Herbs & Remedies for Morning Sickness

Nausea is probably one of the most well known, despised early pregnancy symptoms that many women experience. I have to say, the term morning sickness is a sad misnomer as nausea can affect pregnant women alllllll throughout the day. It can also be an issue well past the first trimester. With all three of my [...]

All About Lemon Balm

Getting my little Lemon Balm plant in the mail from Jung's nursery a few days ago has spurred me to do some research & figure out just what this yummy smelling plant is and what it can do for you. Turns out, Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) seems to be a jack of all trades. Mother [...]

Sourdough Bread Recipe Printable

Download Your Printable Sourdough Bread Recipe Click on the PDF link below to download your copy of my delicious sourdough bread recipe. I keep my family supplied with amazing sourdough bread with only about 10 minutes of work every other day. You can read the whole post here and learn about making a sourdough starter here Sourdough [...]

Sourdough Sandwich Bread in 10 minutes

Sourdough Sandwich Bread in 10 minutes

Let's talk about sourdough bread! We're taking a slight detour from herbs today, but hey, homeschoolers are really good at going off on interesting tangents, making them into learning experiences, and tying the random things they learned back into their everyday life. And fresh sourdough bread is an amazing, healthy addition to your family's table [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]