Habañero Hot Sauce

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A raucous gem of a habañero sauce has been showing up these past few years at many a hip Portland, Oregon brunch spot. It’s got a healthy punch, yet it’s approachable and sweet, and it’s made right here in Evermine’s hometown by a company called Secret Aardvark. It was this new interpretation of habañero that… 

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Lavender Fire Starter Bundles

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Enjoy sitting around an outdoor fire pit in the summer, but tired of smelling like you’ve been at summer camp for a month? Try tossing in a few lavender fire bundles, which will fill the air with a warm, fragrant lavender scent. The scent repels insects too! Lavender fire starter bundles work great in a… 

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English Lavender Linen Sachets

English Lavender Linen Sachets

After moving into our new home, I discovered we inherited a giant mature English lavender bush. Now that summer is in full swing here in Oregon, the lavender bush is overflowing our driveway. Instead of just pruning the whole bush back, I decided to do something fun with all the blossoms. I used to think… 

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DIY Seed Organizer

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I’m one of those gardeners who buys more seeds than I can find space for in my garden, particularly when a pack comes with ten thousand seeds inside! Even if I manage to plant all of the seeds, the leftover package contains a lot of useful information that I like to keep handy. Seed envelopes… 

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Homemade Oregano Pesto

Homemade Oregano Pesto

Last year, I planted some spicy oregano in my garden. I didn’t touch it after planting last season, but this year it grew so huge it was taking over my garden box, so I decided to cut the whole thing down and make a big batch of pesto with the harvest. This recipe is delicious… 

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Homemade Chamomile Salve

Homemade Chamomile Salve

I recently decided to try my hand at making DIY bath and body recipes. I’ve never made anything of this nature before, so I admit I was a little nervous about it, but I quickly discovered that it’s a lot like cooking. Once you understand the science of the bases, the benefits of your ingredients,… 

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