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Practical Uses for an Old Toothbrush

I bet you throw your old toothbrushes away; I know I used to. I’ve discovered a million things you CANDo with them though. Below are practical, CANDoable tips that will give your old brush a new lease of life. CANDoables Clean around and between the keys on your (unplugged) keyboard. Clean those awkward to reach spots […]

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Practical Uses for Salt

It’s one of the staples in every kitchen cupboard and we’ve been making practical use of its amazing properties for centuries so today, let’s take a look at practical, CANDoables with salt. CANDoables Splat went the egg on the floor!  Irritating enough by itself but then it’s all slippery and slimy to clean up afterwards […]

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Practical Uses for a Lemon

They’re so versatile, there really is no excuse for not having them on your shopping list. Bursting with citric acid, the juice of lemons has a low pH, great natural antibacterial properties and is a perfect natural whitener, making it top of the natural cleaners.   As part of our Practical Uses CANDoables Series, let’s […]

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Practical Uses for Coca-Cola

Run out of toilet cleaner? Feeling sick and in need of an antidote? How about descaling your kettle? Have a coke break, minus the gorgeous hunk that went with it in the diet-coke adverts of course (unless you’re lucky enough to have that kind of a partner!!).  If you’re in a pickle as far as […]

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Think We’re Making Progress on Saving the Environment?

A kick-ass CANDoer of ours on Facebook posted this recently. It highlights so many “good” life skills that have been swept aside by “progress”, I felt compelled to post it on the site. Reading this, I can’t help but wonder whether we’ve completely lost touch with our Inner Honesty Imps about what it means to […]

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6 Tipity-Top Tips for Reducing your Shopping Bill

Shopping for weekly food, drinks and necessities cuts into most families’ budgets. As prices go up and the choices are even more varied, the money just doesn’t seem to go as far as it used to. “Shall I have that or that? Oh I’ll have both!” Supermarkets also vary radically in terms of price and […]

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Domestic Bliss in the Care Label Guide to Improving your Love Life

To say that times have changed is a total understatement when you take a look at the family unit today – it’s unrecognisable. BEFORE – Women traditionally stayed at home. They were nothing short of 100% domestic goddesses. Cooking, cleaning, organising the family life and raising the children. Men were met at home with a […]

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