5 Herbs to Warm You Up

5 Herbs to Warm You Up

In celebration of our first snow of the season, I have been learning about how herbs can keep you warm when the temperatures drop. Generally more than a bit cold-blooded, I was always the kid with four layers of pants on just to go play in the snow. Now that I'm a mom I have plenty of other people to [...]

Your Herbal Home Base

Your Herbal Home Base

One thing that has always bothered me about blogs is the lack of topical organization that is produced by displaying blog posts sequentially. I love trying to wrap my mind around something one subject at a time and I love outlines. Thus, I've created this post to be a topical outline of sorts about the different [...]

Benefits of Including your Children in your Herbal Adventure

Dirt covered everything. Dried herbs poured everywhere but the pot of water. Herb seedlings "transplanted" by being crushed in chubby little hands. Yep, I'm raising a toddler herbalist. And I couldn't be happier.   My Little Herbalist Last night at supper I got the privilege of listening to our two year old give her daddy [...]

DIY Herbal Sourdough Crackers

Crunchy. Flavorful. Savory. Delicious. Today I'd like to share with you all a recipe for herbal crackers that I tried yesterday. I'll spare you the paragraphs of stories about what we did last Friday that is only slightly related to crackers that every other blogger seems compelled to write. We just wanted a snack. And [...]

Tips to Germinate Herbs Indoors

Tips to Germinate Herbs Indoors

We have talked about why to try to germinate seeds during the off season in my last blog post. Now in this post I would like to share a few things herbs need to sprout and a few tips for germinating seeds yourself. As I have said, I have not had very good success in [...]

2017 Black Friday Herb Sales

2017  Black Friday Herb Sales

For Black Friday I wanted to gather a list of the herb websites offering sales this weekend for your convenience (and mine!) None of these are affiliates & I'm not making any money off them, I just wanted to share and let you know what is on sale.  Because any excuse to stock up on herbs [...]

7 Reasons to Start Seeds in November

Why am I bothering to germinate herb seeds in November? Planting more herbs while still wrapping up my vegetable garden and finishing up my weeding for the season doesn't seem to make too much sense, but I am eager to experiment and see if I will eventually be able to provide my family with fresh [...]