Personally, I think that no herbal first aid kit is complete without black drawing salve. This common ointment treats infections and draws splinters, stingers, thorns and infections from the skin. ∙ Black drawing salve (Black Ointment) ...―
Over the last few weeks, you may have noticed that my posts have become somewhat sporadic. There have been logistical reasons for that, but there’s also another truth… I’ve lost a bit of my juice lately. I still have plenty of...―
The other day I saw the following quote by Von Clausewitz: “He who defends all borders defends none.” While these words are clearly meant to describe a strategy for battle, I found them to be eerily applicable to parenting. Parenting?...―
Lavender is widely used in aromatherapy, and I love to use it in my products. ∙ English lavender yields an essential oil with sweet overtones, and can be used in balms, salves, perfumes, cosmetics, and topical applications. Dutch lavender...―
I often struggle with finding "balance" in my life. This was extremely difficult when I was working a 12 hour night shift. I... ∙ [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]―
Happy World Thyroid Day to all of us – the thyroid warriors and the caretakers. It is wonderful that there is a designated day devoted to awareness and understanding of this disease that affects so many of us. I wish … Continue ...―
For the most part, I'm quiet on this blog at the moment. My passions have changed, my life has changed - a lot of the things I want to blog about don't really fit this blog. So I leave it here and spend my time talking about wishing I wrote more ...―
So, there's an exciting thing happening today (although not the exciting thing that I keep saying I can't talk about.... there's a post coming about that later). ∙ Today, I'm starting Grade 1 Ballet with Irreverent Dance. Now, partially ...―
I remember what life was like before seizures came along. ∙ I remember being able to travel on the tube or a noisy bus without having to wear headphones or contemplate another route. ∙ I remember planning days or evenings with my...―
2012 has been a weird year. It's been phenomenally good in parts, but has also left me feeling a lot less confident, sparky, strong and independent than I did at the start of the year. Now, that's not to say that I'm weak and boring and shy - I'm...―
Currently around a half of organizations ranging in size from SMEs to large multinationals ...
∙ One of the few things I consider when buying a frock is the print. Growing up, I ...
My first thought when I saw the topic for this weeks Photo Challenge: Curves was the ...