A simple washroom

Simple laundry organisationBeyond going without a dryer and using natural washing powders, there’s a few washing rituals that will help to make your laundry a more sustainable place:

+ Have a washing day. Rather than doing little loads all week, it’s a better use of time and resources to wash larger loads all at once. I tend to have a washing day at the start of the week while Ol’s at school, so I don’t spend the time I have with him worrying about the washing, but rather focus on much more important things, like building train tracks…

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A simple cleaning routine

DIY cleaning productsWhen you break it down you only need about five basic cleaning solutions to keep a natural clean home. I tend to refill nice spray bottles that I’ve bought in the past and I keep the labels on to make it clear which is which. Over the years I have developed a few of my favourites based on the below pantry essentials:

  • Bi-carb soda
  • White vinegar
  • Vodka
  • Vanilla essence
  • Essential oils

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