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Today's spotlight is from one of my favourite websites, InstructablesIt's a brilliant resource for DIY with instructions on how to do all sorts to things posted by everyday people on pretty...
Some of my favourites: Sick of waiting for hard rubbish to throw out those broken drawers? Here's an idea: I've always loved these big olive oil tins as pot plants. You can often find empty...
Kitchen Wash your dishes in a plugged sink rather than under a running tap or use a container such as the the Hughie sink Wash your vegetables in the plugged sink rather than under the tap Make...
Draft proofing your house is generally a great thing to do to help in saving energy and money in your home. In one of Green Renters' first videos we show you how to undertake one of the...
Here is Terri Miller on the art of drying fruit in the inside of your car during hot weather. We don't own a car, but I think this would work equally well on a hot sunny windowsill in the middle...
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...
Preserving is another good way to reduce food waste. It allows you to use up excess fruit and vegetables for consumption later and is especially good for things that are getting overripe. It's...
I must confess, I've been known to wrap christmas presents in newspaper, reused fabric or a plain old plastic bag. Despite being a crafty person, it's just not really my forte, especially...
Things you need: Clean sterilised jars (you don't need the lid) Muslin fabric Rubber bands Sprout seeds (you could try alfalfa, mustard, mung beans or even radish and broccoli seeds) Water...
Zucchinis are cheap and plentiful during summer and if you have zucchinis growing in your garden there will inevitabley come a week when your plants produce more than you could possibly eat. This...