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Giveaway Monday – The Famous Herbs Playing Cards Deck

Posted in Uncategorized on July 21st, 2014 by kristine — 40 Comments

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Awhile back I picked up a few packs of these lovely playing cards. This week I am giving away a pack of them to one lucky winner! These lovely little cards feature all sorts of herbs that grow in our gardens and will make a lovely addition to your herbal game collection. Use them as flash cards to test your knowledge about each herb, do a matching “plant family” game or make up your own game to play with them. This deck is a full card deck.

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List of cards:

Agrimony, Angelica, Aniseed, Basil, Bay, Bergamot, Betony, Borage, Calendula, Caraway, Chamomile, Chervil, Chives, Clove Pink, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Coriander, Costmary, Dandelion, Dill, Evening Primrose, Eyebright, Fennel, Feverfew, Garlic, Hawthorn, Hop, Hyssop, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Lemon Verbena, Lily of the Valley, Lovage, Lungwort, Marjoram, Marshmallow, Monkshood, Nasturium, Oregano, Parsley, Peppermint, Purple Sage, Raspberry, Rosemary, Rue, Saffron, Sorrel, Spearmint, Sweet Violet, Sweet Woodruff, Tansy, Tarragon, Thyme, and Valerian

For a chance to win this lovely deck of cards leave a comment below. And for each of the following you do, you can win an extra chance to win:

-if you’re a kid, tell me how old you are and what your favorite Herbal Roots zine activities are

-Blog about it (leave reference link)

-Facebook/Myspace/Tweet about it (leave reference link)

-Sign up for the Herbal Roots zine monthly newsletter (and receive an issue for free!)

-Post some pictures of your July activities using Herbal Roots and Borage on the Flickr Group Page (Be sure to tell us about it!)

-Become a follower of Herbal Roots on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-Follow Herbal Roots zine on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your twitter ID in comments so we can find you)

Sign ups end on and I’ll draw the winner on Monday, July 28, 2014. Thanks for entering and good luck!

Rules of this giveaway:

-You must follow entry rules for each comment for your comment to qualify. For example, if we ask for you to pin the giveaway and you have, please leave your pinterest name in comments so we can find your pin with the correct hash tags listed.

-If you’ve won a giveaway within the last 3 months, please refrain from signing up for the current giveaway so that everyone can have a chance to win! Winners from the last 3 months giveaways will be automatically removed if they leave comments.

-Contest is open internationally unless otherwise mentioned.

-”Liking” Herbal Roots zine on Facebook does not qualify as an entry (due to Facebook’s rules and regulations). We are thrilled if you like us but please don’t mention that in the comments as part of the requirements for signing up for the giveaway.

Giveaway Monday – Kidzherbs Gift Set from Mountain Rose Herbs

Posted in Uncategorized on July 14th, 2014 by kristine — 26 Comments

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO MEREDITH, SHE IS THE WINNER OF THIS GIVEAWAY!***kidzerbs_gift_set-product_1x-1403632449

A Kid’s Guide to Growing Medicinal Plants includes:
Kidzherbs written and illustrated by Sena Cech. In this booklet, Sena and her mouse, Cheesie, give you a tour of her garden of medicinal herbs.Full of cartoon and botanical illustrations, stories and recipes.

Each kit also includes 12 packets of seeds from Sena’s garden (organically grown of course). Basil, Borage, Calendula, California Poppy, Catnip, Chamomile, Fennel, Feverfew, Flax, Johnny Jump-Up, Lemon Balm and Love-in-a-Mist.

Many of these herbs we have featured in past issues of Herbal Roots zine and some will be featured in the future.

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Mountain Rose Herbs is a certified organic processor through Oregon Tilth which is fully accredited with the USDA National Organic Program. Since 1987 they have continuously worked for the advancement of sustainable organic agriculture and state they will continue this lifelong passion into the future. They wholeheartedly recommend discovering the joys to be found in organic food products and the best place to start is right here at Mountain Rose Herbs. From the herbs they offer, to the teas they process and the oils they have distilled.

M0untain Rose also has a great YouTube Channel which offers an amazing amount of tutorials and educational videos, many created by John Gallagher and Rosalee de la Foret of Learningherbs.com.

You can also follow them on their Blog for more information and great Giveaway offers!

Love Mountain Rose Herbs? You can show your support by ‘liking’ them on Facebook. Tell them Herbal Roots zine sent you!

