Reduce your food waste!

For years I’ve been working hard to reduce my food waste and I’ve really fallen in love with the subject. Food is a great material to be inspired by and use it up recipes are some of my favourites! In fact I rely on leftovers and over ripe fruit for some of my meals now! 
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3 alternatives to ladles and scoops you probably already own!

We used to have a plastic ladle but in a drive to rid my kitchen of plastic I replaced it with a metal ladle. I used the ladle for scooping porridge out of our bulk bought sack of porridge to top up a tupperware container and for serving soup, stews and sauces.  Our metal ladle
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A brilliant and simple trick to make the cutlery holder in your dishwasher live longer!

We’ve had our dishwasher for several years and over that time the plastic cutlery holder has developed a few holes. I try to always put knives and forks in pointy ends up to stop them from damaging the base, but something must have gone wrong somewhere! I found it so annoying trying not to use
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10 alternative uses for old toiletry, shaver and makeup bags

Even if you have never bought a make up or toiletry bag in your life, it is difficult to avoid them because so many people give bags filled with toiletries as gifts. I have a drawer full of toiletry bags, many of which have sat there for years doing nothing because they were too big
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10 ways to say goodbye to the January blues!

Are you feeling a bit blue? Well if you are, you are not alone – it’s that time of year. Today is Blue Monday – a day randomly labelled the most depressing in January. It might be made up, but lots of people do suffer from the January blues. So before you decide to h*ll
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Does going zero waste mean you can’t have fun?

Holidays, ‘special’ days like Christmas, New Years Eve, Halloween, festivals, parties, sports events and more can be the cause of a lot of waste. For people who try really hard most of the year not to produce waste they can be a bit of a nightmare. Added to that there is often a lot of
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Intelligent or remote heating controls – what’s the point?

Remote heating controls are all the rage at the minute, with Nest now available in the UK, Tado having been around for a little while and British Gas’s Hive being pushed really hard on the radio and TV as well as a growing number of lesser known alternatives. So what’s the point of an internet connected heating
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