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Well Belly Fennel Seed Tea Recipeby  

Whether you have full-blown belly woes or just need some help getting things “moving,” this fennel seed tea recipe will keep you calm in all the right ways!

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All You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Tea and THEN SOME!by  

By Meg Bateman, Contributing Writer I love tea. I’ve never really been a fan of coffee, except for a short period of my life where a Keurig took up residency in our kitchen. (Please, whatever you do – DO NOT... Read More

Homemade Iced Tea Popsiclesby  

Like all kids, mine love nothing better than a cool snack on a hot day. A common summertime treat around our house is popsicles. Since popsicles are so easy to make, we stick with homemade ones, rather than buying them.... Read More

How to Make Real Indian Masala Chai Tea in 5 Minutesby  

My first taste of Indian chai was accidental. Making our way through the crowded, dusty, vibrantly colorful, animal-filled cacophony known as the Pushkar Camel Fair, we found what our children had been talking about for months on end… a brightly... Read More

Host An Afternoon Tea Party! {includes Classic Tea Sandwich recipe}by  

By Kelly, Contributing Writer Hosting a simple, yet elegant afternoon tea party is a delightful way to celebrate the special women in our lives whether it’s honoring our moms on Mother’s Day, hosting a bridal or baby shower, or just... Read More

Homemade Teething Tea for Babiesby  

Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer I have tried all kinds of methods for soothing teething. With my oldest two, we relied on Hyland's teething tablets and then either chamomilla (my oldest) or belladonna (my second).  These worked.  We have... Read More

Simple and Frugal Soft Drink Recipesby  

Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer In my house, the beverage option is usually simple: water.  It's always there, it's very cheap, and my kids know to ask for it (and not ask for other stuff). Of course, this gets boring... Read More

Favorite Winter Herbal Remedies: Colds and Coughs, Stomach Viruses, and Headachesby  

Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer It's winter time (already!  I'm still in denial!) and we're in the thick of the "sick season."  In fact, we've just gotten over our first round of "major" colds.  That's no fun. We choose... Read More

Herbs I Have and What I Do With Themby  

Herbs fascinate me. These timeless plants have been used by various healers over thousands of years in order to treat symptoms, ease discomfort, improve mood or mental function, fight infection, and so much more. It seems to me that many... Read More

3 Simple Methods for Making Herbal Iced Teaby  

It may surprise you to know that growing up and into my young adult years, I was quite the fan of Nestea powdered ice tea mix. The super sweetened kind that tastes only vaguely like tea, and mostly like tea... Read More

Dry to Preserve: A Quick Guide to Dehydrationby  

Written by Stacey T, Contributing Writer So you’ve started your garden, and other than a few minor hiccups (which always seem to happen regardless of skill or experience), things are probably going pretty well, right? Are you preparing to preserve... Read More

Traditional Beverage: Kombuchaby  

Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer A couple years ago when someone first told me about WAP (Weston A. Price), I joined an online group.  People there kept talking about kombucha.  It sounded weird!  I had no idea what it... Read More

Naturally Neutralizing Stress: Herbs that Calmby  

Written by Meg Dickey, Contributing Writer We all have those moments of random stress, moments that leave us drained, exhausted, and with a lingering feeling of depression.  This month at Keeper of the Home, we've been addressing ways to find a balance... Read More

Treating Depression Naturally: Supplements, Herbs and Foods for Feeling Betterby  

Dealing with depression is a touchy subject. When I first began to admit to people in my life that I was struggling with depression, I got a lot of different recommendations. Most were shocked that I hadn't been to see... Read More

Winners of the Bulk Herb Holiday Tea Giveawayby  

Congratulations to the 5 winners who will each be receiving a Holiday Tea Collection from the Bulk Herb Store: Jessica (jlp91326@) Krisssa (krissamorey@) Holli (bornquick@) Jon (Jonlomas@) Iryna (irynaiv@) If you didn't win but you'd love to try some of... Read More

Bulk Herb Store: 5 Holiday Tea Collections to Give Away!by  

I like me a good cup of tea. Many of the people who visit my home comment on my "tea basket", usually overflowing with various kinds of tea-- loose, bags, black, herbal, rooibos, green, medicinal, dessert-like, etc. I think that... Read More

A Year of Herbs: Dandelionsby  

**Have you been following A Year of Herbs? Learn more about common herbs and ways that you can use them as simple remedies in your own home.** I joked last year about how my husband was trying to convince me... Read More

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