homemade apple vinegar

Do it yourself: apple vinegar

Making apple vinegar at home is not that difficult. Actually it is quite easy but it takes some time (about 1 to 1,1/2 month). Apple vinegar has so many benefits that will amaze you, such as: Drinking 1 tbsp apple vinegar in 1 glass of water helps in allergies, weight loss, reduces cholesterol and blood […]

X-Ways to use: Lettuce

Winter time, the season of Lettuce, a vegetable that can do for you more than just a salad! Do you have spider veins on your face? Then, lettuce is your ingredient for a natural face mask! Ingredients: 3-4 lettuce leaves (small to medium) 2 tbsp olive oil ½ lemon juice How to: We will not […]

Use Baking soda for..

BEAUTY Prepare a soothing natural face mask! This a very good mask for: dry skins, burns, cleansing,  irritated skin, moisturizing, nourishment. Ingredients: 1 tbsp yogurt, 1 tbsp honey. 1 tsp baking soda How to: Mix well the yogurt with the baking soda. Then add the honey and mix again. Apply on your face for 20 […]

Use Tea for..

TEA COCKTAIL Ingredients: 2 green tea bags, 3 cups of mineral water, 4 limes, ½ squeezed grape fruit, 4 oz. of Cachaca Brazilian spirit, Crushed ice, 8 tbsp of brown sugar How to: Boil water and remove from heat. Pour it over the teabags, and let it steep for 10 minutes. Remove the tea bags […]

different ways to use lemon

Use Lemon for..

HOUSE CLEANING Use a piece of lemon or lemon juice to clean metal surfaces from dirt and limescale deposits. BEAUTY CARE Use some lemon juice as a face mask. Apply with beauty brush and  rinse after 20 minutes. Lemon cleans and whitens the skin, while it is a natural antiseptic for treating skin problems. Brightens […]

Do it yourself: sundried figs

This is the first time I tried to make homemade sun-dried figs. I think it worked fine and I already have a jar of dried figs stored. Although I know I have to discover many secrets yet, I would like to share my experience so far. It might be useful to those who have access […]

Today’s X ways to: “use lemon”

I’ve writen in a previous post about the “magical skills” of lemon on kitchenware. But as you see, it also does miracles on faucets! In fact on every metal object or surface in your kitchen or bathroom! Removes finely limescale deposits and makes them shine! Lemon! It is amazing how a so common “nature’s product” […]

Today’s X ways to: “use toothpaste”

Yes, it can do the job! Toothpaste can polish silver objects! I tried it on a silver box wich was almost black; you couldn’t tell if it was silver in the first place. Toothaste might take a little more time and rubbing than a specialized polisher, but as you can see in the picture above: […]

Today’s X ways to: “clean your kitchenware”

Sometimes, especially when a pot is used frequently, you might have to deal with this phenomenon. Limescale deposits are very hard to clean just by washing it. However, there is something in your kitchen that can do actually miracles: Lemon! Rub a piece of lemon on the problematic surface until the limescale deposits are totaly […]

Do it yourself: refresh your old breakfast tray

Well, once upon a time, I had an old and dirty tray, wondering around the garden and wearing out by the rain and sun.. It was completely useless since it was dirty and impossible to look clean again, no matter how hard I washed it. Then I discovered I had some pink paint stored and […]