Open Office

Happy New Year everyone! Start of a new year means a good time to clear up the clutter in one's life. Our dining room table is ALWAYS so cluttered. You see, it's also our office. We have our diaries open on the table, and any books or articles we are reading. Every time we want…

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…

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!…

Fermented Fartychokes

Okay, lets talk fermenting....it's a brilliant way of preserving foods and preventing them from rotting or exceeding their Best Before Date. Every country has it's own special cultural identity of fermented foods, take Germany and it's Sauerkraut, Japan and it's Miso and Natto, Korea and it's Kimchi..... Not only does fermenting preserve these foods, but…

Upcycle your Socks!

Imagine how many old socks end up in landfill? Thousands upon thousands. That's because socks have a limited lifespan, and there's nothing unsexier than holes in your socks. Our Grandmas would have darned them but we simply don't have time anymore! But wait, there is life after sock death! There's life yet in them thar…

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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!…