Category Archive for: ‘Gifts’

Vintage Tea Cup Planters For Mothers Day 8

Vintage Tea Cup Planters: a Great Fundraising Tool

One my absolute favourite gardeners is joining us again today for tea time. Kristin Crouch, creator of the blog, That Bloomin’ Garden. Kristin is a writer, speaker, volunteer Master Gardener, and a children’s community garden mentor. Oh, and that’s when she’s not growing 500 tomatoes in her greenhouse! Today Kristin joins us to talk about fundraising and gardening and how to …

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Mango citrus whipped body butter recipe

Mango Citrus Whipped Body Butter

A perfectly light and silky butter that’s more like whipped cream. The uplifting citrus scent plus the healing properties of mango and shea butter make this the perfect lotion for soothing dry skin after the shower. It also has just the right texture for massage, so consider this a gift for someone who could use a little pampering. Equipment Double …

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Candy Cane Lip Balm Recipe

Candy Cane Lip Balm

Now here is a case of a moment on the lips means NOTHING on the hips! A completely calorie-free indulgence that’s lip-smacking good, and, hey, it smell great too: candy cane lip balm. This is one holiday treat that you’ll be pulling out all year round. Now this would make a great stocking stuffer wouldn’t it? Here is the recipe: …

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Herb Infused Vinegar Recipes Small

Herb Infused Vinegar

It’s around this time, when the vegetable garden is asleep for the year, that I depend on herbs for fresh flavors. I grow such abundance that no matter how much I freeze and dry, I am always left with a whole bunch to give away. This year I thought of sharing herbs in a new way: flavored herb-infused vinegar. Now …

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How To Make A Burlap Ribbon Wreath

Burlap Ribbon Wreath – It’s a #WreathHop!

There is always a wreath on my front door. Something seasonal and festive, never too themed or traditional. Making a different wreath each season, or sometimes a few different wreaths, is one of the ways I get my garden therapy. I’m not usually at a loss for ideas. The inspiration is all around me and there is just so much …

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Soaps Lotions Potions Recipes From The Garden

Soaps, Lotions, and Potions from the Garden

I grow herbs in my garden for cooking and for their beauty, but also so I can bring the garden inside and wear it on the outside (on my skin, I mean). Years ago in my efforts to detoxify and live healthier I started making my own skin care products and many of the recipes are here in the Natural …

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