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I'm a big fan of using orange oil in cleaning. It's a great degreaser and I also use it for removing sticky labels, glue and other messes that I tend to make in crafting and cooking. There...
I've been batch cooking today. For those unfamilar with the concept, it's basically where you make up several meals in advance and store or freeze them. When I have been successful at weight...
Here a few recipes for different sauces and dressings that are full of flavour and easy to make. Pesto Add to soups, pasta, salads or sandwiches. For a vegan version just leave out the cheese. 1...
I've never made hot cross buns before but I decided to give them a go. It's definitely not a quick process as the yeast needs a good amount of time to activate. There's something quite...
Use very ripe tomatoes for the best flavour. If you can afford to buy good quality vinegar, such as apple cider vinegar, do so. Otherwise you can just use cheap white vinegar but it will give your...
A lovely example from Tashian
A neighbour left a big box of lemons out for passers-by to help themselves to. It's one of the things I really like about our neighbourhood. I often leave our rosemary or other herbs for the...
Here's the second installment of a few tips on how to save water in your rental property, adapted from a Yarra Water leaflet, but picking out the highlights relating to renters... This time, the...
Besides this site, there are very few resources out there on how to be a green renter. There are a million articles out there on how to be green and an environmentally friendly homeowner though. I...
Do you know how much water goes down the toilet everyday? Well, quite a bit... We've already bestowed the virtues of not needed to flush every time "If it's yellow let it mellow, if it...