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 …

 

cut apples on timber board, apple cider vinegar

 

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 …

 

 

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 …