Renewing One of the Most Useful Things in my Kitchen

Tea towels; we use them all the time, and they need to be within easy reach. I have them hanging from my oven door, and near my sink.

But we find that the easiest way to dry our hands is to use this towel roll attached to the door!

handtowels red and green

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Lovely Lemons!

Recently I had the opportunity to pick a bag full of lemons from a very old lemon tree, before the property passed to the new owners. My poor little lemon tree in a pot at home doesn’t do the best job at producing fruit, so I was very pleased to stock up!

While they don’t look as ‘beautiful’ as shop-bought, their blemishes are only skin deep, and they still taste great! Here they are, with a commercial lemon for comparison


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Replenishing Cleaning Supplies

I have almost finished my laundry liquid supply, so it was time to make some more. And while I was at it, I made some more handwash! I had read a tip about some extra ingredients to add to the handwash, so I wanted to give that a try.

And there’s not much to either of these soaps. They look kinda the same while they are being made…

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