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by penny
Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:02 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What's your favourite Winter meal?
Replies: 44
Views: 13499

Re: What's your favourite Winter meal?

left over meat or chicken,with onion toad,hot bakewell tart & custard slow cook Norfolk stew,microwave Jam suet pud & custard puff pastry stew pie.apple and pear crumble rest of stew with baked beans/veg added and made into shep pie slow cook chicken and mushroom stew, treacle sponge and cus...
by penny
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:31 am
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for a mango stone
Replies: 13
Views: 2944

Re: 101 uses for a mango stone

not sure but if one was well washed and cleaned,could it be used in a jam jar to make a flavor shaker?lm thinking any well washed large fruit stones could be used this way.
by penny
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: What's everyone busy with now?
Replies: 46
Views: 2303

Re: What's everyone busy with now?

l want to finish off tidying the garden this wk,so very busy every afternoon.repoted yestered my 2 salad herb containers that l keep by back door, with the soil from old growbags that where in the greenhouse.today will cut out the fruited canes from my l blackberry bush that l grow through my rose h...
by penny
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Jam inspiration needed.
Replies: 25
Views: 3381

Re: Jam inspiration needed.

Harvest fruit Jam lovely on hot toast 2.3/4lb sugar 2tbls lemon juice 2" cinnamon stick l lb eating apples l lb plums l lb cooking pears. 1/2 pint water. makes approx 4 lb *put apple and pear peels,cores and stones and cinnamon in muslin,tie. *put this & all the fruit, lemon juce in pan,add...
by penny
Tue Oct 13, 2009 4:48 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for mens silk ties
Replies: 15
Views: 5969

101 uses for mens silk ties

* make lightweight fold over tissues holder for handbag.if have,sew on bits and bobs of recycled beads.
by penny
Tue Oct 13, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: l01 used for old jeans
Replies: 11
Views: 1549

l01 used for old jeans

*make kitchen heat pads..and sew on in running stitch'kiss the cook'
*make oven gloves
*make garden apron,pockets to hold garden stuff
*draught excluders, add on bits of recycled cotton pieces to make pictures(kids love doning this)
* saved over time make a warm,large patchwork bedspread.
by penny
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 use for odd beads
Replies: 7
Views: 5266

101 use for odd beads

* left over pearl beads l sew on to the centre of panel of my plain white bras (design bras cost a fortune) *odd left over/recycled crystal beads l sew on to a 'freebie' black summer sarong that l got from a ladies mag 3 yrs ago.l just add & sew any on each yr. * lm making a table cloth and cush...
by penny
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for a pair of old tights/stockings
Replies: 40
Views: 33382

Re: 101 uses for a pair of old tights/stockings

cut up into small squares and store in small recycled box and use in place of cotton wool pads to take off nail varnish.
by penny
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:37 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for broken crocks
Replies: 5
Views: 1975

Re: 101 uses for broken crocks

if got large broken pieces from terocotta pots, write with a permanent pen marker the names of yr herbs plants and put in garden nk to them.They look very pretty if u can do the writing in calligraphy.
by penny
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:24 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 ways to collect rain water
Replies: 14
Views: 5554

Re: 101 ways to collect rain water

l made my 5ft x3ft raised bed with wilko cheap 2 ft green garden troughs, when it rains they fill up with water.l then scoop the water out (cut down pop bottle) to water the vegs in the plot.l did this this yr and its worked a treat.As lm disabled its help me a lot for ease of watering my plants.l a...
by penny
Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for an odd sock
Replies: 75
Views: 24537

Re: 101 uses for an odd sock

l have a bag full of hubbys old sports socks(white) l bleached them to a brilliant white by leaving them on the washing line for 2 wks and now lm sewing them into 9 little snowmen that l will fill with recycled plastic bags then the row of little snowmen will be stitched together into a long row and...
by penny
Tue Oct 13, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from Worcs
Replies: 8
Views: 482

hello from Worcs

just to say hello..hope to make loads of friends on here.l have only a tiny garden and house but manage to to grow quite a bit in a 5ftx5ft plastic greenhouse and a small sq ft plot.l recycle a lot so l hope my ideas that l will be adding later will be useful to some.l like to collect budget recipes...

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