DIY Natural Baby Bath Wash

A lot of commercial baby bath washes contain an array of toxins, be very careful when buying and make sure you go over labels with a fine-toothed comb. One of the most popular commercial washes is Head to Toe Wash by Nivea; here are a few of the ingredients that I wouldn’t like to bath in myself let alone put on baby: Cocamidopropyl …

 

 

Feed The Birds!

In winter give the wild birds on your property a helping hand when it comes to finding food with these tips and recipes. They’ll love you for it and you’ll love seeing the bird life increase in your garden, this is especially helpful when we head into the warmer months and bug season arrives. Birds are great bug catchers. To …

 

 

Turmeric Paste for Pets

Turmeric, otherwise known as curcumin, is one of the most incredibly healing spices – its ability to reduce inflammation has been well documented. I take it every day along with hemp seed oil and have noticed a significant reduction in the pain in my right arm (probably due to using my mouse/computer too much). If I miss a couple of days …

 

 

Are Your Glasses Cloudy?

Did you know that you can give drinking glasses and wine glasses the treat of a lifetime by washing them in the dishwasher without detergent? Pour two cups of Wendyl’s Premium White Vinegar into the bottom of the dishwasher then turn it on. You will be rewarded with clean, streak-free glasses.  If you still have a problem use some Rose …

 

 

Best Ever Buckwheat Banana Bread

Holistic Nutritionist Natalie Brady has shared one of her popular recipes with us this week. With a buckwheat flour base, this delicious bread packs a nutrient punch. Buckwheat – despite its name – is actually a seed, not a grain, and it is full of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and fibre. “Who doesn’t love banana bread? This recipe makes it …

 

 

Prevent Athlete’s Foot With Baking Soda

Did you know that sprinkling Wendyl’s Premium Baking Soda on your feet and in between your toes after drying them throughly can help to prevent athlete’s foot? The baking soda helps to absorb moisture and can also fight the fungus while deodorising your feet. If you already have the presence of fungus take six cloves of garlic and crush them into three …

 

 

No Peel Spiced Feijoa Chutney

 I adore the distinct smell and flavour of feijoas; they remind me of running into our small orchard with my sister and sitting under the feijoa trees eating all the ones that had recently fallen on the ground, no knives, no spoons, not even any washing (oh no). We just bit them in half and ate out the middle. It was …

 

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DIY Serious Cold & Cough Mixture

With the recent cold snap and everyone spending time indoors spreading germs it’s easy to pick up a cold or the flu. We’ve had both kids off school leading up to the holidays and I was starting to feel snuffly and low in energy myself. I knew I’d seen a post in our archives that Wendyl wrote some time ago …

 

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Can Organic Produce Help Protect You From Cancer?

This article from holistic health and fitness coach Elly McGuinness discusses the importance of eating fruit and vegetables with a high level of phytonutrients known as salvestrols. A diet abundant in organically grown produce will help ensure a daily intake of salvestrols which aids the body in ridding itself of cancer cells as they arise. How choosing organic could help protect …