55 Natural Homemade Toiletries You Can Make Yourself!

  As the cost of living continues to rise and concerns about what we are putting into and onto our bodies increase, we kill two birds with one stone* and bring you 55 homemade toiletries you can make yourself! Go online and you may find yourself inundated with beauty tidbits and info about skincare products.… Read More

Frugal family foodies

    As we all face skyrocketing energy prices, keeping the family warm and well-fed requires a savvy approach. Whilst there are several ways to keep costs low, when feeding a big family it’s a great idea to find out how to reduce food costs.   Saving energy when cooking As you’ll see if you… Read More

5 household cleaning products you can make yourself

    Making your own household products is inexpensive, and quick and simple to do. You get results with natural ingredients, plus it saves a lot of money too. What’s not to love?   How to make your own laundry detergent  Three ingredients is all it takes to make almost 5 litres of your very… Read More

10 ways to cut the cost of Christmas

      For most of us Christmas ends up being the most expensive time of the year. However, there are many ways to keep the cost of Christmas down. Here are some tips and tricks to cut the cost:   1. Work out a budget and stick to it. Learn to work within it… Read More

Make your own homemade stainless steel cleaner

      The smell of some commercial cleaners can really get stuck in the back of your throat. The solution? Make your own!   Ingredients: 100ml distilled vinegar 2tbsp bicarbonate of soda 400ml warm water   Method: Pour ingredients into a 500ml trigger spray bottle. Amazon sell a selection very cheaply. Shake up until frothy.… Read More

How to make natural wood polish with beeswax

    A completely natural way to care for your wood furniture that doubles up as a moisturiser too! Wood you believe it? (Sorry, we couldn’t resist!)   Ingredients: 2oz beeswax 6oz olive oil Essential oils of choice to scent (optional)   Method: Melt the beeswax in a bain marie or double boiler until it… Read More