A Cinnamon Stick Fairy House ~ From Violet's Corner

A Cinnamon Stick Fairy House ~ From Violet's Corner

I had a ton of fun building the Cinnamon Stick House with my mom and I wanted to show you how to make it.  I learned that herbs can be used for other things like crafts for building, that you can build with herbs. 

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10 Healthy Herbal Teas & Infusions

10 Healthy Herbal Teas & Infusions

Inside a simple cup of tea is the power to transform! Indeed, here we can find the power to comfort, nourish and even heal. Inside a simple cup of tea is a little world of tasty, soothing magic.

Many herbs give themselves easily to water, imparting their healing virtues, vitamins, minerals and even oils.  Once extracted in water all that goodness is made readily available and is easily absorbed into the body.

 

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Honey Bee Chamomile Lotion Bars

Honey Bee Chamomile Lotion Bars

Flecked with bits of chamomile, these lotion bars are extremely moisturizing, super soothing and quicky to absorb. The infused chamomile and calendula heal and soothe the skin.  While the honey acts as a humectant helping to imbue the skin with moisture.  

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Minty Pine Holiday Play Doh

Minty Pine Holiday Play Doh

Here is our newest creation.  Every month we make a special themed playdoh at the school and this months is a wonderful wintry holiday playdoh.  It is all-natural (except for the glitter), beautifully colored with powered beet root & scented with the softest little tufts of fir needles from our Christmas tree.. 

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Living Thyme Christmas Baubles

Living Thyme Christmas Baubles

The tiny magical world of terrariums is enchanting!  These little terrariums are a pleasure to make and giveaway.  Be sure to make one for yourself to enjoy!

This is absolutely a craft you can make with your kiddos (see the step-by-step instructions below) and it makes a wonderful present for teachers and grandparents. 

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Pretty Layered Oatmeal Baths

Pretty Layered Oatmeal Baths

Oatmeal baths are wonderfully soothing for that dry, itchy skin that sometimes happens during the winter.  Heart opening roses in the bath restores the nervous system while cleansing and toning the skin.  Or if you use lavender blossoms the result is a cleansing and refreshing yet relaxing bath.  The water becomes silky soft and fragrant with these super easy to-make baths. 

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The Gift Of Herbal Infused Honey

The Gift Of Herbal Infused Honey

Did you know you can infuse herbs in honey?  Well, yes you can!  And you end up with a little jar of heaven.  The herbs kindly give themselves to the honey resulting in a sweet, gentle preparation that not only tastes amazing but has the healing properties of the herbs and honey all contained in a little jar.   The perfect present for friends, family, teachers and, of course, for yourself!

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