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    I'm a little late reading this blog, especially some of the posts, but gotta say... everything here is so great and so true. As someone who's originally from the area, I...
Today dear readers, is the 2nd day of spring! Woo! Stay tuned for recipes using spring vegetables. I hope you have enjoyed the recipes as much as I have :-) I've not tried watercress recipes...
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...
Storage is often a challenge when you rent. You might be renting a place like ours which has no living room, bathroom or bedroom cupboards. There's often just not enough places to put things. And...
I recently had to come up with a cheap gift (under $5 per person) for a large group of international students. I was reluctant to purchase some cheap, imported tacky Australiana as suggested by my...
I don’t like replacing perfectly workable items if I don’t need to. Ink cartridges are the perfect example. The cartridge runs out of ink, but the components are all in perfect condition...
Coping with a scorched garden JIM FOGARTY Gardens have fried this summer but they can be healed, says Jim Fogarty. The extreme hot weather has played havoc with gardens, leaving them badly burned....
Green Pages had a nice little article about decorating your house to make it more environmentally friendly, not all were 'renter friendly', so I thought I'd select a few key points:...
People are incredibly sentimental about gift giving and card sending at Christmas. Even as they grow older, many people are miffed, disturbed or shocked by the idea of buying people gifts. Many are...
I love succulents. For many reasons: Drought Friendly Easy to propagate Great for pots Disease tolerant Suitable for indoors and outdoors Lots of varieties with amazing colours, shapes and textures...