Free Mrs Meyers Fall Scent Offer Just for You

This free Mrs Meyers fall scent offer includes several wonder products with 2 fragrance options, perfect for all your fall entertaining. A while back I teamed up with Grove Collaborative to offer a free package of Caldrea products. Today they are back with a new opportunity. A Free Mrs Meyers fall scent offer just in… [Read More]

Making Jewelweed Salve to Help with Poison Ivy and other Skin Problems.

Jewelweed salve is easy to make and may aid irritated skin from poison ivy and bug bites. Learn more about identifying and preserving this helpful plant. This jewelweed salve tutorial reminds me of when I was a Girl Scout back in the day. We had the most wonderful camp within walking distance of my house…. [Read More]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Here’s a Mother’s Day gift guide with 10 affordable ideas to consider for mom, if you don’t have the time or inclination to make one yourself. If you are the handmade type, you may also be interested in our Tuesdays in the Garden post where everyone shared ideas for easy to make Mother’s day gifts. Mother’s… [Read More]

Making Bath Salts with Herbs and Essential Oils

Making bath salts is a fun and easy craft, and makes a great gift for any time of year.  This project starts with Epsom salts and essential oils. Then you add layers of dried herbs for added beauty and health benefits. Best of all, it looks so pretty in the jar. Making Bath Salts with… [Read More]

Make Your Own Hydrosol

What’s a hydrosol? A hydrosol is the floral water that remains through a steam distillation of plant material, and are often a by-product of the production of essential oils.  Since I was trimming up some of my herbs, I thought this would be a good time to make a hydrosol. Make Your Own Hydrosol contains some… [Read More]

7 Ways to Use Herbs from the Garden

If you’ve started growing herbs this year, or if you’ve been growing them for a while, you may be looking for some good uses for these very versatile plants.  After all according to Merriam-Webster, an herb is a plant or plant part valued for its medicinal, savory, or aromatic qualities. That bring us a whole… [Read More]

Top 10 Projects Using Essential Oils

It seems like every where I go I see and hear people talking about Essential Oils. On Facebook, on the sidebar of many blogs and recently at my hair salon. I have been using essential oils since the late 1990’s when I owned the herbal gift shop with my sister. So many of the products… [Read More]