House | General

GARDENING

Aphids & greenfly – natural deterrent

Aphids / greenfly – encourage their natural insect enemies into the garden

Displaying house plants

Fertilisers – natural alternatives for the garden

Herbs for the window sill

Pest control – slugs, snails etc., natural pest control in the garden

Pest control, 2 – encourage garden friendly insects

Pot bound: how to tell when your plant needs a bigger pot

Potting and re-potting plants: the basics explained

Slugs and snails – natural pest contol in the garden

Spring flowering bulbs for Christmas – potting and growing bulbs for the house

Summer gardening – choosing plants for colour and scent

GENERAL TIPS

Aluminium foil and tins – storing food

Biscuit Beetle – how to deal with an attack of the little blighters

Cooking dilemmas, too salty, too sweet – food repair tips, redressing the balance

Cooking dilemmas, substituting plain (all purpose) and self-raising (-rising) flour

Cooking, health & safety tips – dull but oh so necessary

Cooking with the seasons – Autumn

Cooking with the seasons – Spring

Cooking with the seasons – Winter

Eggs – Storing

Flowers – looking after cut flowers

Glassware – caring for precious glassware

Home / Atmosphere / Environment: Maintaining a healthy living environment in our modern homes

Maintenance of household equipment – washing machine

Soap – making soap last longer

Storing food – aluminium foil and tins

Tea – a few interesting facts about tea, glorious tea

Thank you notes – old-fashioned etiquette

Travel Tips, 1 – luggage

Travel Tips, 2 – the return journey

Wrapping Gifts – inexpensive and attractive alternative to commercial wrapping paper

HOUSEWORK

Cheat’s tidy up – superquick home spruce-up for when guests are imminent (approx.15-20 mins)

Order – What’s the best order for cleaning

LAUNDRY

Fabric softener – alternative to expensive fabric softeners

Hanging laundry to reduce work on ironing later

Holes appearing in your laundry – causes and solutions

Lavender water

Lingerie / Laundry bags

Socks and other small items

Tumble dry tips

MONEY

Cooking with the seasons – Autumn

Cooking with the seasons – Spring

Cooking with the seasons – Winter

Fabric softener – alternative to expensive fabric softeners

Heating: help reduce heating bills in Winter

Maintenance of household equipment – washing machine

Soap – making soap last longer

Wrapping Gifts – inexpensive and attractive alternative to commercial wrapping paper

SEASONAL

Christmas countdown (1): Seven small steps to a stress free Christmas

Christmas countdown (2): Tips for a stress free Christmas

Christmas countdown (3): Tips for a stress free Christmas

Christmas countdown (4): Tips for a stress free Christmas

Christmas countdown (5): Tips for a stress free Christmas

Christmas countdown (6): Tips for a stress free Christmas

Christmas countdown (7): Tips for a stress free Christmas

Christmas gifts: organise the buying of gifts to save money and make life easier

Seasonal cooking, health & safety tips – dull but oh so necessary

Travel Tips, 1 – luggage

Wrapping Gifts – inexpensive and attractive alternative to commercial wrapping paper

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