Don't know what is around the corner

I usually love getting ready for the new year – putting up the next year’s calendar and family planner, This year however I am not filled with the same enthusiasm. Looking back at 2020 is a bit different than any New Year’s eve. Reason for that is most likely because when the clock turns over […]

Head Lice mechanical treatment heal lice comb

Head lice seems to be a problem in schools around the globe. I have lived on three continents and I can recall the letters that circulated regularly to inform parents when there was an outbreak of head lice in all schools that my kids attended. Head lice can make any parent anxious about dealing with […]


I am a big fan of Fennel oil but it is because I really like Licorice. Funny thing is that although I love the candy I can’t stand Licorice tea and I am a dedicated tea drinker. Fennel is a hardy herb and I have recently started cooking with Fennel as well or using raw […]


Geraniums always reminds me of my mother, not just because she was very fond of them but most of the Geranium species has originated from South Africa. I grew up in South Africa and was probably very ignorant of the sight of geraniums everywhere. Geranium is a bushy perennial shrub and have these hairy heart […]


Peppermint oil is a  well-known and popular essential oil  and even outside of aromatherapy it is popular in a lot of items such as toothpaste and candy. So the refreshing flavor  and smell is familiar to almost everyone. The herb has been used for centuries by many cultures and it is probably the only herb […]

Carrier-Oil-Essential oil

We are right in the middle of making history as a global society. We are still in the midst of this Corona Virus Pandemic. One of my kids loves history and it is quite delightful when he brings the story to life. It is certainly much easier reading and learning about history than living it. […]

Chilblains-Remedy-Treatment-Essential Oils

I can remember as a child, especially during my teenage years, getting chilblains. Oh, the itching that would wake me in the middle of the night. Squeezing my feet into my school shoes in the morning and being super uncomfortable the entire day. Off course, two of my kids get chilblains as well because there […]