Upcycle your Socks!

Imagine how many old socks end up in landfill? Thousands upon thousands. That's because socks have a limited lifespan, and there's nothing unsexier than holes in your socks. Our Grandmas would have darned them but we simply don't have time anymore! But wait, there is life after sock death! There's life yet in them thar…

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Take a Hottie to Bed

Winter is here! The temperatures are dropping and night temps are hard on the body comfort zone. Time to break out the hot water bottles! I have just replaced a couple of old ones (life span seems to be about 5-6 years) and so needed some covers for them. Being an avid upcycler, I rummaged…

Best Parsley Salad Dressing Ever!

Do you have a big parsley plant in your garden?  I often harvest the last of the spent overgrown parsley to create yummy parsley pesto, or even a great salad dressing.  Garden to Plate.  Delicious AND nutritious!  It is dead easy to make either and is chokka-full of chlorophyll.  It's that life giving green pigment…

Summer’s End Tomatoes

Summer's at an end and Autumn has begun.  The tomato plants were looking rather tired and spent from the masses of tomatoes they've produced all summer long.  We have pulled them up, harvesting the ripe and unripe tomatoes along the way, to make room for winter greens.  The dilemma of what to do with all…