One question I am asked often is, 'What do I use as an all natural makeup remover?'.
One question I am asked often is, 'What do I use as an all natural makeup remover?'. Over the years, my answer to this question has changed, and to be honest, even now I use a range of options, depending on what makeup I have on (often very little), what I have to hand to clean my face with, and... Read more
So, you want to make your own skin care and products for the house, but there's so much information (and dis-information) out there, where do you start, right? It can be overwhelming.
I can help. With a background in project management, coaching and teaching, combined with years of... Read more
Learning about essential oils using the plant parts is a fun way to start your aromatherapy journey. Understanding what part of the plant the oil is derived from can help you learn what it is useful for. Learning about essential oils can be daunting so this ‘tree’ is designed to provide... Read more
Spring is one of my favourite times of the year, everything is fresh and there is an infectious feeling of positivity. Well don't you notice more people smiling! Spring cleaning is one of my favourite organising rituals, not only do I feel so much better afterwards, everyone else in the house... Read more
Do you know how good houseplants are for us? Not only do they help to create a lovely ambiance and bring life to our homes but they can also reduce noise, lower stress, clean the air and provide fresh air. Is your house shut up tight over winter and getting musty and stale? Is it too cold to air... Read more
Flowers are a traditional gift for Valentine's day but did you know that in Victorian times many flowers were given not only for their beauty but for the message that they conveyed. Many of us know that a red rose means love, but there are many more options with subtle differences. The following... Read more
The holidays are an amazing time to get together with family and friends, but what to do with all the left over wrappings? Here are a few ideas to help with the clean up, have some fun, and re-use as much of the 'mess' as you can:
- encourage everone to help sort things
- save... Read more
Did you know that different types of honey can have different properties? The following is a quick chart which can help you to select from some great local honey options. If possible buy your honey in small sizes so that you can pick and choose which type of honey is best for you at the time.... Read more
Autumn is often overcast, wet and grey so bring warmth and colour into your home to help the transition from glorious late summer to the fantastic winter snow that is to come. (I love the snow says the Australian!) Take time to celebrate the harvest and make an event of this grey period by... Read more