Lavender Body Talc (Baby Powder)

Baby Powder or talcum powder, is a commonly purchased item for those new mums. It helps absorb moisture and keep little bottoms fresh and dry. No more nappy rash. Or at least, that's what I used to use it for when I had little nappy-bottoms in the house. I also used talcum powder for my…

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Banana Abundance

Let's take a trip to the bottom of the garden, and harvest some bananas... We live in New Zealand, two hours south of Auckland. Not exactly sub-tropical, but nevertheless, we grow bananas. They're a hardy bunch really! Missi Luki, or Lady's Fingers, so named because they are slightly smaller than commercially available bananas. They like…

When Life Gives You Lemons….

The saying, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade" is a little unfair to these amazingly versatile citrus miracles! It implies that lemons are possibly an unwanted gift of life! I couldn't imagine a meal without a generous squeeze of lemon drizzled over it.....we have two lemon trees, and a Tahitian Lime, which provide us…

Choco-Avo Mousse

Did you know?? In the Doctrine (teachings) of Signatures (Sign of Nature) of Wholefoods (healthy, untampered with), avocados are the signature food of the uterus and cervix?  They are proven to be excellent for all manners of womanly woes, hormonal imbalance, fertility, menopause, pregnancy and post-pregnancy weight loss.  When you cut an avo in half,…