In my last blog post I shared with you my recipe for homemade laundry powder. I was going to continue writing about the other ways I try to make my laundry rituals more sustainable because laundry powder is just one small (but important!) part of the laundering process, but it was starting to turn into
Laundry is one of those domestic chores I take little pleasure in (although it’s not the worst), so I never thought I would ever celebrate it with a dedicated blog post! But while I have yet to meet a homemaker who enjoys folding washing, there’s no denying that our clothes and the washing, drying, and
Originally, I had planned for this post to be about my very cute glass preserving jar soap dispensers, and about our lovely (organic) foaming hand soap that smells beautiful and is very gentle on our hands. But then I sat down to write and I realised I actually want to share my ideas on soap
When it comes to dangerous chemicals, whether you’re eco-friendly or not, the laundry must be the hub of the house (well, perhaps excepting the garage). We have only just recently attached child-proofing gadgets to our kitchen cupboards, as little Daniel is very inquisitive and likes to go digging around in any little nook and cranny below waist height.
I now make all our toiletries myself. By toiletries, I mean lotions and potions like face cream, body cream, deodorant, insect repellent, sun screen, and nappy balm (we call it bum balm!). While there are many commercially made eco-friendly, cruelty-free products available these days, I don’t buy them because in general, I find them hideously
Since puberty, I have considered myself slightly unfortunate for having ‘oily’ genes. Photos of me in my early twenties almost always featured reflective patches on my face, as the light bounced off my oily skin. I’m not quite sure how or when it came to be that I needed to wash my hair at least