Cleaning Green

Our guest blogger this week is Jenny McDee who has shared her article on cleaning green, this is a good reminder of easy ways we can all clean green at home.  If there’s any reason to not use cleaning products which contain toxic chemicals then recent results from a study by Dr. Cecile Svanes of the University of Bergen should …

Pick Free Fruit!

This is an interesting idea that I heard about through www.neighbourly.co.nz. If you have a tree laden with fruit or nuts, or an abundance of vegetables or herbs, you can share the location on the New Zealand Fruit and Food Share Map. Once you have listed what’s available, when it’s in season, and approximately where the tree or garden is …

5 Yoga Poses To Soothe Sciatic Pain

Back pain really is a pain, especially sciatica. Grant suffers from this on and off depending on how active he is (throwing himself around as a goalkeeper for 30 plus years has aggravated the issue). These days he gets it more from slouching on the couch… His words, not mine! He’s now changed things up a bit and is doing Krav …

Trisha’s Homemade Hummus

You’re going to love this delicious hummus recipe from Trisha from Naturally By Trisha who makes our gorgeous lip balms, baby balm, and her own range of healing balms. Made from a handful of ingredients, it can be whipped up in minutes and is vastly superior in both taste and health-factor to the store-bought variety. “I spent this morning making …

Mashed Banana Face Masks

Did you know that banana is fantastic for your face? Rich in potassium and age-fighting nutrients, bananas will do wonders for your skin. Mash half a banana and leave on for fifteen minutes then rinse off and feel the difference. Add a teaspoon of Earthbound Raw Manuka Honey and a teaspoon of lemon juice to rejuvenate and brighten your skin, or …