DIY Spider Repelling Spray

Right now spiders are coming into our home to escape the cold weather coming, so since we don’t like finding that we’re not alone while doing laundry, I came up with a solution.¬†Spiders don’t like Peppermint, so that is the active ingredient. This a very simple recipe, it only requires three ingredients. I used fresh…

Eclipse Pictures!

Hello! I just thought I’d share some pictures I took of the eclipse yesterday. It was really amazing to watch! Grace                          

Salves: Oregon Grape

Hello! I hope you all are doing well. Today I am going to talk about Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolia). It grows everywhere here in the Pacific Northwest! Here are some some pictures below I found easily just a short walk outside. Oregon Grape is great for cuts and scrapes because it is an antiseptic, and…

Salves: Calendula

Hello! Before summer is over, I want to stock up on all of the herbal remedies we use most (plus some ones I haven’t tried before). If you would like to start (or expand) your herbal medicine cabinet, this series of blog posts is for you! Here are the salves I want to make: Calendula:¬†Good…