Refurbishing the Herb Garden…

My Herbal Adventures...

So the time came when I could no longer stand to look at the horrible crab grass any longer! The horrible stuff that just kept getting larger and definitely was a sight for sore eyes. My eyes are exhausted; along with the whole rest of me! It has been a super busy summer filled with my daughter’s softball games, summer school for a few weeks, swimming lessons for my son, oboe lessons, Wildlife Sanctuary day camps, keeping up with gathering herbs; making & straining tinctures, oil infusions, & glycerites; getting ready to sell online and in the local store, & now a rummage sale. The weeds really got out of hand this year!

Usually I am so eager to show pictures of the garden but with the dry season and things just looking unkempt; it hasn’t happened as much as it should have. Life was too demanding, but the most…

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How to Make Mead with Berries & Spices

Homemade spiced berry mead is a delicious and easy departure from the usual golden elixir. Its stunning amethyst color and fruity pop is a must-try homebrewing adventure! It is believed that the honor of "oldest alcoholic beverage on the planet" goes to mead. Evidence of this enchanting gold elixir has been found in Chinese pottery … Continue reading How to Make Mead with Berries & Spices