Wind Down with This Relaxing Lavender & Poppy-Infused Honey

Lavender and California poppy are in full bloom in my garden and ready to harvest. One thing I love about early summer is a chance to preserve some of these delicious medicinal herbs by infusing them in honey.

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30 Ways to Treat Yourself for FREE This Valentine’s Day

You are valuable. You are worthy. You have purpose. Choose to show yourself compassion today. Here are 30 suggestions that won’t cost you any money this Valentine’s Day, but will bring a smile to your face.

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What To Do When You Want To Move Forward, But Feel Stuck

Are you ready for something new? It’s a new year, but things are still shut down where I live, and I’m tired of it. It’s easy to get caught up in the struggle of the global pandemic, but I don’t want to stay in a place of stress and worry. I want to live a life filled with compassion and joy.  We can’t make the pandemic stop tomorrow, but we can change the way we think about it. 

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How to Make My Favorite Bath Salts: Holiday Gift of Relaxation

For years I’ve been enjoying Epsom salt baths.  Recently, I started adding two additional ingredients that have increased the healing benefits of my bath.  My favorite bath salt recipe now includes Epsom salt, baking soda and sea salt. Adding baking soda and sea salt helps heal skin irritations and small wounds, as well as, easing sore muscles and improving relaxation.

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How to Make Hawthorn Honey: Stress Relief & Immune Support

I love eating wild foods and they’re great for your health! Hawthorn trees grow all around the Pacific Northwest.  From mid to late September be on the lookout for the ripe red berries on this medicinal plant.  I know I will be out gathering this healing plant and making one of my favorite honeys – Hawthorn Honey!

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