Tag Archives: William Shakespeare

‘Tis the Season for Rosemary–Beth Trissel

“There’s rosemary that’s for remembrance. Pray, you love, remember.” ~ Hamlet Rosemary is one of my favorite herbs, mostly just because. I rarely cook with it, but love its scent and the wealth of history behind it. Known as the herb of remembrance from … Continue reading

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“Hem Your Blessings With Thankfulness So They Don’t Unravel.” –Beth Trissel

“There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.” ~O. Henry  With a daughter working in retail at a major store, and fellow employees now referring to Thanksgiving as ‘Gray Thursday‘, she and … Continue reading

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True Love Quotes and Images–Beth Trissel

“They do not love that do not show their love.” ~Shakespeare ” Love from one side hurts, but love from two sides heals.” ~Shakespeare “So long as I can breathe or I can see, so long lives your love which … Continue reading

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Planting A Fairy Garden

If you lack whimsy and magic in your life, consider enticing fairies to your yard by including the plants they find irresistible. Personally, I’ve always been a big fan of fairies and they are more than welcome in my garden.  … Continue reading

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“Herbs…Perfume the Air Most Delightfully”~

“My gardens sweet, enclosed with walles strong, embarked with benches to sytt and take my rest. The Knotts so enknotted, it cannot be exprest. With arbours and alys so pleasant and so dulce, the pestylant ayers with flavours to repulse.” … Continue reading

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The Black Death and The Vinegar of the Four Thieves

The Vinegar of the Four Thieves is a fascinating concoction, heavily embellished with legend, that supposedly warded off the bubonic plague. I found this interesting snippet on a site that sells essential oils and herbs called Annie’s Remedy: “Vinegar of … Continue reading

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“Faerie-Folks Are in Old Oaks” ~Herbal Quotes & Images

Intermingled with the lovely, poetic quotes are the simple Old herbal sayings. I enjoy both and hope you will take pleasure in this sampling. What can kill , can cure. The intense perfumes of the wild herbs as we trod … Continue reading

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