Many of us are gaining an increasing awareness of the many harsh chemicals contained in our household products. This is particularly true when it comes to the laundry. Often something triggers our need to find natural alternatives, such as a
Initially making my own DIY cleaning products started as a bit of an experiment. I had read about them on countless blogs and I was curious. How can such simple recipes work? The commercial ones have powers, enzymes and secret solutions
You can smell spring in the air! I am not sure why spring cleaning is a "thing" but there is something that makes cleaning almost border on the pleasurable when the weather warms up, you can throw open the windows and scrub away
Add 8 drops of CITRUS essential oil (sweet orange, lemon, grapefruit) to the GLASS CLEANER to cut through grease - excellent for sticky handprints on windows! LAVENDER oil is wonderful in all of the mixtures. It is antiseptic and a
DO NOT over-tighten the trigger spray – this will cause the glass to “thread” the closure and it might become loose. DO NOT leave your bottles sitting for ages with your mixtures unused. Oils/lemon juice can harden and cause blockages.
Add to your bottle; 1 teaspoon of borax ½ teaspoon washing soda Your essential oils of choice 3 tablespoons of vinegar* Fill halfway with very hot water and shake until the minerals have completely dissolved. Add ½ teaspoon castile liquid
At the beginning of the year, after a fair bit of research, I purchased this Home Essentials kit. After trialling the oils for 6 months I am convinced it is one of the best value purchases I have made –