DIY · Essential Oils · Wildcrafting

Botany & Wildcrafting Course Review

Have you ever wanted to get into Wildcrafting, but didn't know where to start? Herbal Academy has just released a new course, that for me is simply amazing. With our new property that the farm & homestead is on, I am out nearly daily trying to ID plants. As Spring has finally settled in, every… Continue reading Botany & Wildcrafting Course Review

Essential Oils

Finding Trusted Brands of Essential Oils

Essential oils are a very hard industry to know if what you paid for really contains what you paid for. With new brands appearing often on shelves, and on websites like Amazon, it can be hard to know if you are buying the real item, or trash that at best is a waste of money… Continue reading Finding Trusted Brands of Essential Oils

DIY · Essential Oils

Patchouli Rose Massage Oil

Patchouli is an essential oil that you either love or hate. It's the rare person that can wear it solo on the body, and not smell like they lived on Shakedown Street at a Dead show. However, if diluted and paired with a sweeter scent, it makes a heady scented massage oil. This recipe is… Continue reading Patchouli Rose Massage Oil

Essential Oils

Essential Oils: Questionable Practices and Advice

Essential oils are more popular than ever, for good or ill. The internet has helped spread the gospel, and the amount of companies selling them has blossomed in the past 5 to 10 years. There is however a lot of sketchiness out there, and it can be hard to wade through the cesspool of it… Continue reading Essential Oils: Questionable Practices and Advice

DIY · Essential Oils · Homesteading · Urban Homesteading

Warming Oil For Winter

If you are like me, you probably have parts of your body that are never quite warm in winter, and often dry, from fabric rubbing against the skin constantly (sweater weather has some disadvantages). Fractionated coconut oil absorbs into the skin quickly and leaves your skin feeling great. Add in warming essential oils and you… Continue reading Warming Oil For Winter