Today's DIY is more a DIY for me than for you. Well, sort of, anyway. Wait, does that make it a DIM (do it myself)? That's right, my garden's a mess. … [Read more...] about DIY Friday: In The Garden
Now, I'm a fan of the frugal life, but I also want to live in a decent state of health. In this world of sugar-free/chia/quinoa/coconut oil/coconut water/paleo/vegan/HCG/[names of all other current health kicks], I sometimes get confused. … [Read more...] about Porridge: The Forgotten Superfood
On Monday, I started a diet. You see, I weighed myself last week out of curiosity and was heartbroken to find that I weighed a whopping 79kg. 79kg is fine, if you’re 6’8”. It’s not so great if you’re only 5’4” like me. It’s an absolute nightmare if you’ve spent most of your adult life around 60kg. … [Read more...] about Weight-loss Wednesday!
I'm a big fan of pasta. It's super cheap and easy to cook and all of that. I'm less of a fan of the jars of pasta sauce you buy in the shops. Don't get me wrong, they're good when you're in a hurry, or when you can't be bothered, but I often find myself having to add more things to the sauce, like flavour. … [Read more...] about Homemade Pasta Sauce in Jars
When I was a kid, one of the best things about Christmas was the shortbread. That, and presents, and the smell of the Christmas tree, and the food and the lollies, but my Mum's homemade shortbread was way up there on the list. … [Read more...] about Awesome Shortbread – It’s Christmas Y’all!