I know all you modern farm girls  love corn – it is one of the most versatile of the natural grains and can be used from head to toe to keep your skin clean, soft and comfortable. Corn often gets a bad… Read More

I am getting ready today for Oregon Honey Festival this weekend in Ashland, Oregon and just finished making some Lip Balms and thought I would share the recipe.  I am a fairly new beekeeper but I do love my bees and what they have… Read More

Happy Spring — I have sunshine here today and warmer temps so it is finally starting to feel like spring around here after a long very wet winter.  I have moss growing places I never thought it would grow haha — I… Read More

Cleansing scrubs are an important part of your healthy skin care regime.  They exfoliate or remove dead skin cells, which improves the texture of your skin and allows it to retain more moisture.  This in turn, enhances the efficiency of your creams,… Read More

Astringents, toners, and skin fresheners are important to healthy skin because they keep your complexiabon clean and your pores clear.  The cleaner the surface of your skin, the more efficient it is at absorbing and retaining moisture.  Many people like to use… Read More

First of all you are amazing!  I think this is the year when we need to give ourselves more compliments rather than a bunch of goals and  resolutions — self care is just that taking care of your self!  So Happy New… Read More

I love July for a variety of reasons: Summer is here, The fourth of July and my lavender is blooming and ready for harvest!  I like to think of myself as a “Lavender Farmer”  I don’t have a huge farm but the… Read More

It is spring and my roses are beginning to bloom !  I just sprinkled them with some epsom salts to give them  a boost of minerals.  It reminded me what a great combination these two really are.   I love to soak… Read More

Here is a great article from “Mother Nature Network” by Lambeth Hochwald,  I just had to share.  It has some of my favorite ways of using leftover foods. It will make you look at whats inside your fridge and cupboards in a… Read More

My daughter and son in law just went on an amazing trip to Iceland and brought me back a mud mask!   This is not any mud mask but one from the famous Blue Lagoon. Most mud or clay masks work in the… Read More