baby sunscreen

 

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.  …

 

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14 Nontoxic Natural Cleaning Hacks

More and more people are gaining awareness and switching to sustainable lifestyles. Eco-friendly DIY cleaners with all-natural ingredients are not only non-toxic to your health but also the overall environment. So what are you waiting for? Grab your scrubbers and enjoy your eco-friendly spring cleaning! Melissa Calvert has fourteen ways you can go green at home. Kitchen Marble stains Use …

 

the big fat lie graphic of a heart

 

The Big Fat Lie

This self funded, award-winning documentary by Grant Dixon is a must see. After suffering a heart attack Grant discovers that the foods our health system call ‘healthy’ are far from it. The message is clear, a plant-based diet saves lives, however officials in our health care system are not being honest. Prepared to be shocked. “At age 58 Grant is rushed …

 

banana walnut bread cut in half on a tea towel

 

Eggless Banana & Walnut Bread

There is nothing more delicious than the smell of banana bread wafting through the house in the morning. This week we are sharing a relatively healthy eggless version of this much loved recipe that has come from Trisha who also makes all of the superb healing balms that we sell – Naturally By Trisha. Yesterday we had a working bee at the marae. I made two vegan banana …

 

ants on a twig

 

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 …