Want a chance to win this awesome package from Mountain Rose Herbs? Leave a comment! For more chances to win, leave a separate  comment every time you do one of the following:

-if you’re a kid, tell me how old you are and what your favorite Herbal Roots zine activities are

-Check out MRH’s website and tell me some of your favorite things

-Blog about it (leave reference link)

-Follow Mountain Rose Herbs on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-Become a follower of Mountain Rose Herbs on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your twitter ID in comments so we can find you)

-Facebook/Myspace/Tweet about it (leave reference link)

-Sign up for the Herbal Roots zine monthly newsletter (and receive an issue for free!)

-Post some pictures of your July activities using Herbal Roots and Borage on the Flickr Group Page (Be sure to tell us about it!)

-Become a follower of Herbal Roots on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-Follow Herbal Roots zine on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your twitter ID in comments so we can find you)

Sign ups end on and I’ll draw the winner on Monday, July 21, 2014. Thanks for entering and good luck!

Rules of this giveaway:

-You must follow entry rules for each comment for your comment to qualify. For example, if we ask for you to pin the giveaway and you have, please leave your pinterest name in comments so we can find your pin with the correct hash tags listed.

-If you’ve won a giveaway within the last 3 months, please refrain from signing up for the current giveaway so that everyone can have a chance to win! Winners from the last 3 months giveaways will be automatically removed if they leave comments.

-Contest is open internationally unless otherwise mentioned.

-”Liking” Mountain Rose Herbs and/or Herbal Roots zine on Facebook does not qualify as an entry (due to Facebook’s rules and regulations). We are thrilled if you like us but please don’t mention that in the comments as part of the requirements for signing up for the giveaway.

Giveaway Monday – Summer Breezes Tea Blend from Ninja Chickens

Posted in Uncategorized on July 7th, 2014 by kristine — 18 Comments

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO TAMELA HILL! SHE IS THE WINNER OF THIS GIVEAWAY!***

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This week I am giving away a package of Ninja Chicken’s Summer Breezes Tea Blend. I recently had this lovely tea blend and it is a wonderfully relaxing tea time blend, perfect for relaxing on a hot, summer afternoon or in the evening before bedtime.

Summer Breezes is part of Maria’s Tea of the Month club and comes with its own muslin tea bag.

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About the Tea of the Month club:

A cup of tea is full of so many emotions. Is there any wonder that the ceremony of having tea goes back over 1300 years? There is something very special about the simple act of sipping herbs infused in hot water.

For those who join in on Maria’s Tea of the Month club, at the start of each month receive 2 ounces of her newest blend of herbal teas. Often the blends are coordinated with the seasons. Sometimes she will have the urge to concoct something new and delicious. Either way, you will be enveloped in luscious aromas and flavors when you sip your monthly blend.

The first month’s tea will ship when you place your order and includes information on making herbal teas, infusions, and decoctions. **The three month club will include a large, reusable muslin tea bag to use when steeping your herbs. ** The six month club includes the muslin tea bag and a ceramic spoon/tea bag rest. **The 12 month club also includes a stainless steel decorative infuser with suns, moons, and stars etched along the rim along with the muslin bag and ceramic spoon rest. Each month you will also get to learn a bit about the culinary, medicinal, and traditional uses of some of the herbs that are in your blend.

For more information on joining her Tea of the Month club, head to her etsy shop.

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Maria Muscarella is a Nurse-Herbalist and homeschooling mama who has pursued her passion studying and teaching herbal medicine for over 15 years.  She and her family run a small homestead just outside of Asheville.  Their crafty and herbal creations, as well as her Tea of the Month Club, can be found at www.etsy.com/shop/ninjachickens.

I have known Maria for about 13 years, first through the online community and then getting the good fortune to spend a weekend with her at her home in North Carolina and at the Southeast Women’s Herbal Conference back in 2008. I am honored to be able to share some of her fine products this week and in the upcoming months on my weekly giveaways! Maria puts her heart and soul into her herbal remedies.

You can also follow Ninja Chickens on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ninjachickens.

Want a chance to win this awesome package from Ninja Chickens? Leave a comment! For more chances to win, leave a separate  comment every time you do one of the following:

-if you’re a kid, tell me how old you are and what your favorite Herbal Roots zine activities are

-Check out Ninja Chicken’s website and tell me some of your favorite things

-Blog about it (leave reference link)

-Facebook/Tweet about it (leave reference link)

-Sign up for the Herbal Roots zine monthly newsletter (and receive an issue for free!)

-Post some pictures of your July activities using Herbal Roots and  Borage on the Flickr Group Page (Be sure to tell us about it!)

