Natural Skin Care Recipe: Cleanser for Dry Skin

Aloe Vera gel is one of the nourishing components used to make this cleansing cream for dry skin.

Making your own natural skin care products allows you control what goes into each mixture. No surprises! This cleanser for dry skin has all the right ingredients to safely clean and nourish your skin. Cleaning your face with a cleanser that is non-drying is so important! The ingredients definitely make a difference allowing you to … Click here to continue reading ….

Herbal Skin Care for Oily Skin

DIY skin care for oil skin

If you have oily skin, most likely you suffered through your early years, especially adolescence, battling blackheads, blemishes and other outbreaks. You may have continued to battle blemishes as you got older, but you also became more fortunate. The oily skin you battled has protected and lubricated your skin so that you have fewer lines … Click here to continue reading ….

Herbal Skin Care for Dry Skin

herbal skin care for dry skin

If you have dry skin, you may find yourself willing to do almost anything to remedy the problem. Making your own skin care products may be the answer. By making your own herbal skin care products for dry skin, you control what touches your skin … keeping the good stuff and eliminating the bad! A … Click here to continue reading ….

Creamy Acorn Squash Soup

creamy acorn squash soup

This is the first in what I am sure will be many recipes safe to eat when fighting cancer. As I find myself facing and fighting this disease, I am having to find new ways to prepare foods. I have always taken great pride in my ability to create delicious meals … and I have … Click here to continue reading ….

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme – What Do They Mean in the Song, Scarborough Fair?

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

“Are you goin’ to Scarborough Fair? Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. Remember me to one who lives there, she once was a true love of mine.” In Simon and Garfunkel’s song, Scarborough Fair, they make reference to 4 herbs: parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. Have you ever wondered at the meaning of this line in … Click here to continue reading ….

Cindy’s Herb and Spice Blend

herb and spice blend cooking with herbs growing and using herbs

Cindy’s Herb and Spice Blend If you are looking for a great blend to season your foods instead of salt and pepper, or if you are looking for a great way to add seasoning to many different dishes, consider using Cindy’s Herb and Spice Blend. I mix this recipe up in large batches and add … Click here to continue reading ….

Health Benefits of Herbal Teas – Not All Are Created Equal

Benefits of herbal teas

Health Benefits of Herbal Teas – Not Equal You Say? Has the reported health benefits of herbal teas got you scrambling to add them to your diet? Then you’re not alone. Many people are now adding a cup of herbal tea to their daily health regime. But unfortunately not all herbal teas are created equal … Click here to continue reading ….

Rosemary Basics – Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosmarinus officinalis growing and using herbs

Rosemary Basics Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary is a medicinal and culinary herb. It’s a wonderful addition to the herb garden. It also makes a great ornamental shrub when used in the landscape. It releases a distinctive piney aroma when brushed against making it an ideal component in a scent garden. Description: Rosemary is a hardy perennial … Click here to continue reading ….

Garlic Basics – Allium sativum

garlic medicinal herb

Garlic Basics Allium sativum Garlic is a medicinal and culinary herb that many people and cultures love to eat and use medicinally! In medieval times, garlic was actually eaten as a vegetable. It has been used for thousands of years as a powerful medicinal herb. Description: Garlic, being an Allium, is in the onion family. … Click here to continue reading ….