DIY Insect Repellent

You know the saying....feed a starving man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach him to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.....well, same thing with insect repellent! When your husband is always asking you to make him some insect repellent, you teach him to make his own!! I have always…

Upcycled Christmas Tree

'Tis the Season. The Festive Season. Some people love it, while others dread it. I love what Christmas stands for....Family. Love. Celebration. Togetherness. Festive decorations. And letting the creative juices flow.... Gather your resources; offcut plywood and coffee pouches. So when our village announced an Upcycled Christmas Tree competition, I jumped in Boots and All!…

White Butterfly Control

Any gardeners out there will lament with me on the subject of white butterflies....certainly a lovely sight as they flit around the garden but for us gardeners, it strikes a chord of dread in our hearts. These unassuming little butterflies have a penchant for your garden greens, in particular, brassicas (cabbages). They flit around and…

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Peppermint Clove Dental Powder

July is Plastic-Free Month. Focussed on getting people to be aware of all the single use plastic we use, and aimed at reducing the amount of plastic us consumers use. So here's a great idea...plastic free dental powder! Easy to make, economical and really nice to use. No plastic packaging needing to be discarded. Yay!…

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…