Indian Meal Moth, pantry moth

 

Pantry Moth Natural Solutions

Are you having trouble with pantry moths? Don’t feel bad, it’s nothing to do with poor housekeeping. Most of the moths come into your house already in bags of flour, rice etc. Try these natural methods to get rid of them and ensure they don’t come back and cause havoc. When you get your rice, flour etc before you put it in the pantry place it in the freezer for 24 hours to kill any …

 

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 new version. Toilet bombs are perfect to drop in the toilet for an instant freshen …

 

light blue curtains on rings

 

Salt removes mould on curtains

DID YOU KNOW? You can remove mould from your curtains with salt water? For mildew on curtains, carefully take them down and soak in a bucket of warm water in which you have dissolved 1kg of salt (not iodised). Soak overnight and then hang on the clothes line in the sun so that the creases fall out (do not rinse). The salt will dry and crystallise then brush off and the mould will come with …

 

ants on a twig

 

Rid Ants With Borax

DID YOU KNOW … That most types of ants eat sugar when they’re active, and protein when they’re less active! To get rid of them, this simple, natural solution works a treat without the harsh chemicals of conventional ant killer. Mix to a ratio of 20:80 borax to honey, and put into a small flat lid, leave the lid in the path of ants and in a few days they should all be gone. The honey …

 

rose and frankincense and oil diffusor

 

Rose and Frankincense Oil Diffuser

To make your own natural oil diffuser you’ll need a carrier oil like sweet almond or jojoba and then choose essential oils according to your preference of scent and the properties they contain. As a general rule, the mix needs to be 20% essential oils to 80% carrier oil. The strength will depend on how much and which essential oils you use.  Keep in mind this will not be as strongly scented as a store bought …