Pumpkin Maple Fudge Cake

Our guest blogger this week is our beautiful friend and hardworking entrepreneur Michaiah Simmons whose blog inspires and guides others who have struggled with depression, mental illness and losing a loved one to suicide. Check out her website here. In her spare time, when she’s not being superwomen, she loves getting creative in the kitchen. Michaiah found out she was allergic to gluten when she was …

 

 

DIY Bathroom Spray Cleaner

There are particular blends of essential oils that are very effective in killing off bacteria. This germ busting trio have been shown to fight bacterial infections like candida and E.coli and to combat staph infections.  Bathrooms can harbor potentially dangerous strains of bacteria that are difficult to kill – even if you do use toxic chemicals – as over time …

 

 

Plastic Free Packaging

It’s that time again, Plastic Free July, the month that’s drawing even more attention to our massive, world wide, single use plastic catastrophe. This initiative now encompasses 159 countries with over two million people taking part, unfortunately some of the countries that are the largest offenders are not on that list. I’m still amazed how many products arrive packed in …

 

 

Homemade Natural Yoghurt

A big part of regaining gut health is eating a diet filled with plenty of probiotics, one way to do this is to make your own yoghurt, there’s a lot of different ways you can do this. You can order a starter or use a commercial yoghurt as your starter and use a crockpot, dehydrator, yogurt maker or your oven …

 

 

DIY Rust Removal

All you need are a few essential items that you probably already have in your kitchen cupboard. Remove unsightly, damaging, rust with these five clever hacks. Green Goddess Premium Baking Soda is very alkaline, making it effective on smaller rusted areas. All you need to do is mix it with water to form a thick paste (how much depends on the area …

 

 

11 Ways To Keep Your Home Toxin Free

When you have a young family, you realise just how important it is to protect the ones you love. We are exposed to so many harmful chemicals and toxins in our daily life, which are doing immeasurable damage to our health. Fortunately, there are a few simple steps that you can take to protect yourself and your family. You can …

 

 

Weird Wart Removal Hacks

These are a few weird and wonderful wart removal hacks from an old book, could be worth a try! Find a dandelion plant and use the milk from the stalk on the wart. Tape pineapple skin, banana skin or a piece of apple over the wart for three days until it disappears. Rub chalk on it every day until gone.

 

 

Mum’s Spicy Apple Cake

Yum! This is the tastiest, delicately spicy, melt in your mouth apple cake ever, made with Granny Smith apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice it won’t last long. I have such fond memories of Mum baking this cake with the fragrant smell wafting around the kitchen, nothing tastes better for afternoon tea with a nice hot cuppa, especially during the colder …

 

 

The Dangers Of Air Fresheners

We’ve had a few questions regarding keeping the air clean in babies room, using a commercial air freshener is not recommended, airing out the room on a daily basis is the best option. I wouldn’t use an air freshener is any room of the house, let alone the nursery. This is an exert out of Wendyl’s book Mother’s Little Helper, …