Kitchen and bathroom “American Chewing Gum” Cleaning Spray Recipe

This my famous, long awaited DIY spray cleaner recipe. Out of everything I do, all of my skills and talents, this cleaning spray has stolen the show. Check out my Facebook page reviews – they’re all about this! I’ve been tweaking, testing and researching and I think I’ve optimized this enough to put it out…

CLEANING MOULD SAFELY

A semi common question I respond to is “how to clean mould”. It comes along with a lashing of “use ALLL THE CLOVE OIL” (clove oil sold out during the Brisbane floods and I suspect this will continue now with Townsville). The next most common suggestion I hear is “just bleach it”, or to use…

DIY DISH WASHING LIQUID

Now, there’s a thing about my DIYs. I want them to be fast, safe, cheap and effective. DIY dish washing liquid can be done and has been done but my google research sesh has revealed the following – it’s not cheaper, it’s not more effective and sometimes not as safe. There are now some great…

Wild Orange Bliss Balls

These cheeky little balls make great snacks for a busy day or to grab and go to keep your brain working mid afternoon. Also fabulous as a snack for classes and events. They are made with Wild Orange essential oil which will help keep your body full of energy during your busy day and adds…

DIY Bath Salts. The #legit version, you troglodyte…

Welcome to the next installment of my super fast DIY series! This time – DIY scented bath salts. This is so easy that you won’t believe you’ve never done it before – well I didn’t!! To make these up, get some epsom salts from Wooli’s or your local organic place. The key point is to…

RACHEL’s DIY REED DIFFUSER HACK

This is a super easy essential oil hack that you need in your life. It’s quite frugal so a fantastic one to have in your arsenal when those moments pop around where you really need to grab a present for someone and maybe don’t have the time to got fetch them something. You can make…

DIY BABY WIPES

This one is a cheap, fast and easy all purpose wonder. The wipes are actually great for cleaning leather couches too! I make this about twice a week but I do have 3 kids with 2 still in nappies.  This is the least fancy and fastest thing ever. Plastic free (see if you can do…

#Rachelszoo123skinfix series Skincare basics – Retinol

Greetings wonderful readers! Yet another disclaimer – I’m not a beauty therapist (although my wonderful editor is, she does a FANTASTIC tan too) or a make up artist or a dermatologist, I’m a Registered Nurse and I’ve spent the last 5 years working is Emergency. If you have a beauty therapist or Dr who’s looking…

The Only Window Cleaner Recipe You’ll EVER Need.

This window cleaning spray is all my family has ever used for about the last 3 generations. I’ll have to ask great grandma about it further, if I remember… Although, to be honest, when I see her next there might be more important things to talk about and she’s very scottish and quite deaf… so.Β …