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Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Syrup

These jewels of a berry are quite the catch. Tasty, delicious and immune boosting when cooked! The berries are antiviral and immune stimulating. This plant is technically a shrub but they get quite large (upwards of 30 feet). Elder is found all over temperate North […]

A Rose is a Rose in Rose Petal Honey

A Rose is a Rose in Rose Petal Honey

In the herbalist world, rosehips get all the spotlight. Rosehips are the fruit of the plant, available in late fall or winter. But in summer, you can still partake in roses! After searching through six of my herbalism books, I finally found rose petals in […]

Cocoa Mint Almond Milk Blender Goodness

Cocoa Mint Almond Milk Blender Goodness

If there was one herb the most common or well-known, mint could claim it. Although several different kinds exist, it’s fresh scent can be recognized anywhere. Because mint is everywhere! When was your first encounter with mint? Or your last? Maybe it started as sticks of gum in […]

Apothecary Mary Shop is open!

Apothecary Mary Shop is open!

I’m so excited to present to you my very own shop selling balms, oils and herbal concoctions galore. The shop is open and it feels like I’m offering a piece of myself to you all! Several years of my life infused with love and blended […]

Chocolate Covered Nature’s Candy + Winterwoods Tea Giveaway

Chocolate Covered Nature’s Candy + Winterwoods Tea Giveaway

To enjoy, truly enjoy, a cup of tea is no small feat. It is a feast for the senses: The sound of the kettle boiling. the color of fresh earth. the rich but simple smell the hot mug against thirsty lips and the taste warm […]

Weed Seed Honey Graham Cracker

Weed Seed Honey Graham Cracker

Savory or sweet… what kind of crackers would you reach for? In the last post, I explored a savory version of this dock seed cracker. Here, I model them after honey grahams – perfect for melted chocolate and roasted marshmallows. Because you should be able […]

Weed Seed Crackers the Peace Makers

Weed Seed Crackers the Peace Makers

It’s time to harvest the dock seeds! They are all over! Look at those lovely orange seed stocks! Be quiet. Shh…. Do you hear them rustle in the wind? Dock seeds are rich in calcium and fiber. According to Sergei Boutenko, the author of Wild […]

Blueberry Basil Smoothie with purple basil

Blueberry Basil Smoothie with purple basil

A favorite smoothie tweaked for you all! Blueberry Basil has always been a favorite, now and for a long time on my past blog Sweet Roots. Here, I used lovely purple basil from Gregerson Family Farms. Purple basil is very similar to the green basil […]

Hello There

Hello There

And welcome! I’m excited to start this journey with you! To share my herbal adventures and create new ones which hopefully will inspire you to devour more herbs! This place has been a long time coming. Its story has stirred my heart and propelled my […]