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The Real Horror This Halloween - The Scary Truth About Our Health & Planet

#halloween #scarytruths #climatechange #singleuseplastics #soapberries #organic #organiclaundry #natural #ecoliving #economical #raw #vegan #paleo #hypoallergenic #nochemical #wholefoods #zerowaste #thatredhouse #antibacterial #antifungal #chemicalfree #wastefree #gentle #compostable #allnatural

The Real Horror This Halloween - The Scary Truth About Our Health & Planet

Today is Halloween, with its scary movies and trick or treat traditions. But given the current state of our planet, it’s clear the real horror story is happening here and now, on our own doorstep, right in front of our eyes. Our oceans are drowning in plastic, our waste infrastructure is an overwhelmed and overflowing monster, and we are facing a state of severely damaging climate change, according to the latest reports.  We’ve teamed up with The Clean Collective to hijack Halloween and put the spotlight on some of the most terrifying truths about the current state of our planet, in a...

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Slugs, snails, worms, bugs... get your kids elbow deep in dirt!

#organicgardening #Thatredhouse #organicsoapberries #Kidsinthegarden #Organiclife #Gardeningideasforkids #Gumbootgarden #vegan

Slugs, snails, worms, bugs... get your kids elbow deep in dirt!

Back in the day, when the sun was out. So were the kids. We simply HAD to go outside to play. No if's. No butts. You went outside and didn't come back in until it was lunch time and then again for dinner. When the sun was out, the street was filled with kids riding bikes, playing cricket, kicking the footy, playing chasey... it was freaaaaking amazing! I admit we don't live in the same world we did 30 years ago - and there is one major difference between my childhood and my kids. Hello technology!  Our TV didn't even have a remote for...

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Waste-Free Shipping

Waste-Free Shipping

Shipping – it’s a bit of a bitch. It’s expensive - for let’s face it; what feels like air. It’s time consuming - especially when shipments go astray and the birthday for which your parcel was intended... has been and gone. It’s also a bit of a slap in the face to mother nature. The excess packaging some companies use is almost criminal! Massive boxes – tiny products, boxes inside boxes, plastic in plastic in plastic, so much overkill it is infuriating and heartbreaking. Well... at ‘That Red House’ we are trying to lead by example and have gone the extra...

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Keeping chooks - is it for you?

#chickens #keepingchooks #soapberries #organic #organiclaundry #natural #ecoliving #economical #raw #vegan #paleo #hypoallergenic #nochemical #wholefoods #zerowaste #thatredhouse #antibacterial #antifungal #chemicalfree #wastefree #gentle #compostable #allnatural

Keeping chooks - is it for you?

Chooks help make us more sustainable in the kitchen and the garden – with no actual effort. #winning.
Offloading your food scraps to your little ladies, will not only make you shriek with delight as you see them frantically pecking a cavern to China at your left over risotto, it is also a great way to teach the kids about recycling food and saves you sending scraps to landfill. 

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Organic Shaving Cream & moisturising Baby Wash? Yep, Soapberries can do that too!

Organic Shaving Cream & moisturising Baby Wash? Yep, Soapberries can do that too!

We said the soapberry uses were endless... are you getting that now? Please add 'Shaving Cream' and 'Baby Wash' to your personal and domestic organic recipe book... and the bonus is - it's the one recipe! Double boom if you have a man AND a baby!! Strain your boiled 'mother broth' soapberry liquid. Click here for soapberry liquid recipe if you need it. Add 2-4 tsp of guar gum per 500ml of soapberry liquid. The viscosity of the liquid is a personal choice, so experiment with what works best and add more if needed. Mix with stick blender. Drizzle olive oil (or coconut oil)...

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