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Flower Facial Steam

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Flower Facial Steam

Flower Facial Steam A steam is a quick and easy way to clean facial skin when you don’t have time to make it to your outdoor sauna in your woods.  Wouldn’t that be nice…  but really a facial steam is an ancient and incredibly effective way to coax out impurities. Of course we have to mention the aspect of self-care and slowly deep breathing & meditating for ten minutes.  Sounds like a win-win to me! The benefits of using steam to promote healthy skin and general well-being go back centuries across different cultures.  The gentle warmth and humidity dilate blood...

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Herbal Oil Infusions

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Herbal Oil Infusions

  As a rural woman, fall is a busy time of year with harvesting.  Harvesting our grain crops, our vegetable garden & wild herbs.  Gathering the crops is one thing but processing and preparing it is another.  I will be canning, fermenting & freezing many vegetables for the winter months.  But as for my wild herbs that I have foraged, it’s a few different methods to preserve my precious plants.  I always dry my wild herbs, this is the safest way to ensure moisture content is gone to prevent any mold or bacterial growth which would spoil it.  Once dried,...

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