DIY Raised Vegetable Planter

Raised vegetable planters are a great way to grow vegetables. Even better if you can make your own! Raised planters keep everything growing where it is meant to be, are…

Slow cooking soup, without a slow cooker

How to slow cook without a slow cooker I’d been thinking a lot about saucepans and slow cookers when I made a discovery. OK it wasn’t ground breaking but it…

A yoghurt experiment

We haven’t had yoghurt for ages in my house.  Mainly because the thermos I used to make yoghurt broke (read more here).  I was going to buy a new thermos because…

How to make a DIY chimney balloon

How to make a DIY chimney balloon at home, quickly and with very little expense! Blocking drafts from your chimney can save you money and energy

An answer to yesterdays question!

Thanks lovely reader who wrote to me to explain why my homemade bread does not freeze well. Chris – the lovely reader said: ‘Bread does not seem to freeze well, I…

Reduced plastic yoghurt recipe!

Homemade yoghurt recipe that can help you both save money and reduce your plastic waste at home. A simple easy to follow recipe to make yummy yoghurt!