Caring For Your Christmas Rosemary


If you’ve been out shopping for Christmas decorations you may have seen what looked like a pint-sized Christmas tree. That was probably a rosemary bush shaped into the Christmas tree form. This is really no surprise because the essential oils in rosemary produce a scent similar to pine trees. Beautiful though they are, rosemary holiday

The Twelve Herbs of Christmas

Medieval Sheet Music

At this time of year the shortening days and cooler temperatures mean that not much is happening in our gardens. Even so herbs can still be part of our fun. In the spirit of this festive time, I have created my own lyrics to “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” For each day in the song,

Herb Roasted Vegetables for Christmas Dinner

With recent events in my family slowing everyday life down, I am just now making preparations for Christmas. This year it will be my husband and me enjoying the day together. On Christmas Eve I plan to make a turkey and provide all the foods needed for a relaxed time together. Among these this year,

A New Christmas Cookie

Baking INgredients

One of my favorite thing about Christmas is the baking traditions that have grown up around this holiday. Top of that list for me is Christmas cookies. I adore cookies and always have. In fact, my very first attempt at baking

Pearls of Wisdom

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

— Jack London


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