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Gotta Love Bacteria

Gotta Love Bacteria

We are constantly bombarded with messages to rid ourselves and our homes of bacteria. Most of us can recall TV adverts where we’re told that well known cleaning products can kill 99.9% of all known germs! However more recent thinking would indicate that in the right place and in the right quantities bacteria are ...

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20 ways for your family to go green in 2020!

20 ways for your family to go green in 2020!

For our New Year’s resolutions in 2020 it seems only appropriate that we do them in a green fashion. Repurpose glass jars. Because they have screw-top lids they are great as leftover containers or bulk storage. Ideal for taking down to For Earth's Sake, in Cranleigh, to restock. The inevitable New Year ...

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Is Your Home Healthy?

Is Your Home Healthy?

It is widely reported that the average home contains 62 toxic chemicals! Quite shocking isn’t it! Indeed an estimated 80,000 new chemicals have been created over the last 50 years, but what’s hard to believe is that only about 200 of them have ever been tested for their effects on human health. One of the new ...

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A Functional Kitchen!

A Functional Kitchen!

We spend so much time in our kitchens, from making a quick cuppa while we read the paper to a full blown dinner party, they have to be efficient and functional workspaces. Here are few tips to guide you. If possible store items close to where they will be used. Even if you’ve got a small kitchen, those unnecessary ...

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Giving Your Clothes A Longer Life!

Giving Your Clothes A Longer Life!

It’s been widely reported in the news lately how the fashion industry is depleting the planet of valuable resources and how we really shouldn’t buy so many clothes. But how can we give our clothes a longer life? Here’s a few tips… Sponge out a stain as soon as it happens and check items carefully before they go ...

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Smelling Good – The Natural Way

Smelling Good – The Natural Way

Having recently made the switch from synthetic antiperspirant to deodorants that are based on more natural ingredients, I wanted to share the reasons for my change of heart. Like many people I’d been using antiperspirants for a long time because they are easy to find and they are cheap! But having researched the ...

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An Easy Fix For Everyday Problems

An Easy Fix For Everyday Problems

Tights - Use tights to stop your vacuum cleaner sucking up coins that have dropped down the back of the sofa. Save money and precious small objects by using the foot of a pair of tights over your vacuum nozzle. It will catch any change, hair bands, earrings and other bits and bobs before they get sucked away. ...

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Strategic Planning For Your Home

Strategic Planning For Your Home

We all seem to have too much on our plates, these days, and there’s never enough hours in the day. But with a little strategic organisation keeping your home running smoothly can be achieved relatively easily. Meals - Sit down once a week and plan your meals. Not only will you know what you’re making for dinner ...

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Putting Spring In The Air Rather Than Dust!

Putting Spring In The Air Rather Than Dust!

When the gloom of winter recedes and the vibrant colours begin to emerge, you know it’s time for a spring clean, especially when the beams of sunshine highlight the specks you’ve missed! Throw open your windows, put on some music and get yourself energised. Involve the whole family, it’s amazing how just one extra ...

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Tips to keep your Home in Tip-Top shape

Tips to keep your Home in Tip-Top shape

If you lead a busy life, you know the drill. You begin the week with a clean and tidy house. By the middle of the week, however, you realise that you haven’t put away your dry-cleaning or folded the laundry. Do yourself a favour, check out these interesting cleaning tips so you don't use precious weekend hours tidying ...

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