Sweet Slumber Tea Blend

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I am a big tea drinker, especially on cold winter days when I want to stay warm. This tea is one of my favorites – a delicious herbal blend of chamomile, peppermint, lavender and roses. I made up a big batch of this loose-leaf blend to enjoy this winter and also to give as gifts…. 

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Holiday Centerpiece Idea: Mini Pinecone Trees

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I tend to think that nature does a pretty good job of making things beautiful just as they are. A few embellishments here or there can bring out the theme, like adding a bit of sparkly glass to rustic holiday accoutrements like pine cones and holly. Red and green are a classic color combination for… 

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DIY Dream Pillows

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This year I’ve become almost obsessively interested in learning about herbs and both their healing and magical properties. I love making my own scent blends, and discovering new ways to use and make herbal gifts. While shopping at Goodwill, I found a book called, Making Herbal Dream Pillows by Jim Long and fell in love… 

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Simmering Spices

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This is the time of year when I do a lot of cooking. Sometimes I think I cook more during this season than I do the other three combined! Many weekends and late nights are spent preparing multiple meals to go into the freezer. The bounty of fresh food that is available simply tastes better… 

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Thanksgiving Leftover Packing Station

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Every year for Thanksgiving we LIVE for leftovers. There’s nothing like a turkey and cranberry sandwich for breakfast the next day! To make it easy for everyone to take food home (and so I don’t have to give away my Tupperware) I’m putting together a leftover packing station complete with to-go boxes in various sizes,… 

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DIY Pressed Herb Candles

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This summer, I’ve fallen in love with growing fresh herbs in my garden and finding creative ways to harvest and use them. My favorite herb by far has been lavender. I’ve made my own eye pillows and sachets, and even lavender lemonade and cookies. Now that it’s officially fall, I’m still finding ways to keep… 

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