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Honey & Love Lip Scrub

Honey & Love Lip Scrub

I love making botanical body care products from ingredients I already have on hand. This yummy little lip scrub leaves your lips smooth and pampered. The addition of the honey is a nice humectant to keep moisture sealed in. Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons of organic sugar...

Bodacious Body Butter

Bodacious Body Butter

I love knowing exactly what is in products I put in my body as well as those that I use on my body. This simple formula is wonderful for any time of the year, but I find it especially useful during the dry winter months. It is fun and easy to make and takes only a...

Sassy Nutritive Sprinkles

Sassy Nutritive Sprinkles

Probably my favorite snack of all time is Popcorn. I truly love it. Especially if we’re going to  settle in for an evening of Netflix. But I also love to add more nutrition when I can. Without sacrificing taste. I’ve also long been a fan of fortified nutritional...

Healthy Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Oat Bread

Healthy Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Oat Bread

As the holidays roll in, it’s always nice to have a few crowd-pleaser baked goods on hand. When we visited the charming coastal town of Bandon, Oregon a few weeks ago, I was surprised to learn that one of the foods grown there is cranberries! Who knew! I was...

Blackberry & Wild Rose Shrub

Blackberry & Wild Rose Shrub

It’s such fun making infusion recipes to share with family and friends. (Infusion=plant sitting in liquid to extract the flavor and beneficial properties) This batch began with harvesting a bunch or wild blackberries and am making a really fun and simple to make...

Food for Thought…

Food for Thought…

While working on the content for our upcoming Botanical Bodega Retreat, I wanted to check a quote from Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine (460 -3 70 BC), to make sure I had it right. And boy howdy, I came across a resource that had many quotes I had not heard before...