Herbs & Aromatherapy

  • Herbal Studies: The Herbarium and Herbal Courses {online}

    Herbal Studies: The Herbarium and Herbal Courses {online}

    The Herbal Academy is a virtual way to learn about herbs. Herbal medicine and herbal remedies are more than merely substituting a tincture for a pill. In my own life, herbalism has been a transformative, lifelong experience, and The Herbarium has been a part of my journey. The study of the healing herbs is a […] Read more…

  • Herbal Fermentation Online Course

    Would you like to have the confidence to create your own herbal beer, herbal mead, herbal kombucha, herbal water kefir, and herbal fermented foods using basic, easy-to-come by ingredients and supplies? Are you ready to transform your kitchen with herbal fermentation? Explore the realms of herbal fermentation and discover new ways to capture the beneficial […] Read more…

Making A Living

  • Is Bitcoin Here To Stay?

    Is Bitcoin Here To Stay? Bitcoin vs USD

    Right now, it costs $2,700.12 USD to buy ONE Bitcoin, while the price of Bitcoin does fluctuate it continues trending higher. Unlike fiat currencies that have little value and continue to dwindle in value. Read more…

  • Getting Into Cryptocurrencies a Leap of Faith?

    Getting Into Cryptocurrencies a Leap of Faith?

    This is my first post on what is to be my newest venture into the world of cryptocurrencies. I have spent several months looking into what all the buzz was regarding these things with weird sounding names like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Veritaseum, LiteCoin, Monero, Steem, Dogecoin, FunFair, and Dash… and what in the world is a […] Read more…

Tiny House Living

  • A Lovely 1969 Truck Tiny House Made with Reclaimed Materials

    A Lovely 1969 Truck Tiny House Made with Reclaimed Materials

    Take a tour of Australian couple, Adam and Sian of Evergreen Homes, beautiful off-grid tiny house truck built using mostly reclaimed building materials on the back of a 1969 Bedford truck. When you build using reclaimed materials the completed project is nothing short of outstanding and magical. If you’re interested in learning about no-VOC paint […] Read more…

  • More Inspiring Tiny House Kitchen Ideas

    More Inspiring Tiny House Kitchen Ideas

    Container Store finds, like galvanized-steel shelving in the kitchen, maximize storage. Narrow windows above the countertops provide not only ventilation but spread natural lighting while cooking. Dwell A farmhouse sink and barn-style pendant lights speak to a modern farmhouse aesthetic — as does the open shelving with beadboard backing. Saddle-style barstools provide additional seating in […] Read more…

Gardening, Landscaping & Tools

HOW TO + CRAFTS + DIY

  • Herbal Fermentation Online Course

    Would you like to have the confidence to create your own herbal beer, herbal mead, herbal kombucha, herbal water kefir, and herbal fermented foods using basic, easy-to-come by ingredients and supplies? Are you ready to transform your kitchen with herbal fermentation? Explore the realms of herbal fermentation and discover new ways to capture the beneficial […] Read more…

  • Tapping: Uproot Limiting Beliefs, End Self-sabotage, Create Positive Change in Your Life

    Tapping: Uproot Limiting Beliefs, End Self-sabotage, Create Positive Change in Your Life

    Do you want to create positive changes in your life? Whether you want to improve your health, enrich your relationships, achieve more, or simply let go of past baggage that’s holding you back, EFT Tapping can help. During the free 9th Annual Tapping World Summit the world’s top EFT Tapping experts will teach you to […] Read more…

Thoughts & Inspiration

  • Energy Fields of Power

    Energy Fields of Power

    At the essence level all is one, everything and nothing combined in the great void that the ancient Hindus called the Akasha, the Taoists in China call the Tao, and our current quantum physicists call the zero point field or quantum field. The physical universe, where our personalities reside, is dualistic, made up of many […] Read more…

  • Review… Waking Up: Over 30 Perspectives on Spiritual Awakening—What Does It Really Mean?

    Waking Up: Over 30 Perspectives on Spiritual Awakening—What Does It Really Mean? What does it really mean to raise your consciousness? Does it happen in an instant, or is it more of a gradual process? Does awakening perfect all aspects of your personality? Are people beginning to wake up more now than ever before? Today […] Read more…

Cooking & Recipes

  • Pumpkin Soup with Fried Sage Leaves Recipe | Sacred Habitats

    Pumpkin Soup with Fried Sage Leaves

    Pumpkin Soup with Fried Sage Leaves This is a delicious hearty soup for autumn and winter months. Adding fried sage leaves adds a lovely complimentary flavor to the pumpkin. 2 1/2 – 3 lbs. pumpkin 1/4 C olive oil 6 cloves Garlic (skins on) 12 whole sage leaves, plus 2 Tbls. chopped 2 onions , […] Read more…

  • How To Make Fresh Fried Sage Leaves Recipe | Sacred Habitats

    How To Make Fresh Fried Sage Leaves

    The flavor of fried sage leaves are not at all pungent, just pleasantly savory. Delicate Fried Sage Leaves make an elegant garnish for meat, seafood, pasta, or a garnish for your favorite soup, or served as an appetizer along with cheese, such as Brie or a nice Smoked Gruyere. Do not make extras because these […] Read more…

Wellness & Balance

  • Tapping: Uproot Limiting Beliefs, End Self-sabotage, Create Positive Change in Your Life

    Tapping: Uproot Limiting Beliefs, End Self-sabotage, Create Positive Change in Your Life

    Do you want to create positive changes in your life? Whether you want to improve your health, enrich your relationships, achieve more, or simply let go of past baggage that’s holding you back, EFT Tapping can help. During the free 9th Annual Tapping World Summit the world’s top EFT Tapping experts will teach you to […] Read more…

