This week, my husband was stung by a bee and had a mild reaction. The Epi-Pen we had on order was still on back-order, so the pharmacist recommended taking Benadryl. We said “NO” having read a report published in JAMA Internal Medicine that showed compelling evidence of a link between use of anticholinergic medications like Benadryl and dementia.
[I’ll tell you the natural alternatives we used in a minute.]…
My husband called me from the woods to say he was reliving his childhood! He unexpectedly found over 5 pounds of gorgeous morels right at the edge of our woods! So, guess what we had for dinner?
Morel mushrooms are an amazing, rare delicacy and highly sought after. One of the reasons they’re so prized is because morels cannot be farmed like other mushrooms we purchase at the grocery store. These are handpicked in their natural habitat….
Long before the arrival of the earliest spring flowers, I’ve been daydreaming of some charming little DIY project to do outdoors as soon as the weather warms enough and the April heavy showers come to an end. Don’t you ever just need to get outside and drink in the exhilaration? It smells so good and the air feels clean and alive.
It’s the season of flowers, and sweet violets are plentiful in lightly-shaded backyards, hedgerows and along hiking trails throughout North America.
When I was diagnosed with Lyme Disease about 6 years ago, I had blood tests on a weekly bases. One thing that shocked me was my genetic testing.
From week to week my genes would change. …
Planting elderberries may be the way to go for your own family’s stash. It’s been difficult to get elderberries at a reasonable price due to the limited supply and huge demand, so people are growing their own. I will show you how we did it.
As a society, we have gone outside the home for most of what we need and want in our lives. To mix homemade and homegrown into as much of our lives as possible – even in the littlest things – can change so much….