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A week on WW2 Rations – Day 6

Breakfast cornflakes and a small spoonful of sugar although there is loads of it left juice Lunch Toasted sandwiches, 2 x smoked salmon (bacon substitute) and mushroom for T 1 …

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A week on WW2 rations – day 4

Halfway allready! I weigh 10st today, 1.4 down from yesterday. My neighbour has just come over with a lovely smoked rainbow trout so that is lunch for me! I still …

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A week on WW2 rations – day 2

Menu plan Breakfast Porridge and honey juice Packed Lunch smoked salmon sandwich (instead of bacon which T doesnt eat) anzac biscuits juice raisins   My lunch vegi soup toasted tomato …

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A week on WW2 rations

In a nutshell – When my son was 8 we spent a week on World War 2 rations. This short series of posts is about how we coped. In primary …

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Meal planning when you hate plans

In a nutshell: Meal planning saves money and wasted food but can feel restrictive. Planning loosely around the main element of the meal is an easy solution. I’ve avoided meal …

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How to choose a LED lightbulb

In a nutshell – LED lightbulbs are as versatile as incandescent bulbs, halogen or energy saving bulbs, they last a lot longer than all of those and use less energy. …

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Energy reading comparisons

In a nutshell – this page shows screenshots from my EON account and lets me know how energy efficient we are being. The Ikea Live Lagom project started in December …

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Less stuff, more Ikea Lagom

Disclaimer – Ikea have bought me with the lure of £300 worth of goodies if I blog about their Live Lagom project. No problem there! Lagom comes from the Swedish …