Shredded Brussel Sprout Salad
A shredded Brussel sprout salad, with sliced carrot, dried cranberries, walnuts and a cranberry dressing. Light and delicious
Why I don’t go to the sales
If, like most people, myself included, you regularly have to declutter, it’s odds on you are being sold stuff you didn’t actually want to buy in the first place. How long did you have to work to buy that so called bargain. How much better would your life be if you hadn’t had to work to pay for all that stuff you’ve just taken to the charity shop.
So, my number one tip for saving the maximum amount of cash at sale time is….. don’t go to the shops at all.
Chicken and Sun Dried Tomato Sandwich Paste
Chicken and sun dried tomato sandwich paste made with leftover roast chicken, or cooked especially. Simple, versatile and delicious.
What To Do With Spoiled Milk
Milk is the 2nd most wasted food item in the UK. Its, are you ready for this ……… over 673 glasses, of milk, wasted, every HOUR! There are many ways we can avoid wasting milk – here are some of them
A couple of fun (and free!) things to do over the Christmas holidays
Do you ever sing alternative lyrics to Christmas carols? We tried these last year, and cracked up laughing !
Jacquie Lawson ecards for year round greetings
ecards from Jacquie Lawson are a very cost effective way to send greetings cards, of all kinds, throughout the year. From New Year, through Easter and Birthdays to Christmas and as many as you like!
Home Made Christmas Hampers
At this time of year, thoughts begin to turn to gifts for friends and family. Many people like to make a hamper, and many including me, love to receive one!
If you are on a tight budget, Christmas food can be very difficult, causing stress, and maybe even debt too. No need to get into debt, when with a bit of extra planning, you can enjoy a delicious vegetarian Christmas festive meal, without spending a fortune. If you don’t know where to start, or would like a few vegetarian christmas recipe ideas, have a look at this detailed, 2 person, 7 day Christmas dinner menu for the entire Christmas week.
Christmas Week Food. Lots of festive flavours & not many £££’s
If you are on a tight budget, Christmas food can be very difficult, causing stress, and maybe even debt too. Happily, no need to get into debt, when with a bit of extra planning, you can enjoy a delicious festive meal, without spending a fortune.
A budget Christmas?
November and December can easily be spent in an absolute frenzy of spending with hundreds and hundreds of £’s being put on a credit card. But who says you have to do any of it if you don’t want to. There are many ways to keep Christmas affordable
What to do with leftover bread
Bread is one of the most wasted food items. The simplest way to avoid waste is to keep your bread in the freezer. Slice it first if necessary. Then just take out what you want , when you want it. That way, you won’t ever have any stale bread.
No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream
Home made ice cream for a baking hot day, no machinery required, simply stir and freeze