Iceberg Wedges With Seeds & Sprouts

  This is a fresh twist on the classic iceberg wedge that is traditionally served with a creamy dressing and topped with blue cheese and walnuts. I was after a lighter, healthier, egg-free version that still tastes great. This recipe has been a big hit all the family. You’ll need a fresh, crunchy, whole iceberg lettuce and mung bean sprouts that …

 

 

DIY Varnished Wood Cleaner

  Cleaning varnished wood surfaces with soap will cause them to look old and worn before their time, and using commercial wood cleaners and polishes can work well, but most contain harsh chemicals that are toxic. This is especially concerning if you’re cleaning a table where little ones eat or play. Instead, whip up this simple varnished wood cleaner by combining Green …

 

 

Frozen Peach Mocktail With Candied Orange

This delicious non-alcoholic peach mocktail will be a big hit with the whole family. Cool and refreshing, it will help beat the summer heat and adds that little something special to Christmas celebrations for those not wanting to drink alcohol. However, if you or any of your guests do feel like a tipple, it’s also quite lovely with vodka. The …

 

 

Silver Star Christmas Cakes

How gorgeous are these cakes! I had no idea until recently that my friend Emma (who’s a fantastic florist) is also a fabulous cake maker – these are her stunning yet simple silver star Christmas cakes. Baking and decorating Christmas cakes is something that I’m not very good at (yet), but I’m sure most of you are great at it, …

 

 

Get Rid Of Blackspot

Did you know that you can get rid of black spot on your rose bush leave with onion skins? This tried and true tip is from Wendyl’s book Recipes For A Cleaner Life An old-fashioned remedy is to save brown onion skins then place them around the base of the rose bushes with a little compost on top. Within a …

 

 

Summer Shimmer Spray

This all-natural bronzing mist is perfect to give your skin a shimmery summer glow (it’s not a tanning spray). It is soothing, refreshing, and delivers benefits to your skin while giving you a dewy, bronzed glow. This is an updated version that doesn’t contain alcohol. The base is a combination of rose water for its ability to soothe and hydrate …

 

 

Shielded Site Info

Women’s Refuge has recently launched the Shielded Site Project, making it easier for victims of abuse to ask for help. This fantastic initiative allows people to click on the icon (shown above) on a businesses website which takes them to a secret portal which isn’t recorded on internet browser history. This icon is now live on our homepage. Other partner websites …