Natural Remedies

Homestead Crafts Dipping beeswax candles.

Homestead Crafts Dipping beeswax candles.

Beeswax is a waxy, non-toxic and natural substance secreted by bees after they consume honey. Bees use this wax to construct honeycombs, a structure of hexagonal cells made by bees to hold their larvae and for storing the honey to feed the larvae and to feed […]

Yay my Copper pedicure bowl is here!

Yay my Copper pedicure bowl is here!

I love the look of my new copper pedicure bowl !, I’m so excited!, the word pedicure has its root in the Latin word ‘pedis’ meaning ‘of the foot’ and ‘cura’ meaning ‘care’. I agonised over the expense of it, but I want to offer the […]

Making Bone Broth

Making Bone Broth

So I’ve tried a few ways to make a good bone broth and this method has given me by far the nicest outcome. I am so lucky to have a good farm shop near me that supplies me with great beef bones from grass fed […]

Thoughts on living life with immune disease and a recipe for Millet Porridge, Naturally Gluten Free

Thoughts on living life with immune disease and a recipe for Millet Porridge, Naturally Gluten Free

I had often used millet in my muesli base but did not know how to use it in any other way so making porridge with it was a new adventure. The texture after soaking overnight reminded me of the semolina pudding we had as kids. […]

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018, Jan 2nd Running out of essentials already!

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018, Jan 2nd Running out of essentials already!

So far it has been all about the food but also included in this challenge are cleaning, toiletries and other non food items. So being super organised (laugh) I have already run out of washing up liquid, however I used to use soap nuts for […]

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

I am starting a new category on my blog called ‘Foods That Heal’. I have found that I will often research nutritional values and benefits of foods and even pin recipes on my board and tuck ideas written on paper into recipe books only to […]

Making it work

Making it work

My new fly deterrent Looking for ways to make savings I found some good bulk buys on Amazon. Changing my thinking a bit on buying this way, always a preference to buy local but also bulk buying can mean less packaging and fuel when what I’m buying […]

Onion Juice Natural Earache Remedy

Onion Juice Natural Earache Remedy

Onion juice ready to go GD has had an earache all week, it has been coming and going until last night GD was in tears as the last round of paracetamol began to wear off. Whenever anyone has an earache I always recommend the following […]

Pink eye / Conjuntivitis natural remedy

Pink eye / Conjuntivitis natural remedy

Working with children it was only a matter of time before I developed Pink Eye/ Conjunctivitis which is caused by a highly contagious virus which leaves the eye gunky and irritated, however quick treatment with this natural remedy relieved the eyes and cleared the virus […]

Making Calendula oil preparation

Making Calendula oil preparation

Our lovely Calendula bed Gardening by the moon is a centuries old practice. Most people know that the oceans tides are influenced buy the gravitational pull of the moon. This pull also affects the water content, the ‘tides’ within our bodies and that of the […]