Dandelion Goodies

Published on May 25, 2017 under Herbs
May marked the first month of my 2017 Bhoomi's Basket, an herbal subscription from May to October. I really enjoyed putting the baskets together for my members! The herbal goodies were Dandelion Root Tea, Dandelion Salve…
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What’s Growing (Part 1)

Published on May 22, 2017 under Garden
What’s Growing (Part 1)
When my yearly rhythms were shaped by school vacations, Summer was by far my favorite season. And while I love the family adventures that Summer brings, Spring definitely brings a lot of joy to my…
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Magic Cream

Published on May 5, 2017 under Herbs
Magic Cream
Five or six years ago my family was cooking in a friends' kitchen. I was at the glass-top stove and a burner had just been turned off. My 3-year old daughter came over to see…
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Spring Has Sprung!

Published on April 2, 2017 under Garden
Spring Has Sprung!
This is such a thrilling time of year in the garden! It's not colorful yet, or bursting with life. But after months of cold - most of which I really just want to spend hibernating…
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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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