How to make an herbal massage oil

This is the PERFECT oil to help soothe those sore muscle. The herbs and essential oils work well to make a light oil, perfect for at home massages.

My husband and I recently started working on a at home massage video series for our date nights when we can’t find a baby sitter. (And it’s on sale from February 1st-14th 2016 if you are interested in learning some great techniques to just melt those sore muscles) In fact, this recipe was going to go in…

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How to use yarrow

How to use yarrow

Yarrow, another roadside herb that has come to have a place in our herbal stash. When I saw that yarrow was a common weed, I went on a hunt to find some in my yard. I didn’t have any! How disappointing. But, I was determined to find it so I loaded the kids in the stroller…

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How to use and preserve plantain

Plantain is a wonderful herb to keep around the house for treating bug bites, burns, cuts and skin infections.

Now that it has stopped snowing (I know, I probably just jinxed myself), it’s time to start looking for herbs! I’m relatively new to harvesting my own herbs but I thoroughly enjoy the process. Even my boys are learning what herbs are for, where to find them and how to use them. It’s been a…

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DIY sunburn relief spray

DIY sunburn relief spray that is completely natural to help take the sting of sun kissed skin away.

I am so ready to be outside, playing in the garden, going to the park and heading to the beach. I’m ready for the sun. However, I am not ready to handle a sunburn. While we generally don’t get sunburn, sometimes though time gets away and I spend a bit too much time in that…

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DIY muscle relief balm

Easy DIY muscle soothing balm using dandelions & essential oils for muscle tension. Perfect on those overworked & stressed muscles without using chemicals.

My yard is totally producing a bumper crop of dandelions this year. I know most of ya’ll aren’t excited to have a lawn full of what most would consider weeds, but for an herb nerd like me, it is a blessing. There are so many things to do dandelions, you can never have too many….

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