Elderberries, the combination is unbeatable. Elder Profile: Latine name: Sambucus The black berries… Continue reading Elderberry Honey