Gardening & Skills

Oregano pesto and How to Dry Herbs

I made strawberry jam the other day and John said, “Did you take pictures?” Well, I hadn’t even thought of it. “That would have been a good recipe,” he said. I started thinking about what I’ve been doing with herbs lately, and what to write to you about. I’ve made rose honey with the beautiful…

Lavender Eye Pillow

Lavender eye pillows are simple to make, yet luxurious to receive. I have been making lavender eye pillows for my friends and family for years and they are always appreciated. It’s been reported back to me that lavender eye pillows have helped people sleep better and reduce tension headaches. I like using lavender eye pillows…

How to Make Potpourri and Herbal Sachets

One of the suggestions from Herbal Remedy Kit owners was for ideas for herbal gifts that grandparents could make with their grandchildren. These are simple projects that you can do with children. Here we’ll learn how to make potpourri and sachets. This first idea is making herbal potpourris and sachets as a way of introducing children…