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Friday Favorites

Last weekend I had the joy of attending and speaking at the Pastor’s Wives Retreat that I shared about earlier.  The location of the retreat is perfect because it’s quiet, it’s beautiful, and truly restful.   444 more words



Maybe in heaven there are fragrances. If I have a choice, I want to be able to smell the cilantro my Significant Other chops while I am falling asleep sometimes. 594 more words

How To Grow Cilantro (Coriander)

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is an annual or biennial herb related to the parsley. It is used in the kitchen where the seeds are ground up and used as seasoning, the leaves are used as garnish in Asian cuisine. 237 more words

Growing Guides

How To Grow Basil

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a warm season annual plant that is predominantly used in Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. It can be used either fresh or dried and has a sweet aromatic flavour that is slightly peppery. 203 more words

Growing Guides

How To Grow Garlic

Garlic (Allium sativum) is an annual herb famous for its bulb of intense fragrance and flavour, it is also used to repel insects and for a number of medicinal treatments. 343 more words

Growing Guides

Basil Harvest

The Basil plants have been doing so well and it was time to do a large harvest of leaves.

After plucking the leaves off, they were soaked in cold water to wash and rinsed really well. 42 more words




Herbs have been around since time immemorial and served different kinds of purposes. They have been used to treat illness and flavour cooking; they were even believed to have magical powers. 456 more words