Herbal Tea Thyme

Herbal Tea Thyme

I love making herbal teas. We have lavender, lemon balm, chocolate mint, and an assortment of other types of mint growing in our back yard. Today I went to the garden to get some herbs and found the lemon balm was taking over my beloved chocolate mint plants. Yikes!

Meanwhile, Back in the Kitchen . . .

To make this tea combine equal parts of chamomile, red clover blossoms, calendula, organic roses, rose hips, and stevia for sweetening. Use one tsp. of herbal tea mix per 8 oz cup of boiling water. Steep for 5 minutes, strain and drink.

My Herbal Tea Mix

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Happiness is . . . a fragrant cup of herbal tea.

Herbal tea & tea cup set

One of my other favorite tea blends is 1 part Earl Grey loose tea leaves mixed with 1/2 to 1 part organic rose petals. It’s great for those days when you need a little pick me up. Delicious!

Hot Weekend


It was a hot weekend! Hot . . . So Hot!

We had really hot weather the whole weekend, a bit hotter than the normal temperature for this time of the year, for sure.

We stayed cool by drinking cold beverages, watching movies, and eating salads for dinner. It was so uncomfortably hot that we had to stay indoors most of the time. Thank goodness for the AC!!!

It is suppose to be cooler today and much cooler tomorrow. My plan for this morning is to weed and clean the flower beds in the garden.

quotes of the day:

“The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.”  -Hanna Rion

“In my garden there is a large place for sentiment.  My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams.  The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.”  -Abram L. Urban

Mystery Cat

This time of the year is filled with all things Halloween and it’s almost time for all the little witches, ghosts and goblins to roam the streets in search of goodies. Are you ready?

Today I was watching the golden autumnal light catching the trees on fire and found myself thinking about how mystery and magic seems to be everywhere and sometimes where it’s least expected.

I found a big beautiful black cat in my garden while I was picking two ripe pomegranates from our tree. There he was, larger than life peering down at me from his perch high above, so I turned to place my fruit on a table near by and when I turned back around he was nowhere to be found. Spooky!

I quickly left the garden and returned to the house, and when I opened the back door I was greeted by the smell of homemade bread baking in the oven.Yum!

The Fires of Samhain

“Meat, beer, nut mast, chitterlings,

They are the dues of Samhain;

A merry bonfire on the hill,

Buttermilk, fresh-buttered bread.”- Irish Poem

Faery – Combined Media – 10 X10 inches

“A strange black cat on your porch brings prosperity.” – Scottish Folklore

Everyday Goddessing  is about sharing magical techniques and sacred wisdom with other beautiful Goddess women. I believe that within every woman there is a goddess, a wise woman, beautiful, creative, powerful, with a deep soul, and that everything we need and are looking for is already inside  each of us. – Rose Arizmendi