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    Herbal Creations

    It’s been a busy month for me getting my herb gardens in. With the smell of Spring in the air I felt the need to share some of my favorite spring recipes. Lavender rolls are a yearly treat at Beltane in our house, hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Hope your celebrations are the best, lets make this is the first day of a Blessed Spring for all! Lavender Herb Rolls 1 pk Active dry yeast 1/4 cup Warm water 1 Teaspoon white sugar a dash of salt 3/4 cup cream cheese ¼ cup milk 1/4 cup Honey 2 Tablespoon sweet Butter 1 Teaspoon Dried lavender buds…

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    Herbal Creations

    Crafty Natural Dyed Eggs and Herb Salad with Champagne Dressing Crafty Natural Dyed Eggs With Ostara just around the corner, everyone in my house is preparing for the coming spring.  Our yearly routine, after cleaning and clearing is the preparation for the celebration at Ostara.  I decided for this month’s column I’d add my families method of creating Ostara eggs and the herb salad that we serve with lamb.  I always use herb and vegetable dyes for eggs, as I am not about to eat or serve boiled eggs coated in chemicals.  Doing the herb dyes takes quite a lot longer than it does with the variety you buy in…

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    Herbal Creations

    I had this fantastic idea this month to post a great craft, something really intense to get some interest going in this new column; however life and its strangeness sort of bit me.  I have a very emotional and sensitive four year old son.  Over the past week or so, he’s been having horrid nightmares (night-terrors his doctor called them) but this diagnosis carried with it no solution.  This isn’t the first time this has happened to him, and I suspect it won’t be the last.  Being the crafty Hedgewitch type I am, I wanted to find a creative solution that he could help to make.  I decided to help…