Month: August 2017

Skin Solution Salve

My husband Dan’s face is in the sun constantly. For decades he has been hiking, biking and running every day outside no matter the weather. About 10 years ago, some spots showed up on his face that were sore, would peel and bleed. We…

Stings and Bites Workshop

Our Stings and Bites Workshop was really fun! It was really awesome meeting some new people who want to learn how to take their health into their own hands. We enjoyed making the Stings and Bites Salve and the Leave Me Alone! Repellent  together,…

Poppy Seed Oil

Recently, I have written about makeup removal using olive oil. It has been working great and I truly believe that I won’t be buying makeup remover again. On our trip to Kiev, my husband had a business meeting with a partner in the company…

Headache Relief

The past week or so here in the Czech Republic has seen a large amount of thunderstorms and with them barometric pressure changes and headaches all around. My youngest daughter and I suffer the most with actual migraines, complete with nausea and light sensitivity,…

My Herbal First Aid Kit: Travel Edition

This is what we carry with us when we travel: Arnica Salve for bumps, bruises and sprains Hemp Salve for skin irritation and as a face moisturiser Anti-Fungal Salve for any yeast or fungal infections and as a good antibacterial ointment Lavender essential oil for insomnia, stress…

Arnica Salve

I was just exiting the parking shuttle which was dropping us off at the airport for our trip to Kiev. The shuttle driver closed the van door behind me and caught my leg in it. I guess I was standing too close to the…

Stomach Flu Blues

Kiev is a lovely city. Possibly one of my favourites. Dan and I had an amazing time walking around and exploring this unique city. The Cyrillic script tripped me up the first day, but after the second day, I got the hang of it…