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Let’s Talk Laundry

Let’s Talk Laundry

Laundry detergents They’re not all they’re cracked up to be! Most laundry detergents, powders and liquids, bought from supermarket shelves have fillers added to them to bulk up the product so you think you’re getting more than you are! One way to determine how much filler is in your product is by filling an ...

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Don’t forget to…

Don’t forget to…

Consign your feather duster to the bin! They simply spread dust from one place to another.Use a dampened cloth to banish dust. Spray furniture polish builds up on our furniture and will form a layer that actually attracts dust to it rather than repel it.Wash your cleaning clothes after each outing as they can ...

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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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