Taurus is a fixed earth sign ruled by the planet Venus. Being the first earth sign in the zodiac, that...

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We LOVE wild violets! Their bright and beautiful purple blooms are one of the first signs of life we see dotting the landscape around our home in early spring. As soon as my daughter becomes aware of them she knows exactly what time it is...

Time to make some magical violet lemonade!

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There's just something about dandelion. Maybe it's her bright and sunny appearance after a long, cold, colorless winter, or the way every part of the plant is so useful. Maybe it's the way she, so cleverly, spreads her seeds with the irresistible promise of a wish, or her subtle f**k you to every sidewalk crack, manicured lawn enthusiast, and neatly trimmed garden bed caretaker in the way she grows with such wild determination...

For so many reasons, I'm glad that I live in a world where there are dandelions.

So I thought we'd make shortbread cookies with some of their petals today, because I'm also glad I live in a world where there are cookies.

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