Herb of the Month – Lemon Balm – Medicine for the Plague and the Blues

by Karen Cottingham Lemon balm, that delightfully lemony herb, has been used medicinally for centuries. The many beneficial properties of...

The Feeling of Harvests to Come

by Beth Schreibman Gehring “After Lammas Day, corn ripens as much by night as by day.” – Author unknown There is...

Celebrating the Summer Solstice

by Beth Schreibman Gehring Summer solstice is the time when we honor the gift of sunlight. The official start of...

Love and Gardening on St. Valentine’s Day

By Beth Schreibman-Gehring “ I work at my garden all the time and with love. What I need most are...

Tasty Tidbits: Celebrate with Tradition and Superstition

By Bonnie Porterfield The tradition of eating Hoppin’ John began on January 1, 1863, when the Emancipation Proclamation went into...

Ring Ye Solstice Bells: Reflections on the Longest Night of the Year

By Beth Schreibman-Gehring I always laugh and say when I am asked, that celebrating the Winter Solstice has always been...

The Pleasure of Pomanders

By Pat Kenny There were many types of pomanders. Through the years, spices, essential oils, and green herbs including rue,...

12 Holiday Cookie Recipes to Get in the Festive Spirit

Peppermint Shortbread Meltaways These deliciously buttery cookies boast a refreshing sprinkle of peppermint.Get the Recipe: Peppermint Shortbread Meltaways Site Link

Herbs for Holiday Baking

By Peggy Riccio decoration. But picture the color of green parsley in a red cranberry dish or the pretty scalloped...

How to Host a Virtual New Year’s Party

How to Host a Virtual New Year’s Party

New Year’s Eve is typically a night to celebrate the closing of a year, and it goes without saying that...