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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Spiced Winter Warmer Nighttime Rum

Spiced Winter Warmer Nighttime Rum

Some nights call for a tasty little something with a kick.  Something to warm you up and help you feel calm.  This yummy rum is full of warming herbs that gently stimulate digestion and circulation.  It also has relaxing nervine herbs which help to calm the nervous system and ease you right off to sleep.  

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Luscious Lavender Vanilla Bean Body Care

Luscious Lavender Vanilla Bean Body Care

The fresh relaxing scent of lavender mixed with sensuous vanilla makes one of my favorite scent combinations.  They play off each other in an intriguing way that is truly divine.  Plus both of these lovely plants offer wonderful benefits to the body and mind.

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Simple Herbal Gift Giving ~ A Guide To Creating 4 Herbal Body Care Gifts

Simple Herbal Gift Giving ~ A Guide To Creating 4 Herbal Body Care Gifts

This guide has complete instructions for how to make bath salts, aromatherapy spritzers, shea body butter and salt & sugar scrubs for gifting.  There is also a little guide to essential oils included to help you with your blending!

 

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Grape Harvest Herbal Syrup

Grape Harvest Herbal Syrup

In my yard resides a beautiful gnarly grapevine.  It grows along my fence and at times threatens to overtake a lovely Italian plum tree I have planted there.  Every year perfect full bunches of grapes form all along the vine.  In the Autumn they hang heavy, deeply purple and full of seeds.  Their flavor is intense and beautiful, almost too much to sit and munch on for longer than a few minutes.  

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