essential oils on a white background next to a spray bottle and with petals and leaves scattered

My Top 5 Essential Oils For Cleaning

I started to make my own cleaning products last year because I became very aware of how much plastic waste is created from buying the standard household cleaners we find in the supermarket aisles, I was more conscious of the fact that these contain chemicals which can be harmful to both my children/pets as well as the environment plus you can end up spending an awful lot on something that may not last very long. For me, eco cleaning is everything that these products aren’t: safe, non-toxic, cost-effective and work efficiently. Another big positive here is that you can use whatever essential oils you like to help to tackle those cleaning jobs and to also add a wonderful aroma. No artificial perfumes here, all natural, pure (if you look for the right oils) and fresh scents. So, which are my top 5 essential oils for cleaning? Let’s find out…

Continue reading “My Top 5 Essential Oils For Cleaning”
Related Posts:
4 Eco-Friendly Tips for New Bulldog Owners
bulldog pup asleep in a ladies arms

*Collaborative Post Bringing home any new family member requires a lot of preparation. While we often think about this in Read more

Saving Fuel For An Eco-Friendly Drive
woman sat on car with trees behind her

*Collaborative Post Trying to be more environmentally conscious is a real skill these days and it is something which many Read more

How to Live an Eco-Friendly Student Life
a lady holding up a green leaf

Life at university or college is the perfect time to establish some of the healthy habits that will serve you Read more

10 Sustainable Features to Look for When House Hunting
a monstera plant inside a home

When searching for a new home, it's important to consider sustainability. Sustainable features not only help reduce your carbon footprint Read more

washing machine

How To Clean Your Washing Machine Naturally

It may surprise you that a washing machine needs to be cleaned and it may surprise you even more that this should be carried out every single month. In this post I am going to show you how this can be done quickly, easily and with completely natural ingredients.

Continue reading “How To Clean Your Washing Machine Naturally”
Related Posts:
Matching Fragrances to Your Unique Style
perfumes

Many women love to spray themselves with perfume before they go to work or before they go for a night Read more

Road To Recovery: What Steps You Can Take Following A Car Accident
smashed car windscreen

*Written by Zoe Price Having a car accident can leave you with physical injuries, as well as mental trauma. Therefore, Read more

Endometriosis: Looking in from the Outside
my sister and me. Endometriosis blog

When my sister began to have abdominal pain four years ago my immediate thoughts were actually the same as the Read more

Are You Getting Enough Out Of Your Gym Experience?
are you getting enough out of your gym experience

*Collaborative Post Staying in shape is important for everyone, but it can sometimes be something of an issue to figure Read more

homemade natural toilet bombs in a jar with some sat outside of it

How To Make Natural Toilet Bombs

Cleaning my home more naturally is really important to me, firstly because I want to rid my home of chemicals and secondly because I want to reduce my plastic waste down as much as I can. This has led me to go down the route of making my own cleaners and so far, so good! My latest homemade challenge was to create some toilet bombs which would naturally clean my toilet with very little effort from me… And it turned out to be very, very simple and very effective! Here is how to make natural toilet bombs.

Continue reading “How To Make Natural Toilet Bombs”
Related Posts:
How To Make A Natural Homemade Surface Cleaner
homemade surface cleaner

When I began my eco journey I knew I wanted to make a difference wherever and however I could. It Read more

How To Make A Natural Homemade Window Cleaner
homemade window cleaner

If you have been following me for a while, you will know that my eco journey has gone down a Read more

How To Make A Natural Weedkiller
a pair of welly boots on a path with weeds

Weedkillers always worry me. Not only do we have kids, we also have pets and I never know how toxic Read more

Simple Strategies For Greener Living
a blue flower

*Collaborative Post More and more of us are keen to go green and do our bit to protect the planet. Read more

homemade window cleaner

How To Make A Natural Homemade Window Cleaner

If you have been following me for a while, you will know that my eco journey has gone down a lot of paths. From switching out disposables to finding the best reusables, reducing my plastic, looking at my carbon footprint and just recently, making my own household cleaners. I have already covered how to make a natural homemade surface cleaner so my next how-to is my natural homemade window cleaner.

