Though the last few months have seemed rather uneventful, I’ve actually been very busy making things… I’ve crocheted several blankets, hats, and scarves; I’ve mixed up herbal tinctures, bitters, and elixirs with interesting new-to-me flavor combinations; I’ve made up several batches of honey-fermented cranberries (using this recipe); and I’ve harvested, bundled, and dried various herbs […]
Lastly, I’ve noticed more and more how healing it feels to return to nature medicine… through simple mindfulness activities that allow me to connect with the energy of mother nature, I feel nourished. These practices don’t take any special technique or supplies, just the willingness to not be distracted by external sources (television, music, social media, or the news) and a little time.
“When you settle a share of land, first plant an Elder tree, then make your home there.” ~T. Elder Sachs These days, it seems I can’t go a week without the immune benefits of elderberries being posted, shared, or pinned via one of my social media pages. BUT, there is good reason for it. All […]