Week 2 of the #stillgood decluttering challenge!

Last week was the start of the #stillgood decluttering challenge and the plan was to declutter our drinks cupboards, work out what was #stillgood, what had to go and what needed using up! Did you take part? How did it go for you? I found three very out of date drinks including a carton of orange juice,
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20 ways to stop wasting your loaf!

Bread is one of Britain’s most wasted foods. In 2013 WRAP reported that the equivalent of 24 million slices of bread are thrown away in the UK every day! Ends and crusts are notoriously unloved, but whole loaves go in the bin because too many were made and sold by the shops and too many
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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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How to get hold of healthy foods and products at a discount!

I am passionate about reducing food waste and saving money and I’m really excited to have found out about this company that is selling healthy products which are past their best before date at a massively discounted price!  I’m sure you guys know this already, but a best before date is a whole different thing
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Zero Waste Week 2016 Day 4!

It’s day four of Zero Waste Week and I have to report some food went to waste today dun dun duh! Breakfast was ok – we had the usual porridge and banana with the banana peels going in the compost. A friend dropped off some eggs mid morning – I run a group where we
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Zero Waste Week 2016 Day 3

It’s day 3 of zero waste week 2016, the theme being food waste this year!  Last night I got invited to host #MondayMoneyUK by Andy from @UKMoneybloggers on Twitter. It was the busiest hour on Twitter I’ve ever experienced, but it was fun – thanks to Andy for organising it! I asked 5 questions along
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Zero Waste Week 2016

It’s nearly time for Zero Waste Week 2016 which this year runs from the 5th September to the 9th! The theme for 2016 is all about food and not wasting it! The idea is that you sign up, make a pledge and join in!  I rather enthusiastically pledged back in May that I would do a
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How to transform wrinkly kiwis and mushy avocado’s into a delicious dessert!

I don’t know about you, but I struggle to work out when kiwis and avocados are ripe. To stay on the safe side I leave them out in the fruit bowl until the kiwis have gone wrinkly and the avocados are a bit squishy. Unfortunately by this time they may have gone too far the
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Yummy uses for cold chips!

I try to not buy takeaways because they can be expensive compared to home made meals, are rarely as healthy and usually come in packaging (although I have been known to take my own reusable containers). Most of the time I try to take my own advice here for alternatives to takeaways but there are always times when
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