March 18, 2017

How To… Declutter your Pantry

With the pantry moths about to arrive for their season in autumn, it might be a good time to have a look into and declutter your pantry. As with everything organising, pick a timeframe, maybe even diarise that you need to do this. Be realistic in how much time this will take. But don’t be afraid of splitting a large pantry project into a few smaller ones. There is no rule that you have to do the whole cupboard/room in […]
February 4, 2015

How to care for your sourdough starter

If you don’t have a sourdough starter, you can get kits from some health food stores or just do your own; its so much easier than people think: Stir together 1 cup of rye flour and two cups of water! Leave it open and outside for a while. Most websites will tell you to always keep your sourdough starter at room temperature, but I don’t agree as they go off too quickly with the climate and humidity we have in […]
June 5, 2014

How to De Clutter your Kitchen – 5 min at a time

A step-by-step guide to de cluttering the most used room in the house. by Helena Tosello You’re always in there waiting for something boil, cool down, or deciding what to feed the kids. Use those snatches of time to do a bit of de cluttering and give yourself a lift. Day 1 – baby steps – Cutlery drawer can’t find something? Take a few minutes to put everything where it should be and quickly (this is the key) remove the […]
September 19, 2013

Free Up a Drawer

If you happen to be stuck with a kitchen with very few drawers, here is an idea to free up at least one of them.
June 24, 2013

A Happy Ending

Last week in the Brenner household (that’s us, we go by majority here!)… we had the epic drama of loosing something. You see, we have three boys between the age of 10 and 15. The middle one bought himself a tablet a couple of month ago, but last week he didn’t follow rules regarding computer play time, and after a couple of warnings, the tablet was taken off him. And because these things always happen more or less in affect, […]
June 22, 2013


this idea has been coming through Pinterest, one of my new Social Media adventures. Clever Idea without the need to buy another gadget.