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Why lavender is actually magical…

  If you’ve read my ‘Introducing Alfie’  blog post then you’ll see that I was lucky enough to use aromatherapy during his birth, and the scent of lavender oil in the air, along with the sound of the water running into the birthing pool…

Handmade Coconut, Lavender and Chamomile Balm

Handmade Coconut, Lavender and Chamomile Balm

The scent of coconuts always reminds me of summer – sun lotion, pina coladas… mmm delicious! When Indigo Herbs asked me to create a recipe using a Summer Hero product, coconut oil had to be the one I went for. I’ve used coconut oil in recipes such…

Favourite things from July

1. Sweet Peas – this month’s favourite things is very flower focussed, which is just about right in high summer. Sweet peas are one of my very favourite flowers, and I was lucky enough to be brought bunch after bunch early in the month, making our bedroom smell…

Somerset Lavender Garden

Isn’t it exciting when you discover something wonderful on your doorstep that you didn’t realise was there? This happened to us last week when we took a trip to Somerset Lavender Garden in Faulkland, Somerset. What an amazing place – and the perfect time of year…