Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Getting back on Paleo track!

OK. So It's been almost a year since I was completely Paleo. I found it hard for me to maintain. So I fell off the wagon......hard. I have gained most of the weight I lost, back again. I am ready to recommit. I feel so much better when I am maintaining a more than not Paleo lifestyle. I think I may be a rice and quinoa Paleo eater. I am going to try that and see how it goes. Right now we have family visiting from out of town so I am not prepared to feed an extra four people a Paleo diet. So I am preparing to start next week. Now Ia m getting my recipes dusted off. Maybe I'll buy a new recipe book, too.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Homemade Sage Smudge Sticks

I gathered some sage from the garden today and made a few smudge sticks. Some dear friends were getting married this weekend so I decided to make them some homemade smudge sticks. I included lavender, sage (of course!) and rosemary.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Harvesting Lemon Balm

Photo: Lemon balm harvesting with Jack.
We will make a lemon balm and chamomile glycerin tincture. It's sweet calming affect Jack has been enjoying since he was very little. This year he will help harvest one of the plants that will go into his night time herbal support. Did I mention Lemon balm is also a natural anti-viral? Great for cold season in the fall.