Category Archives: herbal lore

Volunteering Ideas- An 8 Part Summer Series (Part Eight)

Did you know that one of the main benefits of volunteering is to make YOU happier? This summer, and the last in the series, I’m highlighting ways you can volunteer in your community. Fix and serve meals. Did you know … Continue reading

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Volunteering Ideas- An 8 Part Summer Series (Part Seven)

Did you know that one of the main benefits of volunteering is to make YOU happier? This summer, I’m highlighting some ways you can volunteer in your community. Become a good neighbor. If your neighborhood has a beautification project, join … Continue reading

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OH DANNY BOY

It’s March and my thoughts turn to all things Irish and OH DANNY BOY  Here’s the link for Oh Danny Boy This pot of gold could hold more than they bargained for… Grand. Just grand. Clara Donovan’s failure to keep … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU WATCH ON TELEVISION & To Drink Vinegar or Not To Drink It?

For My Health  What do you do for your health these days? I have been drinking turmeric tea and forcing down apple cider vinegar and water. (It doesn’t really taste like pickle juice!)   Both are supposed to be good … Continue reading

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Herbs and Flowers For A Fairy Garden

Who doesn’t want to attract fairies to their garden? Of all the herbs associated with the little folk, the most important one is thyme, which I love. I’m forever planting more varieties of thyme. In Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Titania, the fairy … Continue reading

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For the Love of Roses

Excerpt from, Plants for a Medieval Herb Garden in the British Isles, By Beth Trissel (Old fashioned rosebud) The English Tudor Rose is the heraldic floral emblem of England. The red rose was the badge of the House of Lancaster during the … Continue reading

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