-follow Herbal Roots on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #ninjachickens #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your twitter name in comments so we can find you)

-follow Herbal Roots on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #ninjachickens #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest ID in comments so we can find you)

Sign ups end and I’ll announce the winner on Monday, July 14, 2014. Good luck!

Rules of this giveaway:

-You must follow entry rules for each comment for your comment to qualify. For example, if we ask for you to pin the giveaway and you have, please leave your pinterest name in comments so we can find your pin with the correct hash tags listed.

-If you’ve won a giveaway within the last 3 months, please refrain from signing up for the current giveaway so that everyone can have a chance to win! Winners from the last 3 months giveaways will be automatically removed if they leave comments.

-Contest is open internationally unless otherwise mentioned.

-”Liking” Ninja Chickens and/or Herbal Roots zine on Facebook does not qualify as an entry (due to Facebook’s rules and regulations). We are thrilled if you like us but please don’t mention that in the comments as part of the requirements for signing up for the giveaway.

July 2014 – Bodacious Borage

Posted in Uncategorized on July 1st, 2014 by kristine — Be the first to comment!

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The heat of summer brings on the abundance of Borage, a wonderfully cooling plant that is a welcome addition to summertime fare. Native to Europe, this beautiful blue starflower has easily naturalized in North America. He is best known for giving courage and so is used for those suffering from grief, depression and sadness though there are many more uses for this delightful herb.

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This month we’ll dive into the world of Borage and learn all about his uses through medicine, food and flower essences.

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Bodacious Borage Table of Contents:

Note to Parents
Supply List
Calendar
Herb Spirit
All About Borage
Herbal Glossary
Scramble, Search and More: Word Search, Circle the Energetics, List the Vitamins & Minerals, Word Scramble
Herbal Botany
Herbal Lore: How Borage Become Bodacious
Songs and Poems: My Borage Grows Over the Garden, Beautiful Borage
Herbal Recipes: Borage Extract, Borage Seed Oil, Starflower Face Serum, Borage Infused Oil, Starflower Salve, Borage Bath, Honeyed Starflowers, Borage Flower Essence, Poultices, Compresses & Fomentations, Borage Yogurt Salad
Coloring Page
Herbal Crafts: Leaf rubbing/drawing of Borage, Borage Ice Cubes, Borage Finger Puppet
Maze: Find Your Way Through the Borage Flower
Journal: Write your thoughts, medicine making notes and other information about your month with Borage
Crossword Puzzle
Resources

52 pages from Cover to Cover. This month only, $3.99. After July 31, 2014, the price will go up to $7.99.

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Giveaway Monday – Mulberry Mudd Spilanthes Tea Cup

Posted in Uncategorized on June 30th, 2014 by kristine — 37 Comments

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! CONGRATULATIONS TO ELAINE ISAACS! SHE IS THE WINNER OF THIS LOVELY TEACUP!***

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It’s our last day to celebrate and learn about Spilanthes! In honor of Spilanthes, this week I’m offering a one of a kind Spilanthes tea cup made by the always so awesome Rebekah Dawn of Mulberry Mudd.

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This beautiful teacup is handless and rests comfortably in your hands. This teacup holds approximately 16 oz.

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About Rebekah:

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Artist and herbalist Rebekah Dawn has been walking with the plants for as long as she can remember. A life long love has translated into passionate study of herbal lore that has deepened and grown through the years. She currently lives with her family at Labyrinth Gardens, a United Plant Saver Botanical Sanctuary, where she gives monthly plant walks and medicine making workshops. When she is not in the garden or wild-crafting she is most likely in her ceramic studio. Rebekah is the Teen Camp Coordinator for the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference.

Be sure to stop by to check out her other items in her store. She makes beautiful Herbal Faeries, pendants, birdhouses, mugs and more! She also does custom orders so if you have a special ally or idea, convo her with questions! There may be a few other one-of-a-kind pendants featuring past Herbal Roots herbs as well! Rebekah uses naturally found elements in nature combined with clay to create these amazing pieces. Her sculptures are amazing, incredibly original and just plain wonderful. I fall in love with each one she creates.

Each piece in Rebekah’s store is original in every way, she uses no molds or reproductions ever. A percentage of her profits go to Tree Sisters and Radical Joy for Hard Times each month, and the rest builds her own Botanical Sanctuary at Labyrinth Gardens.

You can become a fan of Mulberry Mudd on Facebook if you would like to do so.

