No waste principles

There is too much joy and fun in no waste principles, whether food, clothing or even corks. Where there is a will to re-use, re-purpose, upcycle or recycle, there is a possibility. There is no reason for waste.

If you are a regular reader of our website posts, you probably know that we love re-using, recycling and not letting things go to waste. So let’s consider the humble or pesky, depending on your point of view, dandelion. When I was growing up I loved its happy yellow colour.Read More →

What can you make with eggs and coffee at PumpjackPiddlewick

We have 4 female ducks. As spring approaches, we are averaging about 2 eggs per day. Now that may not seem like a lot. But you try eating over a dozen eggs per week, every week. And, I have to say, we can get a little tired of omelettes. ToRead More →

can you have too much stuff? | PumpjackPiddlewick

Is there such a thing as too much stuff? How much stuff is too much stuff? There’s a lot of advice, and wisdom, out there telling you to downsize, minimise, try the Marie Kwando method, simplify life… . I’ve written a post or two myself (did you note the linksRead More →

How to live healthy on 50 a week at PumpjackPiddlewick

Whether you wish to have a life that is debt free or wish to save money for something particular, from a small gift to a house, the tactic is the same. The simple (and rather off-putting) answer is spend less than you bring in.  For us, that limited us toRead More →