Relics of Ancient Gardening and Roman Cooking at the British Museum
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Relics of Ancient Gardening and Roman Cooking at the British Museum

A visit to the British Museum to learn about gardening and cooking artifacts from the first to fourth-century Roman-Britain Aside from gardening and making, one of my favorite topics is ancient history. Not the glimmering gold of ancient Egypt, or the art of the classical world, but the lives of ordinary people, our ancestors. Being…

50+ Wholesome Uses for Honey in Skincare, Food, and Wellness Recipes
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50+ Wholesome Uses for Honey in Skincare, Food, and Wellness Recipes

A collection of more than fifty delicious and creative uses for honey. Make everything from desserts and treats to handmade skincare and medicine Honey is one of nature’s most delicious natural treats. It’s sweet and sticky and might be your favorite for flavoring herbal tea and greek yogurt. It has a lot more than that…

How to make Wine Bottle Candles
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How to make Wine Bottle Candles

Recycle wine bottles into creative & beautiful wine bottle candles. Includes tips on cutting the bottle & filling it with soy wax. Video instructions at the end Can you believe that these handmade candles are made from wine bottles? Usually tossed out with the recycling, glass wine bottles can be used to make beautiful glasses, storage…

Low Impact Living on a Permaculture Homestead
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Low Impact Living on a Permaculture Homestead

Yurts, Polytunnels, and Green Solutions A tour of a low-impact homestead and learning about how it’s been designed using permaculture zones. On the second day of our ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ course our two instructors kindly brought us to the home they share with their two children. Over the last five years Amanda and Jim have built…