Month: February 2013

Orange and Rosemary Bath salt

Homemade Bath and Foot Soaks

I love bathing, although I do not do the whole light-candles-and-drink-wine-in-the-bath thing, I spend an unhealthy amount of time in the bath reading.  So far I have lost only one book to the water in a bath-reading career that has spanned more than a decade.  Not too bad a casualty record, I think. But regardless, these reading sessions always leave… Read more →

Homemade marshmallow and rice crispie treats

Marshmallow Krispie Treats

All those yummy treats that were around when I was growing up seem to be making a comeback lately.  These marshmallow krispie treats are one of them.  They are great for kiddie’s parties as the kids can’t seem to get enough of them.  In actual fact I think it’s the adults that can’t get enough. Read more →

Homemade reed diffuser

Homemade Air Fresheners

As part of the great homemade Christmas gift experiment of 2012, I tried my hand at homemade air fresheners.  And what a great load of fun it was!  This is a really easy and inexpensive way to create scents and aromas for your house for different occasions.  And best of all, it does not contain any chemicals so your allergy prone… Read more →

Homemade bathfizzies

Homemade Bath Fizzies

More than a month after Christmas and I am finally getting to the homemade bathy stuff Xmas gifts.  All apologies for taking so long to get them up and posted, but better late than never. First up are the homemade bath fizzies, or if you have round moulds, bath bombs.  In my case I had some left over after filling the… Read more →

Peppermint Crisp Tart - Delicious

Peppermint Crisp Tart

 Do you like Tart? This has everything you would “really” want in a Tart – Caramel, Chocolate and Biscuits – what more could you ask for.  The brilliance of this recipe is that it ONLY has 4 ingredients, and it is super quick and easy to make. Read more →