Amber (Pixie) Shehan is creating Articles about homebrew, herbalism and foraging wild plants
9

patrons

$36
per month
I've been blogging regularly since 2003. First, I wrote as "NoMoreWageSlave" on Blogspot. That site was all about quitting my miserable day job and trying to work from home. It didn't work as well as I had hoped (there's a lot of scams out there!), but I learned a lot.

It was then that I realized my herbalism hobby had become a full lifestyle, and I launched "Swamp Pixie Herbal" to share my herbal recipes; both my successes and my grand failures! A few years later, I made a small business out of herb-infused honeys under "Pixie's Pocket."
I quit that business a year or two later and since then, I have been consistently blogging as Pixie's Pocket. All of my old Swamp Pixie Herbal archives and all of my new content under that one name. This is it...my passion, my calling, and my love. I have found my voice and an audience who enjoys what I have to say! (Thank you! I can't thank you enough!)

Pixie's Pocket is a work of love. Knowing that you are out there listening to my rambles about my hands in the soil and my head in the clouds inspires me to keep it going! In turn, Pixie's Pocket and each of you keep ME going. I am honored and humbled each time I hear from readers who are using the experiences that I share to empower themselves, even if it is just to make their first gallon of mead, nibble dandelions, or blend a tea for their stuffy nose!

So far, I have used ads on Pixie's Pocket to help defray the costs of running a blog: hosting fees, domain cost, Wordpress themes, premium plugins, apps that help me post regularly and effectively, image editing software, camera purchases...a lot goes into a nice website! BUT I HATE ADS. Seriously. They make me grind my jaw and pull out my hair. You all are my friends, not just consumers that I market to. I am a writer, not just a shill for fancy brand names. 

I feel dirty with Google and Amazon ads all over my site. That's why I'm starting this Patreon page. I'm tired of hiding my shame of asking for help. I'm tired of making everyone endure flashing ads in my sidebar. I'm ready to branch out Pixie's Pocket into a community experience.

Do you like what I do? Even only $1 a month will help me head towards an ad-free site that I can continue to improve on. I want your input. I want your questions, your involvement, and I want to know what I can do for you in return! THANK YOU!
Tiers
Chickweed
$1 or more per month 3 patrons
  • Access to a patron-only area of Pixie's Pocket with awesome downloads including desktop backgrounds, original art, and more. 
  • Patron-only recipes and posts, and first chance to download books and art.
  • Product announcements! Hear about new products and restocked shop items before they are available to the public.
Dandelion
$3 or more per month 2 patrons
Everything from the lower tiers plus:
  • A quarterly exclusive coupon for a discount in the Pixie's Pocket shop.
  • A code to download a free copy of "Forage & Brew: A Sip for Every Season"
Goldenrod
$5 or more per month 1 patron
Everything from the lower tiers plus:
  • A physical letter of thanks sent to your chosen shipping address

Willow
$10 or more per month 0 patrons
Everything from the lower tiers plus:

  • A free 3-card tarot reading quarterly (if you aren't keen on divination, I'll send you some herbs, tea, or seeds instead!)
Oak
$20 or more per month 1 patron
Everything from the lower tiers plus:

  • An occasional gift from the Pixie's Pocket apothecary (honey, herbs, tea blend, or tincture)
Sycamore
$50 or more per month 0 patrons
Are you kidding?! Holy crap!

Everything from the lower tiers plus:

  • Personal consultation about brewing, herbalism, or any other Pixie's Pocket themes. We'll chat, ok?
Goals
$36 of $50 per month
Add a forum to pixiespocket.com: While I have a lot of followers on Facebook and other social media, I'd love to provide a forum space for people to chat about brewing, foraging and herbalism. 
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I've been blogging regularly since 2003. First, I wrote as "NoMoreWageSlave" on Blogspot. That site was all about quitting my miserable day job and trying to work from home. It didn't work as well as I had hoped (there's a lot of scams out there!), but I learned a lot.

It was then that I realized my herbalism hobby had become a full lifestyle, and I launched "Swamp Pixie Herbal" to share my herbal recipes; both my successes and my grand failures! A few years later, I made a small business out of herb-infused honeys under "Pixie's Pocket."
I quit that business a year or two later and since then, I have been consistently blogging as Pixie's Pocket. All of my old Swamp Pixie Herbal archives and all of my new content under that one name. This is it...my passion, my calling, and my love. I have found my voice and an audience who enjoys what I have to say! (Thank you! I can't thank you enough!)

Pixie's Pocket is a work of love. Knowing that you are out there listening to my rambles about my hands in the soil and my head in the clouds inspires me to keep it going! In turn, Pixie's Pocket and each of you keep ME going. I am honored and humbled each time I hear from readers who are using the experiences that I share to empower themselves, even if it is just to make their first gallon of mead, nibble dandelions, or blend a tea for their stuffy nose!

So far, I have used ads on Pixie's Pocket to help defray the costs of running a blog: hosting fees, domain cost, Wordpress themes, premium plugins, apps that help me post regularly and effectively, image editing software, camera purchases...a lot goes into a nice website! BUT I HATE ADS. Seriously. They make me grind my jaw and pull out my hair. You all are my friends, not just consumers that I market to. I am a writer, not just a shill for fancy brand names. 

I feel dirty with Google and Amazon ads all over my site. That's why I'm starting this Patreon page. I'm tired of hiding my shame of asking for help. I'm tired of making everyone endure flashing ads in my sidebar. I'm ready to branch out Pixie's Pocket into a community experience.

Do you like what I do? Even only $1 a month will help me head towards an ad-free site that I can continue to improve on. I want your input. I want your questions, your involvement, and I want to know what I can do for you in return! THANK YOU!

Recent posts by Amber (Pixie) Shehan

Tiers
Chickweed
$1 or more per month 3 patrons
  • Access to a patron-only area of Pixie's Pocket with awesome downloads including desktop backgrounds, original art, and more. 
  • Patron-only recipes and posts, and first chance to download books and art.
  • Product announcements! Hear about new products and restocked shop items before they are available to the public.
Dandelion
$3 or more per month 2 patrons
Everything from the lower tiers plus:
  • A quarterly exclusive coupon for a discount in the Pixie's Pocket shop.
  • A code to download a free copy of "Forage & Brew: A Sip for Every Season"
Goldenrod
$5 or more per month 1 patron
Everything from the lower tiers plus:
  • A physical letter of thanks sent to your chosen shipping address

Willow
$10 or more per month 0 patrons
Everything from the lower tiers plus:

  • A free 3-card tarot reading quarterly (if you aren't keen on divination, I'll send you some herbs, tea, or seeds instead!)
Oak
$20 or more per month 1 patron
Everything from the lower tiers plus:

  • An occasional gift from the Pixie's Pocket apothecary (honey, herbs, tea blend, or tincture)
Sycamore
$50 or more per month 0 patrons
Are you kidding?! Holy crap!

Everything from the lower tiers plus:

  • Personal consultation about brewing, herbalism, or any other Pixie's Pocket themes. We'll chat, ok?