Monthly Archives: June 2013

Natural, organic slug and snail control

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One of the most annoying things about gardening, are slugs. These pests only come out when it’s dark and … Continue reading

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Italian use of essential oils

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It is my good fortune to be spending a few months in Italy! Apart from delighting in the food, architecture, … Continue reading

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Never buy jewellery cleaner again!

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1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 tablespoon dish detergent
1 cup water
1 piece aluminum foil

Directions
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Toasted oat crusted cream cheese parfait with cinnamon carrot purée and ginger roast figs

Ingredients for the parfait

1 cup cream cheese – softened
Pinch of vanilla seeds
1 cup cream, lightly whipped
2 egg yolks beaten till … Continue reading

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Homemade fabric softener

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In winter, fabric softeners are needed more than ever to help contain the static that can give … Continue reading

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Simple winter warmth ideas

Careful choice of lighting for energy efficiency

The winter season is officially upon us! Here are some simple and … Continue reading

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