Summer.It used to mean long days lying in the shade, listening to the distant hum of a lawn mower, waiting for Christmas and then school.Nowadays it’s a whirlwind of organising and Christmas parties and Christmas shopping and end-of-year get-togethers.Even my kids feel that time is moving quickly.I do love all the get-togethers. Sitting in the […]
Composting is easy – all you need is time and Mother Nature to do the rest. But if you want to speed up the process, use this method to make fast compost.
Painting the walls is an excellent way to freshen up a room. But what if it’s not in the budget? Here’s a frugal alternative to that is almost as good.
It was my friend’s fault.And the invitation of blank white walls.And the case of not being able to see the trees for the apples.If it wasn’t for her, I wouldn’t have answered the call of the blue wren. I wouldn’t have seen how one bag of apples can feed a whole community.I would have kept […]
Fluffy wholemeal pancakes make the perfect Sunday family breakfast. Top with your favourite fresh fruit for a meal that will rival any restaurant one, but for a fraction of the cost.