Eleven Old-Fashioned Potpourri Mixes You Can Make {Lavender Potpouriis}

Cottage Garden Potpourri 1 cup dried lavender flowers 2 cups dried pink rose petals {preferably from extremely fragrant old Damask, Alba, Centifolia and Moss roses like 'Gloire de Guilan', 'Ispahan','Marie Louise', 'Petite Lisette', 'Quatre Saisons', 'The Rose of Kazanlik', 'Felicite Parmentier', 'Belle Amour', 'Fantin Latour', 'Old Cabbage Rose', 'Mme Louis Leveque' and 'Gloire des Mousseaux'} … Continue reading Eleven Old-Fashioned Potpourri Mixes You Can Make {Lavender Potpouriis}

Making A Yule Log/Having A Old Fashioned Christmas

Make this Yule Log use as a handcrafted herbal gift for family and friends this holiday season. Yule Log Recipe The Yule log is traditionally burned on New Year’s Eve to usher in good fortune for the coming year. It is created in the spirit of prayer or ritual for the fulfilment of dreams, hopes, … Continue reading Making A Yule Log/Having A Old Fashioned Christmas

Our New Tradition For This Holiday Season.

My granddaughter, in her precocious ways, has to lead us on a path to shatterproof ornaments and owls. Vivian has her own tree to which the bottom half of the tree has been rearranged numerous times by her tiny hands. Her fascination with grasping the tiny lights in her palms and whispering to them has kept … Continue reading Our New Tradition For This Holiday Season.

Yuletide Cheer!!

The chill breath of winter touches us, As blankets of snow cover the ground. With the glow of moonlight upon them, It's like diamond sparkles all around. Inside the room is cozy and warm, The scent of evergreen wafts from the fire. Surrounded by love and family, I've got all that I could desire. Sleigh … Continue reading Yuletide Cheer!!