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    Renee Long /  
    Jul 4, 2016 7:00:00 AM

    Fruity Herbal Ice Pop Recipes [Video]

    By Renee Long and Tiffany Stout 

    As the temperature spikes and the sun stays out late into the evening, our herbal gardens ripen and we know summer has made its long-awaited return.

    With the heat of summer comes the temptation for icy sweet...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Feb 29, 2016 11:08:48 AM

    3 Reasons to Love Rose in Your DIY Skin Care

    Do thou smile like the rose at loss and gain;

    For the rose, though its petals be torn asunder,

    Still smiles on, and it is never cast down.

    – Rumi 

    Yes, Rumi was correct… rose wears an eternal smile. But, more than a popular symbol of love, rose ...

    Oleg Maksimov /  
    Feb 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

    Why Using Coconut Oil is One Fad You Should Follow

    Coconut oil is the newest health craze in functional foods and skin care.

    Have you wanted to include coconut oil in your diet or use it on your skin, but worried it was “just a fad?” Worry no more, skeptics, because this is one health fad you’ll...

    Amanda Lattin /  
    Feb 3, 2016 11:32:08 AM
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    How to Make the Ultimate Herbal Steam

    As an herbalist and aromatherapist, I get asked more questions about how to support the skin holistically than perhaps any other topic.

    In the winter months, we can find ourselves putting our skin on the back burner of our wellness routine....

    Katherine Turcotte /  
    Apr 29, 2015 11:00:00 AM

    How to Make Personal Flower Essences

    He loves me, he loves me not? As children, we believed in the magical power of these words as we plucked the petals off of a daisy, hoping of course, to end with “He loves me!” We blew the fluffy seeds off of a dandelion and made fantastical...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Apr 14, 2015 4:35:47 PM

    Top 10 Tips for Starting Seeds this Spring

    Seeds are a cheap and easy way to expand your garden. When to start seeds depends on your zone, so be sure to check with your local agricultural extension agent for a list of what to start in your area and when. Or, if you prefer a more techy...

    Renee Long /  
    Apr 3, 2015 12:59:00 PM

    DIY: Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

    By Renee Long and Tiffany Stout

    As a wellness warrior, you’re probably making an effort to incorporate natural products into all areas of your daily life—including fun holiday traditions like dying Easter eggs for decoration or your family’s big...
    Dorene Petersen /  
    Mar 27, 2015 11:58:24 AM

    5 Beautiful {DIY} Body Care Recipes to Celebrate Natural Products

    With more and more toxins and nasty chemicals making their way into conventional cleaning, bath, and body care products, I’m proud to support a day that celebrates the benefits and necessity of natural products. On March 24—Natural Products Day...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Jan 13, 2015 2:45:00 PM

    How to Experience the Ultimate Aromatic Bath (Plus Recipes!)

    For those of us who reside in chillier climates, there’s nothing better than slipping into a soothing hot bath to soak away the winter doldrums. But if you haven’t tried adding essential oils to your bath time routine, you’re missing out!


    Renee Long /  
    Dec 15, 2014 3:37:00 PM

    {DIY} How to Make Fizzing Herbal Bath Bombs [Video]

    By Tiffany Stout and Renee Long

    The holidays are almost here, which means temperatures are dropping, wreaking havoc on our skin. Is there anything better than soaking in a warm bubble bath with a bit of aromatherapy when the weather is chilly?...

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