Reflections on the month of November, plus a peek at this month’s Patreon reward!Read More
This blog is an exploration of daily magic, featuring wild plants, creative recipes, meaningful ceremonies, and writings about our shared humanity.
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Wild fruits and native foods are just a fraction of what this month was about. Get a sneak peek into a new project and get caught up on the misadventures I’ve been going through lately. October was more of a trick than a treat this year, but there is gold to be gleaned from this experience. I hope I can share that with you, too.
Sweet, nutty roasted pumpkins are the perfect vessels for rich fondue spiked with fragrant thyme to make a dish worthy of the Fae and perfect for your fall celebrations!
Luscious rose hip jam fills fluffy yeasted donuts dusted with rose hip sugar for a decadent fall treat that speaks of wild woods and cozy fires.
Swirls of stars, plenty of purple, and lots of beautiful recipes and projects to share this month! Even though September has been a whirlwind of pain, illness, and doctors, I can still see the natural beauty all around us. I hope you can too :)
This beautiful and delicious gluten-free bread owes its delicious flavor and soft texture to an unusual ingredient: lichen! Read on to learn just why I’ve added lichen to this bread recipe and what kind of trickster energy it embodies .
This vulnerable post is an explanation of how important my work as Miss Wondersmith is, and why I’m fighting to be able to continue it.
A recipe for a seductive blend of dark complexity. A story about traversing the darkness. An invitation.
These beautiful and soothing bath salts take only moments to whip up, and are perfect when paired with a fire and water ritual meant to help experience and release stuck emotions.
A delightful evening sip, this cordial combines the juicy flavor of mountain huckleberries with the calming properties of passionflower. This recipe was inspired by the many wonderful influences in my life, a virtual toast to their generosity.
Crispy, buttery, flaky… and filled with the umami richness of porcini mushrooms and summer vegetables smoked with the wild herb Life Everlasting. This recipe is one for the books.
A reflection on the many Wonders of August, as well as this month’s beautiful nature mandala!
The unusual, sponge-like texture of this Asian-inspired cake is the perfect vehicle for delightfully creamy squash ice cream studded with candied black walnuts.