Winter Home Apothecary: Delicious Elderberry Syrup

Winter Home Apothecary: Delicious Elderberry Syrup

As the weather begins to cool and the sun sets earlier and earlier, it signals to me that it is time to build my winter home apothecary. This will consist of a variety of different wildcrafted herbs, but one of my tried and true remedies is one you can easily make right in your kitchen. Elderberry syrup is a potent herbal remedy that not only helps boost your immune system, but may also help shorten the duration of cold and flu.

8 Restorative Autumn Equinox Rituals

8 Restorative Autumn Equinox Rituals

Can you feel it? That gust of cool air that softly carries a golden leaf down to its final resting place? Are you noticing the mornings are a bit darker everyday? The sun is setting a little bit earlier each evening? The autumn equinox is upon us, and it is often a welcome time of reprieve from the long hot days of summer. This is one of my favorite seasonal shifts of the year, as I have many autumn equinox rituals I practice to celebrate the beginning of the darker half of the year.

8 Summer Solstice Rituals of Abundance

8 Summer Solstice Rituals of Abundance

Around the time of the summer solstice is when I notice a welcomed shift within myself. Spring is full of hard work towards the goals intentions we set during the long winter months. But summer solstice marks when I start to see the fruits of my labor. Flowers are blooming, spring vegetables are abundant, bees are busy pollinating. I can finally take a moment to breathe, bask in the sun, and practice some of my favorite summer solstice rituals.