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Tips for Planning a Fun-Filled Father's Day

The other day, my six year old daughter, Amelia, asked, “Why don’t they have a Kids’ Day?”. This was in response to the fact that Mother’s Day had just passed, and Father’s Day was coming up. I suppose every kid asks this question, and I remember having the same curiosity. In response, like a knee-jerk reaction, I gave the cliché parental rebuttal, “Because every day is Kids’ Day.” Cue the eye-rolls.

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Posted by Mason

DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day always conjures up memories of making a special, personalized gift to show my mom how loved she was. As a child, this sometimes resulted in questionable craft projects which only a mother could love! One that stands out in my mind, was the painted wooden egg cups—a definite necessity for all households—bright turquoise of course! And yet, they still hold a spot on the bookcase at my parents’ home.

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Posted by Megan

5 Types of Essential Oil Diffusers

When I first discovered aromatherapy, I was pleasantly overwhelmed with the variety of essential oils and different ways that they can be enjoyed. While I was excited to start using them to make my own massage oils and other body care goodies, I was even more thrilled about diffusing them around the house and office.

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Posted by Christine

Zero-Waste Gifts for Your Sweetheart

Finding the perfect gift for someone living a minimalist or zero-waste lifestyle can seem impossibly hard. What do you get for that special someone who says “I don’t need a present. I have enough things in my life right now”? On one hand you want spoil them, and gifts are a great way to let your partner know that you love and appreciate them. On the other the hand, you want to respect their wishes. With a little creativity and planning, finding that perfect gift is easy and often a lot of fun! Below are some memorable ways to say “I love you” without buying expensive or shiny new things. Read More
Posted by Kiley

Eco-Friendly Father's Day


Many of us here at Mountain Rose Herbs are the products of great dads, and we always look forward to honoring them as Father’s Day draws near. If the important father figure in your life is hard to shop for, we have a few suggestions to make the search a bit easier ... and more sustainable! 

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Posted by Our Products

2016 Winter Gift Ideas

We love being able to offer an array of goods that empower home herbalists and inspire homemade gifts, but sometimes even the best of us DIY folks are short on time. Here are a few ready-made ideas for you and the people you love. Want these gifts to arrive on your doorstep before December 25? Then make sure to order by next Monday, December 12!
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Posted by Friends

Oregon Wild Matching Gift

Wolf pups. Wenaha Pack, May 30, 2012. Photo Credit: Oregon Wild

Stand with Mountain Rose Herbs and Oregon Wild to protect the Rights of Nature! Donate Here

In mid-November, I had the pleasure of hearing Winona LaDuke speak at the University of Oregon on the topic of The Rights of Nature. Ancient old growth forests, river ecosystems, and endangered species cannot cast a ballot or speak for themselves. They need our help to survive.

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Posted by Alyssa

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Can you believe that Mother’s Day is just a few weeks away? It's time to celebrate those who have shown us motherly love over the years. She could be a close friend, aunt, grandma, mentor, or the woman who gave you life. 

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Posted by Friends

Herbal Love Gift Guide!

If you find yourself plucking petals over whether or not you actually love Valentine's Day, it's good to remember that February 14 is a nice excuse to honor that special someone in your life. Why not reinvent the holiday by pampering your best friend or beautiful lover with pure herbal decadence? 

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Posted by Friends

New in the Shop: Ceramic Tea Set

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Posted by Our Products