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A Helpful Guide to Cooking and Soaking Beans and Pulses

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A Helpful Guide to Cooking and Soaking Beans and Pulses

If you're new to buying dried beans and pulses, it can be a little daunting to know how to properly cook them. Well, we've got you covered with this handy guide!

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Why Vinegar is So Handy! 12 Household Uses

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Why Vinegar is So Handy! 12 Household Uses

Take a look around your home and you will likely find a huge variety of products, each designed for a specific use. But, the likelihood is, you can scrap all of those bottles and replace them with just one thing; vinegar! Below is an outline of just some of its many uses.

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Self Care Saturday; It's Important to Look After Yourself

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Self Care Saturday; It's Important to Look After Yourself

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'd be forgiven for having felt overwhelmed and stressed out lately. Staying calm and relaxing can be harder than usual, so we've thought of a few inexpensive and sustainable things you can do to help bring some mindfulness into your week.

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How To Attract Wildlife To Your Garden

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How To Attract Wildlife To Your Garden

It may not feel like it, but Spring is fast approaching! If you are fortunate enough to have an outdoor area, garden or balcony, now is the time to start thinking about how to encourage wildlife into your outdoor space. 
Nurturing wildlife and biodiversity is essential to helping protect our natural habitats, so here a just a few ways you can help.

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Coffee Cups: Is Cup Neutral The Answer?

Coffee Cups: Is Cup Neutral The Answer?

Takeaway coffee cups. They are everywhere; walk along a station platform on a weekday morning and you will see nearly every commuter holding one. Go to the town centre, and shoppers will often be sipping on a coffee with one hand and holding bags in the other. Our love of coffee and our busy lives means that the demand for single use coffee cups has reached a staggering 2.5 billion cups per year in the UK. With fewer than 1% of these cups actually ever making it to recycling facilities, our love of on-the-go java is damaging the planet. Well,...

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