DIY Shoe Whitener

There’s nothing like a pair of fresh white sneakers. Keeping them white is another story (especially if you’re a teenage boy!) This simple, all natural, three ingredient shoe whitener seems way too good to be true however I gave it a try and it works really well – even my sixteen year old had success with this combo. All you …

 

vegan dairy free pesto in a jar on a wooden table

 

Dairy Free Pesto

I like this more than the pesto you make using parmesan cheese. You’ll need to get hold of some nutritional yeast or yeast flakes. Most health food stores will stock it. I really encourage you to try this, it is absolutely delicious. Try serving it mixed in with pasta, a handful of toasted walnuts and a little bit of the …

 

female sunbathing in bikini, the word "sun" is written with sun screen

 

DIY Natural Sunscreen

One of the most chemically loaded substances we put on our bodies is sunscreen. A simple natural option is non-nano zinc oxide cream, which you can get at your chemist. Alternatively you can make this natural sunscreen that won’t dry out your skin or cause irritation from harsh chemicals. Be sure to re-apply after a couple of hours or after swimming.  …

 

many ants spaced out on a white background

 

Rid Ants With Borax

I’ve shared this information before, but after receiving information from the Taranaki Bee Keepers Club about the importance of keeping borax away from bees I felt it was important to share this update. When using this solution please put it inside your home not outside where bees can take it back to the hive. Did you know that most types …