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Time to Eat- Violets, Chickweed, and Dandelions!

Spring is coming fast here in the southeast, and healthy plants are popping up all over our yard!  Three of my favorite free spring edibles are violets, chickweed, and dandelion.  Sometimes I wonder why we bother growing lettuce when we … Continue reading

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Violet-chickweed Boo-boo Balm

My family has many different kinds of boo-boos and rashes over the years, so I’m always on the lookout for natural (and inexpensive) remedies for scrapes, sores, and rashes. This Violet-chickweed balm is a combination of two wonderfully healing herbs, … Continue reading

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How to Make Sage Honey for Sore Throats

Winter is coming, and I’m starting to make my usual winter remedies to keep on hand in case sickness strikes our home. Sage honey is one of the things my kids beg for when they have sore throats, and it … Continue reading

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Coco-Coconut Bars

I got got the inspiration for these easy treats from Kayla at Radiant Life’s “Heavenly No-Bake Organic Coconut Balls”.  Of course I had to try adding cocoa, because in our home, chocolate makes everything yummier. 🙂 The cocoa does make … Continue reading

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Preparing a raspberry patch

I’m getting ready to transplant my raspberries to a permanent and dedicated raspberry patch, but first I need to prepare it properly. Here is an excellent article I found that covers all the basics- bed preparation, fertilization, trellising, pruning, and … Continue reading

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When Life Eclipses God

My sweet and insightful friend Meredith wrote something recently that I had to share. Please take a moment to read and be encouraged! When Life Eclipses God

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Dairy-Free Nut-Free Basil Pesto is the Best-o

Great recipe for simple pesto! Source: Dairy-Free Nut-Free Basil Pesto is the Best-o

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