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Category Archives: Kitchen

How to clean the kettle

It’s only in the last two years that I have started drinking coffee.  I can’t believe I went through my whole 20′s without it, but it just didn’t appeal to me.  Now that I have eliminated coke from my diet (now 10 months without any!!) I am enjoying my relaxing cups of coffees more. I […]

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5 Tips for a Healthier Pantry

This is a guest post by Sonia Donaldson at Natural New Age Mum. Could your pantry do with a bit of a healthy overhaul? If we want to be healthy, it makes sense that we need a pantry stocked with healthy, whole, real foods!  Where to start? I have five tips that can help guide […]

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How to clean the oven

Cleaning the oven would have to be one of my  least favourite jobs too.  But I love to bake and doing it in a clean oven is preferable. I have mentioned before about my allergies and not being able to use horrible smelling cleaners, which is a good thing in a way because I prefer to use non […]

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How to Clean the Dishwasher

Our dishwasher is used once a day.  It usually cleans our breakfast dishes, dinner plates, cups, mugs and cutlery.  With all this there isn’t enough room for anything else.  However after time the dishwasher itself gets a little grotty and needs a good clean. Cleaning your dishwasher: remove all dishes from dishwasher using all purpose spray wipe […]

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My beautiful Meal Planning Stand

You all know I LOVE to meal plan, there are so many benefits from just spending 30 minutes each week to write out a plan of what meals we are having for the next 7 days along with a shopping list.  One reason in particular for me why I prefer to meal plan is to […]

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Organising the 2nd and 3rd kitchen drawers

This post is sponsored by Howards Storage World The 2nd, 3rd and even 4th kitchen drawers can easily become a disaster zone, very messy and hard to find what you are looking for.  I had the opportunity recently to organise my sister-in-laws kitchen drawers, I shamelessly was really excited to organise somebody else’s drawers LOL. […]

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{CLEVER IDEA} DIY Chip and Dip bowl

Sometimes it’s just not possible to own all the beautiful bowls and dishes needed for every occasion. But it is easy enough to make exactly what you need using a few key items from your cupboards.    I love this idea I found on pinterest (apologies as original source is unknown).  This clever person came […]

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How to organise your spices

Thank you to Victoria from Paddington NSW for sharing today’s tip Do you give a sigh when one of your recipes asks you to add a spice?  I used to as my spices were stored in a plastic storage tub on the top shelf of my pantry.  I decided to devote a drawer to spices […]

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