If you’d like a chance to win this one of a kind Spilanthes mug, leave a comment below. For more chances to win, you can leave a separate comment each time you advertise this giveaway by:

-Kids, you get 1 extra point for being a kid! Leave a comment telling me how old you are and what you like best about Herbal Roots zine.

-blogging about it

-tell us which herb you’re most excited to be learning about this year with Herbal Roots zine

-telling me your favorite item in her store

-follow Mulberry Mudd on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mulberrymudd #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-share this giveaway on your Facebook page

-follow Herbal Roots on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #mulberrymudd #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-follow Herbal Roots on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mulberrymudd #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

Sign ups end and I’ll announce the winner on Monday, July 7, 2014. Good luck!

Rules of this giveaway:

-You must follow entry rules for each comment for your comment to qualify. For example, if we ask for you to pin the giveaway and you have, please leave your pinterest name in comments so we can find your pin with the correct hash tags listed.

-If you’ve won a giveaway within the last 3 months, please refrain from signing up for the current giveaway so that everyone can have a chance to win! Winners from the last 3 months giveaways will be automatically removed if they leave comments.

-Contest is open internationally unless otherwise mentioned.

-”Liking” Mulberry Mudd and/or Herbal Roots zine on Facebook does not qualify as an entry (due to Facebook’s rules and regulations). We are thrilled if you like us but please don’t mention that in the comments as part of the requirements for signing up for the giveaway.

Giveaway Monday – Mountain Rose Herbs Spilanthes Package

Posted in Uncategorized on June 16th, 2014 by kristine — 35 Comments

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! CONGRATULATIONS TO WENDY, SHE WAS SELECTED BY THE RANDOM GENERATOR!***mrh-logo

This week, we are giving away a Spilanthes package from Mountain Rose Herbs! This set contains both Spilanthes extract and seeds so you can start using it now while you watch your plants grow to maturity. Spilanthes is easy to grow and once established, can be started from cuttings or saved seeds. It grows well in a pot and can be brought indoors in the fall before frosts hit to continue growing over the winter.

This package contains 1 oz. of organic Spilanthes Extract

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and 1 package of Spilanthes seeds from Horizon Herbs.

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Mountain Rose Herbs is a certified organic processor through Oregon Tilth which is fully accredited with the USDA National Organic Program. Since 1987 they have continuously worked for the advancement of sustainable organic agriculture and state they will continue this lifelong passion into the future. They wholeheartedly recommend discovering the joys to be found in organic food products and the best place to start is right here at Mountain Rose Herbs. From the herbs they offer, to the teas they process and the oils they have distilled.

M0untain Rose also has a great YouTube Channel which offers an amazing amount of tutorials and educational videos, many created by John Gallagher and Rosalee de la Foret of Learningherbs.com.

You can also follow them on their Blog for more information and great Giveaway offers!

Love Mountain Rose Herbs? You can show your support by ‘liking’ them on Facebook. Tell them Herbal Roots zine sent you!

Want a chance to win this awesome package from Mountain Rose Herbs? Leave a comment! For more chances to win, leave a separate  comment every time you do one of the following:

-if you’re a kid, tell me how old you are and what your favorite Herbal Roots zine activities are

-Check out MRH’s website and tell me some of your favorite things

-Blog about it (leave reference link)

-Follow Mountain Rose Herbs on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-Become a follower of Mountain Rose Herbs on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your twitter ID in comments so we can find you)

-Facebook/Myspace/Tweet about it (leave reference link)

-Sign up for the Herbal Roots zine monthly newsletter (and receive an issue for free!)

-Post some pictures of your June activities using Herbal Roots and Spilanthes on the Flickr Group Page (Be sure to tell us about it!)

-Become a follower of Herbal Roots on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-Follow Herbal Roots zine on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your twitter ID in comments so we can find you)

Sign ups end on and I’ll draw the winner on Monday, June 23, 2014. Thanks for entering and good luck!

Rules of this giveaway:

-You must follow entry rules for each comment for your comment to qualify. For example, if we ask for you to pin the giveaway and you have, please leave your pinterest name in comments so we can find your pin with the correct hash tags listed.

-If you’ve won a giveaway within the last 6 months, please refrain from signing up for the current giveaway so that everyone can have a chance to win! Winners from the last 6 months giveaways will be automatically removed if they leave comments.

-Contest is open internationally unless otherwise mentioned.

-”Liking” Mountain Rose Herbs and/or Herbal Roots zine on Facebook does not qualify as an entry (due to Facebook’s rules and regulations). We are thrilled if you like us but please don’t mention that in the comments as part of the requirements for signing up for the giveaway.

