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Seasonal Living

Rose Inspiration: 11 Ways to Put Rose To Use Near Valentine’s Day

There’s something about Valentine’s Day that allows me to loosen my grip on my highly-prized stash of rose petals. Throughout the year, I reserve these delicate beauties for little treats, but there’s something about the hope of spring and roses soon to bloom, a day devoted to loving ourselves and others, and the fact that …

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Spring Holidays: Imbolc & How To Celebrate This Old World Festival

Spring Holidays: Imbolc & How To Celebrate This Old World Festival | Growing Up Herbal | Curious about seasonal living? If so, learn about the spring holiday of Imbolc, aka, Candlemas or St. Brigid's Day, and some festive ways to celebrate it.

According to the Old World Celtic calendar, February 1st (and sometimes the 2nd) marks the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and August 1st (and sometimes the 2nd) is the first day of spring in the Southern Hemisphere, and this day is known by a few different names.  Imbolc, Candlemas, and Groundhog’s Day?? …

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Herbal Nourishment for Winter

Herbal Nourishment for Winter | Growing Up Herbal | Winter has always been a time to slow down and rest. It’s also the perfect time to incorporate some herbal nourishment into your diet. Learn how here.

Traditionally, winter has always been a time to slow down and rest. The days are short, and the nights are long. The weather is typically cooler. We go out less, and we tend to eat heartier foods. When we do get together with others, our celebrations are festive and meaningful. We show our gratefulness by …

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