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The easiest way to avoid wasting food is to be organised. It may sound obvious but unfortunately it's one of those things that tends to be easier said than done. Making a habit of organising your...
I'm loving these DIY centrepieces using fruit and veg. They are  definitely recyclable as they can be eaten on boxing day! Pictures from Craftzine
Insulating hot water pipes is one of the simplest things a renter can do to make your home more energy efficient, especially in winter, where you could potentially reduce your boiler by 2 degrees....
Freezing food is a useful and easy way to cut down on food waste. If you buy a large amount of vegetables on special, or have a surplus growing in your garden, freezing them is a good way to save...
I asked a few friends recently who admitted that they either didn't like lentils or never tried them. When I was a poor university student I was well versed in the ways of the lentil. Besides 2...
I am an enthusiastic cook who is at times, prone to burning things. Especially when toasting spices or trying to make toffee and I get distracted by something else… So here's some helpful...
Bok Choy is perhaps one of the easiest veggies to grow (at least at our place). It's a staple in many Asian dishes (often with ginger and garlic) but there's also other ways of using it that...
We've talked many times in the past about composting with worms, the commercial options and the DIY options, previous articles can be found here. Frankly, worms are great but not suited to...
I was excited to see this living wreath on Design Sponge this week. It looks pretty easy according to the tutorial but I'm going to amend a current wreath I have rather than buy any materials. I...
Here's a tutorial from Amy at The B Line on making a poop bag holder; much better than it ending up in our veggie gardens.