Don’t let wasps ruin your lunch!

Wasps are not the most popular buzzy creatures out there. They have a pretty terrible reputation for ruining alfresco summer meals and some are killing honey bees, but wasps are not always annoying and they are not all villains. In fact they are actually really beneficial in gardens.  If you garden, wasps are among your
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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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Easy homemade Batgirl costume!

It’s nearly Halloween and aside from carving spooky faces into pumpkins and making pumpkin soup, it’s also time to get dressed up, if you are into that kind of thing! Costumes can be costly and making one yourself from stuff you already have is an easy and inexpensive option.  I don’t often wear fancy dress, but
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How to eat an entire squash or pumpkin with nothing wasted!

The season of gourds, ghouls, pumpkins, squashes and ghosts is upon us and there is so much you can do with these colourful fruits other than carving scary faces into them  (I want to call them vegetables, but apparently they are technically fruits) There are loads of recipes out there for how to use them
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