Posts Tagged ‘kitchen’

My Favourite Features of My Renovation | I Spy Plum Pie

My Favourite Features of My Renovation

As I’ve mentioned here a few times lately, my little apartment just underwent a bit of a renovation. Ok, more than a little bit – everything except the two bedrooms were pulled apart and put back together again! Given I didn’t do the work myself a blow-by-blow description is probably uncalled for, instead I thought I would share some of my favourite features! The big, the small and everything in between!

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9 Tips for a More Sustainable Kitchen

I’ve been sharing tips for making various rooms in our homes more eco friendly over the last few months, and today I’m here to talk about how to get a more sustainable kitchen. The best part is, most of these tips are super easy to implement, don’t take much time and will probably even save you money, how excellent is that! As always, I’d love to hear your tips too of course!

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Green Cleaning Bathroom and Laundry

Green Cleaning: Bathroom & Laundry

One of the easiest ways to reduce the toxins in your house, and your impact on the planet is through what you use to clean your house. It might not be the most fun job out there, but there’s no need for it to be harmful as well! Products for your home that we love is our main aim here as we want to make sure that your home stays clean and perfect, but along with it a little effort into making green cleaning products¬† at home can surprisingly make things better, so I thought it was about time I shared what I use at home, starting with the Green Cleaning:¬†Bathroom & Laundry edition!

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How To: Making Vegetable Stock from Food Scraps

Vegetable stock is one of those things that it is really useful to have on hand, it can add delicious depth and flavour to a whole range of dishes, as well as being an integral parts of soups, risottos and other dishes. Making my own stock has always been high on my to-do list, but the idea of buying fresh veggies purely to turn them into stock then dispose of them just didn’t sit right. That was until I realised you can just as easily make vegetable stock out of your food scraps, making the whole thing practically free!

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