How to swap from packet mixes to homemade baking

How to swap from packet mixes to homemade baking

The boys and I are totally famous. I might exaggerate slightly but we got a half-page spread in the paper on Sunday. The article was comparing the cost of packet mix baking versus homemade. The dollar value of the packet mix was less expensive than the homemade but...
How to create a capsule pantry

How to create a capsule pantry

A capsule a capsule pantry is one that is full of staples that can all work together in different combinations to create different meals from Mexican burritos to Indian curries or spaghetti bolognese. Let me show you how to create a capsule pantry. How to create a...
Simple Substitutes

Simple Substitutes

Simple subtitutes for common ingredients so that you can have fewer items in your kitchen and still be able to make the same things. Simple Substitutes I’ve mentioned before why I’m not a huge fan of supermarkets. Tantruming kids (mine), waaay too much choice,...
Glass jars in the kitchen

Glass jars in the kitchen

Use recycled glass jars in the kitchen – they don’t leach any potentially harmful chemicals into your food like plastic can and they’re reusable. Glass jars in the kitchen Ooh these are just too cute. It was a breakfast buffet in Buenos Aires right...

Once a month shopping

A bit of a different post for me today…As you probably already know, I’m big on a few things and on top of everything is happy and healthy. I try and assess everything by these two – if it doesn’t make us happy or healthy then it doesn’t warrant attention....
10 tips to save you money in the kitchen

10 tips to save you money in the kitchen

I’ll let you in on a little secret – I can be a bit stingy. Not in a really annoying way (ok maybe a bit) but I just hate wasting money. It pains me to see people wasting something that they worked so hard to make. I know ‘each to their own’ but I’m sure there...