Halloween is full of ghosts, witches and zombies, but the scariest part of Halloween in the bone chilling amount of beautiful edible pumpkins we waste every year. Around 1/2 of everyone in the UK will buy a pumpkin at Halloween. 70% of those pumpkins will go uneaten (the equivalent of Make the most out of … Continue reading Leftover Pumpkin Thai Soup
I love Rhubarb, it's so fresh and zingy! Did you know that virtually all rhubarb sold in UK supermarkets is grown in the UK! This means zero air miles and therefore a smaller carbon foot print than most fruits! Woohoo! I love to make rhubarb cordial at home, it's super simple and really quick to … Continue reading Fresh Rhubarb Cordial
Do you ever have some dodgy looking lemons rolling around the bottom of your fruit bowl? Don't let them go to waste!They are perfect for making fresh Lemonade! When life gives you lemons... make lemonade?! It's really simple to make and tastes amazing. Here's my recipe! You'll need: 3 lemons 500g of granulated sugar 25g … Continue reading Fresh Lemonade
Did you know that most fabric conditioners contain animal fat? Most of the branded fabric conditioners use an animal derived product called "diydrogenated tallow dimethyl ammonium chloride". This is the animal fat which is found around the kidneys of cows and sheep. Gross. So, for me this was enough of a reason to research a … Continue reading DIY Scented Fabric Conditioner
Have you heard of soap nuts? I hadn't heard of them until I recently started actively looking to a chemical plastic free way to wash my clothes. They came up on a few blogs and Instagram accounts and I was intrigued! How could these weird little nuts actually clean my clothes?! So, why did I … Continue reading What are Soap Nuts and how do you use them?
So, homemade cleaning products... I'm someone who likes to have a nice clean and tidy home.Be rest assured my recipes have been tried and tested and have come up trumps against the chemical cleaners you can buy. This surface cleaner works just as well as shop bought ones and I feel so much more comfortable … Continue reading DIY Surface Cleaner