Month: July 2012

Today’s Harvest Basket

Today’s Harvest Basket

  Here’s today’s garden harvest: Basil, Wormwood and Mugwort. Basil’s for pesto, Wormwood’s for absinthe, and the Mugwort I’m infusing into oil while still fresh for a massage oil that helps with lower back pain, menstrual cramps and neck stiffness.  

I Have the Best Job

I Have the Best Job

  My husband came by today just as I was finishing up a new batch of eye cremes. He looked at the big tub of coconut oil, jars of herbal oils, aloe, rose hydrosol, and all the other ingredients piled on the counter, along with…

Down with Disease, the micro-farm story so far….

Down with Disease, the micro-farm story so far….

Hello! Hope Summer is treating you well! I missed publishing my Summer Solstice Newsletter a couple of weeks back because I was ‘down with disease’. Yup, I’m now a member of the rapidly-growing Lyme Disease club (my husband, Hawkeye, became a member last year). Near-drought…