I love making medicine. Growing and putting food by (because food is medicine), cultivating medicinal herbs, making tinctures and salves, collecting and drying wild plants for teas… it makes my heart sing, and it saves a lot of money. Elderberries are amazing medicine with anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and anticancer superpowers. Besides lots of flavonoids and free […]
Our family of five goes through a lot of lip balm in the winter. We heat our house with a wood stove, which makes for cozy and warm, but very dry living quarters. Add to that hours of playing in the cold and snow outside, which chaps lips even more, and you got some dried […]
I was born and raised in Germany and am a snob when it comes to sauerkraut. It is very easy to make your own and have it taste authentically German. Fermented foods like sauerkraut are incredibly good for your health and taste delicious! Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to ferment and prepare sauerkraut.