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by maggie144
Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:10 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home Educating?
Replies: 60
Views: 18693

by the way

by the way annpan the number of people home educating their children in this country alone is well over 20,000 which i don't think is that low at all. and there are other home educaters all over the world. If it helps neither my ex husband or my family approved of me home educating, but i have since...
by maggie144
Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:00 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home Educating?
Replies: 60
Views: 18693

home educating

Hi there I have home educated my kids for 3 years now, and i would no way send them back into the school envroment. My daughter was bullied so badly she actually admitted to me that she had contemplated suicide. i de registered her from school and she is no on the verge of going to catering college....
by maggie144
Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:12 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: soap nuts
Replies: 38
Views: 14203

soap nuts

Hi Guys,

I have today received my first batch of soap nuts and eco freindly washing up liquid,

both are great have done 2 loads of washing and i am very impressed.

washing up is cleaner than i ever had in the dishwasher which is going out in the garage to be recycled.

maggie :cheers:
by maggie144
Sat Feb 17, 2007 2:28 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: had to share
Replies: 3
Views: 949

had to share

I just had to share something with all of you. In January i made only one new year resolution and that was to boycott all supermarkets and source all the things i buy from local and organic suppiers. and i am please to say that i have now managed to do just that. i don't use any form of supermarket,...
by maggie144
Sat Feb 17, 2007 2:14 am
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for plastic milk cartons
Replies: 17
Views: 10208

another idea

i have another use for plastic milk bottles or mineral water bottles. wash them out and let them drain dry, then i fill mine with all my dried pulses, seeds, cous cous etc you can put labels on the fronts and they look good, saves on buying loads of storage jars. if this has been said before then i ...
by maggie144
Sun Feb 11, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: leek and pasta soup
Replies: 3
Views: 1173

hi there nev

hi Nev

You can use any sort of pasta shapes. the tube shaped one work better


maggie
by maggie144
Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Unexpected Gale Effects.
Replies: 8
Views: 2508

hi ya katye

just read about your chickens and wondered if you had seen the post i put in under livestock i am about to pick up some rescue hens, from lancashire, they are rescued battery hens. i not sure if it will help but you could try looking for a scheme near you as i am under the impression form the woman ...
by maggie144
Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: leek and pasta soup
Replies: 3
Views: 1173

leek and pasta soup

I have just made a batch of leek and pasta soup and it is scrummy thought i would share the receipe with you all. 2 to 3 large leeks 2 tablespoons of butter 4oz pasta shapes 3 oz cheese 1.5 pints of vegetable or chicken stock peel and finely chop the leeks, and add then to a large saucepan with the ...
by maggie144
Fri Feb 09, 2007 6:44 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for plastic milk cartons
Replies: 17
Views: 10208

plastic bottles

cut a large hole just under the handle and use it to put you pegs in
you can thread a piece of wire though the handle and attact in to the washing line
by maggie144
Fri Feb 09, 2007 6:21 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: new chickens
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

new chickens

Hi Guys I am off to lancashire a week on sunday to pick up some very special hens they are from a place called Battery Hen Welfare Trust the lady there rescues battery hens and re homes them. I contacted her and she is going to let me have 6 ladies of course the journey will depend on defra and whet...
by maggie144
Mon Feb 05, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: FOR SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 931

FOR SALE

I bought what i thought was 3 hens, unfortunately two of them have turned out to be cockerels. so i have to sell on one of then as i do not have the room for three, he is a youngster, he is an old english game, very quick, very handsome and if anyone can take him off my hands for £8.00 i wouold a...
by maggie144
Sat Feb 03, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: ingenious idea
Replies: 1
Views: 974

ingenious idea

I have had a few baby rabbits born of late and was running out of room to house them before they are sold on, I came up with an ingenious idea of a holding pen from a wardrobe. I had two wardrobes that i wanted to recycle, so i removed the doors from both layed them down in my garage on their backs ...
by maggie144
Thu Feb 01, 2007 7:59 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: just started off in pots
Replies: 1
Views: 710

just started off in pots

Hi everyone Two days ago i started broad beans off in pots, as the ground is not warm enough here yet to plant outside. today i looked and i have shoots already. I also put in pots cabbage and cauliflowers too, i hope i get some shoots from them too can't wait for the spring. maggie :cheers:
by maggie144
Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Waste not want not...
Replies: 9
Views: 3052

brillient site

hi there

I have just checked out this site and its is super, there are great hints and tips on it on anything you could want

thankyou so much Trinity for the link.

maggie :cheers:
by maggie144
Sat Jan 20, 2007 7:19 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: pickled onions
Replies: 2
Views: 1160

pickled onions

I pickled some onions about two months ago, but on opening then found them far too spicy (think i added too much pickling spice)

Was wondering if i can empty the vineger and re do them in fresh vinegar without the spices

any help would be appreciated

maggie

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