Homemade Deodorant Recipe

Homemade Deodorant can be a good alternative to conventional sprays and roll-ons. It is also a good way to reduce plastic waste and exposure to chemicals in your toiletry products. It is a very simple process, quick to make and most of all, it is also cheap. You will only need three ingredients plus water. … Continue reading Homemade Deodorant Recipe

Eco-friendly bathroom Step 2 – Dental Care

Some weeks ago, I started to outline some more eco-friendly options for your hair- and skincare. Now, at long last, here is "Step 2". #1 Toothbrushes Most dentists advise us to replace our toothbrushes every three months. Let's get the numbers right: that would be an estimated four toothbrushes per annum for every single person. … Continue reading Eco-friendly bathroom Step 2 – Dental Care

Plum Pie

First of all, apologies - I don't mean to turn this into a food blog. It is simply down to the fact that August and September yield so much of our lovely homegrown vegetables and fruit, that it is hard not to come up with some mouth-watering recipes. My little daughter loves to toddle off … Continue reading Plum Pie

Homemade Damson Jam

I have been holding this post back a little while because I was still trying to work out the best way to make it in my breadmaker. The general recipe suggests I use gelatine or pudding powder, something I wanted to avoid for obvious reasons. I tried agar-agar instead, which is a jelly-like substance obtained … Continue reading Homemade Damson Jam

Eco-friendly Bathroom Step 1 – Shampoo and Soaps

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Eco-friendly = Plastic-free = Zero Waste? It is probably not quite as simple as that. Plastic-free. Yes. Zero Waste. Edging closer. We want to reduce packaging. This has been pretty much in close-up focus throughout all of "Plastic-free" July. But eco-friendly also means cutting back on harmful chemicals such as … Continue reading Eco-friendly Bathroom Step 1 – Shampoo and Soaps