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Fermented Zoodles

Zoodles......Noodles made with zucchini. Since I invested in a Spiraliser, I’m in love! If you’re a lover of pasta but worry about too much carbs...go ahead and try it, substitute Spiralised zucchini instead of pasta. Healthy, gluten free, and a big Yum factor. So what else can you do with Zoodles? Ferments!! They are super…

Firm Facial Moisturiser

I have blogged about making Skin Food Moisturiser before, the liquid sort you can put into a pump bottle. This moisturiser recipe is for a firmer sort that you can pop into a small jar and take dollops out as you need it. It is slightly different, but truth is, my recipes never really stay…

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DIY Firewood Carrier

We have a great big firewood basket, but once it is filled with wood, it is a heavy bugger to carry from the wood store outside to the fireplace inside. So I have had my eye on a few designs I’ve seen on Pinterest and with a dull, showery Winter’s day, what better way to…

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DIY Laundry Powder

Home-Grown Laundry Powder I love living sustainably, and being self-sufficient. I love making things and I have always dabbled at making my own household cleaners and products from leather conditioner to window cleaner. At the back of my mind, I always wanted to try making my own dishwasher powder, and laundry powder. Before Lockdown, I…

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…