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Lilacs & Lemon Verbena

Lilacs are blooming. This one opened today and is so  beautiful I couldn’t resist snipping a little and taking its picture. It smells just as good as the standard lilac. 173 more words


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The Eros Soap Scroll

These scrolls come in four types: lavender (light purple with calendula flowers), lemon verbena and rose (green with rose petals), patchouli and bergamot… 74 more words

Essential Oils

Are Hobbits Herbalists?

Hobbiton is a wonderful place to visit

I haven’t read Tolkein’s The Hobbit for a few years, but greatly enjoyed the films, so couldn’t resist the opportunity to visit the Hobbiton film set when I was in New Zealand a few weeks ago. 247 more words



Speaking of delightful French gastronomy… while I was in France in January my after-dinner drink was always verveine, which I had never heard of before but which seems quite popular there as a non-alcoholic digestif. 217 more words


Week 9 - Lavender Lemon Verbena Pie

It seems that whenever I tell someone I am going to bake a pie for them and ask what kind they would like, it is either lemon, apple or chocolate. 548 more words

Lemon Verbena Body Butter Candle

On these cold winter nights, you know what’s wonderful? A warm buttery candle that not only creates a beautiful ambiance, smells absolutely wonderful but even more than that…will leave your skin soft soft you’ll want someone to touch it. 59 more words