Category Archives: Herbs not food

Learning the ropes of life made better with herbs.

Coping with Depression

Revised 11/5/15 Ever since I had my first child, everyday worries and hardships were progressively getting harder to handle. After my second, things got a little bit more intense. It seemed like each new year, it was getting harder and … Continue reading

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DIY Diaper Wipes and Solution

Using cloth diapers was a choice Chrissy and I both made to cut back some of the expenses in our houses. We bought our diapers here. Up front it cost a pretty penny, but the amount we saved in the … Continue reading

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Herb Journal #4

St. John’s Wort I suffer from situational depression from time to time, as well as chemical imbalances that make staying in a happy, positive mood difficult some times. I have refused to use antidepressants because I would rather try and … Continue reading

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Herb Journal #2

Valerian Root This lovely herb is great for calming the body down and is a wonderfully natural alternative to sleep aides. The taste leaves something to be desired, but mix it with the right concoction and it’s bearable. Here’s my … Continue reading

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Herb Journal #1

Herb #1: Chamomile I use chamomile more than any other herb in my home at this moment. It gets made into tea, diaper wipes, and in a couple of different tinctures. I even use the essential oil in random concoctions. … Continue reading

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