Green tea is by far one of my most favorite beverages. It is light and uplifting with just the right amount of caffeine. Plus, all those marvelous antioxidants it contains help to rid our bodies of nasty free radicals. 677 more words
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For Christmas gifts this year, I made a suite of homemade body products. I’ll be blogging about some of them in the near future, but the one I’d love to share first is my homemade “ouch ointment.” I researched recipes on the web, poured over my herbal medicine books, and then made three subsequent batches, tweaking each until I created THE one. 323 more words
This year I have made flower oils and salves for the first time.
I grow calendula (pot marigold) on the allotment as a food plant for insects and also because I am fond of the flowers. 672 more words