Beekeeping with Essential Oils


It’s springtime in Wyoming and you know what that means; bees, chickens and gardening!  Naturally, of course.  I acquired my second top bar hive and my package of bees arrive the last week of April so I thought I’d share the process, beginning with hiving the little wonders!

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Animal Lovers Fly Spray


I wanted to name this post, Damn Flies Fly Spray!  I do hate flies, I don't even like them near my compost pile and the misery they can cause animals is criminal. It's been such a warm winter in Wyoming, that the flies are emerging early but I'm ready for them, with an organic solution that conditions, repels, heals and sanitizes! ... { Continue Reading }

Vitamin C and the Cold and Flu Bomb


It's nigh to Spring and the fight against unusually strong strains of the cold and flu continues. Hospitals and doctor's offices are still treating thousands of infants and elderly with RSV.  I don't doubt that there are many among us, parents and care givers alike who are feeling helpless, tired and scared. ... { Continue Reading }

Nourishing Herbal Bald Balm


A guy pal recently asked me if I had anything up my sleeve that could nourish and condition his beautiful, intentionally bald dome without smelling girly of course.  I was speechless, only because it never dawned on me there was a need for something like this.  Just because your head is bare doesn't mean it doesn't need care, right? ... { Continue Reading }

Best Body Sugar and Salt Scrub


Nestled at the base of the Unitas in Park City, UT lives a local shop that makes and sells the most beautiful skin products!  This scrub was instrumental in introducing a DIY skin care obsession using only natural oils, textures and scents.  I share my DIY recipe and, more importantly, the health benefits that you probably never realized could be found in a scrub. ... { Continue Reading }