Lemon Essential Oil Removes Soap Scum

Did you know that if you wipe your clean shower door with Lemon Essential Oil it will remove any build-up and keep your doors protected a little longer from soap scum. The best way to get a good clean is to first mix up equal parts of Wendyl’s Premium Double Strength White Vinegar and water, pour this solution into a …

 

 

Is Your Recycling Confusing?

So many numbers, what do they all mean? What plastics can be recycled and which ones can’t. Are there different rules depending on what region you live in? Is your recycling actually being recycled at all? This well researched recycling guide has been put together by Matthew Beasley, Co-Founder of Livegreen.co.nz which is an online store that sells environmentally friendly …

 

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14 Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar

   Apple cider vinegar has been used in tonics and remedies to aid in overall good health, weight loss, reducing cholesterol, lowering blood sugar levels (see my previous post ‘apple cider vinegar really does work‘) and warding off a cold. Taking a tablespoon diluted in water each morning helps get the digestion system going and I find myself feeling more energised …

 

 

Make Your Dog A Snuffle Mat

  How’s this for an inventive way to keep your dog busy looking for their favourite treats? I really like this idea and it looks quite easy to make. It’s basically a rubber anti-fatigue mat, cut down to size, with a whole heap of fabric woven through it. The snuffle mat lets your pet use their senses to search out buried …

 

 

How To Clean Your Granite Bench Top

  Granite countertops showcase some of the most beautiful stone that nature creates. If you want to keep that gorgeous granite looking great, you’ll need to clean it every now and then. However, what you use on your granite can make a huge difference to how long it keeps its lustre. Despite what you might think, you can’t just use …

 

 

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 …