Do you use essential oils? Do you ever wonder if what you are buying is really a pure oil taken from the actual plant itself? Did you know that there are a lot of crooks in the industry that adulterate essential oils with synthetic fragrance chemicals or even sell synthetics as real essential oils? I… Read More Frauds Exposed!
Today the snow is melting. The seed catalogs are arriving and I am thinking about spring. I know we have at least 6 more weeks of winter but flowers are in my head. With the snow being so wet it really does hold together well and is just right for making a snowman, however, I… Read More Thinking Spring
A while back my sister had the opportunity to go through an old barn and take any items she wanted. She collected a few things and offered some to me. Of the items I took was an old rusted iron trough. I have no idea what it was supposed to be but I thought it… Read More Make a Wish and Watch it Grow!
I love lavender and that is why I make 3 different lavender soaps. The scent of lavender is one of the most popular and recognized fragrances in the world. It comes from Lavandula Angustifolia, an evergreen woody shrub that is native to the western Mediterranean, primarily the mountains in northern Spain. Today it is grown all over the… Read More Lavender – Medicine and More
When I moved into my new home I was anxious to start designing my yard. I worked with the landscape when planning the location of my gardens. One of the features the previous owners left behind was a large tree stump. As I pondered what to do with it I got the idea to make… Read More Meet Stumpy