December 12, 2013 Calendar Entry

With a couple of ingredients, you can craft today’s herbal recipe, Vanilla Oil.  It helps soothe spasmodic areas of the body. Vanilla Oil can even help soothe menstrual cramps. This oil can be ready to use in about two days, then stored. We hope that you enjoy this recipe with your family and friends.

December 11, 2013 Calendar Entry

In the coming weeks, we will continue to share some of our favorite Vanilla recipes. If you have fresh Vanilla bean pods, how will you store them? On page 33, we have listed some ways that work well for us. What is your favorite Vanilla recipe?

December 10, 2013 Calendar Entry

How did you like your After Dinner Brew? Today, we’ll be making Feverish Tea Blend. With one vanilla bean pod and a couple of other ingredients, this blend can be ready to add to a cup of boiling water to help soothe a fever. Turn to page 27 to find the ingredients and directions. Remember [...]

December 6, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! How did your flowers turn out? Where did you put them? We would love to see pictures. If you are ready to craft another herbal recipe, turn to page 26. Today, we are making After Dinner Brew. With three small Vanilla bean pods and a few other ingredients, this delicious beverage can be [...]

December 5, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you enjoyed starting your Vanilla extracts, yesterday. Take notes on how your extracts smell, taste, and look. In 4-6 weeks, it will be interesting to notice the differences. For today, let’s turn to page 34 to begin our next craft.  We are making Felt Vanilla Flowers! What a wonderful way to brighten [...]

December 4, 2013 Calendar Entry

What do you think about Vanilla? How does she taste? Is she cooling or warming? Does she leave your mouth dry or moist?  Try some and find out! Vanilla has been commonly used as a flavoring in our favorite desserts, but she has so much more to offer. Vanilla helps to relieve upset stomachs and [...]

December 3, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! Welcome to December from Herbal Roots Zine! We are looking forward to sharing a wonderful month with you and your loved ones.  We will be learning more about Vanilla in the coming weeks. To begin, turn to page 7 to record your thoughts about her in the Herb Spirits section. How have you [...]

December 28, 2012 Calendar Entry

We have been exploring Nutmeg for nearly a month now.  A few weeks ago we recorded our thoughts about this plant. Turn to page 7 to look over those thoughts, and then check out the second part of the Herbal Spirits section on page 8. How have your thoughts changed? What adventures did you and your [...]

December 27, 2012 Calendar Entry

Who is up for a challenge today? If you turn to pages 12 and 13, you will find some scrambled words. How many can words can you unscramble without looking on the Nutmeg page? It is not too late to get started with this month’s zine, “Noticing Nutmeg”. Click the button below to receive a [...]

December 26, 2012 Calendar Entry

We shared one of our favorite holiday drink recipes with you last week-Eggnog! We hope that you enjoyed making it as well as you enjoyed drinking it! Today, we are sharing our recipe for Nutmeg Milk. Turn to page 24 for the recipe! Sweet dreams! It is not too late to get started with this [...]