Posts tagged recipes

Homemade Toothpaste

Easy peasy toothpaste: free from all the nasties, great for cleaning your teeth and cleansing your gums. Just mix it all up in an espresso cup or ramekin, and it will last a couple of days or so. Make up a bigger batch to store in a clean tub. Be warned, it has a strong, […]

Quick and Easy Pastry

  I have always been scared stiff of pastry. Not of eating it, but of making it.  Making one’s own pastry had always seemed the lofty heights of home-baking. What a load of nonsense! This has to be the simplest thing, after flatbreads, that I have made. Really good butter pastry is not cheap to […]

Healthy Homemade Anti-Bacterial Spray

We are always on the lookout for greener, healthier, cheaper alternatives to expensive, chemical products.  In our home we go through anti-bacterial spray cleaner like nobody’s business.  After all, it is a good chore for the four-year-old. My husband and mother-in-law are into their essential oils.  And I’m getting there! So without further ado, here’s […]

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