DIY Lavender Sugar Scrub Video by Mother Earth Living Learn how to make this simple lavender sugar scrub to gently exfoliate and hydrate skin. For more great videos check out MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends on YouTube!
Sitting on a front porch, strolling through a garden, enjoying a mindful moment, noticing the scent of the flowers and herbs, sun warmed and brought to you on a peaceful breeze is one of lifes great pleasures. Lavender is one of my favorites to grow. It is relatively easy to grow in planting zones 4-9, in […]
Reduce Toxic Burden with Natural Skin Care Every day you are bombarded with something you should NEVER do again. Your news feeds are filled with lists of things to avoid if you want to be healthy. If you sit and think about it, you could go crazy stressing about every little thing to avoid. The truth […]
Aromatic plant smoke holds an ancient yet familiar allure. The alchemy of transforming dried plants into fragrant smoke has a profound effect on the feeling — or energy — of a space or person. There’s a reason that cultures all around the globe burn aromatic plants in ceremony and religious practices. The emotional sway of […]
Have you ever put herbs and chocolate together in a recipe before? If you have not, oh boy are you missing a great way to take your medicine!!! Chocolate, Cocoa, Cacao….however you say it, it is delicious! First of all if you did not already know, Chocolate or Cacao (Theobroma cacao) is medicinal all in itself. It […]
Pack a picnic and take your parties outside! Authors and food writers Marnie Hanel, Andrea Slonecker and Jen Stevenson believe picnicking is an effortless way to entertain. In their recent book, The Picnic: Recipes and Inspiration from Basket to Blanket (Artisan, 2015), the offer dozens of creative dishes, shopping guides and advice for the novice picnicker. Try […]