Amber Shehan is the head pixie in charge at Pixiespocket.com. Visit to learn about herbalism, foraging, brewing, and more!

Hello! I'm Amber.

Welcome to the Pixie's Pocket!

Here, you'll find articles about foraging foods and brewing meads, recipes for fermented foods and delicious things made with too much butter, and the occasional account of my gardening mishaps.

Enjoy! Drop me a line if you have any questions.

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Raised Beds and Making Do in the Garden
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Eric and I have been working on our rental property. We have been hemming and hawing and searching for a property to purchase for years now. We haven’t found the right spot, and so we’re still... Read More

Honeysuckle Wine: One Gallon Recipe
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Honeysuckle has been one of my favorite flower friends since I was but a wee pixie. There was a special bush, an old growth clump of honeysuckle that grew tall and then draped over towards... Read More

Herbal Education Opportunities!
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Dig your roots into an herbal education this spring…It just so happens that two of my favorite herbal schools are offering specials on their courses. That makes this an excellent time to invest in your... Read More

Join the United Plant Savers!
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I finally joined the United Plant Savers, although I’ve been fans of their efforts for years now. “The pressures on American and Canadian native, wild medicinal plant populations are heavier than they have ever been... Read More

Freezing Chickweed for Later
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  Late winter and early spring is the glorious season for Chickweed! The freezing temperatures don’t seem to deter this hardy weed. Her bright green clumps can be found pulsing with life, tucked away under the... Read More

 

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Chickweed Tincture
Chickweed Tincture

Made from beautiful, fresh green chickweed! Sustainably harvested.

Tinctured in vodka.

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Motherwort Tincture
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Motherwort Tincture

Made from a lovely, thriving Motherwort plant that’s taking over a shady corner of my front yard, tinctured in vodka.

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Lemon Balm Tincture

Made from lemon balm wild-crafted in a responsible sustainable manner; tinctured in vodka.

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Poke Root Tincture
Poke Root Tincture
Poke Root Tincture

Made from poke root wild-crafted in a responsible sustainable manner; tinctured in 100% proof alcohol.

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Chakra Tarot Reading
Chakra Tarot Reading
Chakra Tarot Reading

Chakras are seven points throughout your body, each of whom focus on a different energy. This reading provides insight into each of your chakras, and points out the overarching theme.

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3cardtarotreading
3cardtarotreading
3 Card Tarot Reading

Past * Present * Future

The 3 card reading is great to give a snapshot of your progress or status in a certain realm of your life. Is your focus on work, spirit, relationships, or financial success? This quick reading can give a look into the influences from the past, the current status, and where it is all headed.

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