Lavender for Stress

Beautiful French Lavender Ladies. I have harvested tonnes of my English lavender a month ago. It doesn’t have the big showy floral petals on the ends of the lavender spikes like the French lavender, but rather compact flowers on the end of long stalks. They are really fragrant and I love the meditative activity of…

Divine Enveloping Odour ( DIY Deo)

Let's talk deodorant. Back when my son was just 14yrs old, he spent nearly a year on the couch, cradling his head from crippling headaches and migraines. Endless trips to doctors, paediatricians and even a neuro specialist brought slim relief. He lived on pain killers and the last straw came when he was prescribed an…

Juice Crackers

Let's get cracking then! My last blog was about juice fasting, and I mentioned making juice crackers from the waste pulp. So, as promised, here is the recipe. These crackers are simply delicious and highly nutritious! Call them Juice Crackers, Healthy Crackers or Fibre Crackers, call them what you want, but just get cracking and…

Calendula Ointment

A long time ago, a friend gave me a recipe for calendula ointment - great for wounds, scalds, rashes and eczema. Calendula protects cells from free radical damage while fighting inflammation, bacteria and viruses. Shaving Bees Wax Slivers for your Balm Dried Calendula Flowers soaking in Coconut Oil.... I'm a teacher and one of our…

Super Sauerkraut

Growing your own cabbages? Got cabbages coming out your ears? Time to make sauerkraut! It's a digestive wonderfood, AND it's super easy to make! No long, expensive steps... easy! As the cabbage ferments, it produces a colony of beneficial bacteria which is good for your tummy, and of course, it's also so, so yummy! This…

Flower Power Tea

I love coffee, I love tea.....and just occasionally I like a little herb tea.Not just any old herb tea but Flower Power! The stuff of fairies and buzzy bees. Not only good to drink but also good to look at. Tea truly for the soul. It is a labour of love and evokes such powerful…