Category: Tips & Tricks

The Reveal Mop By Rubbermaid

This mop is a godsend. Simple as that! Its ease of use and ease of cleaning makes this bit of kit a joy to clean with. I could tell as soon as I was trying it out in my friends house as she too was raving about it. Soon after I had told my friends […]

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What's The Best Way To Keep Strawberries Fresh

I’m sure we’ve all opened the fridge looking forward to some delicious strawberries until we took a look at them and then threw them all out ! The trick is to keep berries cold and dry so they won’t mold. For the short term: Arrange the berries (without washing or removing the stems) on a […]

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Make Those Nuts and Seeds Last Longer

Checking in with the guru, aka Martha Stewart, this weekend and I learned this useful tip. Because nuts and seeds have a high fat content, they’ll turn rancid if kept at room temperature for too long. Your almonds, walnuts, pecans, pistachios, cashews, macadamias, sesame seeds, and flax seeds will stay fresh for up to two […]

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Make Potatoes Last Longer

I learned this valuable tip at the weekend from my sister Carol - thanks sis! Make those spuds last longer and stop them sprouting by keeping an apple in the bag. I know, it sounds mental but give it a try.

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The 3 Hottest Superfoods to Eat in 2014

A recent post from tells us the three best superfoods for 2014

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Storing Cups and Saucers

I came across this tip which was originally from Martha Stewart which I thought was useful.   Stack your cups and saucers on top of each other as per the image. This means they are stored safely and are quick to reach and use. Nice one Martha !    

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The Perfect Poached Egg

Following a recent episode of Hairy Bikers they shared this great tip for achieving the perfect poached egg - being quite a fussy git about my eggs !  

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The Magic Bullet

This is seriously THE best bit of kit I have ever bought in my life. It does everything, it's neat, it's easy to clean and its fast. I think I purchased it in Superquinn for €30 a few years ago and its still going strong, nothing broke and nothing lost.  It whips cream, grinds coffee […]

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Bananas That Have Seen Better Days

Have your bananas seen better days? Why not use this neat little tip.

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