Posts Tagged: winter

The earth below

Posted by & filed under Earthing™, Organic Lifestyle.

    Nothing soothes the mid-winter blahs like delighting in Baker’s Creek heirloom seed catalog, planning a spring garden that is just around the corner (or so I keep wanting to believe!)  The earth awaits, my friends! Thanks to saving seeds from last years crop (tutorial here) I had all our standard seeds stored and… Read more »

My Favorite Winter Solstice tradition… releasing our dreams into the night

Posted by & filed under Healthy Mindframe, Soul Healing.

Last year I posted this celebration idea *after* Winter Solstice, which does you… dear reader… no good. So this year I wanted to post it the week before… it’s such a simple, easy, and sweet way to mark the darkest day with honor and a bit of candlelight. It is something my entire family looks… Read more »

Firestarter Tutorial

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Temps are dipping into the cold near-freezing numbers at night here in SC, and instead of turning on my heat, we’ve been having lovely evening fires to heat the house. So that means, starting a fire.  Which can sometimes be frustrating, but not so when you have a fabbo, eco-friendly, completely free, made from stuff… Read more »

Thoughts on Health… Finding your Equilibrium During Fall

Posted by & filed under Intuitive Medicine.

    Ahhh… fall. How I love you.  The cooler mornings.  The walks outside.  Leaves swirling through the air. Loading up on firewood for the winter.  My children laughing as they swing, run, play, spend more time outside than ever before. Oh, but how you hold a dark secret inside of you. You don’t fool… Read more »

Saving Summers Seeds (say that three times fast!)

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Remember my tutorial, back in June, about allowing some of your garden fruits and veggies to go to seed and how to harvest and save them for replanting? If enjoy gardening, you’ll take twice as much pride and twice as much pleasure in planting seeds that you’ve saved from your own garden.   Propagating your own… Read more »

Winter Solstice (and a quick sewing tutorial)

Posted by & filed under Organic Lifestyle, Positive Parenting.

Winter solstice this year was a great one… a full lunar eclipse (although I admit we slept right on through it in our house) on the eve of winter solstice… magic in the air for sure! We really enjoy winter solstice at our house… we have a few traditions that we repeat every year.   One… Read more »