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Are you ready to unlock the full potential of your garden? Dive into the 12 essential principles of permaculture gardening and learn how this sustainable method can lead to a more efficient and eco-friendly garden. Unleash the magic of permaculture and transform your garden into a thriving oasis. Click on the link to learn more and give a follow for more posts like this!
A Brief Overview of Permaculture to Get You Started!
Are you ready to unlock the full potential of your garden? Dive into the 12 essential principles of permaculture gardening and learn how this sustainable method can lead to a more efficient and eco-friendly garden. Unleash the magic of permaculture and transform your garden into a thriving oasis. Click on the link to learn more and give a follow for more posts like this!
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Chive Blossom Butter
If you have these pretty little chive blossoms popping up in your garden, grab a few to make the most delicious chive blossom butter! The flowers add just a hint of onion flavor that balances wonderfully with the lemon zest and chives. One of my favorite spring recipes!
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Learn how to make after shave spray with a few natural ingredients! Homemade after shave soothes and prevents razor burn and bumps naturally. Made with essential oils, witch hazel, and vegetable glycerin, you can feel good about using this on your skin!
Homemade After Shave Spray
Learn how to make after shave spray with a few natural ingredients! Homemade after shave soothes and prevents razor burn and bumps naturally. Made with essential oils, witch hazel, and vegetable glycerin, you can feel good about using this on your skin!
Make your own all-natural mouthwash with sea salt, baking soda, xylitol, coconut oil, and essential oils. 

This simple, DIY recipe can be whipped up in less than 5 minutes. Keep your mouth clean and healthy without all the toxins in store-bought mouthwash. 

Add essential oils for a minty or spicy flavour, and for extra bacteria-fighting goodness.
How to Make All-Natural Mouthwash
Make your own all-natural mouthwash with sea salt, baking soda, xylitol, coconut oil, and essential oils. This simple, DIY recipe can be whipped up in less than 5 minutes. Keep your mouth clean and healthy without all the toxins in store-bought mouthwash. Add essential oils for a minty or spicy flavour, and for extra bacteria-fighting goodness.
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How to Make Chive Blossom Butter (Chive Flower Butter)
If you’re lucky enough to have excess chives in your garden, you’ve got to make this oniony chive blossom butter! It’s the perfect way to use those edible flowers and this easy compound butter is sure to please. Plus, it freezes great so you can enjoy it any time of the year!
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This cardamom extract, bursting with herby and spicy notes, is an excellent substitute for vanilla extract! It enhances any recipe with a chai-like aroma that feels instantly cozy. Plus, it’s far more affordable than ordering from specialty shops online. You’ll be hooked from the first taste!
Easy Cardamom Extract Recipe
This cardamom extract, bursting with herby and spicy notes, is an excellent substitute for vanilla extract! It enhances any recipe with a chai-like aroma that feels instantly cozy. Plus, it’s far more affordable than ordering from specialty shops online. You’ll be hooked from the first taste!
Warm your heart and your taste buds with this classic Blackberry and Apple Crumble recipe! Made with love and cherished memories, this dessert is a delightful combination of cinnamon, brown sugar, oats, butter, apples, and blackberries. Perfect for any occasion, it's best served warm with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream.
Blackberry and Apple Crumble
Warm your heart and your taste buds with this classic Blackberry and Apple Crumble recipe! Made with love and cherished memories, this dessert is a delightful combination of cinnamon, brown sugar, oats, butter, apples, and blackberries. Perfect for any occasion, it's best served warm with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream.
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How to Infuse Herbs in Oil | Crockpot Method
the words summer hygge are in front of flowers and ice creams
Summer Hygge
Enjoy a hygge summer this year by enjoying time in the kitchen with the windows open, time in the garden, and slowing down with a good book! Here are all sorts of ideas for you to enjoy this Summer in and out of the home! | Summer Aesthetic | Seasonal Living | Hygge Summertime
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Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp Recipe (9x13 Pan)
Celebrate the flavors of summer with this timeless apple crisp recipe! Passed down as a family heirloom, this dessert is a delightful blend of cinnamon, brown sugar, oats, butter, and apples. Serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream for a taste of pure nostalgia!
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Easy Homemade Extracts for Baking
Enhance your baking with these 10 delightful homemade extracts! Find out how to save money, make the best homemade gifts, and preserve the essence of your harvest while getting creative in the kitchen.
the 12 permaculture principals to know to start permaculture gardening
Permaculture Gardening - The 12 Principles for a Flourishing Garden
Are you ready to transform your garden into an eco-friendly paradise? Discover the 12 essential principles of permaculture gardening that will guide you in creating a sustainable, self-sufficient, and thriving landscape. From water conservation to biodiversity, we've got you covered! Click on the link to learn more and give a follow for more posts like this!
homemade tallow balm recipe with ingredients for making it on a wooden cutting board
DIY Tallow Balm Recipe
This simple tallow balm recipe is so easy to make! With just 2 ingredients you can make your own (and one for a friend!) Will you make a whipped tallow balm or simply pour it into your jar? Try both methods and see which you like best!
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Permaculture Gardening - These Tips Aren't a Secret!
Are you ready to transform your garden into an eco-friendly paradise? Discover the 12 essential principles of permaculture gardening that will guide you in creating a sustainable, self-sufficient, and thriving landscape. From water conservation to biodiversity, we've got you covered! Click on the link to learn more and give a follow for more posts like this!
a loaf of sourdough sandwich bread sitting on top of a wooden cutting board
Sourdough Sandwich Bread
This is the best sourdough sandwich bread you'll ever make! Soft and chewy and easy for beginners, this is a great sourdough bread loaf for anything. Plus, it's long-fermented, making it gut-healthy and easy to digest. Make it into sandwiches or serve with butter and jam for an easy and delicious meal.
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