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This post is sponsored by Naked Nutrition. If you, like me, struggle to get enough protein into your diet, then you will love these Chocolate Blackberry Protein Popsicles! These popsicles are an excellent source of protein and the perfect summer snack that will keep you cool when the days are hot. They’re also delicious AND […]

Independence Day is right around the corner, and if your family is anything like mine, the fireworks have already been bought, the grill has been cleaned, and the invitations sent for one of our favorite […]

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Have you ever tried to make a ratio tincture before and found that there just wasn’t enough solvent to cover the plant material? (I’m looking at you arnica flower, mullein leaf, calendula flower, mugwort leaf, […]

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Summer soirees are the perfect occasion to gather with friends and family, bask in the warm sunshine, and indulge in refreshing and delicious drinks. This year, why not elevate your party game and impress your guests with unique and flavorful botanical cocktails? By incorporating herbs and botanicals into your drinks, you not only create a […]

If there’s one area I’ve always struggled to get results in when using herbs, it’s been headaches.  Yes, I’ve tried a lot of different things over the years, but my results were always hit or […]

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If you ask me, plain ole’ water is pretty dull and boring. If I’m going to drink water during the day, and I normally do, I’m going to need something fun. Something tasty. Something exciting! This is where flower ice cubes come in handy. Flower ice cubes not only make my drinks a bit prettier […]

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