Making Homemade Tinctures: Beginners Guide

Making homemade tinctures when you’ve never done it before can seem understandably overwhelming. “You mean I do what and then what!? With like, alcohol? And what KIND of herbs EXACTLY? But…but…what if I screw up the measurements? What if it doesn’t turn out that great? What if by mixing the wrong kind of ingredients I … Continue Reading

DIY Chocolate Vegan Cough Syrup

When the sickness overtakes your household and your kids are coughing like mad, it’s hard to find your happy place. I’ve come to the conclusion that a house full of ill children has a direct affect on time and it’s ability to slow down to an abnormal measure. Schoolwork takes longer and chores feel like … Continue Reading

Harry Potter Vegan Chocolate Frogs with Chamomile

Give me any excuse to serve something chocolate, and I’ll jump on board wholeheartedly. And when one of your twin daughters wants to celebrate her birthday with some heavy Harry Potter influence? Well, you get in the kitchen and you make vegan chocolate frogs like your life depends on it. I’m a sucker for anything … Continue Reading

Make Your Own Calendula Oil

Did you know that you can make your own calendula oil (as well as other herbal oils) to use for a variety of herbal recipes and remedies? And did you also know that it is SUPER easy-peasy??? Well it is! Earlier this summer, I began interning with a dear friend at her local farm, and … Continue Reading