5 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Rose Petals

I always try to stop and smell the roses. Literally. Each afternoon, when I leave my classroom full of students, I am exhausted and craving some sort of sugary or crunchy stress reliever—even a caffeinated pick me up (even though I know these things are harmful in the...
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6 Ways To Use Leftover Valentine’s Day Roses

While I love having fresh flowers in my home, when they start to wither and die, I often wonder if the price of purchasing them was worth it. Seeing how Valentine's Day is today, you may be gifted with a bouquet of roses that cost someone quite a bit of money. Instead...
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Romantic Herbal Bath Blend (Just In Time For Valentine’s Day)

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and I'm getting really excited. Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays! I love celebrating love with my love. (Too many "loves" in that sentence??) Not only am I thinking about what little something to buy for Dean,...
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How to Make Wild Cherry Bark Cough Syrup

Cold and flu season is officially here, and it’s a sure bet that someone in my family will come down with a cough. Wild cherry bark syrup is a wonderful remedy that works for all types of coughs and chest congestion and one that I keep on hand during this season....
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How To Make Jethro Kloss’s Herbal Liniment

One of the first herbal books I owned was Back To Eden by Jethro Kloss. It was given to me by a friend who knew I was interested in herbalism and wanted to encourage me to pursue this path. At first, I didn’t realize what a treasure I had been given, but over the...
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Winter Foraging, Herbal Hot Chocolate, and More!

I wanted to repost one of my Letters To Natural Mama emails here to give anyone who’s curious a peek at the sort of content I share in these biweekly emails. They’ve taken over blogging for me in a sense, and it feels really good to share in this more intimate...
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