Free food via Olio!

Olio is a new food sharing app designed to get businesses and individuals giving away their unwanted food. I am totally in favour of unwanted or surplus food being redistributed as it stops it being chucked into landfill, which is bad for the environment as it can give off methane in landfill, not to mention
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Is it a good idea to rent out my car?

How would you feel about letting a stranger drive off with your car?  I’m currently considering renting out my car on the days that I’m not using it, especially on the weekends and I’m just not sure yet whether it is a good idea or not!  We have two cars and we need to use
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A booking and an onion rescue mission!

Things can change really quickly in the world of renting out rooms and one of the agencies we are registered with decided they did have a student for us after all!  We now have one arriving on Saturday who will be staying with us for 8 weeks.  We will be paid £129 a week for
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Procrastination

I set myself a task for this year – to earn £10,000 without getting a job.  So far – 12 days into January I haven’t made any money at all. Not great progress. I have been procrastinating by trying to make DIY alternatives to slow cookers (read more here).  I have got a plan for this week
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The do’s and don’ts of assembling a DIY thermal/ heat retention cooker.

This is the third in a series of posts about saucepans and slow cooker alternatives (read post 1 here and post 2 here). I have been trying to work out if I can slow cook food without the help of any special equipment and without needing any power (other than an initial injection of heat by bringing the
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