Inevitably, we all deal with seasons of overwhelm in our lives. My overwhelm may not look a whole lot like your overwhelm, but these seasons must be handled with care.
I love food. In the healthiest way. It’s not my main source of comfort, though it is comforting. It’s not my main source of joy, though I do find joy in it. It’s not something I feel enslaved to at all, though I’m very thankful for the freedom it gives me.
Just because you have a garden and raise farm animals doesn’t mean it will all come together magically in the kitchen. So learning how to cook and eat real food is a critical homestead skill we should all have.
You can learn to make this herb infused oil recipe using dry (not fresh) herbs combined with olive or coconut oil to use in DIY skin and hair products.
Fresh herbs make food taste much better! If you can’t grow herbs all year long, learn how to dry herbs. You can air dry, use an oven or a dehydrator.
Growing basil in the garden? Learn how to make this simple basil tea recipe to use up this delicious herb. Served hot or over ice, this recipe is a life changer.
Improve your health with this post on juicing 101, a basic introduction to juicing, complete with my favorite fresh pressed juice recipe.
Learn to make this simple lemon balm syrup recipe with honey added. Use this syrup for suppressing a cough, sweetening lemonade, and even calming anxiety.
If you are beginning to grow German or Roman chamomile, learn how to harvest chamomile, dry the fresh flowers, and make tea long into the winter months.
A natural cough remedy to best treat and reduce coughing at home. Make an onion poultice to safely treat adults and children.