Nourishing Homemade Taco Seasoning

Take your tacos to a new level of nourishment with this homemade taco seasoning. Learn how to give an extra herbal health boost where you didn’t even think of…Taco Tuesday! #letseatsmarter Continue reading

How to make a Healing Herbal Pain Relieving Salve

Lately, we have been experiencing a lot of aches and pains in my house. The cool damp weather of our new location has Mr. JEM and I stiff and achy. Our 4 children seem to be suffering from growing pains … Continue reading

Basil: How to Grow, Harvest and Store

Basil is a very aromatic and flavorful herb used in cooking and medicines. Basil is native to India, Asia and Africa but can now be found growing all over the world. Basil is part of the Mint plant family; some may … Continue reading

What are we going to do with all that spinach??

How to harvest and freeze spinach… This year we planted two rows of spinach, each row is about 30 feet long. This has provided enough fresh spinach for about six weeks. Spinach likes cooler weather (not hotter than 80 degrees … Continue reading

An Herbalist’s Point of View: Catnip (nepeta cateria)

Disclaimer Catnip (nepeta cateria) Family: Lamiaceae (mints) Also known as: Catmint, Catswort, Field balm Catnip is native to central Europe but is now naturalized across Northeastern U.S. and parts of Canada. Catnip can grow up to 2-3 feet wide and … Continue reading

An Herbalist’s Point of View: Yucca (Yucca spp)

Disclaimer Yucca is a plant that has been used for centuries by many Native American tribes. These tribes used Yucca for food, soap and medicinal purposes. They even used the leaves and fibers to create clothing, footwear, rope and other … Continue reading

How to Holistically Relieve Seasonal Allergies

Always consult a medical professional before starting any alternative therapies. Seasonal allergies can strike at any time, leaving you tired, dizzy and even itchy. You never know when you are going to have an allergy attack. All people are different … Continue reading

One Step Stainless Steel Cleaner

I have always used my All Purpose Cleaner to clean, especially on my kitchen appliances. I loved how easily it took of burnt on food or dirty finger prints and with barely any scrubbing. When we moved I found out … Continue reading

Reducing Stress with Essential Oils

*Always check with a medical professional before starting any alternative therapies* All oils have different healing properties, just like the plant the oil comes from. Reducing stress with essential oils is almost the same as when you use herbs. When … Continue reading