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Cleavers – Galium aparine

Cleavers – Galium aparine

Meet Cleavers! The correct botanical name is Galium aparine. We need that botanical name because plants have "nicknames" that vary with culture and geographical area. Some of the common nicknames for Galium aparine are Catchweed, Bedstraw, Cleavers, Stickyweed, Sticky...

Evidently, I can fly!

Evidently, I can fly!

I was doing chores yesterday with two of my grandkids.  We went to the calves field to feed Gloria.  Gloria is very tame, comes when called, loves to have her cheeks scratched.  One day she will grow up to be a milk cow.  One of my younger grandchildren recently got...

She won!

She won!

She won her fight against this virus!  It took a lot of work. It took keeping on top of things.  It took family members being willing to work together and to go in and offer her supplemental support when her provider refused to do so. I took a new doctor who believed...

Going out with a bang!

Going out with a bang!

October is going out with a bang!  My mama will be 95 in December. She fell Sunday but didn't want to go to the hospital so we thought it couldn't be too bad.  Monday was a different story. She couldn't bear any weight on her leg. Off to the hospital we go...and...

Today only!

Today only!

It's one of my favorite weeks of the year! BOGO week with my essential oils of choice! Today only! Buy the BOGO box & get all of the BOGOs PLUS FREE Membership for a year!!! Includes two oils not normally available in the US! If you are interested in working with...

Soap time again!

Soap time again!

Starting in the morning (Monday, November 2nd) at 8:00 am EST, my little soap shop opens.  It is full to bursting - when we "open the doors" I fully expect soap and salves to explode right out those doors! You will find Elijah's new invention - Seafoam Sprucalyptus...

When Soap Goes Wrong….

When Soap Goes Wrong….

When soap goes wrong.... it can sometimes be a very good thing! Some of my best selling soaps came about because something went wrong!  When I first made Papaw's Shaving Soap, I was shocked when I added the Bentonite Clay!  Bentonite Clay gives you a close, smooth...