reed diffuser Triona house, plant in background

 

DIY Energising Diffuser Blend

To boost your energy, and calm the mind, try making this energising diffuser blend with lemongrass, sweet orange, lemon and rosemary essential oils. We stock the carrier for the essential oils and glass bottles with reeds. It is more cost effective, and much more fun, to make your own blends rather than purchase them ready made. You can also be sure that only pure essential oils …

 

lavender in a pink and white basket in a field

 

Lavender Water For Linen

Store-bought linen spray generally has a list of not so pleasant ingredients that you really don’t want to be snuggling up with at nighttime. Creating your own natural variety is very simple. This essential oil based linen water has a lovely delicate lavender scent. Lavender has calming and soothing properties that can help reduce stress and help you get a better nights sleep. …

 

Two pieces of biscuit cake with rhubarb on a plate

 

Wendyl’s Rhubarb Cake

I just love rhubarb. Mum has a large plant growing in her garden, I’m looking forward to having some time with her in the kitchen whipping up this cake and having a slice while chatting over a cuppa.  Rhubarb is easy to grow and is very good for providing fibre and vitamins A, B and K.  Traditionally, you stew rhubarb with …

 

pegging white sheets onto line with wooden pegs

 

Wendyl’s Taniwha Blue Recipe

This is a recipe Wendyl tried a few years back. The original idea came from an old magazine from the 50s that had an advertisement for Taniwha Blue laundry soap – a product which whitens clothes without the need for bluing powder in the final rinse to whiten whites. You’ll need to buy some Prussian Blue – which is what we use …