Turmeric Chai

For Christmas presents, I gave out little packages of my signature immune boosting blend of turmeric and other spices to be used in a beverage. This beverage can go several different directions. So, when I was thinking of writing up a directional tag for every single package, it seemed like a big time waster. Instead,… Continue reading Turmeric Chai

Winter Plantings Bring Spring Flowers.

Okay okay, it isn't technically winter yet. Will you hold it against me? I have had to shovel snow already. At the end of last week, the ground completely froze over. It is winter. Take that, you autumn-loving, pumpkin-spice everything people. Previously, I had been worried that a massive order of bulbs would need to… Continue reading Winter Plantings Bring Spring Flowers.

Decorating for Christmas (Holiday Season) Using Plants

Christmas is coming, if you like it or not. Countless vehicles have been spotted balancing a netted tree aloft them. The grocery stores boast giant pine wreaths with flat red bows, that dare you not to look at them as you enter. Colored lights are going up in the houses of well-meaning aunts, who try… Continue reading Decorating for Christmas (Holiday Season) Using Plants

Oh, Smudge

Having a degree in anthropology, I am attuned to the practices of people across the globe. There are many instances where people will burn herbs or plant resin in a ceremonial way. It may be one of the things witchcraft, christianity, and buddhism all have in common. The act of burning a bundle of herbs… Continue reading Oh, Smudge