DIY toner/skin calming spray.
During our lengthy battle with Scarlett's eczema, we tried so many creams, doctors were next to useless and I had googled "eczema cure" about 2,456 times. Some advice was weird, others made sense, but almost always it was advice about what you should put in the bath and then what to put on the skin after a bath. We tried... oats, Epsom salts and baking powder in the bath then coconut oil, almond oil, kawakawa oil, aloe vera, or rosehip oil on her skin, and about 5 different t
The "A" choice: STOP, It's not your abortion!
In New Zealand at the moment our prime minister wants nothing to do with updating the crime act that is abortion. It is the only medical procedure in the crimes act! I am a woman who believes in choice. Watching some of the comments being thrown around in regards to this breaks my heart... "Is this the common form of contraception these days?" "Why don't women just close their legs?" "It just legitimizes killing babies!" I always find it odd that it is often an opinionated ci
Crunchy, healthy coconut butter bites
I thought up this recipe last night in bed and wondered if it would work and be delicious... It is :) It is 3 ingredients and uses the clean Paleo natural breakfast blends and the Poppy and olive coconut butter and a poppy and olive nut butter (I used the Vanilla bean cashew and coconut but you could use any of their nut butters. It is gluten free and dairy free. You will need: 5 heaped tablespoons Cacao Berry breakfast blend from Clean Paleo 2 heaped tablespoon Coconut Butte
DIY orange oil cleaner
I wrote the blog 'natural items for your emergency kit' a while ago and it had among other items baking soda, vinegar and orange oil. Orange oil has amazing antibacterial and antiseptic uses, vinegar is a natural cleaner, and baking soda is a fantastic deodorizer and multipurpose disinfectant! But Vodka? Yup. It helps I use this around the house on a daily basis so I thought it deserved its own blog :) I love it, it makes the house clean but most of all smell amazing. I LOVE