Your Health

Do Collagen Supplements Work and Should You Take Them?

Did you know that collagen is the most abundant protein in your body? It is one of the major building blocks of bones, skin, muscles, and connective tissue. Collagen is also found in many other body parts, including blood vessels, corneas and teeth. But as we age, collagen diminishes which leads to us looking and feeling […]

Your Health

Why The Copper IUD Was A Nightmare For Me

After many years using hormonal birth control methods (the pill) and three pregnancies and postnatal phases, I decided I wanted to use a non-hormonal form of birth control after our third and final son was born in 2016. My hormones were imbalanced and both my mental and physical health weren’t the best at that time. […]

Nutrition

The Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha Tea

In case you hadn’t noticed, kombucha has officially arrived as the latest go-to health drink for nutrition enthusiasts and wellness gurus. Many claim the popular tea-based drink provides a string of health benefits, such as improved digestion, lower blood pressure and a boost in energy. Plus, it naturally contains a trace amount of alcohol and […]

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DIY All-In-One Laundry Bombs That Actually Work

As a mum of three boys, my life pretty much revolves around laundry. IT. NEVER. STOPS.I need a detergent that cleans clothes, cuts through tough stains, works well on both whites and colours, eliminates odours, and isn’t full of nasty chemicals. It’s also nice if I can find an affordable option, since I use so […]

DIY for Home

Easy DIY Essential Oil Fragrance Stones

  Do you love the fresh smell of a clean home but lack the time and ability to freshen it up as often as you’d like to?  Seems to be a common issue among busy mums. My house smells sometimes. It’s the kids, and the sports equipment and the pets and sometimes my husband! But […]

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Basic Tips to Create Good Feng Shui In Your Home

Feng shui is a philosophy that has thrived in China for hundreds of years but has only made its way into the U.S. in recent years. Feng shui, which translates literally as “wind-water,” promotes well-being by rearranging how chi, or energy, flows through a home. The basic Feng Shui principles maintain that we live in harmony with […]

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How to Remove Sweat Stains

Everywhere you look there are signs of spring and the promise of warmer temperatures and outdoor fun. The down side of warmer days are sweat stains on our clothes. While prevention is the best way to keep sweat stains at bay, the unsightly spots are inevitable for many of us. Sweating is a part of […]

Cleaning & Organisation

How To Wash Your Kid’s Filthy Stuffed Animals

  Kids can become unbelievably attached to their beloved stuffed animal friends. And that attachment usually involves dragging them everywhere they go, cuddling them at night, eating with them, spending sick days with them, and maybe even taking them to school or daycare. This means that from time to time, those precious stuffed pals need […]

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How To Become a Minimalist in 7 Easy Steps

The “less is more” philosophy is all the rage right now. Like other lifestyle changes, individuals often decide to become a minimalist when they have had major changes in their lives like a birth, a move, or a death. Others might just be inspired by the decor style or the new Marie Kondo documentary and […]

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15 Brilliant Uses for the Magic Eraser

Magic Erasers really are magic when it comes to cleaning dirt and grime off of surfaces. The “magic” comes from their ability to get into the grooves of most surfaces, even ones so tiny that you can’t really see them. But did you know that those little white sponge-like things can do so much more? […]