0

Search Results

Turn bicarb into washing soda in a few easy steps

Turn bicarb into washing soda in a few easy steps

Bicarb (sodium bicarbonate) and washing soda (sodium carbonate) are staples on my DIY trolley. I use them (mainly) for cleaning purposes, as they’re completely natural and particularly useful in stain removal! Bicarb, commonly known as baking soda, is a versatile... read more
Your essential guide to doing the laundry, the natural way

Your essential guide to doing the laundry, the natural way

We all want to be able to throw our dirty laundry into the washing machine, set it to go and have everything come out clean, fresh and stain-free, am I right? Here’s the thing… Marketing has conditioned us over the years to believe that whiter whites, bright... read more
Castile soap – what is it and how do you use it?

Castile soap – what is it and how do you use it?

The more we look into natural body care and cleaning alternatives, the more we realise that Mother Nature really is giving us so much of what we need – with minimal processing. When an ingredient like castile soap can be used for body care and cleaning, why would... read more
Beautiful bicarbonate

Beautiful bicarbonate

Commonly known as bicarb or baking soda, Sodium bicarbonate is an ingredient you might be most familiar with seeing in cakes and muffins, but did you know how useful it is in both body care and cleaning recipes? I would absolutely recommend it as a staple to have... read more
Handling household mess naturally

Handling household mess naturally

Cleaning is not a job many of us particularly want to do, but one that most of us simply have to do! Where does one start? A walk down the supermarket aisle presents us with a plethora of bottles, jars, sprays and powders, right? But what do we really know about these... read more
Index of natural ingredients

Index of natural ingredients

It would be quite normal to be asked to make a cake, right? Most people would probably guess that butter, eggs and flour are generally required. However, if that same person was asked to make deodorant paste or dishwasher tablets, they might find it a little more... read more
Stain Solution

Stain Solution

I have trialled several different stain removing methods, and while I have a few options for spot treating stains, I think I have hit the jackpot with this recipe for a natural pre-wash stain remover – mainly due to its simplicity and effectiveness, all with minimal effort!

read more
Simple Stain Treatment Paste

Simple Stain Treatment Paste

My washing powder works; I have hundreds of testimonials I could share on its brilliance! But sometimes stubborn stains just need an extra kick up the bum. Here are 2 simple stain paste recipes for you to try when that oil/blood/sweat/grass stain won’t budge!

read more
What’s the deal with borax?

What’s the deal with borax?

There is so much conflicting information out there, and I get asked all the time about this mineral’s safety. Here’s a little look into the ingredient…

read more
Washing Powder 

Washing Powder 

The chemicals, fillers, fragrances, etc., in many mainstream washing powders are not what you want sticking to your clothes and touching your body all day. Nor are they the kind of thing we want washing into our waterways…

read more

Get a sparkling kitchen with these natural recipes!

Sign up here to receive my Natural DIY Favourites - Kitchen Essentials eBook (it's FREE!!)
SUBMIT
close-link

Simply Enter Your Details

And I'll send you my Top 10 Home Detox Tips.
SUBMIT
close-link

Pin It on Pinterest