lady opening dishwasher

 

DIY Tea Tree Dishwasher Liquid

Every now and then I find our dishwasher isn’t working quite as well as it should. I only use our Lemon Dish Powder as I don’t want to put all the toxins that are in regular commercial dishwasher onto my families plates, glasses and cutlery, nor do I like all those terrible smelling chemicals wafting around the kitchen and then going down …

 

spray bottle

 

Bergamot & Lavender Air Freshener

If you can’t find the ingredients on that can of air freshener or gel deodoriser, why would you use it? This recipe uses essential oils that not only perfume your home but also carry mood-enhancing benefits and can treat symptoms of fatigue, stress. and depression. It’s a great alternative way to keep your kitchen and bathroom smelling good and let …

 

baked nectarines

 

Quick Baked Nectarines

Thanks to Theresa Grainger for the pic and for suggesting this recipe. This is a quick, easy, sugar-free, absolutely delicious recipe for quick baked nectarines that a friend of mine recommended and I love it! There are many different stone fruits available at local markets and greengrocers at the moment, and it’s so good to have different ways to eat them. This recipe …

 

spray bottle and cloth

 

DIY Shower Cleaner

It’s not one of the best jobs; cleaning the shower, better than cleaning the toilet but still not exactly fun, especially when using shower cleaner from the supermarket, the horrible fumes linger for ages, yuk! At home we’ve tried several different solutions to get a superior clean and sparkly finish, one of the best solutions is a good scrub with Wendyl’s …

 

pink rose petals

 

DIY Rose Cleaning Paste Recipe

  I have become painfully aware of the toxicity of regular cleaning products, especially ones that are used in the bathtub. I love a good relaxing bath with calming bath salts and essential oils, and the last thing I want to think about is the harsh chemical residue coming off of the tub and soaking into my skin. Cleaning bathtubs and …

 

foaming soap

 

DIY Lavender Foaming Soap

In our book Recipes For A Cleaner Life, there’s a recipe for Liquid Hand Wash that contains Sunlight soap, we’ve had a few people with sensitivities ask for a liquid soap recipe that is made with Castile soap instead. This DIY recipe works best in a foaming soap dispenser; when used this way it will last about three times as long …

 

white shirt with stain under the arm

 

How To Remove Yellow Stains

  Those yellow under arm stains that slowly appear over time on your white shirts and T shirts are not from your sweat alone, they are the result of a reaction between the aluminium in your antiperspirant and your body. Changing to a natural deodorant will help with this issue, however it’s not an instant fix as your body can …

 

chux cloth in a glass, solution pouring in

 

DIY Reusable Cleaning Wipes

These natural reusable wipes cost very little to make, which means you can have several containers dotted around your house, they’re also really handy to have in the car. You’ll love how easy this recipe is to make with ingredients that are readily available, most of which you probably already have in your kitchen cupboard. White Vinegar naturally prevents mould …