Here are a few images from my balcony garden efforts. The storms and now the heat waves have not helped with the loss of many plants but slowly recovering now. Enjoy! Herbs and flowers seem to shine brighter with the golden sunlight... The scent of catmint is divine... Herbs easily gathered for different recipes... A … Continue reading Quick Look at How My Balcony Garden is Doing & Some Inspiring Balconies Around The World
Paw care is important to the health and well-being of your pooch. Your dog’s feet sure are made for walking, but did you know they are also made for protecting? Their pads provide extra cushioning to help protect bones and joints from shock, provide insulation against extreme weather, aid walking on rough ground and help … Continue reading How To Make Lickable Paw & Nose Balm for Dogs Who Just Want To Have Fun
Its that time of year again! What time do you ask? Time to plan your garden, whether it be a small balcony, a massive dozen acres or some potted herbs on your windowsill. The earth is warming up, between the showers, the sun shines, the last bad frost seems finally behind us and the hope … Continue reading Up-Cycled Containers For Spring Planting, in a word…Glorious! 🙂
Dear Reader, my apologies for my absence these last few weeks, my husband has been quite unwell and life just snowballed, so its only now that I'm catching my breath. Thanks to The Powers That Be, he is slowly improving. It has been a strange often surreal exhausting time, a haze of disinfectant sprays, wipes, … Continue reading The Art of Spinning Gold Out Of Straw / Or How Cornucopia [The Horn of Plenty] was revealed to me in a Flash of Lighting & The Practice of Zero Waste
Recently I have been thinking more and more about how I need to do more as regards recycling. Its not just enough anymore to wash my cartons out and sort them for the trash, I want to find ways to reduce the amount of waste I produce and one way of doing that is to … Continue reading Upcycling Juice Boxes, Milk Cartons, Tissue Boxes & Other Common HouseHold Items
So Autumn is most definitely here and in a ideal world, it should be something like this: Instead its usually more like this: So if your autumn is more like mine with long damp days and dark chilly nights, we could all do with a little warmth and cheer. Solution, make your own fabulous heat … Continue reading How To DIY Heat Neck Pillows, Hand Warmers & Other Heat Packs To Keep You Warm & Cosy!
I have recently discovered the wonders of Flaxseed, otherwise known as Linseed and cannot praise it enough. Flaxseed is high in minerals and vitamins, good for your immune system, good for your digestive system and for losing weight. They’re an super easy way to give your body an omega-3 boost without going through the trouble … Continue reading Flaxseed: Benefits, Uses & Recipes