Print these attractive freezer labels onto adhesive paper and then use them to keep your freezer organised!

Free Printable Freezer Labels

Make the most of your frozen items by ensuring that everything is labelled correctly using these attractive free printable freezer labels. Ever since I bought some adhesive paper to make labels for preserves a couple of months ago I have been wondering how else I can use it. I have been thinking that it will be great for making personalised decorations when my niece and nephew have their birthdays later this year. In the meantime though, I have decided to use it to make some freezer labels! We used to just write on a blank white sticker when we wanted to put a label on something for the … [Read More...]

My favourite links from June and July 2015

Links I Love (June and July)

  From yummy recipes to cool craft, here are some of my favourite links from June and July! I am a bit late publishing this post because I have been spending all my spare time in the garden! It‘s not spring yet but the days are certainly feeling warmer and when the sun is shining it is hard to resist going outside! I have seen some really great links over the last couple of months so as usual I am going to give you a quick round up of what I saw. There are many great ideas that I see every month but I prefer to fill these posts with fresh content. So I am only sharing links … [Read More...]

Chocolate lovers will adore these soft and delicious caramel chocolate chip cookies!

Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate lovers will adore these soft and delicious caramel chocolate chip cookies. They are simply irresistible when fresh from the oven and still warm! Don’t you love it when you stumble across a great piece of information just by chance! Last week I had a small amount of sour cream left over in the fridge and I was wondering what I could use it for. I had a craving for some cookies so I did a quick search online for a cookie recipe that used sour cream. I found this recipe for Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies on the Kraft website that looked quite easy so I thought I’d give it a … [Read More...]

There are lots of ways that you can use coffee grounds in the garden -

How to Use Coffee Grounds in the Garden

I don’t actually drink coffee but others in my family do so I am lucky enough that I still have access to some coffee grounds.  I have been adding coffee grounds to the compost for a while now but I have always wondered if there were other ways that they could be used in the […]

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Great special occasion drink for kids - Mock Champagne!

Delicious Mock Champagne Recipe


I love a glass or two of bubbly of the alcoholic variety but sometimes you need a special occasion drink that is non-alcoholic. It’s my birthday this weekend and I will be catching up with family which includes my niece and nephew. Since they are not old enough for alcohol but are starting to get […]

Amazingly Easy Nutella Brownies -

Amazingly Easy Nutella Brownies


Okay today I am sharing one of the easiest recipes I have ever made. I can’t believe that there is such an easy way to make brownies! I have seen recipes for Nutella Brownies that are made using only 3 ingredients, but until now I have been quite sceptical as to whether they would really […]

Easy scone recipe that only has 3 ingredients!

Quick and Easy Scone Recipe (Only 3 Ingredients!)


I don’t know why but I often get a craving for scones when I have been working around the house, either doing housework or out in the garden. But as much as I love scones sometimes I get a bit lazy and can’t be bothered because it just seems like too much trouble. When you’re […]

Creamy Pasta Salad Recipe -

Creamy Pasta Salad Recipe


The weather is starting to cool off and autumn is slowly taking hold but I am going to fight the cooler weather by talking about summer type recipes today! For years I have enjoyed a yummy helping of the classic creamy pasta salad with my summer salads. Adding a spoonful or two of pasta salad […]

Virgin Mojito Recipe -

Virgin Mojito Recipe


When you have been outside in the garden working or if the weather is super-hot there is nothing more thirst quenching than a big glass of chilled water! I try and drink the recommended 8 glasses of water a day, and most days I don’t have any trouble meeting that quota! I think I love […]

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Handy plastic phone holder for using when out in the garden! -

DIY Gardeners Mobile Phone Holder


When I am outside in the garden and there is no one else at home I like to have my mobile phone with me just in case someone tries to contact me. If I am wearing jeans then it is not too difficult to keep my mobile with me because it fits easily into my […]

Recording Vegetable Garden Crop Placement -

Recording Vegetable Garden Crop Placement


Our vegetable garden is a bit unusual in that we don’t have formal beds. The vegetable garden itself is around ten metres by five metres and each season we just set up plots within that space as we need them.  We have a few main paths around the vegetable garden but other than that we […]

Easy Plastic Plant Markers -

Easy Plastic Plant Markers


I have enjoyed growing my own vegetables immensely over the last couple of years.  It is so much fun planning what you want to grow and then planting and tending to the seeds and plants. I have even contemplated planting vegetables that I don’t even like that much just so I can see if I […]

Tips for using bonsai fertilizer -

Bonsai Fertilizer: When and How to Use it


I have been caring for three bonsai plants over the last couple years and I have really enjoyed watching them slowly grow and take shape. I have a trident maple, a ficus, and also a serissa foetida. I love the red/orange colour of the maple in the autumn and the serissa has tiny white flowers […]

Talking about November Gardening -

November Gardening Plus What’s Going on in My Garden


Wow where has the year gone? Now that the days are getting longer and the weather is warming up it feels like Christmas and the end of the year are approaching fast! I can’t believe that October is behind us and it’s already time to get stuck into the November gardening jobs! While the daytime […]

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