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Window Spray

Window Spray

By now, those of you who follow me will be well aware that cleaning companies are not required to openly disclose the ingredients they use. Those that do are doing so off their own bat (and even then it can be tricky to find complete lists rather than broad terms like...

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Soapberry Master Stock

Soapberry Master Stock

I love soapberries. If you don't know a lot about them, check out this blog. They grow on a tree, are completely biodegradable and can be used for cleaning and body care purposes. Yes, you can throw a few soapberries into a bag and run up to five loads of washing, but...

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Dishcloth Deep Clean

Dishcloth Deep Clean

Tell me I'm not the only one who gets manky-smelling dishcloths, face washers and sponges? Like me, do you do all the right things, like washing them frequently and drying them in sunlight to tackle lingering germs, but still find that they hold a less-than-pleasant...

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Cleaning Your Shower & Toilet Without The Nasties

Cleaning Your Shower & Toilet Without The Nasties

It seems that you guys love to see photos of my icky toilet and shower because whenever I share before and after images on Facebook or Instagram, interaction is off the charts! Here are photos of my shower screens before and after I used the following (very simple)...

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Citrus Cleaning Spray

Citrus Cleaning Spray

This Citrus Cleaning Spray now my go-to for all cleaning. It is particularly awesome at cleaning greasy splashbacks and getting grubby marks off my walls (why do my kids insist on touching them, climbing them, rubbing their feet all over them???). I've made a little...

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Natural Fabric Softener

Natural Fabric Softener

Fabric softener as we know it – the commercial stuff that is – is really not good for us. It’s not good for the environment either. It often contains some very questionable ingredients that are known to stick to clothing, irritate skin and aggravate allergies.

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Cleaning Your Oven the Non-Toxic Way

Cleaning Your Oven the Non-Toxic Way

I've created a simple guide to cleaning your oven the non-toxic way, so you can avoid using commercial oven cleaners. Have you ever looked into the ingredients in some commercial oven cleaners? A few of the common and worst offenders, found to be detrimental to our...

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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!

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Blank Canvas Fizzies

Blank Canvas Fizzies

These fizzy drops are PERFECT for so many applications: In a steam bath or as shower drops for congested airways; In the bath for a fun time for kids, or to help them with relaxation or congestion…

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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!

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Dishwasher Tablets

Dishwasher Tablets

I can’t get over how expensive dishwasher tablets are. Especially the eco varieties… The sad thing is, ‘eco’ doesn’t always equal eco-friendly. Just because a bottle or packet says ‘organic’ or ‘earth’ means very little. If you haven’t heard of the term  ‘green washing’, let me fill you in quickly…

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Natural Homemade Pest Repellent

Natural Homemade Pest Repellent

The whole point of us making the effort to grow our own veggies is to avoid all of the toxic sprays that commercial farmers use, right? The problem is, caterpillars (and their mates!) love our fresh produce almost as much as we do…

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Cleaning Paste

Cleaning Paste

Every single time I replace a toxic, chemical-laden commercial household or beauty product for a clean, green and natural homemade product, I do a little happy dance. It’s a great feeling! This cleaning paste is no exception. I use it to clean my toilets, sinks and showers. I also use it to clean porcelain mugs that have discoloured from tea and coffee. A soft dish cloth and a little scrubbing power is all it takes!

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Liquid Laundry Detergent

Liquid Laundry Detergent

I adapted my popular washing powder recipe to create this liquid laundry detergent version, purely for those of you who have machines that don’t take powder. And with no soap suds, this formula is suitable for front and top loader washing machines.

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Basic Dishwashing Liquid

Basic Dishwashing Liquid

Unfortunately, we have been brainwashed by clever marketing to believe that we can’t clean properly without big, fluffy, sudsy bubbles. You need to know that this is not the case at all.

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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…

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