June 2014 – Spectacular Spilanthes

Posted in Uncategorized on June 1st, 2014 by kristine — Be the first to comment!

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This month we will be learning all about a lesser known herb, Spilanthes. Though not native to North America, Spilanthes is an easy to grow annual that is a powerhouse of medicine. If forced to make a list of my all time favorite herbs, Spilanthes would definitely be on my list and I try to grow this herb every year as I find him to be invaluable for myself and my family as well as my clients.

Take a look at this beautiful herb and learn about his many uses!

Spectacular Spilanthes Table of Contents:

Note to Parents
Supply List
Calendar
Herb Spirit
All About Spilanthes
Herbal Glossary
Scramble, Search and More: Circle the Energetics, List the Vitamins & Minerals, Word Search, Word Scramble, How Many Words
Herbal Botany
Herbal Lore: How Spilanthes Got the Power to Numb
Songs and Poems: Spilanthes, Spilanthes; A Haiku
Herbal Recipes: Spilanthes Extract, Tingly Mouthwash, Spilanthes Infused Oil, Cold Sore Relief Balm, Spicy Spilanthes Salad
Coloring Page
Herbal Crafts: Leaf rubbing/drawing of Spilanthes, Dried Flower Arrangement, Watercolor
Maze: Find Your Way Through the Spilanthes Patch
Journal: Write your thoughts, medicine making notes and other information about your month with Raspberry
Crossword Puzzle
Resources

46 pages from Cover to Cover. This month only, $3.99. After June 30, 2014, the price will go up to $7.99.

Add to Cart
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Giveaway Monday – Raspberry Teacup from Mulberry Mudd

Posted in Uncategorized on May 12th, 2014 by kristine — 53 Comments

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! Congratulations to Katina, she is the winner of this giveaway!***

 

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This week I am delighted to give away this beautiful Raspberry teacup from Mulberry Mudd. This one of a kind handmade ceramic teacup features Raspberry and is perfect for serving up your favorite cup of herbal tea or steaming cup of nourishing bone broth.

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This beautiful teacup is handless and rests comfortably in your hands. This teacup holds approximately 16 oz.

 

About Rebekah:

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Artist and herbalist Rebekah Dawn has been walking with the plants for as long as she can remember. A life long love has translated into passionate study of herbal lore that has deepened and grown through the years. She currently lives with her family at Labyrinth Gardens, a United Plant Saver Botanical Sanctuary, where she gives monthly plant walks and medicine making workshops. When she is not in the garden or wild-crafting she is most likely in her ceramic studio. Rebekah is the Teen Camp Coordinator for the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference.

Be sure to stop by to check out her other items in her store. She makes beautiful Herbal Faeries, pendants, birdhouses, mugs and more! She also does custom orders so if you have a special ally or idea, convo her with questions! There may be a few other one-of-a-kind pendants featuring past Herbal Roots herbs as well! Rebekah uses naturally found elements in nature combined with clay to create these amazing pieces. Her sculptures are amazing, incredibly original and just plain wonderful. I fall in love with each one she creates.

Each piece in Rebekah’s store is original in every way, she uses no molds or reproductions ever. A percentage of her profits go to Tree Sisters and Radical Joy for Hard Times each month, and the rest builds her own Botanical Sanctuary at Labyrinth Gardens.

You can become a fan of Mulberry Mudd on Facebook if you would like to do so.

If you’d like a chance to win this one of a kind Raspberry mug, leave a comment below. For more chances to win, you can leave a separate comment each time you advertise this giveaway by:

-Kids, you get 1 extra point for being a kid! Leave a comment telling me how old you are and what you like best about Herbal Roots zine.

-blogging about it

-tell us which herb you’re most excited to be learning about this year with Herbal Roots zine

-telling me your favorite item in her store

-follow Mulberry Mudd on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mulberrymudd #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-share this giveaway on your Facebook page

-follow Herbal Roots on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #mulberrymudd #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-follow Herbal Roots on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mulberrymudd #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

Sign ups end and I’ll announce the winner on Monday, May 19, 2014. Good luck!

Rules of this giveaway:

-You must follow entry rules for each comment for your comment to qualify. For example, if we ask for you to pin the giveaway and you have, please leave your pinterest name in comments so we can find your pin with the correct hash tags listed.

-If you’ve won a giveaway within the last 3 months, please refrain from signing up for the current giveaway so that everyone can have a chance to win! Winners from the last 3 months giveaways will be automatically removed if they leave comments.

