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Month: December 2016

Winter Solstice – and Sunny Orange Jelly

Winter Solstice – and Sunny Orange Jelly

As we leave the darkness of winter behind, we celebrate Winter Solstice and the return of the suns warming light.  The darker days of winter have their purpose as they encourage us to withdraw, reflect and hibernate in a way. These days give us a chance, if […]

Craft Project: Winter Snowflake Stencil

Craft Project: Winter Snowflake Stencil

My winter snowflake is here as an idea for a quick little project that you can make as a gift or just a fun winter craft. It’s great for all levels of experience with painting and stenciling. I have included some extra touches you can do […]

Recipe: Immune-Boosting Mushroom Chai Latte

Recipe: Immune-Boosting Mushroom Chai Latte

Yes….I did say mushroom chai latte. Traditionally chai (which means tea) is a type of Indian tea, made  by boiling tea leaves with milk, sugar, and cardamom. It has been greatly embellished over time to include a variety of ingredients, including other warming spices such as cinnamon, star […]