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I remember a few years back when we all thought that the computerisation of offices would herald the reduction of paper consumption. This never seemed to happen. In fact, paper consumption since...
I have to be honest with you, parsnips are actually my most hated vegetable. I've tried to like them but I don't really and have often come across them in dishes hoping they were potato. But...
I saw these recently on the awning (I think that's the right term) of a cafe in Hawthorn and I've always used teapots as vases for cut flowers. Here's a tutorial of how you can use them...
Cooking large quantities of food is great when you're time poor. Unfortunately it is all too easy to forget about the leftovers and leave them languishing in the back of the fridge. A big problem...
Making stock is a great way to use up vegetables before they go off. Making stock also allows you to get extra nutrients out of your vegetable scraps and to add extra flavour to your cooking. Stock...
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...
Who doesn't like a present or two? Even if you are a fan of experiences rather than items and objects, every now and again you'll have something you need to conceal. But is wrapping paper the...
Whilst we don't really celebrate Halloween here in Australia, I had a giggle out of this tutorial for a BP Oil Spill costume! Found at Instructables.  Reminds me of the year I wanted to go...
Red Cabbage
I live in fear of residing in one of those rental properties that smell like boiled cabbage. I also hate storemade coleslaw. But I love the frilliness of cabbage: Click here for more arty cabbage...
Inspired by the efforts of Chris over the weekend I found a few more tidbits... Light installation from Treehugger Milkcrate furniture from this site Crate bookshleves from Flickr : (The description...