Category Archives: Do It Yourself

1 Month – Life of Riley

Today’s just a short one… No wind today, it feels a lot hotter than it is. The weather report says 21 Celsius, however it feels like 25 or more. I got my swimming costume out. I haven’t worn it in … Continue reading

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“Wonder Bag/Box” DIY BAG-STYLE HEAT RETENTION OVEN FROM UPCYCLED MATERIALS

Heat retention cooking has been around for a while, but is enjoying greater attention as people seek to be more economical and “green.” The concept involves bringing food to a boil for a specific amount of time and then moving … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly cleaning with cream of tartar – Good for baking and cleaning, it turns out

 Cream of tartar? Before I could commit to cleaning with it, I wanted to know what this stuff even was. What is that weird white powder that hides in the back of every spice rack? Well…   Cream of tartar is a potassium-based … Continue reading

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Four healthy kebab recipes – Restore the Kebas good name – for the Active Person

  Power provider: Satay beef sticks Serves four: 278kcal, 32g protein, 5g fat Prep time: 8 min; Cooking time: 10 min Ingredients 2 steaks 8 mushrooms 2 red chillis 2 cloves of garlic a few leaves of lettuce 4 wholemeal pittas Satay sauce 150ml coconut milkgrated ginger 1tbsp peanut … Continue reading

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IKEA: Residential Solar Panels To Go On Sale At Stores In Britain

STOCKHOLM — Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will start selling residential solar panels at its stores in Britain, the first step in its plan to bring renewable energy to the mainstream market worldwide. The company started selling solar panels made … Continue reading

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The Healthy Fats – Good vs Bad Cholesterol – High Cholesterol

First of all what are good and bad fats? Dietary fat is one nutrient with a serious image problem: Fat in food is equated to fat on hips—but it’s not the same! Our bodies need certain fats. Getting the right … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Conceal Your Age

How to use concealer to hide 5 common skin problems some products I have tested … Skin-care products can take weeks to show results. For gratification, like, now, reach for concealer.  Using a creamy formula might be better as liquids can … Continue reading

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