Posts Tagged ‘tips’

Spice Guide Ginger | I Spy Plum Pie

Spice Guide: Ginger

For this month’s Spice Guide I’m talking all about ginger! Whilst fresh ginger is definitely something I use a lot of in my kitchen, I’m focussing on the ground version today, and I’d love to hear how you use it in your cooking too!


Spice Guide: Black Peppercorns | I Spy Plum Pie

Spice Guide: Black Peppercorns

This month’s Spice Guide is all about black peppercorns – they’re a ubiquitous feature of all kitchens, but how much do you actually know about them?! Never fear, I’m here to help!


5 Steps to Prepare Your Soil for Planting | I Spy Plum Pie

5 Steps to Prepare Your Soil for Planting

Spring and Summer are by far the most productive seasons in my balcony garden, so I love this time of year. If you follow these 5 simple steps to prepare your soil for planting then it can be the same for you! I’d love to hear your suggestions in the comments as well.


Tips For Saying No | I Spy Plum Pie

Tips for Saying No

I’m not going to lie, I can be quite the people pleaser and as a result I don’t like feeling that I might be letting people down. This makes saying no to requests at times rather difficult for me, so it’s something I’ve been working on lately. Today I thought I would share some tips I’ve learned for saying no, and I’d love your thoughts as well!


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