New Packaging Coming!

March 18 2017
For 17 years now, these hands have been making our skin care line.  After turning hundreds upon thousands of lids and...

DIY Elderberry Propolis Throat Spray

December 19 2016
This little bottle of goodness has helped many a sore throat.  I believe in the power of elderberry and the medicine ...

DIY: Elderberry Elixir

November 01 2016

DIY Glacial Erratics

September 22 2016
When you go hiking in glacially formed mountains, you get to know erratics. They are often huge boulders placed in st...

Molten Love for Camamu Soap

January 26 2016
  We don't make soap.  It is a divergent path from the world of emulsions that we have avoided getting into, for fea...

rose hip ruminations and cougar sightings

November 05 2015
I went back to my favorite spot to harvest a few rose hips.  Three days ago I was there walking with my Mama and my d...

cottonwood musings continued...

November 01 2015
I confess that I have a true love affair with these cottonwood trees.  Over the years I have found that I am not alon...

DIY: Lovely Lavender Facial Toner

July 01 2015
Lovely Lavender Facial TonerYou can use this toner for the face, as a body spray, or use it on your pillowcase just b...

Rose Geranium Cake

April 28 2015
  Last year I finally remembered to bring my scented rose geranium inside before the cold set in.  All winter long...

Victorian Candied Wild Violets

March 27 2015
  The violets are popping up! These are the tiny wild flowers that are purple, yellow, or white and quite fragrant...

DIY: Delicious Herbal Cough Drops

December 20 2014
We got fair warning this year that the weather was to change and quickly. So we harvested all the herbs that we had l...

Once Upon A Time in the Woods Part 1

December 02 2014
Here's a little story I wrote late one night last winter.  It is about the journey of a plant girl and the unfolding of her wild-self.  Stay tuned for part 2...

DIY CACAO KISS LIP BALM

September 21 2014
  You can buy our delicious and wildly popular Cacao Kiss lip balm from us, or you can make this fabulous lip balm...

Rhubarb Cordial

June 02 2014
Earlier this week, while sipping a delicious cocktail on the front porch with friends, we were inspired to make rhuba...

DIY salt glow recipe for the New Year!

January 01 2014
  SPRUCE & PINK GRAPEFRUIT SALT GLOW I just taught a class on making sugar scrubs & salt glows for Wallowa C...

Larch Love

October 21 2013
Yesterday was a glorious & golden fall day.  I was lucky to get a few hours to myself and drove up the road to ex...

new life in an old place

August 11 2013
When we moved to this little rural mountain town, we had a hard time adjusting to being "townies" - even though the p...

Oregon Lavender Love

July 18 2013
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