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Deliciously creamy basic hummus recipe
3 years ago

Deliciously creamy basic hummus recipe

In my ongoing effort to eat less cheese, I have been trying to expand the palet of spreads that I can easily make from scratch at home. Why spreads? Well, …
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Testing the STEREO sweater by Misusu
3 years ago

Testing the STEREO sweater by Misusu

By  •  make, sewing

This past few weeks I was able to join another test group for an adult size pattern by the talented Elles of Misusu. In a previous post I wrote a bit …
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A festive breakfast with vegetarian birds’ nest buns or rolls
3 years ago

A festive breakfast with vegetarian birds’ nest buns or rolls

Even though one might think that this is the ideal recipe for an easter breakfast, I strongly believe that these vegetarian birds’ nest are perfectly served at every festive occasion. …
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A mind-boggling visit to the local recycling-centre
3 years ago

A mind-boggling visit to the local recycling-centre

By  •  life, Sustainability

I want to tell you about my very inspiring visit to the local recycle-centre yesterday afternoon. Yes, I’m going to write about trash. Our trash. I hope you won’t leave …
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How to germinate peppers in soil blocks
4 years ago

How to germinate peppers in soil blocks

By  •  garden, sowing seeds

Having just sown my pepper seeds, I thought it might be useful to show you how I sow different crops in different ways. Some as an experiment and some by …
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What to sow in January
4 years ago

What to sow in January

By  •  garden, sowing seeds

Oh boy, it’s snowing outside! There were little piles of snow lying around in shady corners, from the last time it snowed, but todays snow will leave a white carpet …
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Testing the DIA sweater by Misusu
4 years ago

Testing the DIA sweater by Misusu

By  •  make, sewing

I’m wondering how to tell you the story about the handful of DIA sweaters that I made this October. Do I just shout out immediately that you HAVE TO BUY …
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Frugal gardening: how to mark your saved tomato seeds while they are drying
4 years ago

Frugal gardening: how to mark your saved tomato seeds while they are drying

By  •  garden, sowing seeds

Years ago I wrote a blogpost on how I save my own seeds from homegrown, shop bought or given tomatoes. I save my seeds the easy way, what others might …
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17 crops to sow halfway July
4 years ago

17 crops to sow halfway July

By  •  sowing seeds, garden

It’s halfway July and therefore the very. last. chance. to sow some fast-growing crops, winter crops or early spring crops. Ofcourse you can sow some seeds a bit later as …
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How to root a fig tree cutting and grow fig trees for free
4 years ago

How to root a fig tree cutting and grow fig trees for free

Let me show you how I rooted seven fig tree cuttings in just a months time. The subject of this post just ‘came into my life’ today, I didn’t plan …
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