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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 …

Glenis bottling plums

How To Bottle Plums

It’s time to bottle those plums! This picture is of my Mum, Glenis, with her sterling bottling effort back in the seventies; we had a few acres and part of it was filled with a range of fruit trees, after giving fruit away and swapping for other vegetables there was always a lot left to bottle for a taste of …

lady spraying legs

DIY Shimmer Spray

Summer’s here, and so are shorts and skirts and swimsuits. This always catches me somewhat unprepared; I have to rummage around my wardrobe to find what I was wearing last summer (that I seem to have completely forgotten about) and see if everything still fits and looks okay. This year a quite a few items had to go, but I …

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DIY Gardeners Scrub

Scrubs can be expensive to purchase, and many brands are loaded with chemical fillers, so why not make your own! This effective peppermint scented gardeners scrub works to exfoliate dry skin while moisturising and protecting. I’ve called it a gardeners scrub as it’s great at removing dirt, grime, and green stains from working outside. Pop this scrub into a funky …

lavender soap

How To Make Your Own Soap

I love this humorous, inspirational story from A Home Companion about the first time Wendyl made soap, am definitely going to give this recipe a try. If you or anyone you know suffers from skin allergies making your own soap is one way you can be sure that the soap you are rubbing on your skin is free from added fragrance and …