Bread Mix Trials

admin | February 14, 2009

As promised, I’ve been testing different bread mixes. Shop loaves are expensive, and I got fed up with how fast they go off, so now prefer to bake my own. The three most available mixes seem to be Wrights, Allinsons and Supermarket own brands. If you just want plain white or brown bread, then I [...]

Christmas Trees on The Cheap!

admin | December 21, 2008

Sorry, but we are…cheap, I mean. Staggered by the horrific cost of fresh trees this year called for drastic action. Out into the garden with his spade went the man of the house, and returned some time later with a six foot Golden Leylandii, liberated (with roots) from the spot where it conveniently hid the [...]

Grocery shopping

admin | December 3, 2008

These are all tips sent by a bunch of really good friends I made through a Miniaturist group. Some of the tips are from the USA, so stores that are not in the Uk might be mentioned, and vice-versa, but saving money is saving money, whatever the currency! Don’t go to the grocery store hungry! [...]