French Press Coffee Basics

French Press Coffee Basics

I love coffee. But unlike most coffee drinkers, I’m not a snob about it. I’ll drink pretty much any variety, at almost any temperature. The only reason I choose one… Read more

Winter Therapy: 7 Ways to Banish Winter Blues

Winter Therapy: 7 Ways to Banish Winter Blues

Last week was Daylight Savings Time and suddenly I was getting out of work after sunset. As I entered my car and flipped on my headlights, I felt like screaming… Read more

Winter Mint Brownie Bars

Winter Mint Brownie Bars

Today I am excited to share with you a guest post from friend and fellow writer Kate G. Jameson. The holidays seemed to go by too fast this year, so… Read more

Superpowered Ginger Tea

Superpowered Ginger Tea

Imperfection is beauty. Imperfection is unapologetic. Imperfection is the rare original. Wabi-Sabi is the view of the world in which beauty is appreciated in the imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. This Japanese concept is… Read more

7 Ways to Naturally Reduce Stress

7 Ways to Naturally Reduce Stress

Panic, anxiety, stress—up they bubble at the most inconvenient times. In the middle of an interview, causing loss of words and shaking hands. A midnight, causing vivid nightmares and sleepless hours…. Read more

Recipes for a Gluten Free Dairy Free Thanksgiving

Recipes for a Gluten Free Dairy Free Thanksgiving

With more people developing food allergies and intolerances, it can often be difficult to serve meals that everyone can eat. This becomes even more prevalent during the holidays, when everyone… Read more

Natural Recovery for Cold and Flu Season

Natural Recovery for Cold and Flu Season

It’s cold and flu season so grab a gallon of Purell and a mask before you step outside. If you’re already sick, here are some natural remedies that can help… Read more

Wild Rose Hip Tea

Wild Rose Hip Tea

Ever since I worked in a flower shop, de-thorning roses, I’ve had a distaste for this flower. I prefer wildflowers to green-house grown anyways. However, I have found myself growing… Read more

Foraging for Wild Hickory Nuts

Foraging for Wild Hickory Nuts

This fall has made for excellent foraging and I barely had to step out my door for my first pick. Our tiny homestead is built surrounded by a small hickory… Read more

How to Make Overnight Refrigerator Tea

How to Make Overnight Refrigerator Tea

August is at an end, but the summer heat blazes on. In this kind of weather, I love making iced tea to quench my thirst. Overnight refrigerator iced tea is part… Read more

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