A Gentle Healing Home – Decorating for the Senses

In an attempt to create a healing home that is comforting to my body, mind and spirit, I’ve been pondering the reasons “home” felt more relaxed and refreshing in the past than it does now, back when I was a child in the 70’s. And not just in my own home, but others as well. What is missing? What has changed?

Cozy Winter Dried Orange and Clove Simmering Potpourri Blend Recipe

This Yuletide season I made clove-spiked orange and star anise ornaments to hang in the kitchen window. I added cinnamon sticks to some, and placed a few in a dish with pods and pine cones. The delightful little stained glass disks are a lovely reminder of the sun that is returning at Yule. Now it’s…

Tangy Tarragon Artichoke Gourmet Chicken Salad

Tarragon is an herb with a distinctive licorice flavor that pairs well with the tangy flavor of artichoke. Artichokes are an excellent source of fiber and tarragon adds a subtle touch of flavor to add a twist to a traditional chicken salad.

Christmas Baking and Candy Making!

In the midst of the chaotic energies and frustrated people going around this holiday season, we stepped away from the world and entered into magical kitchen elf mode to make handmade rolled cookies and candy bark. It was a merry and more traditional Christmas activity, that we have been so desiring!

Rhubarb Berry Crisp – Gluten-free + Low Sugar

Nothing says summer more than rhubarb paired with mixed berries. This light and healthy dessert is refreshing to eat on a warm day, and you can serve it warm or cool! Serve it at a picnic, barbecue, or as a dessert for a tea party.

Tea Magick: Sweet Cinnamon Spice Tea Review

There is a chill in the air, it is days before Thanksgiving and I was looking for a tea to transition from the pumpkin and apple flavors of the fall into cozy warming tea with spicy but subtle flavor, something as a perfect introduction into the cold Yuletide season.