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Eastern Red Cedar is an evergreen tree of many uses

One of our more versatile trees is eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana). It’s adaptable, resistant to decay and parts of it are edible and have medicinal uses. 503 more words


Taking Possession of My New Kitchen: Chicken Makhani (Butter Chicken)

I realized something really important last night; 2014 was just a crazy CRAZY year. What made me realize this is that I’ve been having way more fun with my kids lately. 831 more words


A little Haiku for Chamomile tea and other ramblings

The taste of flowers
A hint of grassy flowers
Chamomile Tea

I normally don’t find myself feeling poetic over tea.
Maybe it is the relief at having the estate sale behind me. 100 more words


Enhancing your rice #1 (Non-halal)

I love to cook and I love to experiment with food. So I’m always looking for new ingredients and recipes to try & perfect, like the… 1,062 more words

Man Matter

Nasomatto Nuda Perfume Review

“Is Jasmine then the mystical Morn – the centre, the Delphi, the Omphalos of the floral world?  Is it the point of departure, the one unapproachable and indivisible unit of fragrance?   330 more words

Perfume Reviews

Photo of the Week: Blooming

I took this picture of a plumeria flower on my trip to Hawaii a few years ago.  This is one of the most common flowers on the island, they bloom everywhere and are typically used to make leis.  106 more words



Coriander Essential Oil
Coriandrum sativum

Popular across many cultures for various uses, coriander essential oil is extracted from the seed of the coriander plant. Coriander’s healthful therapeutic benefits, which can be attributed to its extremely high linalool content, range from digestive support to supporting a healthy insulin response.* 37 more words

Introduction To Essential Oils