ENJOY YOUR DAY OF PEACEFUL REST, MY FRIENDS!
Archives for April 2016
We jumped in without even looking, really. We spent nearly 20 minutes on research, and asked just a few questions and felt we were ready. We just knew we wanted goats. I mean, we became parents without any prior knowledge or experience, and our kids turned out okay, right? Well, turns out that goats just… [read more]
Blue Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis), comes from the Greek word “azob”, the Hebrew word “ezob” and both mean “holy herb”. This has a long Biblical history as a spiritual cleansing herb and was often used to cleanse the temple and other places of holy worship. 1. Hyssop has a sweet, powerful and distinctive odor and is… [read more]
If you do a lot of baking or homemade cooking, you will use a lot of extracts. Your needs can range from homemade cookies, french toasts, homemade coffee creamers and so on. Buying commercial extracts is usually okay, but you take the chance with it being full of corn syrup and artificial flavor. Why spend… [read more]
A friend of mine cursed blessed us with a mint plant when we moved into our house 8 years ago. Naive being that I was, I planted it right into the ground…no pot, no borders, nothing. I thought “oooh…lots of fresh mint”. Yeah. I have since learned that was a mistake. Mint, or “yardus interruptus”… [read more]
Enjoy this peaceful day of rest, my friends!