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Tips and tricks - simple cost saving methods and devices
Wed 8-Sep-10
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brightspark
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Danuta, they do like to huddle up together to keep warm - so perhaps where you are is a bit too bleak for them??  frown

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Wed 8-Sep-10
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wave  Now BS are you saying that I live in a bleak place?  big_laugh     whistle    big_laugh     whistle

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Wed 8-Sep-10
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Sorry, Danuta, I thought you did big_laugh  big_laugh   still chuckling !! big_laugh 

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Wed 8-Sep-10
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big_laugh big_laugh big_laugh 

You'll have  to come and visit some time and see.     big_hug     ( Try and pick a non bleak time though )

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Wed 8-Sep-10
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Would that be a non-mosquito time, too ? whistle

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Wed 8-Sep-10
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Fussy eh!  Look do you want bleak or midges - take your pick.   big_laugh

I will have to show you photos of where I stay to let you see how beautiful it really is.  (when it is not raining)  

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Wed 8-Sep-10
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Okay - I give in!!!!!! big_laugh   big_laugh 

Do I really have to choose?

Beautiful it is - I know that, but would long-tailed tits like to live there, too ?

I can't stop giggling .... it's the way you tell 'em Danuta !!!   big_hug

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I'm giggling too Val.   big_laugh   Just as well we are good friends eh. big_hug    I'm off to bed now.  Night night to you and everyone. yawn  ( I think it IS time for bed.  When the smiley yawned so did I.  big_laugh )

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Wed 8-Sep-10
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Night night, Dear Danuta, and sleep well (in your own bleak house!!!!!!!!!!! big_laugh  big_laugh )

big_hug -V-, x

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Resurrection time!

It was while cooking tonight that I remembered a trick I use to cut down on energy bills for cooking rice. I don't have a steamer but what I do is add one cup of rice to 2 or 2 and a bit cups of water, bring it to the boil and boil for 2 minutes, then shut off the heat. Whatever you do, don't peak for at least 20-30 mins (I am never that accurate). The pan will still be hot and the rice cooked.wave

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I do the same thing with pasta and potatoes.

I'll try that again!

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Never thought of doing it with potatoes cheers

Thu 10-Feb-11
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You do have to be a little careful with those, they can fall apart, generally I check after 10 or 15 minutes.

I'll try that again!

Thu 10-Feb-11
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Toffeeapple said:

You do have to be a little careful with those, they can fall apart, generally I check after 10 or 15 minutes.


 

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I bow to you Seth!  big_laugh

I'll try that again!

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