Bringing Up An Eco-Friendly Baby

During pregnancy you become much more aware that almost everything has a way of affecting your baby. Making eco-conscious decisions and incorporating green habits during this time will be the first steps towards bringing up a healthy baby. These days almost every imaginable product or service has a ‘green’ alternative, it can be overwhelming trying to decipher which are actually safe. Companies here and abroad are claiming they are eco friendly and that their products …

 

 

13 Great Uses For Green Goddess Liquid Castile

Our Green Goddess Hemp & Coconut Unscented Castile soap is one of my favourite products. It’s made in Taranaki using pure rain water and natural organic ingredients and is cost effective when compared to other castile soap brands, best of all it does not contain palm oil. There are so many different ways to use our castile soap; as a floor cleaner, dog wash, stain remover, cleanser and many of the recipes on our site and in Wendyl’s …

 

 

DIY Face, Wash, Dishcloth

This easy pattern is one from the archives. You don’t need to be a seasoned knitter to whip up a few of these lovely natural cloths. The size, shape and feel makes them perfect to use as a facecloth, a washcloth for baby or you can pop one in the kitchen and use it as a dishcloth. They also make wonderful gifts, especially when made with earthy coloured, all-cotton yarn. The texture of the double moss stitch …

 

 

DIY Natural Floor Cleaner

This won’t sparkle, and sometimes it leaves the odd streak, but it is great for all types of hard floor. The secret is to use a barely damp mop, not a soaking one. An old-fashioned rag mop which you can still buy at hardware stores works very well. It’s also a good idea to carry around a shaker full of Wendyl’s Premium Baking Soda to sprinkle on any hard-to-shift spots as you go. The baking …

 

 

Hydrate With Soaking Drops

Have you heard of soaking drops? Soaking drops are added to warm water and help to hydrate, gently cleanse the skin, as well as increasing its ability to absorb the beneficial ingredients (hopefully you are using a natural plant-based product) in your favourite moisturiser or facial serum. Soaking your face is an invaluable tool if you want to achieve a soft, glowing, radiant complexion. Wetting your face several times with a simple solution of essential oils …