March 12, 2014 Calendar Entry

We hope that you liked reading Witch Hazel’s story. For today, let’s roll up our sleeves and make some Witch Hazel Distillate. So, what do we do with the distillate, once it is made you may ask? A distillate is used externally for many different purposes as a cleanser and/or a toner. If you have [...]

March 11, 2014 Calendar Entry

Have you ever compared yourself to someone else? Have you ever thought that someone’s gifts were better than your own? How did that make you feel inside? Turn to page 21 in your zine to begin reading about how, many years ago, Witch Hazel struggled to appreciate her beauty and abilities. Does she ever find [...]

March 7, 2014 Calendar Entry

We have been drawing her leaves and flowers. We have gathered her twigs, flowers, leaves, and seed capsules to make Witch Hazel Fairies. Let’s find out a little more about Witch Hazel’s parts in the Herbal Botany section. Did you know her leaves can grow to be 16 cm. long and 11 cm. wide? They [...]

March 6, 2014 Calendar Entry

We hope that you enjoyed drawing pictures of Witch Hazel, yesterday. We can’t wait to see them! Now, it is time to work with a different medium. Today, we will be making Witch Hazel fairies. As you can see from the picture above, you will need two leaves, a few twigs, seeds capsules, and a [...]

March 5, 2014 Calendar Entry

One of my favorite joys every month is to gaze at Kristine’s illustrations. Her attention to detail and the value of the colors she chooses never cease to delight my eyes and brighten my heart. I hope that you enjoy the drawings too! Let’s open our zines and find our favorites. Find the inspiration to [...]

March 4, 2014 Calendar Entry

Good morning! Yesterday, Kristine posted a giveaway for a lovely botanical package from Fawn Lily Botanica. The package includes an Organic Botanical Facial Toner, Facial Wash, and Lip Balm. The last day to sign up is next Monday, March 10. Good luck! Welcome to March! We hope that you have had a chance to enjoy [...]

March 29, 2013 Calendar Entry

We have had a lot of fun sharing Slippery Elm with you this month! On page 8 of this month’s zine, we recorded our thoughts and feelings about him. Now, it is time to complete the second part of the Herb Spirits section on page 9. How are some of your answers different? How are [...]

March 28, 2013 Calendar Entry

Poetry. Poetry is a large part of life. Whether one is sitting at a table with a pen in hand, typing on a computer, walking in the woods, or just sitting still, poetry is all around. Breathe in. Breathe out. Look up. Look down. What do you see? Close your eyes. What do you feel? [...]

March 27, 2013 Calendar Entry

Feeling under the weather? Try Slippery Elm Gruel! It is easy to digest on those days when it is hard to keep anything down. It will help give you the energy that you need to heal and strengthen your body and mind. Teething babies love Slippery Elm gruel, too! It is sweet and easy to [...]

March 26, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you enjoyed the word search over the weekend. Today, we are continuing to review what we have learned this month about Slippery Elm. Turn to page 35 for the crossword puzzle. Let us know, if you get stumped. It is not too late to get started with this month’s zine, “Saluting Slippery Elm”. [...]