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Fresh butter deserves fresh bread

Last month, before Valentine Day, I came across a bargain on whipping cream and couldn’t resist getting it.  Whipping cream for .27 cents a pint. 410 more words

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Make do Monday - A homemade pin cushion jar

Over the weekend I had a bit of a spring clean and tidied out my cupboards. I found one of these mason jars with a loose lid and thought it would be great to store some sewing things in and also made a pin cushion to go on the lid! 254 more words

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Ah, 1945. When the average wage in the US was $2,400 a year, ELLE magazine was being launched in France and International Women’s Day was first observed. 684 more words


What a waste - wet wipe litter up 50% on UK beaches!

As you know, I don’t really like to throw things away and this headline today reminded me why I chose to use reusable nappies and wipes. 415 more words


Make Do Monday - How to Sew a Double Hem & Fashion on the Ration

Today in Make Do Monday, we are sharing how to sew a double hem. This is the most common hem and is suitable for straight hems on trousers, aprons, children’s clothes and tops. 270 more words

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Make Do Monday - Ginger honey buns

Looking at the ingredients for this weeks recipe, it’s looks very luxurious, using both sugar and an egg! Lindsay of the Gordano homefront has kindly tested and shared this recipe for us. 121 more words

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