Cockroaches are one of the common household pests found all over the world, they feed on food remains and can cause a bad odor. It is not only the bad smell that is bad… View Post

Regular readers of this blog will know that I am partial to the smell of roses as I keep making almost all my preparations with them. The reason I am this addicted to the smell… View Post

  I was making my own homemade soaps for many years, I really enjoyed designing my own soaps and had great fun making different shapes and sizes with herbs and other ingredients. The only problem… View Post

  I have always wanted to make incense sticks commonly called agarbatti in India, from natural ingredients at home. After researching so much about incense making at home, I settled with two methods. The first… View Post

  Most of us use some form of a chemical detergent for washing our dishes. Even in my home, I use the liquid detergent to hand-wash the dishes. I was talking to my grandma about… View Post

    Making scented sachets is a delightful, easy project to be done with children. If left in the cupboard, these  give out a beautiful fragrance that will scent all the things in the cupboard.… View Post

  I am a firm believer of aromatherapy and I find it a great stress buster. This homemade reed diffuser is a great and fun way to relax at home and the best thing is… View Post

  Oil lamps are a part of many traditions and religions all over the world. I have always loved to light diyas/oil lamps in my house both for prayer and for decoration. Diya’s are clay… View Post

  I love making my own cleaners and I have collected so many recipes over the years. Some recipes work, but some are complicated and expensive, this homemade toilet cleaner bomb recipe belongs to the… View Post

    This recipe for homemade insect repellent has been used for generations in our village. It is the same recipe that we use in arathi thattu for weddings. When my son was a baby,… View Post

  Nowadays I think twice before eating any fruit with the skin. Most of the time it is hard to get organic fruits. Since I am living in a village, the small towns near by… View Post

  Nothing relaxes a person more than a home, that smells great. Even before writing this post, I just lit my favorite incense stick, which has become like a ritual for me. Nowadays we lead… View Post