The Knitbone Plant

Published on March 24, 2017 under Meet the Herbs
The Knitbone Plant
In the 300s BC, the armies of Alexander the Great used this plant to treat wounds. It was used during the Middle Ages to heal fractures. Ancient Romans and Greeks valued it greatly for healing…
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Let the Season Begin

Published on March 8, 2017 under Garden
Let the Season Begin
What are you growing this year? Whether you are looking to start or expand your garden, or test your green thumb with some container gardening, this is the time of year most of us in…
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Bedtime Tea

Published on March 13, 2016 under Kids
Bedtime Tea
As I get to know herbs more deeply, I have started using herbal teas every day and varying them according to my needs and the needs of my family. For example, this past week my…
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Mother Yourself

Published on February 5, 2016 under Motherhood
Mother Yourself
When going on a flight, we are all told that in case of an emergency, we should place our air masks on before putting an air mask on anyone else, even our child. This is…
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Cozy Up Tea Time

Published on February 3, 2016 under Recipe
Cozy Up Tea Time
After playing out in the foot and a half of snow that Winter Storm Kayla brought us my family cozied up by the fireplace with tea and brownies. Not just any tea and brownies though,…
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A Challenge for the New Year

Published on December 31, 2015 under Motherhood
A Challenge for the New Year
I have a confession to make: I don't really know how to have fun outside in the winter... as a mom anyway. I remember days when I enjoyed sledding and snowshoeing and even just walks…
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