  • Soul of Healing Summit

    Many struggle with pain and illness despite years of treatment. Could healing involve more than physical/medical interventions? Learn how to harness the power of your mind, emotions and spirit to create radical self-healing! The Soul of Healing Summit is online and free from July 11-18, 2016. The Soul of Healing Summit merges the best of […] Read more…

Reviews of Things I Use and Love

  • Book Review: Homegrown Pantry {a go-to resource from growing to cupboard}

    Homegrown Pantry: a Gardener’s Guide to Selecting the Best Varieties & Planting the Perfect Amounts for What You Want to Eat Year-Round Homegrown Pantry: A Gardener’s Guide to Selecting the Best Varieties & Planting the Perfect Amounts for What You Want to Eat Year-Round is a timelines resource for planting, timelines for food storage, information […] Read more…

  • Review: Making Herbal Love Potions - 64 Irresistible Herbal Aphrodisiacs

    Review: Making Herbal Love Potions – 64 Irresistible Herbal Aphrodisiacs

    Inspire intimacy and playfulness on Valentine’s Day, or any time, with these libations, perfumes, oils, and sweets from best-selling author and body-care expert Stephanie Tourles who playfully presents 64 easy recipes for natural body oils, balms, tonics, bath blends, and sweet treats to share with your special someone, in Making Love Potions: 64 All-Natural Recipes […] Read more…

Preparedness

  • Outdoor Skills: How To Make a Fire with a Spoon

    Outdoor Skills: How To Make a Fire with a Spoon

    Making a Fire Using a Spoon Redundancy in your bug-out bag or backpack is one of the first rules of thumb. I found this video by Corporals Corner on how to make a fire using a spoon and char cloth to serve another one of my preferences, ‘dual purpose items.’ Spoons are lightweight, don’t take […] Read more…

  • Preparedness: Freeze Dried Packaged Food | Sacred Habitats

    Preparedness: Review of Canned vs. Freeze Dried Packaged Food

      Hey it’s September and it is National Preparedness Month! Which basically means what can you change, learn and do, to create “self-reliance”. Ready.gov contains info on the theme Don’t Wait. Communicate to help families be better prepared for small and large disasters. So let’s get started on one of my favorite topics, food… This […] Read more…

Living Simply

  • Gathering and Processing Acorns for Food | Sacred Habitats

    Gathering and Processing Acorns for Food

    The fruit of the oak tree, acorns, has been used as an important staple by aboriginal people across North America for centuries. The people of each region had their preferred species and detailed methods of collecting, storing, and processing the acorns for use in different types of dishes. Although rarely eaten today, oak trees still […] Read more…

  • Help for Veterans at the Veteran's Healing Farm

    Help for Veterans at Veterans Healing Farm

    Veterans Healing Farm Fosters Healing Community for Vets Many veterans lack the adequate tools and resources needed to meet the challenge of transitioning from military life back into the civilian sector. Although returning Veterans do have available resources through the Transition Assistance Program (TAP), they often lack the ability to locate ongoing “local” support — […] Read more…

Fun Stuff

  • Learn About Wild Herbs Playing... Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Board Game

    Learn About Wild Herbs Playing… Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Board Game

    Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game sets the stage with Grandma who needs huckleberries to bake a yummy pie. From there, players embark on an adventure up the mountain to collect huckleberries and the different herbs Grandma uses. The adventure is… will you all harvest the right plants to help with the trouble you run into […] Read more…

  • Review: Making Herbal Love Potions - 64 Irresistible Herbal Aphrodisiacs

    Review: Making Herbal Love Potions – 64 Irresistible Herbal Aphrodisiacs

    Inspire intimacy and playfulness on Valentine’s Day, or any time, with these libations, perfumes, oils, and sweets from best-selling author and body-care expert Stephanie Tourles who playfully presents 64 easy recipes for natural body oils, balms, tonics, bath blends, and sweet treats to share with your special someone, in Making Love Potions: 64 All-Natural Recipes […] Read more…

Energy The Costs of Our Choices

  • Being Green: Getting Back to Where We Once Belonged | Sacred Habitats

    Being Green: Getting Back to Where We Once Belonged

    Isn’t it interesting that going “Green” and doing things in an environmentally friendly way are all the rage? I wonder… how many of the Green Movement proponents know that it wasn’t all that long ago that we did do things that some aren’t so willing to do any longer. A couple of years ago my […] Read more…

  • What it should mean to build it green?

    “Building Green” is a two word phrase that has two parts to its \’ definition. It means to design and build a structure in such a way that the actual construction has minimal impact on the environment including the processing of the construction materials, the movement of the materials and the physical impact it has […] Read more…

Gift Ideas

  • Help for Veterans at the Veteran's Healing Farm

    Help for Veterans at Veterans Healing Farm

    Veterans Healing Farm Fosters Healing Community for Vets Many veterans lack the adequate tools and resources needed to meet the challenge of transitioning from military life back into the civilian sector. Although returning Veterans do have available resources through the Transition Assistance Program (TAP), they often lack the ability to locate ongoing “local” support — […] Read more…

  • The Thanksgiving Reader by Seth Godin: Beginning a Global Tradition

    The Thanksgiving Reader by Seth Godin: Beginning a Global Tradition

    Thanksgiving is a holiday about gratitude, about family and about possibility. It brings people together to not only celebrate the end of the harvest, but to look one in another in the eye and share something magical. The Thanksgiving Reader was created by Seth Godin, he has created The Thanksgiving Reader as a tool for […] Read more…