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 …

 

 

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 …

 

 

Baking Soda Dry Shampoo

Did you know that you can use Green Goddess Premium Baking Soda mixed with corn flour as a dry shampoo? This is a life saviour when starting to use a natural shampoo bar and going through the detox process that can cause your hair to be lifeless and lanky as it adjusts. It’s also very handy to have if you’re …

 

 

Too Many lemons? Freeze Them!

Have you got a whole heap of lemons ripening at once? Did you know that you can freeze them whole? I’d not thought of this before, but after getting the heads up from Trisha in her Lemon Madeira Cake recipe, I tried it and have to agree with her. Frozen lemons are brilliant. Once frozen they’ll keep for a few …

 

 

DIY Spring Oil Diffuser Blend

This natural oil diffuser blend is a lovely fresh scent that will bring spring indoors. The last time I shared an oil diffuser blend was for winter; the carrier oil was sweet almond which works quite well but isn’t very long lasting. I don’t usually suggest a synthetic option, however, you may prefer to use a low ratio dipropylene glycol water …

 

 

Refresh Your Towels

Refresh Your Towels Have your towels stopped absorbing moisture? Bring them back to life by washing in hot water with a quarter cup of Wendyl’s Premium White Vinegar for a small load, or half a cup for a large load. Going forward don’t use commercial fabric softener from the supermarket as this coats the towels over time causing them to …

 

 

No Baking Powder? Make Your Own

Have you been about to do some baking and discovered that you had no baking powder? If you live in the country getting some can involve a long drive to the store or a visit to the neighbours. But did you know that you can make your own with two simple ingredients? If you already make either our rose or …

 

 

Do This For Sparkling De-fogged Mirrors

Cleaning your bathroom mirrors is as simple as spraying with a solution of one part water to one part Wendyl’s Premium Double Strength White Vinegar or you can use our pre-made Wendyl’s Glass Cleaner that also contains essential oils for a sparkling, clean, finish. If you don’t have premium white vinegar or natural glass cleaner but you do have soda …