How To Remove Bee Poop

If you’re a beekeeper, those little yellow globs of sticky stuff that seem to appear out of nowhere on outdoor furniture, windows and driveway is good news, it means your bees are all behaving as they should; saving their poop for a cleansing flight away from the hive. If you’re not a beekeeper and you’re on a neighbouring property that’s …

 

 

DIY Coconut & Hemp Face Polish

This homemade face polish recipe is one of my all-time favourites. It leaves your skin feeling refreshed, moisturised and clean. Hemp seed oil, coconut oil, and essential oils work to kill bacteria while providing nutrients and hydration. Baking soda – which is a good alternative to environmentally disastrous plastic microbeads – gently sloughs off dead skin cells, and cocoa butter …

 

 

Super Dog Veggie Cubes

Are you on the lookout for inventive new ways to rev up your furry friend’s diet? Try making these frozen veggie cubes … it’s not just humans that benefit from the nutrients and vitamins found in vegetables. These cubes are a good way to use up leftover vegetables and they’re a lot tastier for your dog than eating them as …

 

toilet bombs in dark dish on colourful back ground

 

DIY Peppermint Toilet Bombs

I’ve had a few emails and comments regarding my previous recipe for toilet bombs not working out very well; some people had trouble getting them to stay in the tray and form a cube, while others had cubes that stuck together once in the jar. I’ve revised the recipe to make it easier and more reliable. Click the button below for the …

 

 

The Low Down On Breakfast Cereal

Wendyl Nissen’s book Supermarket Companion, how to bring home good food, is a wealth of knowledge for those looking to avoid foods laden with dangerous chemicals, there’s a comprehensive list of food colourings and additives so you can shop smarter and be more aware of what’s in processed supermarket food. This entertaining and enlightening exert looks at breakfast foods, in particular, …

 

 

Yellow Card, Whitefly

This is an interesting way to get rid of whitefly that I read about in one of mum’s gardening books. Flies, including whitefly, rather like the colour yellow, so much so that boards or weather proof yellow cards when placed in the garden will attract these airborne insects. All you need to do is get some board, paint it yellow …