Archives for January 2012

Homemade jam

Making homemade jam is one of the easiest ways to create wonderful thrifty gifts that will be loved by your family and friends.  If you use fruit that you’ve grown yourself in the garden or allotment, it’s even better value, and you’ll feel great knowing it’s been made with good ingredients that you’ve nurtured.  Jam […]


How to save water and reduce your bill

If you are not currently using a water meter for your water bills, your first job is to find out if you could save money by switching – you could be saving up to £200 a year over a non-metered bill, so it’s worth the effort to check.  Simply go to to do a […]