A few months back I came across this Dutch brand selling soaps and household cleaners. I had been looking for some new green cleaning products here in the Netherlands. So far I have tried the hand soap, washing up liquid and general all-purpose spray cleaner. I love the fresh smell and fact that I'm not harming my body with any toxic chemicals or artificial scents.
It's so hard to find truly natural or non-toxic cleaning products these days, sometimes it's just easier and cheaper to make your own using simple ingredients. Baking soda, aka Sodium Bicarbonate is one of my favourite products to use around the house for cleaning and acts to neutralise pH whether it's acid or alkaline. Here are my 'Top Tips' for using it!
Last weekend I attended a Bonsai for Modern Life Seminar at Time and Style in Amsterdam. I've always loved the look of Bonsai trees but never imagined the work needed to care for one and the Japanese ways of placing a Bonsai in the home.
Yumeko was set up to provide eco-friendly and organic bedding to the Netherlands and is now expanding further into the rest of Europe. The founders realised there was a big gap in the market for organic bedding, which was also stylish and modern.