A bit about measurements…

By KJ / February 19, 2021

So as you poke around the shops you’ll see things like “by the cup” or “by the ounce.” I can understand that this can lead to a bit of confusion at times. So to help out here are some of the standards that we have developed over the years at UsefulWeeds. All of our herbal…

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Christmas Mulled Wine

Something to mull over…

By KJ / February 1, 2023

Oh man, it’s going to be cold outside! As we enter into the latter part of this winter, we can be grateful that (at least in the Northeast) it has been a fairly warm season. Well, that’s about to change! So as we begin prepping for a couple of solid days (and nights!) indoors, our…

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A Pressing Engagement

By KJ / January 28, 2023

Here we go again! 24 years ago I had never even heard of a tincture, let alone begin to understand any of the many varied steps of the process that go on behind the scenes while creating these handcrafted, small-batch botanical wonders. It has been a good and busy season for us here and while…

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A word of thanks from Useful~Weeds Herbs & Teas

By KJ / March 7, 2021

To my fellow hard-working seekers, providers, parents, kind & gentle folk: thank you for taking a few precious moments out of your busy day to share your thoughts, challenges, wisdom, and encouragement with me over the last week. Each and every one of you has touched my core and I am so glad to share…

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Useful~Weeds celebrates 55!

By KJ / March 5, 2021

Well, fifty-five teas that is! (We haven’t been around quite that long, yet!) This week marks a high-point in the rebuilding of our site as we reach 55 teas added to the catalog. Wow! A few short months ago the old Useful~Weeds site broke. Or, more accurately I should say, was broken. The last straw…

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Added this Week: 2021-02-20

By KJ / February 27, 2021

As I was prepping the updated images for this week’s post I came across this image of a beautiful rope of onions and laughed out loud. Why may you ask would I laugh out loud at a picture of onions? That is a good question and I am glad you asked. Listen very carefully, as…

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