DIY Wool Dryer Balls

DIY Wool Dryer Balls

Making your own wool dryer balls are easy! Get rid of the toxic dryer sheets and start using dryer balls to help decrease your laundry drying time by separating clothes in the dryer and allowing more air flow. Less drying time means less energy used, which helps the environment (and saves money!) By adding essential oils to the dryer balls you get to fragrance your laundry without the toxic fragrances. Win-win for this mama!

Cleaning the Air in Your Home using plants

Cleaning the Air in Your Home using plants

With pollution being an ever-present issue in modern times, most people probably assume they are safer when indoors. On average, most people spend about 90 percent of their time indoors. However, most homes have air pollution two to five times greater than the air outside. I almost fell on my back when I read this statistic. But don’t despair—by making small and simple changes around your home, the air quality can dramatically improve. In this blog post I will list some of the plants you can utilize in your home to help clean the air and improve oxygen flow in your home.

When your husband works away

When your husband works away

My hubby is a farmer in the USA and he works abroad for 9 months at a time. He only comes home once a year from December till April. This is the 6th year of him working abroad.  As you can guess, maintaining a household and looking after our 2 kids by myself here in South Africa, can sometimes be super challenging, but I am glad to say that I have found my groove and that our relationship has grown a lot these past 6 years. I would love to share some valuable lessons I have learned on this journey so far. I dedicate this post to all the strong mamas and wives of husbands who work away. x

Probiotics & Prebiotics - What You Need To Know

Probiotics & Prebiotics - What You Need To Know

The latest market research suggests that probiotics will likely be the fastest growing segment in the dietary supplementation industry over the next decade, and it is easy to see why. Research into the gut microbiome, that complex system of bacteria and microbes that resides within our stomach, is beginning to make it even clearer how important our diets are to our health.

How to Heal your Gut Naturally

How to Heal your Gut Naturally

Have you ever wondered what’s going on beneath your skin? Perhaps you are feeling overly tired, or you’re missing that natural glow? Well it might be time for you to take a look at your gut health.

Hippocrates said “all disease begins within the gut.” It is no longer: You are what you eat. It is: You are what you absorb and digest. So whether you are suffering from a chronic disease, battling a whole host of allergies, or simply needing more sparkle or energy, spending time getting acquainted with your digestive system is extremely important to your health and wellbeing.