DIY

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple season is just starting to come to a close here in the Northwest. It's one of my favorite times of year - there is something so magical and exciting about harvesting basketfuls of beautiful apples.  I’m very happy that our new home has a mature apple tree that...

DIY Herbal Insect Repellent

Who has mint that is growing like crazy this time of year? *Raises both hands*  Our new fixer upper home has a serious mint addiction… it’s everywhere!  I’m not complaining, but, holy mint!  So, in an attempt to come up with some new and creative ways to use it up, I...

How to Make Smudge Sticks from Garden Fresh Herbs

“So you’re a witch now?” That’s the question I got when I made smudge sticks for the first time! It made me laugh out loud, because that we had just learned that the tiny town we moved to is rumored to have a high witch population! But I definitely am not interesting...