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March into Spring Cleaning

March into Spring Cleaning

The days are getting longer and life is getting busy again. Our homes have been our havens for the last few years and there's no better time to show our homes some TLC than with the big spring clean. Rather than seeing the big spring clean as a tiresome chore you can see it as an important step in your self care routine. When you care for your home you are caring for yourself and your loved ones. Cleaning and organizing the space you spend most of your time in can keep your immune system strong, avoid illnesses, boost your mood and help you sleep better. Your mental health can benefit greatly from keeping your space tidy. A clutter free,...

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IMBOLC - Spring has Sprung

IMBOLC - Spring has Sprung

  It feels as if it has been a very long cold winter but now we look forward to celebrating Imbolc to mark the arrival of spring. There is lot’s to look forward to including longer brighter evenings, warmer weather, new life in nature and getting out into the garden again.  Photo by Alena Koval on Pexels.com From Feb 1st to February 2nd the traditional festival Imbolc, also celebrated as St.Brigids day, marks the halfway point between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.  The day is celebrated in many ways including: Feasts/special meals Visiting streams rivers and wells Divination Spring cleaning Lighting candles Sowing the first seeds such as sweet peas and early potatoes  The International Imbolc Festival has...

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5 ways how cleaning will help with your new year health resolutions

5 ways how cleaning will help with your new year health resolutions

Yes, you read it correctly: Cleaning will help with your Health resolutions.  Cleaning has surprisingly positive effects to any healthy living efforts. If you used to think that it is was a chore to be avoided - think again.   The truth is that a clean and orderly home is a huge part of Healthy Living and will contribute to achieving your goals.  Here are 5 very ideas on how to get started: 1. Decluttering and cleaning will clear your mind and help you to focus on your goals Think about it, if your training gear is chuffed with everything else in the wardrobe when you want to exercise, is that motivating? Or the area for doing a yoga is full of clutter and...

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My Granny Helga and me sorting Spinach.

Zero Waste Lessons from my Granny

  My Granny Helka was the No 1. environmentalist I have known. She was living the Zero Waste life out of necessity and common sense, it was more about saving money than getting rid of waste. I suppose packaging at the time would have been new and fancy, before it all got out of control. For saving money or saving planet here are some of the practical things I remember:  Plastic Bags: Helka cut them in strips and crochet or knitted them in to rugs for the hallway floor or utility room floors. Seriously.  Glass bottles: Helka washed the bottles and used them to store home made berry and fruit cordial for the winter months. The ones with screw tops were used to bring milk in for...

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