Continue reading “How To Make A Natural Homemade Window Cleaner”
Related Posts:
How To Make A Natural Homemade Surface Cleaner
homemade surface cleaner

When I began my eco journey I knew I wanted to make a difference wherever and however I could. It Read more

How To Make A Natural Weedkiller
a pair of welly boots on a path with weeds

Weedkillers always worry me. Not only do we have kids, we also have pets and I never know how toxic Read more

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: What Can You Do With Your Waste?
reduce reuse recycle sign

Reduce, reuse, recycle, we hear that a lot, don't we? It's easy to keep saying it as a mantra but Read more

The Perfect Reusable On-The-Go Products from Net Zero Company
the on the go eco products laying on the grass under a tree

*Ad I love finding new ways of reducing our plastic waste, living more sustainably and producing less waste. I have Read more

homemade surface cleaner

How To Make A Natural Homemade Surface Cleaner

When I began my eco journey I knew I wanted to make a difference wherever and however I could. It started quite small but has since blossomed into a big project which provides me with lots of fun challenges. Plastic waste and chemicals are 2 areas that I have focussed on quite a lot and when I was looking under my kitchen sink I was astonished by how I had been reeled in without a second thought. We are all ‘sold’ these products as making our lives easier, being the best at cleaning, the best price, the must-have to keep your home clean but in actual fact, it’s not true at all.

Continue reading “How To Make A Natural Homemade Surface Cleaner”
Related Posts:
Cleaning Just With Water Is Possible With E-Cloth
cleaning just with water is possible with e-cloth

*Gifted Products I recently discovered a whole new world of cleaning and I. Am. Hooked! Cleaning with just water, that Read more

Review | Eco Cleaning with E-Cloth
the e cloth range on the bathroom window sill next to a plant

*Gifted Products I really do like a clean house but I really detest having to use chemicals. I have become Read more

7 Air Purifying Plants That Will Help To Improve Your Home
a large selection of air purifying plants in a home

Did you know that the air quality inside of your home can be just as bad as outside? Pollution can Read more

How To Make Natural Toilet Bombs
homemade natural toilet bombs in a jar with some sat outside of it

Cleaning my home more naturally is really important to me, firstly because I want to rid my home of chemicals Read more

the e cloth range on the bathroom window sill next to a plant

Review | Eco Cleaning with E-Cloth

*Gifted Products

I really do like a clean house but I really detest having to use chemicals. I have become far more aware of the amount most people use every single day around their homes and this not only affects the environment but can also affect your health, your children’s and any pets you may own too. I’ve recently been making my own cleaning products in order to steer clear of all of these toxins but then e-cloth got in touch with me and told me they had cloths that enabled you to clean using only water!! Yes, just water. Well, I knew I had to find out if this could work for me and I just had to see the results for myself. I was kindly sent the general purpose cloth, glass and polishing cloth, water spray bottle, shower cleaning cloths, washing up pad and the pad and tablet cleaning kit from e-cloth to review.

Continue reading “Review | Eco Cleaning with E-Cloth”
Related Posts:
Review: A Green Perspective on a Simba Refurbished Mattress
Simba refurbished mattress

*Ad As an eco-conscious person, when it comes to sourcing homeware items I will often turn to secondhand as my Read more

Green Secrets Buyers Must Know To Pick A Sustainable Property
green home

A sustainable mindset is the best criterion a home buyer can adopt while looking for a property. Although you may Read more

How You Can Do Your Bit For The Environment Without It Breaking The Bank!
a hand holding a plant

There's no denying that there are now many more eco products on the market and there's also no denying that Read more

Wildling Shoes Review
Wildling Shoes review

*Ad How important is foot health to you? Is it even something you've ever thought about much before? Having spent Read more

vegan dish washing soap block

Review | Vegan Dish Washing Block

In my constant quest to find products that are both eco-friendly, animal-friendly and plastic-free I am always excited when I see other people using new items on Instagram. When I saw a few posts on a vegan dish washing block I knew I had to give it a go because the washing up liquid was one of the last plastic-filled items on my kitchen worktop. I purchased the block back in September ’19 but wanted to be able to give you a good review of it over time rather than a rushed one over a couple of weeks or so. Continue reading “Review | Vegan Dish Washing Block”

Related Posts:


Ecoegg Review

eco-egg review

*PR Product I was recently sent an Ecoegg to try out and to promote over on Instagram and even though Read more


Begin Your Eco Journey With an Eco-Friendly Starter Box

eco starter box contents

*Ad When you first start to look into making your lifestyle a little more eco-friendly it can be quite natural Read more


Wild Deodorant Review

wild deodorant on a white background with small flowers placed around. 1 larger pink flower in top left corner

*Affiliate Links Finding a sustainable, plastic-free, natural deodorant has probably been one of the hardest parts of making my lifestyle Read more