-Contest is open internationally unless otherwise mentioned.

-”Liking” Mountain Rose Herbs and/or Herbal Roots zine on Facebook does not qualify as an entry (due to Facebook’s rules and regulations). We are thrilled if you like us but please don’t mention that in the comments as part of the requirements for signing up for the giveaway.

Giveaway Monday – Mountain Rose Herbs Raspberry Package

Posted in Uncategorized on May 5th, 2014 by kristine — 23 Comments

***This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Rachel and Jaclyn B. They are this week’s winners!***
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This week, 2 lucky winners will each get 1 pound of organic Red Raspberry leaf! The herb for the month of May, Raspberry has many uses as a cut and dried herb including teas, infusion and vinegars. This package will give each winner plenty of opportunities to explore the nourishing world of Raspberry.

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Mountain Rose Herbs is a certified organic processor through Oregon Tilth which is fully accredited with the USDA National Organic Program. Since 1987 they have continuously worked for the advancement of sustainable organic agriculture and state they will continue this lifelong passion into the future. They wholeheartedly recommend discovering the joys to be found in organic food products and the best place to start is right here at Mountain Rose Herbs. From the herbs they offer, to the teas they process and the oils they have distilled.

M0untain Rose also has a great YouTube Channel which offers an amazing amount of tutorials and educational videos, many created by John Gallagher and Rosalee de la Foret of Learningherbs.com.

You can also follow them on their Blog for more information and great Giveaway offers!

Love Mountain Rose Herbs? You can show your support by ‘liking’ them on Facebook. Tell them Herbal Roots zine sent you!

Want a chance to win this awesome package from Mountain Rose Herbs? Leave a comment! For more chances to win, leave a separate  comment every time you do one of the following:

-if you’re a kid, tell me how old you are and what your favorite Herbal Roots zine activities are

-Check out MRH’s website and tell me some of your favorite things

-Blog about it (leave reference link)

-Follow Mountain Rose Herbs on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-Become a follower of Mountain Rose Herbs on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your twitter ID in comments so we can find you)

-Facebook/Myspace/Tweet about it (leave reference link)

-Sign up for the Herbal Roots zine monthly newsletter (and receive an issue for free!)

-Post some pictures of your March activities using Herbal Roots and  Witch Hazel on the Flickr Group Page (Be sure to tell us about it!)

-Become a follower of Herbal Roots on Twitter and tweet this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your pinterest name in comments so we can find you)

-Follow Herbal Roots zine on Pinterest and pin this giveaway with hashtags #mountainroseherbs #giveawaymonday #herbalrootszine (list your twitter ID in comments so we can find you)

Sign ups end on and I’ll draw the winner on Monday, May 12, 2014. Thanks for entering and good luck!

Rules of this giveaway:

-You must follow entry rules for each comment for your comment to qualify. For example, if we ask for you to pin the giveaway and you have, please leave your pinterest name in comments so we can find your pin with the correct hash tags listed.

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May 2014 – Rhapsodizing Raspberry

Posted in Uncategorized on May 1st, 2014 by kristine — 1 Comment so far

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This month is all about Raspberry. Commonly, Red Raspberry gets all the attention about the medicinal virtues, but this issue covers ALL Raspberries, as they all prove to be medicinally valuable.

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We’ll explore the most well known use of Raspberry as well as less common uses and preparation for incorporating this wonderful herb into our daily routine.

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Rhapsodizing Raspberry Table of Contents:

Note to Parents
Supply List
Calendar
Herb Spirit
All About Raspberry
Herbal Glossary
Scramble, Search and More: Word Search, Circle the Energetics, Word Scramble, Fill in the Vowels, Your Favorite Thing
Herbal Botany
Herbal Lore: Ruba’s Nourishing Gift
Songs and Poems: Raspberry is so Nutritive, R-A-S-P-B-E-R-R-Y, Raspberry Haiku
Herbal Recipes: Raspberry Shoot Extract, Raspberry Leaf Infusion, Fermenting Raspberry Leaves, Fermented Raspberry Cookies, Raspberry Shoots Vinegar, Easy Raspberry Syrup, Raspberry Shrub
Coloring Page
Herbal Crafts: Leaf rubbing/drawing of Raspberry, Raspberry Sprigs
Maze: Find Your Way Through The Raspberry Leaf
Journal: Write your thoughts, medicine making notes and other information about your month with Raspberry
Crossword Puzzle
Resources

50 pages from Cover to Cover. This month only, $3.99. After May 31, 2014, the price will go up to $7.99.

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